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?

Whoa. Whoa. Wait a minute. Is that a NASCAR race car TURNING RIGHT?! What sorcery is this?!???!??

That’s right: it’s time for NASCAR to make an oh-so-rare but ever-wonderful road course outing, this time at the lovely and wonderful Watkins Glen. Unless you have a deep-seated philosophical hatred of the cars themselves, this is one of the don’t miss races of the year. It’s not something NASCAR does all that often, hence the concept of a “road course ringer” sometimes coming in from squiggly-racing-land to drive a car for these rare weekends.

Of course, all the top teams have their own dudes in the car because the battle for a Chase (the loony playoff-style manner where NASCAR picks a Sprint Cup winner) entry is on as well. So, don’t expect Boris Said in the number 18 “Camry.”

Everyting about Watkins Glen is awesome. NASCAR on Watkins Glen is hilarious and good. There’s even rain tires in case of un-NASCAR-like weather. Yes. Rain tires. Mwahahahahaha.

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Meanwhile, much of IMSA’s suite of series, from Porsche GT3 Cup all the way to Tudor United SportsCar, are at another iconic road course: Road America. We’re all waiting on baited breath to hear IndyCar finally officially announce the addition of Road America to their schedule, but in the meantime, let’s watch some dadgummed sportscars.

It’s wet up in Elkhart Lake. Ryan Eversley is in a Honda Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge car and Periscoped his bunk bed situation. Everything about Road America is good (and delicious; beware the curds and eggers).

Over in two-wheel-land, MotoGP is back in America! It’s Indianapolis weekend for the premiere motorcycle series in the world. This, too, is good and wonderful.

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Bonus: we’ll post the live.nismo.tv English-language stream of the Super GT round at Fuji a little later today. Ever wish you could keep up with that crazy series full of heavily-winged GT cars? Y’know, in a language you speak? Here you go. If you’re not keen on staying up ‘til 1:30 in the morning, you can access the recording on Nismo’s YouTube page to watch in the middle of the day Sunday, too.

This is just a ridiculously good weekend for motorsports. If you’re not racing yourself, you have no excuse not to camp out in front of the TV all day Sunday.

If you know about anything we missed, or about good livestreams out there, let us know in the comments below.

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Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters

Red Bull Ring

Spielberg, Austria

10:00 AM Saturday on CBSSN (replay from 7/31-8/2)


NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355 Qualifying

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, NY

1:00 PM Saturday on NBCSN


Pro Motocross Unadilla National - 1st Motos

Unadilla Valley Sports Center

New Berlin, NY

1:00 PM Saturday on MAVTV (replay at 4:00 PM Saturday on MAVTV)


Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge

Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI

1:20 PM Saturday live streaming on IMSA.tv and FansChoice.tv


NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, NY

3:00 PM Saturday on NBCSN


WRC Vodafone Rally de Portugal

Portugal

3:00 PM Saturday on MAVTV (replay from 5/21-24; replay at 6:00 PM Saturday on MAVTV)

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Pro Motocross Unadilla National - 450 2nd Moto

Unadilla Valley Sports Center

New Berlin, NY

4:00 PM Saturday on NBC


Tudor United SportsCar Continental Tire Road Race Showcase Qualifying

Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI

4:35 PM Saturday on live streaming on IMSA.tv and FansChoice.tv


Pro Motocross Unadilla National - 250 2nd Moto

Unadilla Valley Sports Center

New Berlin, NY

5:30 PM Saturday on NBCSN


Porsche GT3 Cup USA - Race 1

Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI

6:25 PM Saturday live streaming on IMSA.tv and FansChoice.tv


NASCAR K&N Pro Series East #ThanksKenny 150

Iowa Speedway

Newton, IA

8:00 PM Saturday on NBCSN (replay from 7/31)


NHRA Northwest Nationals Qualifying

Pacific Raceways

Kent, WA

11:00 PM Saturday on ESPN2


SuperGT Round 4 - Fuji 300 km

Fuji Speedway

Oyama, Japan

1:30 AM Sunday live streaming on live.nismo.tv


Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Pro Lite and Pro 2 - Round 7

Miller Motorsports Park

Tooele, UT

5:00 AM Sunday on CBSSN (replay from 6/21)


MotoGP World Championship Red Bull Indianapolis GP Qualifying

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Speedway, IN

10:00 AM Sunday on FS1 (tape delay from Saturday)


MotoGP World Championship Red Bull Indianapolis GP

Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Speedway, IN

12:00 PM Sunday on FS1 - Moto3

1:00 PM Sunday on FS1 - Moto2

2:00 PM Sunday on FS1 - MotoGP World Championship


Porsche GT3 Cup USA - Race 2

Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI

12:15 PM Sunday live streaming on IMSA.tv and FansChoice.tv


NASCAR Sprint Cup Cheez-It 355

Watkins Glen International

Watkins Glen, NY

2:00 PM Sunday on NBCSN


NHRA Northwest Nationals

Pacific Raceways

Kent, WA

2:00 PM Sunday on ESPN3.com (replay at 9:00 PM Sunday on ESPN2)


Australian V8 Supercars Coates Hire Ipswitch SuperSprint

Queensland Raceway

Willowbank, Australia

3:00 PM Sunday on CBSSN (replay from 8/1-2)


Tudor United SportsCar Continental Tire Road Race Showcase

Road America

Elkhart Lake, WI

3:00 PM Sunday on FS1


Pirelli World Challenge - GT

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Lexington, OH

4:00 PM Sunday on CBSSN (replay from 8/1-2)


Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Pro Lite and Pro 2 - Round 8

Miller Motorsports Park

Tooele, UT

8:30 PM Sunday on CBSSN (replay from 6/22)


Formula DRIFT

Wall Speedway

Wall Township, NJ

9:30 PM Sunday on CBSSN (replay from 6/26-27)


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