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Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
NASCAR CUP & XFINITY SERIES RACES FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY IN LOUDON PRESENTED THIS WEEKEND ON NBCSN
NBC Sports’ “Racing Team” of Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte to Be in Broadcast Booth Saturday and Sunday
Cup Series Pre-Race Coverage Begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Xfinity Coverage Gets Underway at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday
Motocross Spring Creek National – Saturday Live at 3 p.m. ET on NBC
Dale Jr. Download with Baseball Hall of Fame Member Chipper Jones – Tomorrow at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 14, 2021 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway will host the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series in Loudon, N.H. this weekend on NBCSN, with pre-race coverage on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 2:30 p.m. on NBCSN, leading into race coverage at 3 p.m. ET.
Two-time Daytona 500 Champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame selection Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte, and 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton in NBC Sports’ “Racing Team” broadcast booth to call both the Cup and Xfinity Series races this weekend from Loudon.
The “Racing Team” will also include 1999 NASCAR Cup Series champion Dale Jarrett and auto racing icon Kyle Petty during race and pre-race coverage. Pre-race coverage will take place at the front of the grid with Letarte, Jarrett and Petty on Saturday and Sunday. Marty Snider and Dillon Welch will serve as pit reporters.
A legacy piece on NASCAR Hall of Fame broadcaster and Vermont native Ken Squier and his Family Farm Innovation Fund, which aims to create a fund for Vermont dairy farmers to innovate and gain support, will air during pre-race coverage. Squier has been a member of the NASCAR on NBC team for the past six years.
NASCAR coverage this weekend will get underway with Xfinity Series Countdown to Green pre-race coverage Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with race coverage at 3 p.m. ET. Cup Series coverage on Sunday begins with Countdown to Green at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, leading into the green flag waving shortly following 3 p.m. ET.
The official home of the NASCAR Championship and Playoffs, NBC Sports will once again present the final 20 NASCAR Cup Series races and 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2021, culminating with the Championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 6-7. Click here for more information on NBC Sports’ 2021 NASCAR coverage.
NASCAR Pick ‘Em: NBC Sports’ free-to-play game, NASCAR Pick ‘Em, features a weekly contest for each NASCAR Cup Series race. NASCAR Pick ‘Em is available for download now on the NBC Sports Predictor app powered by PointsBet (available in the App Store and Google Play Store) and at nbcsports.com/predictor.
- Booth: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte
- Front of the Grid: Dale Jarrett, Kyle Petty
- Pit Reporters: Marty Snider, Dillon Welch
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBCSN
- Streaming – NBCSports.com, and NBC Sports app
|Sat., July 17||Countdown to Green – NASCAR Xfinity Series||NBCSN||2:30 p.m.|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series New Hampshire Race||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
|Sun., July 18||Countdown to Green – NASCAR Cup Series||NBCSN||2:30 p.m.|
|NASCAR Cup Series New Hampshire Race||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
|NASCAR Cup Series New Hampshire Post-Race||NBCSN||6:30 p.m.|
LUCAS OIL MOTOCROSS: SPRING CREEK NATIONAL
- Play by Play: Jason Weigandt
- Analyst: Grant Langston
- Reporters: Ashley Reynard, Ryan Dungey
The 2021 Lucas Oil Motocross season continues with the Spring Creek National from Millville, Minn., live this Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. Dylan Ferrandis has captured three straight victories — and four of the first five races — to extend his lead atop the 450 Class standings. There has been a different winner in each of the first five races in the 250 Class, with Hunter Lawrence earning his first career win last weekend in the Southwick National. Hunter’s brother, Jett Lawrence, holds a 3-point lead over Cooper Webb in the class standings.
NBCSN will present hour-long encores at 8:30 p.m. ET and 9:30 p.m. ET on Saturday evening. Live streaming coverage of all races and qualifying this weekend will be available exclusively on Peacock. For more information about Motocross on Peacock, click here.
IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP: LIME ROCK
- Play by Play: Dave Burns
- Analyst: Calvin Fish
- Pit Reporters: Parker Kligerman, Kevin Lee
Live coverage of the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Northeast Grand Prix from historic Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, Conn. will be presented at 3 p.m. ET on NBC Sports digital platforms. An encore will be presented at 5:30 p.m. ET immediately following NASCAR Xfinity Series coverage on NBCSN.
The GT IMSA classes will be in action — GT Daytona (GTD) and GT Le Mans (GTLM). Live streaming coverage of all races throughout the weekend will also be available on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.
DALE JR. DOWNLOAD
Baseball Hall of Fame member and 1999 MLB MVP Chipper Jones is this week’s guest on the Dale Jr. Download episode that airs Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Produced on-site at Dirty Mo Media Studios in Mooresville, N.C., the Dale Jr. Download on NBCSN takes viewers couch-side for the taping of the motorsports icon’s weekly podcast, featuring unparalleled perspective, candid commentary, and insight that fans have come to expect from Dale Jr.
NBC SPORTS’ NASCAR COVERAGE
NBC Sports is the official home of the 2021 NASCAR Playoffs, covering the race for the NASCAR Cup Series & NASCAR Xfinity Series championships. NBC Sports’ NASCAR programming also includes races from NASCAR’s regional touring series; annual events such as the NASCAR Awards and NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony; and original programming across NBC Sports platforms.