Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC IndyCar Season Opener Live on ABC The Verizon IndyCar Series opens its 2014 season with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on the Florida city’s picturesque and action-packed street circuit and ABC will have a live telecast at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 30. The race’s green flag will fly at 3:27 p.m. ABC will televise four other Verizon IndyCar Series races this season, including the May 25 Indianapolis 500, marking the 50th consecutive year the race will air on ABC.
Announcers: Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer: Allen Bestwick; analysts Scott Goodyear, Eddie Cheever. Pit reporters: Rick DeBruhl, Jamie Little, Vince Welch.
NHRA at Las Vegas on ESPN2, ESPN3 The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in is Las Vegas this weekend for the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and ESPN2 and ESPN3 will air qualifying and eliminations action. All NHRA programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliate provider. The schedule:
Friday, March 28
Saturday, March 29
Lucas Oil Series, Gainesville
Sunday, March 30
Announcers: Booth: Dave Rieff (anchor); Mike Dunn (analyst) Pit reporters: Gary Gerould, Jamie Howe, John Kernan.
NASCAR Now schedule This week’s schedule for ESPN2’s NASCAR news and information program NASCAR Now:
Tue., March 25
Wed., March 26
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 30, RacingLive! Martinsville will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) 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 Brant James will report from Martinsville while John Oreovicz will report from the opening race of the Verizon IndyCar Series in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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