STAMFORD, Conn. – NBC Sports Group and the Motor Racing Network will partner to present Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race coverage from Watkins Glen International on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Similar to the successful collaboration between NBC Sports Group and MRN for Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race telecast from “The Glen”, Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race telecast will be called from multiple vantage points throughout the historic 2.45-mile road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y.
NASCAR on NBC race announcer Leigh Diffey and Daytona 500 winning crew chief Steve Letarte will call Sunday’s race from NBCSN’s traditional broadcast booth above the start-finish line; while MRN announcer Mike Bagley and NASCAR on NBC analysts Jeff Burton and Parker Kligerman will each contribute to the race telecast from three individual locations around the track.
In total, NBCSN’s lap-by-lap coverage of Sunday’s Cup Series race will be called from four different vantage points, offering viewers comprehensive coverage from NBCSN’s broadcast team strategically positioned around the road course.
Bagley will be stationed in “The Esses” along the track, and will report as the cars make their way through the preliminary turns. Kligerman will catch the cars next, in the the Carousel (Turn 5), and Burton will add perspective as the cars maneuver through Turns 6 and 7.
The differing vantage points will allow NBCSN to cover the on-track battles first-hand, throughout the course.
Serving in their customary race day roles, NASCAR on NBC pit reporters Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast and Dave Burns will contribute coverage from pit road.
The Motor Racing Network’s traditional live radio broadcast of Sunday afternoon’s race from Watkins Glen will also be available across MRN’s nationwide network of radio stations, as well as live on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90.
CREDIT: NBC Sports Group