NBC Sports Presents Wide Variety of Motorsports Coverage This Weekend
NBC Sports Group's motorsports coverage this weekend features a wide variety of events, highlighted by more than 15 hours of Mecum Auctions coverage from Dallas on NBCSN, a pair of RED BULL GLOBAL RALLYCROSS races from Seattle on NBC, and high-flying Red BULL Air Race action from Portugal on NBC.This week's coverage also includes NBCSN Overdrive, the network's Thursday night primetime motorsports block, highlighted by American Flat Track racing from Calistoga Speedway and Rolling Wheels Raceway, beginning tonight at 10 p.m. ET. In addition, NBC Sports Group will provide comprehensive coverage of this weekend's NASCAR XFINITY and Cup Series races from Richmond Raceway.
MORE THAN 15 HOURS OF MECUM AUCTIONS: DALLAS COVERAGE BEGINS TODAYAT NOON ET ON NBCSN NBCSN's coverage of the 2017 Mecum Auctions season rolls into Dallas this weekend with more than 15 hours of coverage beginning today at noon ET. An estimated 1,000 AMERICAN MUSCLE cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more are set to cross the auction block. This is the seventh year that Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in Dallas with results from past years' Dallas auctions reaching as much as $38 million. Among the main-attraction consignments for Mecum Dallas 2017 is the 33-vehicle Bruce Church Collection that was amassed over the course of nearly 35 years and includes a stunning fleet of high-quality prewar classics, several Street Rods and even a few modern vehicles. Highlights from the assemblage include several comprehensively restored CCCA Full Classic and AACA Senior award-winning Packards, among them a 1934 Packard Eight 1101 Coupe Roadster that was displayed at the Boca Raton Concours in 2011 and a 1932 Packard Eight 902 Coupe. Scott Hoke will host NBCSN's Mecum Auctions coverage on-site in Dallas, Texas, alongside analysts John Kraman, Stephen Cox, Bill Stephens, and reporter Katie Osborne. Mecum Auctions is led by Dana Mecum, Founder and President of Mecum Auctions for the past 29 years.