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NASCAR today: TV schedule, race highlights, and rankings

Check in here throughout the 2021 season to find out what's going on in NASCAR today, and for our power rankings, highlights, latest race recaps, and standings.

When is the next NASCAR race? If you’re seeking when and where to watch NASCAR today, you’ve come to the right place. Here you will find today’s races, upcoming races, race highlights, race recaps, power rankings, and more!

Who won the NASCAR race today?

Aric Almirola pulls off a playoff-shifting win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (July 18)

NASCAR Race Recap: Aric Almirola shocked the NASCAR world after he won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Almirola entered the day 27th in the point standings and clinches a spot in the playoffs.

Almirola led 25 laps out of the 293-lap race, which was cut eight laps short due to darkness. Almirola held off a hard-charging Christopher Bell and pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the entire 2021 NASCAR season.

NASCAR today

This is the scheduled race for NASCAR today.

Saturday, August 7

SeriesTime (ET)TV
NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Watkins Glen (Xfinity)12:30 PMFS1
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Watkins Glen (Truck)4:00 PMCNBC
Watkins Glen International – Watkins Glen, NY

Next NASCAR race

Sunday, August 8

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Go Bowling at The Glen (Cup)3:00 PMNBCSN
Watkins Glen International – Watkins Glen, NY

NASCAR Daily Fantasy Picks (August 8)

  • Denny Hamlin
  • Christopher Bell
  • Aric Almirola

Upcoming NASCAR races

Saturday, August 14

SeriesTime (ET)TV
NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Indianapolis RC (Xfinity)4:00 PMNBCSN
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course – Indianapolis, IN

Sunday, August 15

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Verizon 200 at the Brickyard (Cup)1:00 PMNBC
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course – Indianapolis, IN

Friday, August 20

SeriesTime (ET)TV
WWT Raceway 200 presented by CK Power (Truck)9:00 PMFS1
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway – Madison, IL

Saturday, August 21

SeriesTime (ET)TV
New Holland 250 (Xfinity)3:00 PMNBCSN
Michigan International Speedway – Brooklyn, MI

Sunday, August 22

SeriesTime (ET)TV
FireKeepers Casino 400 (Cup)3:00 PMNBCSN
Michigan International Speedway – Brooklyn, MI

NASCAR Drivers Ranked

NASCAR today
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

1. Kyle Busch (Joe Gibbs Racing, Standings: 4th)

Kyle Busch stays at the top spot in Sportsnaut’s NASCAR power rankings, despite finishing in 37th place on Sunday evening. Busch was leading the field before he and his teammate Martin Truex Jr. spun out while in the front due to very poor conditions on the track caused by rain. This ended his day early, but he looks to bounce back in three weeks at Watkins Glen.

2. Kurt Busch (Chip Ganassi Racing, Standings: 14th)

3. Brad Keselowski (Team Penske, Standings: 9th)

4. Alex Bowman (Hendrick Motorsports, Standings: 11th)

5. Denny Hamlin (Joe Gibbs Racing, Standings: 1st)

6. Ryan Blaney (Team Penske, Standings: 8th)

7. Kyle Larson (Hendrick Motorsports, Standings: 2nd)

8. Tyler Reddick (Richard Childress Racing, Standings: 12th)

9. Kevin Harvick (Stewart-Haas Racing, Standings: 10th)

10. Joey Logano (Team Penske, Standings: 6th)

11. Christopher Bell (Joe Gibbs Racing, Standings: 15th)

12. Martin Truex Jr. (Joe Gibbs Racing, Standings: 7th)

13. Chase Elliott (Hendrick Motorsports, Standings: 5th)

14. Aric Almirola (Stewart-Haas Racing, Standings: 23rd)

15. William Byron (Hendrick Motorsports, Standings: 3rd)

16. Austin Dillon (Richard Childress Racing, Standings: 13th)

17. Matt DiBenedetto (Wood Brothers Racing, Standings: 17th)

18. Bubba Wallace (23XI Racing, Standings: 20th)

19. Ross Chastain (Chip Ganassi Racing, Standings: 18th)

20. Chase Briscoe (Stewart-Haas Racing, Standings: 24th)

NASCAR Standings

Next race: Watkins Glen International (23/36)