Motorsports This Week on ESPN


NASCAR Sprint Cup at Pocono Live on ESPN
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the "Tricky Triangle," Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., for a 400-mile race on Sunday, Aug. 3, and ESPN will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at noon ET with the race’s green flag at 1:19 p.m. Also from Pocono, ESPN2 will air NASCAR Sprint Cup practices on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The race also airs live in Canada on TSN and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on Aug. 4 at 4 a.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.

Announcers:
Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.
Pit reporters: Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch, Mike Massaro.
NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe (host); Rusty Wallace; Brad Daugherty (analysts).

NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time Saturday Night
The NASCAR Nationwide Series races under the lights in prime time at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, on Saturday night, Aug. 2, and ESPN will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 7:30 p.m. ET with the race’s green flag at 8:14 p.m. Also from Iowa, ESPN will air qualifying on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The race also airs live in Canada on TSN2 and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on Aug. 3 at 5 a.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.

Announcers:
Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Dave Burns; analyst Ricky Craven.
Pit reporters: Rick DeBruhl, Jim Noble, Vince Welch .

NHRA West Coast Swing Concludes in Seattle
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concludes its annual three-race swing through the western part of the country with the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals in Seattle and qualifying and eliminations action will air on ESPN2 and ESPN3 Aug. 1-3. All NHRA programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider. The schedule:

Date Time Event Network
Friday, Aug. 1 8:30 p.m. Qualifying (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Saturday, Aug. 2 10 p.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sunday, Aug. 3 2 p.m. Eliminations (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, Aug. 3 7 p.m. Eliminations ESPN2, WatchESPN

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

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, Aug. 3, RacingLive! Pocono will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Pocono Raceway. Fans can join ESPN.com’s NASCAR experts in dissecting every aspect of the race live here.

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