In this post, you will find the instructions to Watch IndyCar on Firestick. The guide works smoothly on your FireStick 4k, Fire TV Cube as well as any other Amazon Fire TV devices.
IndyCar is the biggest premium open-wheel racing series in the United States. Originally debuted as Indy Racing League in 1996, the IndyCar franchise has earned a prestigious spot in the world of motorsports.
The 2020 IndyCar Series is going surprisingly strong, considering that this year isn’t the best year for hosting major sports events in crowded areas. Now that IndyCar has commenced its 2020 season behind closed doors, many of you are probably wondering whether it’s possible to watch IndyCar races online.
For Amazon Firestick owners like you, we have prepared this guide to a few online streaming services that let you watch Indycar on Firestick. You can learn more about them in detail later in this guide.
Watch IndyCar on Firestick in the United States
As of now, IndyCar is officially broadcasted on NBC and NBCSN, as per their three-year contract. NBCSN will air the majority of IndyCar, while NBC only gets eight to ten races per season. Here are some of the services you can use to watch IndyCar on Firestick:
NBC Sports App
The official NBC Sports app for Fire TV devices offer thousands of live sports events from NBC, NBC Sports, NBCSN, and many more. You can stream the 24/7 NBC and NBCSN channel live via the NBC Sports app if only log in with a cable or satellite television provider account.
The NBC Sports app also lets you switch between alternate camera angles for select IndyCar matches. It even offers realtime synchronized statistics for race events. If you don’t have a cable subscription, then NBC Sports Gold is an alternative solution for you.
NBC Sports Gold offers subscription-based passes to those who don’t have a cable or satellite TV connection. At the time of this writing, the service is offering the IndyCar Pass for $54.99. With the IndyCar Pass, you can stream select practice, qualifying, and race days live via the NBC Sports app. In addition, past television broadcasts will be available to watch on-demand. You also get exclusive access to behind-the-scenes footage of IndyCar races.
If you buy an IndyCar Pass right now, the subscription will last you through 31st January next year, which is the end of the IndyCar season. You can link your NBC Sports Gold subscription with an NBCUniversal profile, then sign in to the NBC Sports app on Firestick to enjoy IndyCar races without cable.
Watch IndyCar on Firestick with Live TV Providers
Over-the-top live TV services are quite popular in the United States, thanks to their availability, vast channel lineup, cloud DVR functionality, and affordable monthly plans for the masses. Here are a few of the American live TV providers that offer the NBC and NBCSN channels on Firestick:
fuboTV does offer NBC and NBCSN, along with its sister channels. In select markets, the fubo Standard plan provides access to 100+ channels, including NBC and NBCSN. But, the lineup of channels may vary depending on your regional availability. The fubo Standard plan costs $54.99/month.
There are more expensive fuboTV plans, but fubo Standard is all you need for streaming IndyCar races on Firestick. You do get 30 hours of free cloud DVR storage with the subscription, as well as the ability to stream live channels on up to two devices simultaneously. With feature add-ons and higher-tier plans, you can have up to 500 hours of DVR storage and three device streams on fuboTV.
Pre-race coverage from the IndyCar circuits can be streamed on-demand on fuboTV.
Hulu with Live TV
A wide range of entertainment, sports, and news channels are available in Hulu’s live TV channel lineup. Fortunately, it does include NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, and additional sports channels from the network.
To get access to Hulu’s live TV offerings, you will be required to pay for the Hulu + Live TV plan, priced at $54.99 per month. In addition to the 65+ channel lineup, you do also get 50 hours of cloud DVR recording time with the plan. It is sufficient to record a few IndyCar races, which you can watch later from the DVR library.
By default, users can stream Hulu live TV on up to two devices at once. It’s worth noting that the cloud DVR storage and simultaneous stream limit can be upgraded with the Enhanced Cloud DVR (500 hours) + Unlimited Screens ($14.99/mo as a bundle, $9.99/month each) add-ons.
Sling is a mainstream live TV provider in the US, offering affordable subscription plans starting from $30/month. The $30 monthly Sling Blue plan is an ideal option to watch IndyCar on Firestick, as it offers the NBC and NBCSN channels. In fact, you get 50+ popular entertainment, news, and sports channels with Sling Blue.
In terms of cloud DVR, Sling only offers 10 hours of storage. However, you can add the Cloud DVR Plus ($5/mo) add-on to your base Sling subscription and have up to 50 hours of cloud DVR space. Also, Sling Blue offers three device streams, unlike only one device stream found in the Sling Orange plan. It is also a $30 monthly plan, but it doesn’t have the NBC channels.
YouTube TV is overall the best live TV provider on this list, thanks to its vast lineup of 70+ entertainment, sports, news, and infotainment channels. As you may have already guessed, YouTube TV does have NBC, NBC Sports, NBCSN, and almost all of NBC’s subsidiary news and sports channels.
A YouTube TV subscription will only cost you $49.99 every month, which is a fair price considering how much content it has to offer. IndyCar fans like you would also be stoked to hear that YouTube TV offers unlimited cloud DVR storage. The DVRs are kept for up to nine months, so you can have your personalized on-demand library with past broadcasts of IndyCar races.
On the same note, YouTube TV offers live TV streaming on up to three devices at the same time.
Watch IndyCar Live on Firestick in other Countries
IndyCar is quite popular as a motorsport in Europe as well. In Germany, DAZN has the official rights to broadcast the IndyCar Series, including every practice, qualifying, and main IndyCar race events. Similarly, DAZN offers its services in three other European countries, including Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. The monthly or yearly DAZN subscription varies between these countries. The official DAZN app for Fire TV devices is available in the Amazon Appstore.
In Latin American countries like Brazil, DAZN is also offering IndyCar Series streams, with commentaries available in native languages. In Brazil, the monthly DAZN subscription costs R$19.90/month (equivalent to $4.90 in US dollars).
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This guide has all the information you need to watch IndyCar on Firestick. If you think we have missed out on any other services that offer live IndyCar coverage on Firestick, then let us know about it in the comments below. We might add it to this guide with extensive details in the near future.
Services that we have included in this guide offer first-party support for not only the Firestick but also other Fire TV devices currently available.