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Bob Jenkins and Larry Nuber

Posted by Andy Hall on November 18, 2014

ESPN’s Live NASCAR Race Coverage Takes Checkered Flag

After 28 years and 398 races, ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing took the checkered flag Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the telecast of the 2014 season finale. Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.

The race marked the end of ESPN’s eight-year contract with NASCAR, which began in 2007. Previously, ESPN had televised live NASCAR racing from 1981-2000.

Category: Motor Sports, NASCAR


Posted by Andy Hall on November 10, 2014

Motorsports This Week

Championships on the Line in NASCAR, NHRA Season Finales

Chase for NASCAR Sprint Cup Down to Four Drivers in Miami Finale

NHRA Championships to be Determined in Pomona Finale

Category: Motor Sports, NASCAR, NHRA


Posted by Andy Hall on November 9, 2014

SportsCenter To Follow NASCAR Championship Contenders All Week

With the revised Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship having determined the four drivers who have a chance to win what will be the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship for each, ESPN SportsCenter will follow the four contenders all week as they prepare for Sunday’s Ford Ecoboost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the final [...]

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Posted by Andy Hall on November 4, 2014

Transcript of NASCAR on ESPN Media Conference Call

A media conference call was held today to discuss ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR racing coming to an end with the Nov. 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Participants on the call were ESPN vice president, motorsports, production, Rich Feinberg, lap-by-lap announcer Allen Bestwick, pit reporter Dr. Jerry Punch and analyst Rusty Wallace.

ESPN has televised live NASCAR Sprint Cup racing for 28 years (1981-2000, 2007-2014).

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Jim Noble
Motorsports Reporter

Kate Jackson - September 9, 2013

Kate Jackson
Coordinating Producer, Motorsports


Jim Gaiero
Motorsports Producer

Ryan McGee

Ryan McGee
Senior Writer, ESPN the Magazine