Start Time Announced for Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

NBC Sports and IndyCar announced the race broadcast start times for the 2024 NTT IndyCar Series schedule, with the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix at Nashville Superspeedway set to start at 2 p.m. CT on Sept. 15. The season finale will be broadcast on NBC and Peacock, determining the 2024 NTT IndyCar Series champion.

The 2024 NTT IndyCar Series season kicks off March 10 on NBC and Peacock with Florida’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

Highlights of NBC Sports’ 2024 IndyCar coverage schedule include:

  • Indianapolis 500 qualifying coverage from Indianapolis Motor Speedway airing on NBC and Peacock at 2 p.m. on May 19 to determine the starting grid for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
  • The $1 Million Challenge made-for-TV exhibition race at 11:30 a.m. on March 24 on NBC and Peacock at The Thermal Club outside of Palm Springs, California.
  • The return of the Milwaukee Mile at Wisconsin State Fair Park for the first time in nearly a decade (since 2015) with a doubleheader Aug. 31-Sept. 1. Exclusive coverage starts at 5 p.m. ET on Aug. 31 on Peacock, with the second race at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1 on USA Network and Peacock.

Peacock once again will provide comprehensive streaming coverage of the 2024 season, including the exclusive presentation of the Streets of Toronto for the third consecutive year on July 21. Throughout the season, Peacock will present over 120 hours of coverage, including nearly exclusive coverage of every qualifying and practice session in 2024.