FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
NBCSN PRESENTS 2019 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY THIS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1 AT 8 P.M. ET
10th Annual Hall of Fame Ceremony Honors NASCAR Legends Jeff Gordon, Jack Roush, Roger Penske, Davey Allison, and Alan Kulwicki
Hall of Fame Show Open Narrated by Iconic NASCAR Broadcaster Ken Squier
NASCAR America Returns Monday, February 11 at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 31, 2019 – NBCSN will present live coverage of the 2019 NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Friday, February 1, at 8 p.m. ET. The two-hour special will celebrate the 10th annual NASCAR Hall of Fame class, featuring five NASCAR legends who have shown immense commitment to the sport.
The Class of 2019 includes four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon; Daytona 500 champion and beloved fan favorite Davey Allison; NASCAR Cup Series champion driver/owner and one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers Alan Kulwicki; NASCAR’s winningest car owner & five-time NASCAR national series champion owner Jack Roush; and “The Captain” Roger Penske, whose race teams have won more than 500 major motorsports events.
In addition, the ceremony will recognize executive Jim Hunter, with the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR, as well as longtime motorsports reporter and publisher Steve Waid, with the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence.
NBC Sports Group’s Krista Voda and Rick Allen will co-host Friday’s ceremony from the Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, N.C. NASCAR on NBCSN reporter Marty Snider will provide interviews with drivers and owners in attendance. NBCSN’s 2019 Hall of Fame telecast will also feature a special show open narrated by iconic NASCAR broadcaster and Hall of Fame Class of 2018 member Ken Squier.
NASCAR AMERICA RETURNS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11 AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NASCAR America, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show dedicated to speed and stock car racing, returns for its sixth season on Monday, February 11 at 5 p.m. ET.
NASCAR ON NBC
NBC Sports Group returns for its fifth season of NASCAR on NBC coverage beginning Sunday, June 30 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 2019. 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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