FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 10th, 2018
NASCAR/INDYCAR MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL THIS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 AT 4 P.M. ET
Motorsports Icon Dale Earnhardt Jr. and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton Join IndyCar Play-by-Play Voice Leigh Diffey and Analyst Townsend Bell
Call Previews Sunday’s IndyCar Season Finale and the First Race of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs
Dial 334-323-0509 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 10, 2018 – NASCAR on NBC analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Burton as well as NBC Sports’ lead IndyCar play-by-play commentator Leigh Diffey and IndyCar analyst Townsend Bell will join NBC Sports executive producer Sam Flood on a media conference call Wednesday, September 12, at 4 p.m. ET to preview Sunday’s motorsports doubleheader on NBCSN – featuring live coverage of IndyCar’s season finale at Sonoma Raceway, and the first race of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Media interested in participating should call 334-323-0509; passcode 5147244.
NBCSN’s motorsports doubleheader begins this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET with NASCAR Cup Series racing from Las Vegas, followed by the Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Sonoma at 6:30 p.m. ET. Sunday’s race at Las Vegas marks the first race of the 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series Playoffs, with 16 drivers competing for the title, while four-time series champion Scott Dixon and 2016 Indy 500 winner Alexander Rossi face off for the 2018 IndyCar championship in Sonoma. Scott Dixon goes for his fifth career IndyCar title on Sunday, which would move him into second behind A.J. Foyt (7) for the most championships in IndyCar history.
- WHAT: NASCAR/IndyCar Media Conference Call
- WHO: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Leigh Diffey, Townsend Bell, and Sam Flood
- WHEN: Wednesday, September 12 at 4 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 334-323-0509
- PASSCODE: 5147244
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