Participants Include Sam Flood, Jon Miller, Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte and Rick Allen
Dial 719-325-2420 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 1, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s Executive Producer, President of Programming, and NASCAR broadcast team will preview the launch of its 10-year chapter as the home of NASCAR’s championship run, beginning this 4th of July weekend, on a conference call today, Wednesday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Participants include Sam Flood, Executive Producer, NBC Sports and NBCSN, Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN, 21-time NASCAR Sprint Cup winning driver Jeff Burton, Daytona 500 champion crew chief Steve Letarte, and race announcer Rick Allen.
Dial 719-325-2420 to participate; conference call ID 6012969.
Coverage begins Saturday, July 4th, at 6:30 p.m. ET with the Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on NBCSN. On Sunday evening, NBC presents the 57th running of the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at 7 p.m. ET.
On July 23, 2013, NASCAR and NBC Sports Group reached a comprehensive agreement that grants NBCUniversal exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series events, select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other live content, beginning this coming 4th of July weekend from Daytona International Speedway.
With this partnership, NBC’s 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race schedule includes a designation as the exclusive home to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, when the elite national series races through its final 10 events of the season. The Chase culminates with the season-ending championship event, which returns to network television in 2015 for the first time since 2009. Of NBC Sports Group’s 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events, seven will be carried on NBC annually, with 13 airing on NBCSN. Four of NBC Sports Group’s 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series races will air on NBC, with 15 airing on NBCSN.
NASCAR AMERICA is NBCSN’s weekday 30-minute news and highlights program dedicated to America’s fascination with speed and stock car racing, and features regular appearances by NBC Sports’ NASCAR experts, as well as a rotation of guest analysts.
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