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Friday, June 29th, 2018
NASCAR ON NBC LAUNCHES SECOND “NBC SPORTS NASCAR AMERICA” FANTASY LEAGUE
NASCAR America Fantasy League Kicks Off This Weekend on NASCAR.com’s NASCAR Fantasy Live Platform
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Racing Returns to NBC Sports Sunday, July 1 from Chicagoland
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 29, 2018 – On the heels of NBC Sports Group’s successful debut earlier this year of the first-ever “NBC Sports NASCAR America” fantasy league, NASCAR on NBC launches its second 10-week condensed league this week going into NASCAR Cup Series racing at Chicagoland. Available on NASCAR’s Fantasy Live platform, the unique league allows fans to set their fantasy lineups and play against NASCAR on NBC’s broadcast team.
Fans can enter the league at nascar.com/nbcsportsfantasy, and see their names alongside NASCAR on NBC analysts and hosts. League results will be featured weekly on NASCAR America. NBCSN’s daily motorsports show will include recurring segments every Monday and Thursday, breaking down each broadcaster’s picks for the weekend, as well as analyzing results, top scorers and league standings. League participants are encouraged to sign up today and share their lineups with @NASCARonNBC using #NASCARAmericaFantasy.
NBC Sports’ lead race announcer Rick Allen was the winner among all NASCAR on NBC broadcasters in the first league earning bragging rights among his fellow analysts, reporters and hosts.
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, and columns, as well as race-specific fantasy previews and reviews.
DALE EARNHARDT JR., STEVE LETARTE & JEFF BURTON PREVIEW 2018 NASCAR ON NBC SEASON
NBC Sports Group NASCAR analyst and motorsports icon Dale Earnhardt Jr., 21-time Cup Series winner Jeff Burton, Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte, as well as NBC Sports Group Executive Producer Sam Flood previewed the 2018 NASCAR on NBC season on a media conference call yesterday. Click here for a full transcript.
ONE DAY UNTIL LIVE MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES RACING RETURNS TO NBC SPORTS
NBC Sports Group launches its 2018 NASCAR season this weekend with more than 18 hours of trackside coverage from Chicagoland Speedway, culminating with the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Overton’s 400 Sunday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NASCAR ON NBC
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.
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