ESPN360.com To Feature All 26 ESPN2 NASCAR Busch Series Races Live
Including Live Online Pre-Race Coverage, On-Demand Coverage
ESPN announced today that its signature broadband service, ESPN360.com, will deliver live online simulcasts of every remaining ESPN2 NASCAR Busch Series telecast – 26 in all, beginning on April 7 at the Nashville Superspeedway. Coverage will also include simulcasts of ESPN2’s pre-race programming, including each week’s NASCAR Countdown.
ESPN360.com’s live coverage will be integrated directly into the ESPN.com RaceCast, allowing fans with access to ESPN360.com to not only watch the live race Webcast, but also follow the in-race animated graphic display and get track information, lap leaders, race leaders, driver stats and live chat with ESPN NASCAR contributor Tim Cowlishaw throughout the race.
ESPN360.com is available at no charge to consumers in more than 15 million homes nationwide, via highspeed Internet connections provided by ESPN affiliated service providers. ESPN360.com’s coverage will make it the live online home of the NASCAR Busch Series, complementing ESPN2 as the television home of the Busch Series.
More ESPN NASCAR Coverage Online
* Highlights: Extensive video highlights from every Busch and NEXTEL Cup race on ESPN.com and ESPN360.com
* Surrounding Action: Additional video from each race, including insider features, practice and qualifying footage, interviews with drivers, pit teams, extensions to ESPN studio programming and video blogs covering major news and events.
* Season-Long Driver Capsules: ESPN360.com features exclusive driver-specific video capsules, progressively updated throughout the season, that provide season-to-date highlights, interviews, news and all other driver-related video.
* Jayski.com: ESPN.com’s exclusive collaboration with Jayski.com means that racing fans will find the unique insights of one of NASCAR’s true insider’s, and arguably the Web’s top NASCAR blogger, integrated with ESPN.com’s award-winning editorial team.
* Rusty Nails It: the weekly column from ESPN racing analyst Rusty Wallace gives fans his powerful, distinctive and no-holds-barred voice on the racing scene.
* ESPN Blogs: Both Blount and Newton maintain blogs sharing their thoughts, insights, and perspectives within the ESPN Insider premium content section.
* ESPN TV Experts: ESPN.com will feature regular contributions from ESPN’s NASCAR television team, including Marty Smith and Angelique Chenglis.
ESPN360.com NASCAR Busch Series Schedule:
April 7 Nashville Superspeedway
April 14 Texas Motor Speedway
April 20 Phoenix International Raceway
May 4 Richmond International Raceway
May 11 Darlington Raceway
May 26 Lowe’s Motor Speedway
June 2 Dover International Speedway
June 9 Nashville Superspeedway
June 16 Kentucky Speedway
June 23 The Milwaukee Mile
July 6 Daytona International Speedway
July 21 Gateway International Speedway
July 28 O’Reilly Raceway Park
Aug. 4 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (Montreal)
Aug. 11 Watkins Glen International
Aug. 18 Michigan International Speedway
Aug. 24 Bristol Motor Speedway
Sept. 1 California Speedway
Sept. 7 Richmond International Raceway
Sept. 22 Dover International Speedway
Sept. 29 Kansas Speedway
Oct. 12 Lowe’s Motor Speedway
Oct. 27 Memphis Motorsports Park
Nov. 3 Texas Motor Speedway
Nov. 10 Phoenix International Raceway
Nov. 17 Homestead-Miami Speedway
Get more schedule details on the newly re-launched and re-designed ESPN Media Zone site: http://www.espnmediazone.com/press_kits/nascar/nascar_schedule.html
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