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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?


With all of the NASCAR storylines lately, the Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night will certainly be one to tune into (and this isn’t the 600-mile version of the Charlotte stop). One such storyline is that six-time champion Jimmie Johnson is out — that’s right, actually out — of contention for the title after the first championship round. Kevin Harvick made a last-minute save of his championship hopes after some bad luck and a dustup with Johnson in the first race of the Chase, collecting a win in the final race of the first round and guaranteeing himself a spot in the round of 12.

Both MotoGP and the FIA World Endurance Championship are in Japan this weekend, and Formula One is in Russia. Like usual, all broadcasts are at quite the odd times — perfect for all of the night owls and early risers out there. Rally racing, off-road trucks and motocross will get some air time this weekend as well, so despite the light schedule, it’s still a pretty diverse lineup.


Special note — live streams available for purchase this weekend:

On a bit of a sad note, we in the U.S. will not be graced with the presence of the V8 Supercars competing in the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on our TVs. The live stream of the race isn’t exactly super cheap — OK, it’s pretty reasonable at about $11 for the event — it’s just not totally free. For those interested, the endurance race is held on Mount Panorama and the single broadcast will be available for purchase online.

The annual Winchester 400 is in the same boat as the Bathurst 1000, and it’ll be available by purchasing Speed51’s online stream. If you’ve never tuned into the Winchester 400, you might recognize a few names on the entry list this year — Erik Jones, Chase Elliott, Christopher Bell, Ross Kenseth and Harrison Burton (whose fathers are, indeed, Matt Kenseth and Jeff Burton).

If we missed any showings or you have an awesome live stream to share with us this weekend, feel free to let us know in the comments below.


Update: Due to weather conditions at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday night, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 will now broadcast Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network.

All times below are EDT.


Formula One: Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom

6:00 a.m. — Practice 3 on NBCSN

8:00 a.m. — Qualifying on NBCSN

Pro Motocross Championship: GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek National at Budds Creek Raceway in Mechanicsville, Maryland


1:00 p.m. — 1st Moto Coverage (delayed) on MAVTV

3:00 p.m. — 2nd Moto Coverage (delayed) on MAVTV

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina


3:30 p.m. — Qualifying (replay) on NBCSN

7:00 p.m. — Race on NBC

FIA World Endurance Championship: 6 Hours of Fuji at at Fuji International Speedway in Japan


10:00 p.m. — Race on Fox Sports 2


MotoGP World Championship: Motul Grand Prix of Japan at Twin Ring Motegi circuit

1:00 a.m. — Race on Fox Sports 1

FIA World Rally Championship: Rally Italy in Cagliari

1:00 a.m. — Race (delayed) on MAVTV

Formula One: Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom

6:30 a.m. — Race on NBCSN

9:00 a.m. — F1 Extra on NBCSN

12:00 p.m. — Race (delayed) on NBCSN

2:30 p.m. — F1 Extra (delayed) on NBCSN

UPDATE: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina


12:30 p.m. — Race (postponed from Saturday night by weather) on NBCSN

Blancpain GT Sprint Series: Round 3 at Circuit Zolder in Belgium

1:00 p.m. — Race (delayed) on CBS Sports Network

Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing: Pro Lite and Pro 2 competition Round 12, Battle South of the Border from Estero Beach


8:00 p.m. — Race (delayed) on CBS Sports Network

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