Monday, July 23, 2012
NASCAR This Week on ESPN
ESPN’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Coverage Launches at Indianapolis
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 29, at the race will launch ESPN’s coverage of the final 17 races of the season for the series. ESPN also will televise the inaugural NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis on Saturday, July 28. Full coverage details.
The Nationwide Series race will be the third of four consecutive events that comprise the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dash 4 Cash, a bonus program that will award an extra $100,000 to the highest-finishing of four eligible drivers in each of the four designated races and could award an additional $600,000 at the fourth race at Iowa Speedway next month.
Katie Couric Interviews Danica Patrick in NASCAR Countdown
ABC News journalist Katie Couric talks with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick at Indianapolis Motor Speedway about her transition to NASCAR, how people perceive her as a person and the possible sexism she might face on a daily basis at the racetrack. The interview airs during NASCAR Countdown prior to Patrick competing in the inaugural NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis on Saturday, July 28, at 4 p.m. on ESPN. PREVIEW.
NASCAR Now Schedule
ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will preview the Brickyard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the one-hour weekend edition that airs Sunday, July 29, at 9 a.m. Host Shannon Spake will be joined in the studio by ESPN analyst Ricky Craven, with reporters Marty Smith and Jim Noble at the speedway. On Monday, July 30, ESPN analyst Dale Jarrett will join Spake and Craven to review the race at 3 p.m. Craven also will be in the studio with Spake for programs airing Thursday and Friday of this week leading into the Indianapolis race weekend.
Date Time Show Host Network
Tue., July 24 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Wed., July 25 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Thu., July 26 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Fri., July 27 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Sun., July 29 9 a.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Mon., July 30 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
- ESPN MediaZone