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Motorsports This Week on ESPN
NASCAR Nationwide Series at Bristol 
After two races in the western US, the NASCAR Nationwide Series moves to the half-mile Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway this weekend for a 300-lap race and ESPN will have a live telecast on Saturday, March 17. The NASCAR Countdown pre-race show airs at 1 p.m. ET with the race’s green flag at 2:13 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.
NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe (host); Rusty Wallace, Brad Daugherty (analysts).

NASCAR Now Schedule
The one-hour weekend edition of ESPN2’s daily NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now will air on Sunday, March 18, at 9 a.m. ET with a preview of that day’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Shannon Spake will host, joined by analyst Rusty Wallace from Bristol along with reporters Nicole Briscoe and Marty Smith. Weekday editions of the program air at 3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday of this week. There is no show on Friday due to live NASCAR programming. 

Date

Time Show Host Network
Tue., March 13 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2, WatchESPN
Wed., March 14 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Nicole Briscoe ESPN2, WatchESPN
Thu., March 15 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sun., March 18 9 a.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon., March 19 3 p.m. NASCAR Now Shannon Spake ESPN2, WatchESPN


60th Anniversary 12 Hours of Sebring on ABC, ESPN3
The 60th edition of one of the world’s most prestigious sports car endurance races, the Mobil1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, runs on Saturday, March 17, at Sebring (FL) International Raceway. The season opener for the American Le Mans Series can be seen flag-to-flag on ESPN3, ESPN’s multi-screen, live sports network, starting at 10:15 a.m. ET. On television, ABC will air two hours of race highlights on Sunday, March 18, at noon.

ESPN3 also will air qualifying for the event on Friday, March 16, at 2:55 p.m. All ALMS programming on ESPN3 is also available on computers, smartphones and tablets with the WatchESPN app and WatchESPN.com.

Announcers:
ESPN3: John Hindhaugh (anchor), Jeremy Shaw (analyst), Taro Koki (pit reporter).
ABC: Brian Till (anchor), Johnny O’Connell, Justin Bell (analysts), Rick DeBruhl, Jamie Howe, Kelli Stavast (pit reporters).

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 18, RacingLive! Bristol will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol 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 David Newton will be on hand at Bristol.

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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