FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 22nd, 2021
PEACOCK TO EXCLUSIVELY STREAM FAN CALL-IN SHOW “NASCAR AMERICA MOTORMOUTHS” MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY BEGINNING TODAY AT 6 P.M. ET
NASCAR on NBC Analysts Kyle Petty, Dale Jarrett, Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte To Provide Commentary on All Things Motorsports Monday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET
Motormouths Will Be Available for Free on the NBC Sports Channel on Peacock
NEW YORK, N.Y. – March 22, 2021 – Starting today, Peacock will exclusively stream NASCAR America Motormouths Monday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. ET – 7 p.m. ET. Led by viewers’ favorite NASCAR personalities, Motormouths will continue to focus on the fans, providing a direct line to call into the show to share their thoughts on each week’s races and discuss the latest news in the sport. Current and past drivers will join the live broadcast.
Auto racing icon Kyle Petty, NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee and 1999 NASCAR Cup Series champion Dale Jarrett, 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, and Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte serve as primary contributors. Current and past drivers will join the program on a weekly basis.
“We’re proud to expand Peacock’s sports talk lineup with Kyle Petty, Jeff Burton, Dale Jarrett, and Steve Letarte,” said Rick Cordella EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock. “As we continue to expand sports programming, Motormouths is a great addition to the premier streaming experience we aim to provide to all fans.”
NASCAR America launched on NBCSN in 2014 as a 30-minute news and information program and has expanded and evolved over the years. NASCAR America Motormouths episodes debuted in 2019 and quickly garnered acclaim for their interactive focus with the passionate NASCAR fanbase.
Jarrett, a three-time Daytona 500 winner, was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2014. Letarte served as a crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordan at Hendrick Motorsports, winning the Daytona 500 with Earnhardt Jr. in 2014. Petty amassed 173 Top-10 finishes in a racing career that spanned three decades and has been a race and studio commentator for more than a decade. Burton, dubbed “The Mayor” by fans, competitors and media, was named NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year in 1994, and captured 21 NASCAR Cup Series victories and 27 Xfinity Series wins throughout his career.
Content will be available on demand in addition to streaming live on the NBC Sports on Peacock channel. For assets, see here.
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