Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC

NASCAR Nationwide Series Goes Road Racing on ABC
The NASCAR Nationwide Series goes road racing at picturesque Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., on Saturday, June 21, and ABC will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 2:30 p.m. ET with the green flag at 3:06 p.m. Also from the 4-mile racing circuit, ESPN2 will televise qualifying at 11:30 a.m. on race day. The race telecast also will air live in Canada on TSN and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on June 22 at 4 a.m.

Booth: Lap-by-Lap announcer Allen Bestwick; analysts Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree.
Pit reporters: Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch.

NHRA in New Hampshire Goes Live on ESPN
ESPN will air three hours of live NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series eliminations action from New England Dragway in Epping, N.H., on Sunday, June 22, at 1 p.m. Qualifying for the Auto-Plus NHRA New England 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 20 6:45 p.m. Qualifying (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Saturday, June 21 7 p.m. Qualifying ESPN2, WatchESPN
Sunday, June 22 11 a.m. Eliminations (live) ESPN3, WatchESPN
Sunday, June 22 1 p.m. Eliminations (live) ESPN, WatchESPN

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

Motorsports on Other ESPN Platforms — RacingLive! on is a live blog where fans can engage in debate and discussion with writers and editors during the NASCAR Sprint Cup races. On Sunday, June 22, RacingLive! Sonoma will coincide with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma, Calif. Fans can join’s NASCAR experts in dissecting every aspect of the race live here.

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