According to AutoRacing1.com IndyCar inside sources, the 2021 IndyCar race start times will be as listed below.
INDYCAR officials announced a 17-race schedule for the 2021 NTT INDYCAR SERIES, including expanded network TV coverage, two thrilling high-speed races at Texas Motor Speedway before the Indianapolis 500 and a return to its other pillar events.
The 2021 season will begin Sunday, March 7 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, marking the 10th consecutive year that St. Petersburg will host the launch of a new season.
“The INDYCAR and NBC Sports partnership continues to be mutually beneficial, growing in viewership and providing adrenaline-packed entertainment to a national sports audience,” said Michael Perman, vice president, programming, NBC Sports. “We’re looking forward to providing increased exposure to the series in 2021, including network coverage of the season opener in St. Pete. Additionally, as a marquee event of our Championship Season, we’ll also provide wall-to-wall coverage of the Indy 500 on NBC, an international sporting spectacle filled with speed and exceptional drama.”
|Mar. 7||Sunday||Streets of St. Petersburg, Fla.||NBC||12:00 pm ET|
|April 11||Sunday||Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala.||NBCSN||3:00 pm ET|
|May 1||Saturday||Texas Motor Speedway Race 1, Fort Worth, Texas||NBCSN||7:00 pm ET|
|May 2||Sunday||Texas Motor Speedway, Race 2, Fort Worth, Texas||NBCSN||5:00 pm ET|
|May 15||Saturday||Indy Motor Speedway (road course)||NBC||2:30 pm ET|
|May 30||Sunday||105th Indianapolis 500||NBC||11:00 am ET|
|June 12||Saturday||Raceway at Belle Isle Park Race 1, Detroit, Mich.||NBC||2:00pm ET|
|June 13||Sunday||Raceway at Belle Isle Park Race 2, Detroit, Mich.||NBC||12:00pm ET|
|June 20||Sunday||Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisc.||NBCSN||12:00pm ET|
|July 4||Sunday||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio||NBC||12:00pm ET|
|July 11||Sunday||Streets of Toronto, Ontario||NBCSN||12:00pm ET|
|Aug. 8||Sunday||Streets of Nashville, Tenn.||NBCSN||5:30pm ET|
|Aug. 14||Saturday||Indy Motor Speedway, Indianapolis (road course)||NBCSN||12:30pm ET|
|Aug. 21||Sunday||World Wide Technology Raceway, St. Louis, Mo.||NBCSN||8:00pm ET|
|Sept. 12||Sunday||Portland, Ore., International Raceway||NBC||3:00pm ET|
|Sept. 19||Sunday||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, Calif.||NBC||3:00pm ET|
|Sept. 26||Sunday||Streets of Long Beach, Calif.||NBCSN||3:00pm ET|