SIRIUS Radio Expands NASCAR Coverage
SIRIUS Satellite Radio, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, will provide the most comprehensive radio coverage of the 2007 Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, broadcasting all ten races live and providing listeners with in-car audio from NASCAR's top drivers as they compete for the coveted NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Championship.
On Sunday, September 16, SIRIUS will broadcast the first event of the Chase, the Sylvania 300 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race (1:15 pm ET) live from New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, NH on SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, channel 128. For all ten Chase races, SIRIUS will provide the live race call on channel 128, plus ten additional Driver2Crew Chatter(TM) channels that will combine the race broadcast with the in-car audio of ten different race teams.
For every race, SIRIUS will provide in-car audio for the top nine drivers in the championship points standings. The tenth Driver2Crew channel will be the "Fan's Choice" and will carry the in-car audio of a driver chosen by fans who cast their vote by logging on to (www.sirius.com/driver2crew). For Sunday's Sylvania 300, SIRIUS subscribers can hear the following:
Live race call provided by MRN -- channel 128
Driver2Crew Channels: (place in standings)
Jimmie Johnson (1st) -- channel 149
Jeff Gordon (2nd) -- channel 152
Tony Stewart (3rd) -- channel 147
Carl Edwards (4th) -- channel 153
Kurt Busch (5th) -- channel 154
Denny Hamlin (6th) -- channel 155
Martin Truex Jr. (7th) -- channel 156
Matt Kenseth (8th) -- channel 157
Kyle Busch (9th) -- channel 158
Fan's Choice -- channel 140 (Driver TBD)
Throughout the Chase, SIRIUS NASCAR Radio will give NASCAR fans 24/7 coverage of every race and everything in between, with live races and a daily programming lineup that offers up-to-the-minute news, analysis and interviews daily. Listeners will hear two-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup champion Tony Stewart every Tuesday night on his exclusive weekly call-in show, Tony Stewart Live (8:00-10:00pm ET) as well as rookie sensation Juan Pablo Montoya every Monday on The Juan Pablo Montoya Report (5:00pm ET).
SIRIUS NASCAR Radio's roster of expert hosts also includes: David Poole, Marty Snider, John Kernan, Buddy Baker, Johnny Benson, Randy LaJoie, Ron Hornaday, Ricky Craven, Phil Parsons, John Andretti, Dave Moody, Pat Patterson, Steve Post, Jenna Fryer, Jerry Bonkowski, Mark Garrow and Mojo Nixon. money.cnn.com