FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
NBC SPORTS PREVIEWS SUNDAY’S F1, INDYCAR & NASCAR TRIPLEHEADER ON NBCSN ON MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, AT 3:30 P.M. ET
Lead F1 and IndyCar Play-by-Play Voice Leigh Diffey, Formula One Analyst David Hobbs, IndyCar Analyst Paul Tracy, and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton to Preview Sunday’s Motorsports Coverage on NBCSN
Sunday on NBCSN – F1 Italian Grand Prix at 7:30 a.m. ET, IndyCar Grand Prix at the Glen at 1:30 p.m. ET, NASCAR Cup Series Race at Darlington at 6 p.m. ET
Diffey to Call F1/IndyCar Doubleheader on Sunday
Dial 719-325-2140 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 29, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s lead Formula One and IndyCar play-by-play commentator Leigh Diffey, F1 analyst David Hobbs, IndyCar analyst Paul Tracy, and NASCAR analyst Jeff Burton will preview Sunday’s motorsports tripleheader on NBCSN – featuring live coverage of the F1 Italian Grand Prix, IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, and NASCAR Cup Series race from Darlington Raceway – on a media conference call Thursday, August 31, at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Media interested in participating should call 719-325-2140; passcode 7604813.
NBCSN’s motorsports tripleheader begins this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET with the Formula One Italian Grand Prix, followed by the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix at the Glen at 1:30 p.m. ET, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race from Darlington at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Diffey will perform a rare broadcasting feat this weekend, handling live play-by-play duties of the F1 race from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., on Sunday morning, followed by a flight to Watkins Glen to handle play-by-play duties of the IndyCar race on-site on Sunday afternoon.
- WHAT: NBC Sports Sunday Motorsports Tripleheader Conference Call
- WHO: Leigh Diffey, David Hobbs, Paul Tracy, and Jeff Burton
- WHEN: Thursday, August 31, at 3:30 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 719-325-2140
- PASSCODE: 7604813
– NBC SPORTS GROUP –