How to Watch the 2024 Daytona 500: Schedule, Time, Stream

how to watch the 2024 Daytona 500

For NASCAR fans, figuring out how to watch the 2024 Daytona 500 is step one for a great weekend. The 66th running of the NASCAR Cup Series race will be held on Sunday, February 18th, 2024. This will be the 76th season for the Cup Series, and fans are warmed up for the action after The Clash had to be pulled forward to February 3rd due to weather this past weekend. 

When and where is the Daytona 500?

The cup series race for the Daytona 500 is on Sunday February 18th, 2024. Race time is 2:30 PM Eastern Time/11:30 am Pacific Time. The place is held at the 2.5 mile Daytona International Speedway. The track will typically have more than 100,000 fans in attendance for the race and is one of the best-known NASCAR races in the season. The climate around Daytona typically results in a dry race (ie no annoying delays for fans). The Speedway has been open since 1959, and continues to be one of the most popular destinations for NASCAR fans.

How to Watch the 2024 Daytona 500?

If you are looking for how to watch the 2024 Daytona 500, you will need a way to either watch the FOX network or the FOX Sports App. If you don’t have cable or satellite television there are a number of ways that you can check out the action. First, you can use an over the air antenna (OTA). You can either purchase an inexpensive one online or at your local Target or WalMart. This will let you pickup the local affiliate’s broadcast of the race to show on your home television.

How to Stream the 2024 Daytona 500?

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If you want to stream the 2024 Daytona 500, then you have a number of options. The easiest way is to pick a streaming provider that you might be interested in sticking with throughout the NASCAR season and sign-up for their free trial. The most popular ones out right now that carry Fox are Hulu + Live TV, Fubo TV, and YouTube TV. All of these have apps that you can download to your mobile phone or tablet to check out the race.

What is the Daytona 500 Schedule ? (Daily)

For those who are new to following NASCAR, the Daytona 500 isn’t just about the Cup Series race on Sunday. There are qualifying rounds, practices, and more for fans to check out during the week and broadcast on FS1 (FOX Sports 1). The current schedule is: 

Wednesday, February 14

NASCAR Cup Series single-car qualifying (one lap, two rounds): 8:15 p.m. ET – FS1

Thursday, February 15

Bluegreen Vacations Duel #1 (60 laps): 7 p.m. Eastern Time / 4 p.m. Pacific Time – FS1

Bluegreen Vacations Duel #2 (60 laps): 8:45 p.m. Eastern Time/ 5:45 p.m. Pacific Time – FS1

Friday, February 16

NASCAR Cup Series practice runs: 5:35 – 6:35 p.m. Eastern Time / 2:35-3:35 Pacific Time – FS1

Fresh from Florida 250 Truck Series race (100 laps): 7:30 p.m. Eastern TIme – FS1

Saturday, February 17

NASCAR Cup Series final practice round: 10:30 – 11:20 a.m. ET – FS1

Daytona ARCA 200 race (80 laps): 1:30 p.m. ET – FS1

United Rentals 300 Xfinity Series race (120 laps): 5 p.m. Eastern Time / 2 p.m. Pacific Time – FS1

Sunday, February 18

NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 (200 laps): 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time/ 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time – FOX

How to Watch the 2024 Daytona 500 and More Races?


If you are looking for the rest of the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series TV schedule, we’ve got you covered. We also have the 2024 NASCAR Truck Series and Xfinity Series schedules posted for fans to share, print, and use as they deem fit. All of the schedules are available in PDF format and enjoy some racing this coming weekend.

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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