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NHRA Gatornationals Action on ESPN2, ESPN3
The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series will hold one of its biggest events of the season this weekend with the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., and drag racing fans can watch action on both ESPN2 and ESPN3. All NHRA programming on ESPN2 and ESPN3 is also available on computers, smartphones and tablets through WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app. The schedule:

Friday, March 9

2 p.m. Qualifying (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, March 11 4 a.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sunday, March 11 11 a.m. Eliminations (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, March 11 5 p.m. Qualifying (re-air) ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sunday, March 11 6 p.m. Eliminations ESPN2, WatchESPN

The traditional East Coast opener and the season’s first of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders and first of 10 for Pro Mod racers, this event is one of the sport’s most revered with a rich tradition of history-making performances. This hallowed dragstrip has entertained spring-break-loving fans for four decades with such notable occasions as the first 260-mph Top Fuel and Funny Car runs in 1984 and the first 270-mph and 300-mph Top Fuel passes, in 1986 and 1992, respectively. Its 675-foot concrete launchpad is one of the longest on the tour.

Announcers:
Booth: Paul Page (anchor); Mike Dunn (analyst)
Pit reporters: Gary Gerould, Dave Rieff, Jamie Howe.


NASCAR Nationwide Series at Las Vegas       
The NASCAR Nationwide Series moves to the 1.5-mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for a 300-mile race and ESPN2 will have a live telecast on Saturday, March 10, at 5 p.m. ET. The race’s green flag is at 5:16 p.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN and ESPN2 is also available on computers, smartphones and tablets with the WatchESPN app and WatchESPN.com.

Announcers:
Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.
Pit reporters: Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch, Vince Welch.
ESPN Tech Garage: Tim Brewer


NASCAR Now Schedule
The one-hour weekend edition of ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will air on Sunday, March 11, at 9 a.m. ET with a preview of that day’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Nicole Briscoe will host, joined by analyst Dale Jarrett from Las Vegas along with reporters Mike Massaro and Ryan McGee. 

Date Time Show Host Network
Wed., March 7 1:30 a.m. NASCAR Now Mike Massaro ESPN2, WatchESPN
Wed., March 7 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Mike Massaro ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sun., March 11 9 a.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon., March 12 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2, WatchESPN


Motorsports on Other ESPN Platforms
ESPN.com -- RacingLive! on ESPN.com is a live blog where fans can engage in debate and discussion with ESPN.com writers and editors during the NASCAR Sprint Cup races. On Sunday, March 11, RacingLive! Las Vegas will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Fans can join ESPN.com’s NASCAR experts in dissecting every aspect of the race live at http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/. ESPN.com motorsports writer Terry Blount will be on hand at Las Vegas.

ESPN Radio -- Each weekend morning, ESPN Radio’s RaceDay starts its engines at 6 a.m. ET with host Pat Patterson anchored from the site of that weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race. On both Saturday and Sunday mornings, ESPN Radio’s RaceDay listeners get an hour of news, previews and analysis, as well as profiles and interviews with NASCAR’s biggest names and newsmakers and the involvement of listeners via calls and e-mails.

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