NASCAR: 2016 Start Times Announced for Top-Three Series

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Sean Gardner/Getty Images North America photo — NASCAR®, in collaboration with broadcast partners FOX Sports, NBC Sports Group, race teams and the 29 tracks committed to hosting races for the coming season, today announced race start times and network coverage for all three of its national series based on previously released schedule …

KNPSE: Race Preview — Bully Hill Vineyards 125 at Watkins Glen International

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Race Preview by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The stars and cars of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East turn left and right for the first time this season in Friday’s Bully Hill Vineyards 125 at Watkins Glen International. Last year, Scott Heckert made a bold three-wide …

Speed Zone: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly — Three Thoughts From the Motorsports World

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Column by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — NHMS photo — Race fans, I have to admit, this weekend in racing was a bit of a mixed bag in my opinion. There were a few things that were great, there were some things that I wasn’t impressed with and then there were some things that …

MODS: Evernham and Sheheen Added to NBC Sports Whelen Modified Broadcast Team

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STAMFORD, Conn. — official release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — NBC Sports Group today added three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion crew chief Ray Evernham and seasoned broadcaster Ralph Sheheen to its growing lineup of motorsports experts. Evernham and Sheheen will handle coverage of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Events on NBCSN. The …

NASCAR: Kyle Petty Joins NBC Sports Broadcast Team For 2015

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STAMFORD, Conn. — official release — John Harrelson/Getty Images North America photo — NBC Sports Group announced on Thursday that Kyle Petty will join its upcoming race day broadcast team on NBC and NBCSN for the 2015 season. Petty will work alongside host Krista Voda as an analyst during pre- and post-race shows surrounding Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series race coverage, which launches this coming July. …

NASCAR: Krista Voda Moves to NBC as Studio Host for Cup, XFINITY Broadcasts

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STAMFORD, Conn. — official release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — NBC Sports Group has hired Krista Voda on a multi-year agreement to serve as host of NBC Sports’ upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series pre- and post-race coverage, beginning in 2015. Her on-air duties will also include regular appearances as host of NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN, as well as …

INDYCAR/NBC: Paul Tracy Joins NBCSN Broadcast Booth Starting at Long Beach

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April 2, 2013 – staff report via indycar.com — INDYCAR photo — STAMFORD, Conn. – Paul Tracy, who won the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach four times, will add his insights about competing on the temporary street circuit to the NBCSN telecasts on April 12-13. The 2003 CART champion joins NBCSN, the exclusive cable network of the Verizon IndyCar Series, as …

NASCAR: NBCSN Launches “NASCAR America” on February 24th

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STAMFORD, Conn. — February 11, 2014 — The day after the next Daytona 500 Champion is crowned, NBCSN introduces NASCAR AMERICA, a new 30-minute daily show dedicated to the nation’s longstanding fascination with speed and stock car racing.  Making its debut on NBCSN at5 p.m. ET on Monday, February 24, and returning each weekday at the same time and place,NASCAR AMERICA will cover …

NASCAR: NBC Sports Group adds Crew Chief Steve Letarte to NASCAR Broadcast Team

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — January 10, 2014 — John Harrelson/Getty Images North America photo — NBC Sports Group’s upcoming NASCAR coverage continues to take shape as another prominent figure from the sanctioning body’s elite series joins NBC and NBCSN’s expanding broadcast team.  Current Hendrick Motorsports crew chief Steve Letarte, who once stood at the helm of Jeff Gordon’s famed No. 24 race team, and now leads the …

NASCAR: Rick Allen named lead race announcer for NBC Sports Group’s upcoming NASCAR coverage

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STAMFORD, Conn — December 4, 2013 — via press release — NBC Sports Group announced today that Rick Allen has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as the lead race announcer for NBC’s upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series coverage, beginning in 2015. Alongside Allen in the NBC Sports Broadcast booth will be current driver Jeff Burton, who announced yesterday that he also …

INDYCAR: Month of May Coverage highlights 2014 TV schedule

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December 4, 2013 — Three weekends of ABC coverage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the network’s 50th consecutive telecast of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 25, is part of the 2014 TV schedule announced by INDYCAR and broadcast partners ABC and NBC Sports Network. ABC will televise five races, including the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May …