Published August 01, 2013
NASCAR Programming Major Part of FOX Sports 1 Launch Weekend
With the launch of FOX Sports 1, America’s new sports network, just days away, NASCAR coverage is poised to take center stage with LIVE coverage of the NASCAR Camping World Series from Michigan at 12:30 p.m. ET on Aug. 17 -- Day 1 of the new FOX Sports 1. Here is a look at additional LIVE NASCAR coverage scheduled for that historic day:
• NASCAR SPRINT CUP PRACTICE (Michigan 8:30 a.m. ET, LIVE)
• NCWTS QUALIFYING (Michigan 9:30 a.m. ET, LIVE)
• NASCAR SPRINT CUP FINAL PRACTICE (Michigan 11 a.m. ET, LIVE)
• NCWTS RACING (Michigan, 12:30 p.m. ET, LIVE)
On Day 2 of launch weekend, NASCAR coverage continues with NASCAR RaceDay (Michigan, 10 a.m. ET, LIVE) and NASCAR Victory Lane (Michigan, 7 p.m. ET). Bookending the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Michigan International Raceway, both of these popular SPEED shows, along with NASCAR practice and qualifying rounds from all three national touring series and coverage from regional racing, continue on FOX Sports 1 and the FOX family of networks.
In addition, the nightly news and magazine show, NASCAR Race Hub, continues on FOX Sports 1 in a new time slot -- 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday -- with popular hosts Steve Byrnes and Danielle Trotta.
Recent 3-Year Deal with MotoGP Shows FOX Sports 1 Commitment to Motor Sports
Earlier this year, FOX Sports signed a three-year deal with the MotoGP World Championship, renewing a long-running relationship with the world’s most prestigious motorcycle series. On launch weekend, FOX Sports 1 offers fans LIVE coverage from the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one of three U.S. venues on the MotoGP international circuit. Below is the schedule for MotoGP racing on Aug. 18.
• MOTOGP MOTO3 (Indianapolis, 11 a.m. ET, LIVE)
• MOTOGP MOTO2 (Indianapolis, Noon, LIVE)
• MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Indianapolis, 2 p.m. ET, LIVE)
In addition to MotoGP, FOX Sports 1 and the FOX family of networks continue to be the home for Monster Energy Supercross and the ARCA Racing Series. Look for announcements in the near future, as FOX Sports 1 brings additional motor sports programming to America’s new sports network.
Capturing all of the sports action throughout the day, fans can catch up with motor sports news as part of the new FOX Sports Live, the flagship news, opinion and highlights program airing nightly on FOX Sports 1, premiering at 11 p.m. ET on Aug. 17. For more information on FOX Sports Live, please visit: HERE
In addition to FOX Sports 1, additional motor sports and automotive programming will continue to be a part of the FOX family of networks daily lineup, including launch-weekend coverage of the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, Lucas Oil Motocross, MotoGP qualifying and the Rolex Sports Car Series from Kansas.
LIVE coverage of the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, the undisputed leader in the collector car world, also continues across the FOX family of networks.
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