FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
NBCSN PRESENTS EXCLUSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2018 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AWARDS FROM LAS VEGAS THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 AT 9 P.M. ET
Rutledge Wood & Kelli Stavast Host Annual Awards Show from Wynn Las Vegas
Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon to Serve as NBCSN’s Red Carpet Reporter
Red Carpet Coverage Begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Special Edition of NASCAR America
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 27, 2018 – NBC Sports Group celebrates the conclusion of a thrilling 2018 NASCAR season, with exclusive live coverage of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards, this Thursday, November 29 at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN. A special edition of NASCAR America kicks off the evening at 8 p.m. ET, with red carpet coverage from the Wynn Las Vegas, in Las Vegas, Nev.
NASCAR on NBC’s Rutledge Wood (@RutledgeWood) and Kelli Stavast (@kellistavast) host Thursday evening’s award ceremony honoring 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion, and driver of Team Penske’s No. 22 Ford, Joey Logano. In addition, the show will feature the announcement of the National Motorsports Press Association’s Most Popular Driver award, won by NASCAR icon and NASCAR on NBC analyst Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the past 15 years.
Carolyn Manno (@carolynmanno) will anchor Thursday’s red-carpet edition of NASCAR America and will be joined on set by NASCAR on NBC analysts Kyle Petty (@KylePetty) and Parker Kligerman (@pkligerman), from NBC Sports Group’s headquarters in Stamford, Conn. Veteran NASCAR on NBC pit reporter Marty Snider (@HeyMartySnider) will contribute on-site red carpet coverage from the Wynn Las Vegas, alongside special red carpet reporter and 2018 Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon. Highlighted by exclusive interviews with NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers, Thursday’s special red-carpet edition of NASCAR America will also include interviews with NASCAR legends and the many celebrities in attendance.
NASCAR ON NBC
The official home of the NASCAR Playoffs, NBC Sports Group presents 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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