The Souza Files: NBC Kicks Off NASCAR Coverage With a Bang

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SOMERSET, Mass. — Blog by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — NBC Sports photo — Saturday and Sunday night at Daytona International Speedway, race fans saw something completely different than anything NASCAR has presented in the past decade. The two-day, waterlogged weekend marked the return of NBC to television coverage — and they had a unique, yet …

NWAAS: Storybook Ending; Zane Smith Captures First-Career Super Late Model Win at New Smyrna

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NEW SMYRNA, Fla. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Recap by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Crooks Racing photo – After persistent rainstorms cancelled the action at the 49th Annual World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing on Tuesday night, the skies were clear and the stars were shining upon Super Late Model driver Zane Smith after his first-career …

NASCAR: NBC Sports Signs 1999 Sprint Cup Series Champion Dale Jarrett to Broadcast Team

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SATAMFORD, Conn. – official network release – Gregg Forwerck/Getty Images North America BC Sports Group has reached an agreement with 1999 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and 2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Dale Jarrett, who will serve as a pre- and post-race analyst during live coverage of select NASCAR Sprint Cup and NASCAR XFINITY Series racing on NBC and …

NSCS: Stewart to Sit Out Michigan; Jeff Burton to Sub

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Tony Stewart has decided not to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event this weekend at Michigan Int’l Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. Veteran driver Jeff Burton, a winner of 21 Sprint Cup races, will pilot the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing …

NASCAR: Jeff Burton joins NBC Sports Group as NASCAR analyst

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STAMFORD, Conn. — December 3, 2013 — via press release — NBC Sports Group has reached a multi-year agreement with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton, who will transition out of full-time driving and into the role of NASCAR analyst when the green flag waves over NBC Sports and NBCSN’s upcoming slate of NASCAR coverage.  The addition of Burton, who has …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Burton to drive part-time for MWR in 2014

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December 2, 2013 — Cornelius, NC — Michael Waltrip Racing announced today it has contracted Jeff Burton to test and drive in a select number of races during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Burton will drive the renumbered #66 Toyota Camry, formerly piloted by Martin Truex Jr., for his 2014 campaign. Burton, a 21-time winner in the Sprint Cup Series begins …