Motorsports This Week on ESPN


NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time on ESPN
The NASCAR Nationwide Series races in prime time on Friday night, June 27, at Kentucky Speedway near Cincinnati and ESPN will have a live telecast of the 300-mile race on the 1.5-mile track. NASCAR Countdown airs at 7 p.m. ET with the green flag at 7:45 p.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. The race telecast also will air live in Canada on TSN2 and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on June 28 at 4 a.m.

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

NHRA in Chicagoland Goes Live on ESPN
ESPN will air three hours of live NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series eliminations action from Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday, June 29, at 3 p.m. Qualifying for the O'Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals will air on both ESPN2 and ESPN3. 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, June 27 6:45 p.m. Qualifying (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Saturday, June 28 7:30 p.m. NHRA Thrills & Spills ESPN2, WatchESPN
Saturday, June 28 8 p.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sunday, June 29 Noon Eliminations (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, June 29 1 p.m. Eliminations (live) 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 Saturday night, June 28, RacingLive! Kentucky will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Fans can join ESPN.com's NASCAR experts in dissecting every aspect of the race live at http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/.

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