Today’s Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen: start time, weather, TV/radio info and lineup


WATKINS GLEN,  N.Y. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will play host Sunday to the Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International, the last of two road course races this season.

Here are the particulars (all times are ET):

START: The command for drivers to start engines will be given at 2:38 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 2:49 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 90 laps (220.5 miles) around the 2.45-mile road course.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Sprint Cup garage opens at 8:30 a.m. The drivers meeting is at 12:30 p.m. Driver introductions are at 2 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: It will be performed by J.W. Cortes at 2:31 p.m.

TV/RADIO: USA Network will broadcast the race. Motor Racing Network will broadcast the race on radio and at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: The site predicts 81 degrees at race time with a 0% chance of rain.

LAST TIME:  Joey Logano snatched his first victory on a road course after Kevin Harvick ran out of fuel while leading on the final lap.