Changes To NASCAR Television Coverage

Big changes are coming to your NASCAR television coverage. From daily programming to Sunday afternoons, TV coverage will be looking different.

Matt Kenseth leads the 2012 Daytona 500 AP Photo/Lesley Ann Miller

Matt Kenseth leads the 2012 Daytona 500
Photo – AP/Lesley Ann Miller

NASCAR television will be dramatically different for the SPEED channel in 2013, with the biggest change being a rebranding to FOX Sports One in August. But changes to the TV schedule will come as well. Continue reading

NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: Dec 14, 2012

December 14, 2013

December 14, 2013

Scheduled NASCAR testing of Sprint Cup Series 2013 GenSix car

NASCAR Fans, mark your calendars now for more Sprint Cup testing scheduled in January 2013.

Jan 10-12 at Daytona International Speedway

Jan 17-18 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Before the green flag waves for the famed Daytona 500 in Feb, 2013, watch for more NASCAR adjustments and driver feedback as testing of the new Generation Six 2013 car continues.

Full speed ahead for Keselowski…

You won’t find the sterling silver Sprint Cup trophy made by Tiffany and Co. at the home of reigning champion Brad Keselowski.

“No, I don’t keep      trophies at my house,”

Keselowski said during Tuesday’s test at Charlotte Motor Speedway,

“I don’t believe in building a shrine to myself. It’s kind of weird.”

This is why Keselowski will be a threat to repeat in 2013.

The Penske Racing driver doesn’t want to be reminded about what he has accomplished. He wants to work on building toward the future, and his two-day test at CMS is the first step in doing that. ESPN

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NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: Dec 13, 2012

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

NASCAR Fans will enjoy this special Sprint Cup and Nationwide programming from ESPN2

Set your DVR for today’s special airing on ESPN2 as they recap NASCAR’s greatest moments of the 2012 season, scheduled to air Thursday, Dec 13 on ESPN2 during their 2012 NASCAR Year in Review, produced by the Emmy Award-winning NASCAR Productions.

Highlights from the season will be featured in a pair of half-hour programs beginning with the NASCAR Nationwide Series at 3:00pm ET, followed by the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at 3:30pm ET.

Each program includes the most thrilling, big-picture moments from both racing series’ throughout the 2012 season, including Brad Keselowski’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship win, and the NASCAR Nationwide Series season in which Ricky Stenhouse Jr won his second consecutive championship. Jayski’s

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Mike Massaro: Working in the NASCAR Journalism World

Mike Massaro interviews Tony Stewart on ESPN

Mike Massaro interviews Tony Stewart on ESPN

By Jason Schultz

Perfecting what you do is always difficult. It takes time, patience and pure talent to perfect something.

Mike Massaro is one person who has perfected sports journalism coverage, especially in the sport we all enjoy, NASCAR. Fans may see Mike on ESPN’s NASCAR Now or you may hear his voice on your television each week, hearing about what’s going on in the NASCAR world. Continue reading

Meeting My NASCAR Idols – Incredible!

By Jason Schultz

Idols.

Everyone has them; they could be superstar athletes or everyday people. I have been privileged enough to meet three of my idols over the past month. With every encounter, I was star struck. Talking to someone that you admire, care for and respect, creates an incredible feeling inside of you. I have felt that feeling inside of me three times in the past month. “Incredible”. That’s how I describe every meeting. Continue reading

News and Views – Volume 3

For the week of November 28, 2011 – volume 3

With NASCAR’s 2011 Chase contenders and Champion coming to Las Vegas, it should be a fun week for fans to watch as all activities lead to the Sprint Cup Series banquet on Friday evening. Fans can watch the banquet on the SPEED channel. Champion Tony Stewart will be presenting his fifth annual “Stewie Awards” on Thursday night on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Fans can vote for the “Stewie Award” winners online at SiriusXM Stewie Awards Continue reading