FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 2nd, 2018
NBCSN’S “NASCAR AMERICA” LAUNCHES INTERACTIVE FANTASY NASCAR LEAGUE
“NBC Sports NASCAR America” Fantasy League Kicks Off Today on NASCAR.com’s NASCAR Fantasy Live Platform
10-Week League Allows Fans to Compete Against NASCAR on NBC’s Broadcast Team Including Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale Jarrett, Jeff Burton, Kyle Petty & Steve Letarte
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 2, 2018 – NBC Sports Group today announced the official launch of the “NBC Sports NASCAR America” fantasy NASCAR league. Available on NASCAR’s Fantasy Live platform, the unique 10-week league will allow fans to set their fantasy lineups and play against NASCAR on NBC’s broadcasters.
A 10-week condensed league, the season begins this weekend as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns to the “Lone Star State” with racing at Texas Motor Speedway, and concludes following the Cup Series showdown at Sonoma Raceway on June 24th.
Fans can enter the league at nascar.com/nbcsportsfantasy, and see their names alongside NASCAR on NBC analysts and hosts Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr), Dale Jarrett (@DaleJarrett), Jeff Burton, (@JeffBurton), Kyle Petty (@KylePetty), Steve Letarte (@Steveletarte), Rick Allen (@Rickallenracing), Krista Voda (@Kristavoda), Marty Snider (@HeyMartySnider), Dave Burns (@TVDaveburns), Kelli Stavast (@KelliStavast), Parker Kligerman (@Pkligerman), Rutledge Wood (@RutledgeWood), Nate Ryan (@nateryan), Dustin Long (@dustinlong), Leigh Diffey (@Leighdiffey), Carolyn Manno (@Carolyn Manno), Landon Cassill (@landoncassill), and Dan Beaver (@FantasyRace).
An opportunity to interact first-hand with NASCAR on NBC’s broadcast team, the “NBC Sports NASCAR America” fantasy league results will also be featured weekly on NASCAR America. NBCSN’s daily motorsports show will include recurring segments each Monday and Thursday, breaking down each broadcaster’s picks for the weekend, analyzing results, top scorers and league standings. Fans who win the 10-week league will be announced live on NASCAR America, prior to NBC Sports Group’s return for its fourth season of NASCAR racing on Sunday, July 1, at Chicagoland Speedway.
With only 4,000 possible league participants, fans are encouraged to sign up this week and share their lineups with @NASCARonNBC, using #NASCARAmericaFantasy.
Rotoworld.com is the official fantasy news provider for NASCAR America and the “NBC Sports NASCAR America” fantasy league. Rotoworld’s NASCAR fantasy news section includes driver updates, power rankings, columns, as well as race-specific fantasy previews and reviews.
BRAD KESELOWSKI JOINS NATE RYAN’S NASCAR ON NBC PODCAST
Driver of Team Penske’s No. 2 Ford, Brad Keselowski joins Nate Ryan (@nateryan) on this week’s NASCAR on NBC podcast.
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.
THIS WEEK’S NASCAR AMERICA PROGRAMMING ON NBCSN
|Monday, April 2||NASCAR America||5 p.m.|
|Tuesday, April 3||NASCAR America||5 p.m.|
|Wednesday, April 4||NASCAR America “Wednesdays with Dale Jr.”||5 p.m.|
|NASCAR America (Encore)||11:30 p.m.|
NASCAR ON NBC
After presenting more than 354 hours of live, trackside NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series coverage in 2017, NBC Sports Group returns for its fourth season of NASCAR on NBC coverage beginning Sunday, July 1 from Chicagoland Speedway.
The official home of the NASCAR Playoffs, NBC Sports Group will present the final 20 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, and select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events in 2018. 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.
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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