Weekend Motorsport Roundup; October 6-7, 2018

Photo: Toru Takahashi (AP)

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?

We’re getting into the exciting bit of the NASCAR Playoffs now. It’s my first season watching NASCAR regularly, and I think I’m finally starting to kinda-sorta understand the new playoffs system. But, I gotta say, there’s also something kind of magical about turning on the TV, having no idea what anything means, and just enjoying the show for what it is.


If you know anything we missed or have any great livestreams, let us know in the comments below. And tell what you’ll be watching!

All times in EDT.

PDRA Fall Nationals

Darlington Dragway

Hartsville, South Carolina

9 AM Saturday on Speedvideo

NASCAR Xfinity Series Bar Harbor 200 presented by Sea Watch International

Dover International Speedway

Dover, Delaware

3 PM Saturday on NBCSN

NHRA AAA Texas Fall Nationals Saturday Nitro Live

Texas Motorplex

Ennis, Texas

5:30 PM Saturday on FS2

Formula One Japanese Grand Prix

Suzuka Circuit

Suzuka, Japan

1:10 AM Sunday on ESPN2

NHRA AAA Texas Fall Nationals Sunday

Texas Motorplex

Ennis, Texas

12pm Sunday on FS2

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400

Dover International Speedway

Dover, Delaware

5:30 PM Sunday on NBCSN

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Elizabeth Blackstock

Staff writer. Motorsport fanatic. Proud owner of a 2013 Mazda 2.