The NASCAR Nationwide Series moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend for a 200-mile race and ESPN2 will have a live telecast on Saturday, March 2. NASCAR Countdownbegins at 4 p.m. ET with the green flag at 4:45 p.m. The race telecast is presented by Kawasaki. All NASCAR programming on ESPN and ESPN2 is also available on computers, smartphones, tablets and Xbox via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.
Pit reporters: Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch, Vince Welch.
ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will preview the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway in the one-hour edition airing Sunday, March 3, at 11 a.m. ET. Studio host Mike Massaro will be joined from the track by ESPN NASCAR analyst Andy Petree and reporters Marty Smith and Shannon Spake at the track. The week’s schedule:
Date Time Show Host Network Tue., Feb. 26 12:30 a.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2 Wed., Feb. 27 1 a.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2 Thu., Feb. 28 2 a.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2 Fri., March 1 1:30 a.m. NASCAR Now Mike Massaro ESPN2 Sun., March 3 11 a.m. NASCAR Now Mike Massaro ESPN2 - ESPN MediaZone Release