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New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., will host Race No. 2 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR’s 10-race version of the playoffs, with the Sylvania 300 on Sunday, Sept. 21, and ESPN will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown presented by 5-Hour Energy airs at 1 p.m. ET with the race’s green flag at 2:15 p.m. All Chase races feature NASCAR NonStop, a split-screen commercial format, during the second half of the race telecast. The race airs live in Canada on TSN2 and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on Sept. 22 at 4 a.m. Extended post-race will air on ESPN SportsCenter with analyst Ricky Craven in the studio and Chase competitor Carl Edwards joining from the track. All NASCAR programming on ESPN is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.

Ford Ecoboost 300 - November 16, 2013

Announcers:

Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.

Pit reporters:Jamie Little, Mike Massaro, Dr. Jerry Punch.

NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe(host); Rusty Wallace;Brad Daugherty (analysts).

 

NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time from Kentucky

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights in prime time at Kentucky Speedway near Cincinnati on Saturday night, Sept. 20, and the race will air live on ESPNEWS at 7:30 p.m. ET. The green flag will fly at 7:45 p.m. The race airs live in Canada on TSN2 and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on Sept. 21 at 4 a.m. The ESPNEWS telecast also is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.

Announcers:

Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Dave Burns; analyst Ricky Craven.

Pit reporters: Rick DeBruhl, Jim Noble, Vince Welch .

 

NHRA Countdown Continues in Dallas 

The Countdown to the Championship for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series continues Sept. 19-21 in Dallas with the AAA Texas NHRA Fallnationals and qualifying and eliminations action will air on ESPN2 and ESPN3. All NHRA programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider. The schedule:

 

Date Time Event Network
Friday, Sept. 19 6:15 p.m. Qualifying (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, Sept. 21 3:30 a.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
Noon Eliminations (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
4 p.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
8:30 p.m. Eliminations ESPN2, WatchESPN

 

Announcers:

Booth: Dave Rieff (anchor); Mike Dunn(analyst)

Pit reporters: Gary Gerould, John Kernan.

 

 

Motorsports on Other ESPN Platforms

ESPN.com — RacingLive! on ESPN.com is a live blog where fans can engage in debate and discussion with ESPN.com writers and editors during the NASCAR Sprint Cup races. On Sunday, Sept. 21, RacingLive! New Hampshire will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Fans can join ESPN.com’s NASCAR experts in dissecting every aspect of the race live at http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/.

 

Click HERE for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series schedules on ESPN.

Click HERE for the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule on ESPN.

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Media Contact: Andy Hall, 386-492-2246 or andy.hall@espn.com