Earnhardt Jr. To Appear As Host Of NASCAR America In The Daytona Fan Zone On Friday Night Before XFINITY Series Race

Rutledge Wood, NASCAR on NBC’s features reporter, will be joined by NBC analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr., two-time DAYTONA 500 champion, to host NASCAR America – Fan Friday on Friday, July 6 at 6 p.m. ET in the UNOH Fanzone Main Stage at Daytona International Speedway, a special fan-focused event that will also be broadcast on NBCSN. Drivers scheduled to appear on next Friday’s hour-long show are 2016 DAYTONA 500 champion Denny Hamlin, 2018 DAYTONA 500 champion Austin Dillon, defending Coke Zero Sugar 400 champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Bubba Wallace.  NBCSN will host NASCAR America –…

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NBC To Debut New Show Open For NASCAR Races In 2018

NBC Sports Group has selected vocal powerhouse and multi-instrumentalist ZZ Ward to record an all-new show open and theme song for the 2018 NASCAR on NBC season. Set to Tom Petty’s hit song “Runnin’ Down a Dream,” the new show open kicks off NBC Sports’ fourth season of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series coverage this Sunday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, live from Chicagoland Speedway. Filmed at Camp North End, a historic Model T factory in Charlotte, NC, the high-energy production highlights the character and history of NASCAR. This year’s show open…

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Fox Sports, NBC Sports Awarded 2017 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award

FOX Sports and NBC Sports will jointly be honored with the 2017 NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards today. “We are fortunate to have two world class television partners dedicated to presenting our sport in new and innovative ways each weekend,” said Steve Phelps, EVP, Chief Global Sales and Marketing Officer. “Both FOX Sports and NBC Sports are deserving honorees, each delivering dynamic marketing campaigns that introduced our sport to new audiences and brought fans closer to our athletes than ever before.” FOX Sports and…

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