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 …

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 …

NSCS: Taking a Break; Sprint Cup Series Off This Weekend Before Sonoma

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SONOMA, Calif. — official series release — Robert Laberge / Getty Images North America photo — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads into its second off weekend of the season before traveling to Northern California for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 28th (3 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1). The event marks the first road …

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: 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 …

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 …