NBC Sports Presents over 13 Hours of Mecum Auctions Coverage, Beginning Today
NBC Sports continues its season-long coverage of the 2017 Mecum Auctions campaign this weekend on NBCSN, featuring more than 13 hours of coverage from Louisville, Ky., beginning today at 1 p.m. ET. This week's motorsports coverage also includes NBCSN Overdrive, the network's Thursday night primetime motorsports block, highlighted by American Flat Track racing from the Peoria Motorcycle Club and the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Illinois, 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 New Hampshire. NBCSN's coverage of the 2017 Mecum Auctions season rolls into Louisville, Ky., this weekend with coverage from the Kentucky Exposition Center beginning tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET. An estimated 700 AMERICAN MUSCLE cars, classics, Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods and more from over 20 states, including Canada, are set to cross the auction block. This is the second year that Mecum Auctions has staged a collector-car auction in the Bluegrass State. The inaugural Mecum Louisville auction in 2016 saw a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle LS6 Convertible sell for an event-high $280,000, followed closely behind by a 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback that was purchased for $255,000. Among the featured consignments for Mecum Louisville 2017 include a Sunfire Yellow 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, a 1969 Dodge Super Bee and an Acapulco Blue 1969 Shelby GT500 Fastback. Scott Hoke will host NBCSN's Mecum Auctions coverage on-site in Louisville alongside analysts John Kraman, Stephen Cox, and Bill Stephens. Mecum Auctions is led by Dana Mecum, Founder and President of Mecum Auctions for the past 29 years. NBCSN Overdrive, the network's Thursday night primetime motorsports block, is highlighted this week by American Flat Track racing from the Peoria Motorcycle Club in Peoria, Ill., at 10 p.m. ET, followed by the Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds at 11 p.m. ET. The weekly, primetime block will include six unique series and more than 40 hours of premiere programming, featuring new seasons of GRUDGE RACE and Caffeine & Octane. American Flat Track, widely regarded as the most prestigious and competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing in the world, will be featured most Thursdays on Overdrive at 10 p.m. ET.