NASCAR race at LA Coliseum: What TV channel and time

NASCAR race at LA Coliseum: What TV channel and time

A short-term automobile racing track is revealed within the Coliseum ahead of a NASCAR exhibition

A temporary auto racing track is shown inside the Coliseum ahead of a NASCAR exhibition race in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. NASCAR is hitting Los Angeles a week ahead of the Super Bowl, grabbing the spotlight with its wildest idea yet: The Clash, the unofficial season-opening, stock-car version of the Pro Bowl, will run at the iconic Coliseum in a made-for-Fox Sports spectacular. (AP Photo/Jenna Fryer)

A short-term automobile racing track is revealed within the Coliseum ahead of a NASCAR exhibition race in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. NASCAR is hitting Los Angeles a 7 days ahead of the Tremendous Bowl, grabbing the spotlight with its wildest idea nonetheless: The Clash, the unofficial season-opening, stock-car or truck edition of the Pro Bowl, will run at the iconic Coliseum in a made-for-Fox Sporting activities stunning. (AP Picture/Jenna Fryer)

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NASCAR is completely ready to make record this weekend working inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a very first for the inventory motor vehicle racing sequence.

This year’s Busch Mild Clash will be held on a reason-developed, quarter-mile oval in Downtown L.A. rather than its conventional Daytona International Speedway location. Subsequent practice and qualifying classes on Saturday, NASCAR’s stars will run heat races on Sunday to figure out the last discipline for the 150-lap major function at 6 p.m. on Fox.

Beneath is the Television set plan for Sunday’s heat races, very last possibility qualifiers and the Clash at the Coliseum.

NASCAR Clash routine

  • Race: Busch Mild Clash at the Coliseum
  • Locale: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Date: Sunday, February 6
  • Time: 6 p.m. ET
  • Purse: $1,967,000
  • Tv: FOX
  • Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
  • Distance: 37.5 miles (150 laps)
  • Stage Crack: Lap 75
  • 2021 Race Winner: Kyle Busch (Daytona Road Study course)

NASCAR Clash heats and LCQ format

Heat races and Very last Prospect Qualifiers (LCQs) will decide the final, 23 vehicles racing in the Clash on Sunday evening. The 4 fastest cars from solitary-motor vehicle qualifying on Saturday will be on the pole for each individual of the four warmth races on Sunday. There are 36 automobiles on the race entry list.

Each and every heat race will consist of 25 laps. The first warmth will get started Sunday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. ET on Fox with RaceDay coverage at 5 p.m. ET in advance of the Clash.

The prime four finishers from each and every warmth will progress to the Clash, so 16 cars will advance by the end of the heat races. (The Heat 1 winner will start on the pole for the Clash, Heat 2 winner starts off in the front row, Heats 3 and 4 winners will fill out the next row, etcetera.) There will then be two, 50-lap last chance qualifying races (LCQs) to determine the remaining automobiles advancing to the main event.

On top of that, the driver who concluded best in 2021 NASCAR details standings who does not transfer dependent on ending position in the heats or during LCQs is confirmed a location in the main race, which implies reigning Cup winner Kyle Larson is locked in for the Clash.

The top a few finishers from each individual of the LCQs (6 autos overall) will progress to the principal party, filling out positions 17-22. The driver who will get the reserved place dependent on 2021 details will start out very last for the Clash.

The Clash is 150 laps with a halftime split on Lap 75 that will last all-around 6 minutes for teams to get the job done on their cars and trucks. Cautions will not rely for warmth races or the main occasion.

Dale Earnhardt retains the file for the most Busch Light Clash wins with 6 victories (1980, ‘86, ‘88, ‘91, ‘93, ‘95) when the event was held on the Daytona oval.

This tale was originally published February 6, 2022 7:00 AM.

NASCAR and Charlotte FC conquer reporter Alex Andrejev joined The Observer in January 2020 following an internship at The Washington Put up. She played Division I volleyball at Columbia University in advance of earning her master’s diploma at the College of Southern California.
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