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Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
TONY STEWART AND WILL POWER JOIN “NASCAR AMERICA” THIS WEEK ON NBCSN
Three Time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart to Appear on NASCAR America’s The Dale Jr. Download Tonight, February 19 at 5 p.m. ET
IndyCar Series Champion Will Power Interviewed Live on NASCAR America’s Motorsports Hour this Thursday, February 21 at 5 p.m. ET
Season Six of NASCAR America Features New Look and Daily Themed Episodes Covering News From Across the Motorsports Industry
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 19, 2019 – Three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, Tony Stewart, and IndyCar Series Champion Will Power join
NASCAR America this week, as NBCSN’s daily motorsports show celebrates the start of the 2019 NASCAR season and the build-up to the 2019 Indianapolis 500.
Tonight at 5 p.m. ET on NASCAR America’s The Dale Jr. Download, Stewart joins hosts Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@Dalejr) and Mike Davis for an hour of “Smoke” stories. In addition, Stewart, Earnhardt, and Davis recap Sunday’s thrilling Daytona 500, and discuss some of the early-season story lines coming out of Daytona International Speedway this past weekend.
With the IndyCar Series less than a month away from starting its 2019 season exclusively on NBC, defending Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power will join NASCAR America this Thursday at 5 p.m. ET to talk about the upcoming IndyCar season, how winning the Indy 500 changed his career, and what it will take to claim a second series championship. Krista Voda (@kristavoda) hosts NASCAR America’s Motorsports Hour, and will be joined by analysts A.J. Allmendinger (@AJDinger) and Parker Kligerman (@pkligerman).
Additionally, Wednesday’s episode of NASCAR America Motormouths, NBCSN’s new weekly call-in show hosted by NASCAR on NBC’s Rutledge Wood (@rutledgewood) and Marty Snider (@HeyMartysnider), alongside auto racing icon Kyle Petty (@KylePetty), will feature a special mystery guest. Fans can join the conversation by calling 1-844-NASCAR-NBC to have their questions answered. NASCAR America Motormouths airs Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
As a compliment to Wednesday’s telecast of NASCAR America on NBCSN, NBC Sports Digital will present NASCAR America Debrief, a digital exclusive show available on the NBC Sports YouTube Channel beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
Highlighted by an all-new look and schedule, season six of NASCAR America airs weeknights at 5 p.m. ET, and originates daily from NBC Sports Group’s updated studio in Charlotte, N.C. As part of NASCAR America’s rebranding this season, each weeknight will showcase a different themed show focused on the sport of NASCAR, its drivers, teams, fans and the motorsports industry at large.
THIS WEEK’S NASCAR AMERICA SCHEDULE ON NBCSN
|Tuesday, February 19||5:00 PM|
|Wednesday, February20||5:00 PM|
|Thursday, February 21||5:00 PM|
NASCAR America is also available on the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TV’s.
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.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–