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Monday, March 26th, 2018
NASCAR AMERICA TO DEBUT “WEDNESDAYS WITH DALE JR.,” THIS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Make Weekly Appearances on NASCAR America Every Wednesday Night at 5 p.m. ET
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver Ryan Blaney Joins Wednesday’s Edition of NASCAR America
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 26, 2018 – NASCAR America, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show, will debut “Wednesdays with Dale Jr.,” weekly episodes with motorsports icon and NBC Sports’ newest on-air contributor Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr), this Wednesday, March 28 at 5 p.m. ET.
NASCAR’s most popular driver for the last 15 years will contribute weekly to NASCAR America, from the “big oak table” at NBC Sports’ NASCAR office in Charlotte, N.C. Set outside of the traditional NASCAR America studio, each “Wednesdays with Dale Jr.” episode will feature in-depth discussions and free-flowing conversations about the latest news to come out of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series.
Viewers and fans can join in the conversation using #WednesDale, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Rutledge Wood (@Rutledgewood) will host this Wednesday’s edition of NASCAR America, alongside Earnhardt, and fellow NASCAR on NBC analyst Kyle Petty (@KylePetty). Driver of the No. 12 Team Penske Ford, Ryan Blaney, will also contribute to Wednesday’s coverage.
Following this week’s debut of “Wednesdays with Dale Jr.,” Earnhardt will make weekly appearances on NASCAR America every Wednesday night at 5 p.m. ET.
THIS WEEK’S NASCAR ON NBCSN SCHEDULE
|Tuesday, March 27||NASCAR America||5 p.m.|
|Wednesday, March 28||NASCAR America||5 p.m.|
|NASCAR K&N Series – Kern County||6 p.m.|
|NASCAR America||11:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, March 29||NASCAR America||5 p.m.|
|NASCAR The Decades||6 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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