NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Series at Watkins Glen
The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series will go road course racing this weekend at Watkins Glen International. ESPN will have a live telecast of the NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Sunday, Aug. 11, with NASCAR Countdown at noon and the race’s green flag at 1:18 p.m. ET. The NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, Aug. 10, airs on ABC at 2 p.m. with the green at 2:34 p.m. ESPN2 also will air qualifying sessions for both series on Saturday beginning with Nationwide qualifying at 9:30 a.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN and ESPN2 is also available on computers, smartphones and tablets through WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. The Watkins Glen schedule:
Date Time Event Network
Saturday, Aug. 10 9:30 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide qualifying ESPN2
11:30 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying ESPN2
2 p.m. NASCAR Countdown ABC
2:30 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series race ABC
Sunday, Aug. 11 Noon. NASCAR Countdown ESPN
1 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ESPN
Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick (Sprint Cup) Marty Reid (Nationwide); analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.
Pit reporters: Dave Burns, Mike Massaro, Dr. Jerry Punch, Vince Welch.
NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe (host); Rusty Wallace; Brad Daugherty (analysts).
NASCAR Now Schedule
ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will preview the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International in the one-hour edition airing Sunday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m. ET. Host Shannon Spake will be joined in the studio by ESPN NASCAR analyst Ricky Craven with reporters Marty Smith and Jim Noble at the track. All NASCAR programming on ESPN2 is also available on computers, smartphones and tablets through WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. The week’s schedule:
Date Time Show Host NetworkTue., Aug. 6 1 a.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Wed., Aug. 7 2 a.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2
Thur., Aug.8 1 a.m. NASCAR Now Steve Weissman ESPN2
Fri., Aug. 9 1 a.m. NASCAR Now Todd Grisham ESPN2
Sun., Aug. 4 9 a.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2