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Monday, October 16th, 2017

DALE EARNHARDT JR. JOINS NASCAR AMERICA LIVE FROM THE NASCAR HALL OF FAME – TOMORROW, OCTOBER 17, AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

NBCSN Presents Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 12 Elimination Race This Sunday at 3 p.m. ET

 

STAMFORD, Conn. October 16, 2017 – As part of NBC Sports Group’s continuing coverage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, two-time Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver for an unprecedented 14 consecutive years (2003-16), Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join NASCAR America tomorrow, October 17, at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

 

Earnhardt Jr. will join NASCAR America host Marty Snider (@HeyMartySnider), “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, and Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett (@Dalejarrett), live from the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.

 

During tomorrow’s 60-minute show, Earnhardt Jr. will discuss his final NASCAR Cup Series season, the JR Nation Appreci88ion campaign, his role with NBC Sports Group next season, as well as his Hall of Fame father, Dale Earnhardt, and the Earnhardt legacy. Coming off of Sunday’s seventh place finish at Talladega, the 26-time Cup Series race-winner will also weigh in on his goals for the final five races of the 2017 NASCAR season.

 

KURT BUSCH’S CREW CHIEF TONY GIBSON JOINS NATE RYAN’S NASCAR ON NBC PODCAST

 

Stewart-Haas Racing’s No. 41 crew chief Tony Gibson joins Nate Ryan (@nateryan) on this week’s NASCAR on NBC podcast. Gibson shares memories from his four decades in NASCAR, and discusses his possible retirement at the end of the 2017 season.

 

The NASCAR on NBC podcast is available on NASCAR Talk, Apple Podcasts, AudioBoom, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher and podcasting apps. For more info click here.

 

NASCAR AMERICA – SCAN ALL TALLADEGA

 

Wednesday’s edition of NASCAR America will include Scan All Talladega, a special look back at the most-viral, thought provoking and entertaining comments overheard at this past Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Round of 12 race at Talladega Superspeedway.

 

THE MORNING DRIVE – WEDNESDAY ON SIRIUS XM NASCAR RADIO

 

NASCAR on NBC fans can catch reporter Parker Kligerman (@pkligerman), this Wednesday, during NBC Sports’ weekly interview on Sirius XM NASCAR Radio’s The Morning Drive. Kligerman will join veteran race announcer Mike Bagley, and racing insider Pete Pistone, to discuss his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win on Saturday, and break down yesterday’s wild Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.

 

LIVE MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP AND XFINITY SERIES RACE COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND

 

NBC Sports Group’s race coverage from Kansas Speedway begins Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, with XFINITY Series racing, and culminates Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing.

 

THIS WEEK’S NASCAR AMERICA SCHEDULE ON NBCSN

 

DATE COVERAGE TIME (ET)
Monday, October 16 NASCAR America 6:00 PM
Tuesday, October 17 NASCAR America 5:00 PM
Wednesday, October 18 NASCAR America 5:00 PM
Thursday, October 19 NASCAR America 5:00 PM

 

NASCAR ON NBC

 

In 2017, NBC Sports Group will present the final 20 NASCAR Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series events, and select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events. NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR programming also includes NBCSN’s daily motorsports show NASCAR America, coverage of NASCAR’s Awards Ceremonies, the annual NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as well as original programming specials. NBC Sports Group concluded the 2016 NASCAR season presenting more hours of trackside coverage and programming than ever before.

 

For more information about NBC Sports Group shows and properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.

 

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