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RaceView to make Nationwide debut Saturday

July 27, 2011, , NASCAR.com

NASCAR.COM announced Tuesday that TrackPass RaceView, its premier season-long, live Sprint Cup Series virtual experience will cover three marquee Nationwide Series races for the first time. The free application will debut at Lucas Oil Raceway on July 30 and also be available for Nationwide Series races at Watkins Glen (Aug. 13) and Richmond (Sept. 9). TrackPass RaceView coverage of the Nationwide Series will complement race fans' viewing experience on ESPN by allowing fans to monitor the full field of 43 drivers with advanced virtual video including six virtual camera angles on every car, in-car audio, position tracker, live telemetry and real-time race statistics for the entire race.

Nationwide RaceView


The Nationwide Series version of RaceView 4.0 will make its debut this weekend. You can follow all the action as Travis Pastrana makes his series debut in the Kroger 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway.

Through RaceView on NASCAR.COM, fans will be able to complement their viewing experience of the highly-anticipated Nationwide Series debut of five-time U.S. amateur motocross champion Travis Pastrana at Lucas Oil Raceway on Saturday night (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). Pastrana, known for his X Games accolades and appeal to younger demos, will show off his skills for the first time in a Nationwide Series race car. Through the multiple camera angles and in-car audio available in RaceView, fans can observe Pastrana as he takes on Lucas Oil Raceway and Richmond -- the first two of seven races for the extreme sports star.

"This is a very exciting season for the Nationwide Series and by offering TrackPass RaceView for these three marquee races, fans can put themselves on-track with their favorite drivers for the first time," said Justin Williams, senior director of business operations for NASCAR.COM. "We are excited to be able to work with our partners at NASCAR and Nationwide to use one of our signature products to continue to grow and improve the fans' digital NASCAR experience."

"TrackPass RaceView has been a signature digital companion product for the Sprint Cup Series for years, giving fans the ability to tailor their race experience for their favorite drivers," said John Martin, NASCAR's managing director of digital media. "Research has shown that RaceView complements the television viewing experience and we're excited to support ESPN's broadcast of the Nationwide Series. We continually look for ways to provide fans with the content they want to see, where they want to see it."

TrackPass RaceView is an unparalleled interactive racing application that gives fans the ultimate way to follow their favorite driver alongside the race telecast, with six virtual camera angles including: Automatic, Front, Back, Side, Top and Pit Road view. The animated experience, similar to sports video games, offers fans a whole new level of interactive capabilities. RaceView has been designed to support all current editions of Safari, Firefox and Internet Explorer running Adobe Flash Player. To access TrackPass RaceView visit www.nascar.com/raceview.