NASCAR at Michigan: TV schedule, lineup, qualifying drivers for Consumers Energy 400Sporting News — (E.Jay Zarett)
NASCAR is headed back to Michigan for the Consumers Energy 400 on Sunday.
Chase Elliott enters the race coming off a victory at the Go Bowling at the Glen at Watkins Glen International. Martin Truex Jr. and Denny Hamlin also had success last week, placing second and third, respectively.
Nine drivers come into the weekend already officially qualified for the playoffs: Joey Logano (two wins), Kyle Busch (four wins), Truex (four wins), Brad Keselowski (three wins), Denny Hamlin (three wins), Elliott (two wins) and Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch and Alex Bowman, all with one win apiece.
Meanwhile, Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Blaney are tied for the final playoff spot while Daniel Suarez and Paul Menard are on the outside looking in.
The Truck Series will also be at Michigan International Speedway while the Xfinity Series will be held at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
What time does the Consumers Energy 400 start?
The Consumers Energy 400 will take place Sunday, August 11. Live coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET.
What TV channel is the Consumers Energy 400 on?
The Consumers Energy 400 will be broadcast nationally on NBCSN. The race also can be live-streamed on the NBC Sports App or by subscribing to fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.
Consumers Energy 400 schedule, how to watch
Here's a daily schedule of events leading up to the Consumers Energy 400.
(All times Eastern)
Friday, August 9
|12:35 p.m.||Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice||NBCSN/fuboTV|
|1:35 p.m.||Gander Outdoors Truck Series First Practice||No TV|
|1:35 p.m.||Xfinity Series First Practice||NBC Sports App|
|3:05 p.m.||Gander Outdoors Truck Series Final Practice||No TV|
|4:05 p.m.||Xfinity Series Final Practice||NBC Sports App|
|5 p.m.||Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying||NBCSN/fuboTV|
Saturday, August 10
|8:35 a.m.||Monster Energy Cup Series Second Practice||MRN/NBC Sports App|
|9:35 a.m.||Gander Outdoors Truck Series Qualifying||FS2|
|11:30 a.m.||Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice||MRN/NBC Sports App|
|11:40 a.m.||Xfinity Series Qualifying||NBC Sports App|
|1 p.m.||Gander Outdoors Truck Series Corrigan Oil 200||FS1/fuboTV|
|3 p.m.||Xfinity Series B&L Transport 170||NBCSN/fuboTV|
Sunday, August 11
|3 p.m.||Monster Energy Cup Series Consumers Energy 400||NBCSN/fuboTV|
Consumers Energy 400 starting lineup
Below is the entry list for the Consumers Energy 400.
|TBD||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||17|
|TBD||Martin Truex Jr.||19|
|TBD||Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr.||43|