NBC Sports Revs Up for Daytona 500 with Season Debut of NASCAR AMERICA, 2/13
With the 2017 Daytona 500 less than three weeks away, NBCSN will hit the ignition switch on the fourth season of its daily motorsports show, NASCAR America, on Monday, February 13 at 6 p.m. ET. NASCAR AMERICA host Carolyn Manno (@CarolynManno), alongside NASCAR on NBC analyst and "Mayor" of NASCAR Jeff Burton (@JeffBurton), Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte (@SteveLetarte), Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett (@DaleJarrett), and auto racing icon Kyle Petty (@KylePetty) return to bring viewers all-encompassing coverage of the latest NASCAR news.
Featuring unprecedented race team access, highlights, thought-provoking debates, and interviews with a wide variety of newsmakers in the world of motorsports, the 2017 season of NASCAR AMERICA will also include all-new social media elements and simulator segments with analyst Parker Kligerman (@pkligerman). Additionally, NASCAR AMERICA will continue to feature weekly in-studio driver interviews with the biggest names in the sport.
"The new enhancements for the 2017 NASCAR season, the drivers' personal stories, and constant action on all the tracks are the perfect backdrop for the launch of NASCAR America's fourth year," said Jeff Behnke, Vice President of NASCAR on NBC. "Jeff, Steve, Dale, and Kyle provide viewers with unparalleled insight and experience, and will once again add their dynamic energy to NBCSN's daily coverage."
Leading up to the Daytona 500, NASCAR AMERICA will feature extensive race preview coverage of all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and XFINITY Series teams. During the season, Monday night episodes will examine major race results and highlights across all NASCAR series, as well as in-depth analysis of the turning point moments from each race. Tuesday evening shows will deep dive into strategy and feature Scan All audio from the previous weekend's race. Wednesday's episode will include in-studio driver interviews, and Thursday night episodes will place a heavy emphasis on the upcoming weekend's races.
NASCAR America originates from NBC Sports Group's headquarters in Stamford, Conn., with contributions from NBC Sports Charlotte, in Charlotte, N.C., and Burton's Garage in Huntersville, N.C. allowing the show to report directly from NASCAR's heartland.
NASCAR America is also available on the NBC Sports app - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TV's.