FOX Sports 1 frequently asked questions
August 15, 2013, NASCAR.com
FOX Sports 1 officially launched at 8 a.m. ET on Saturday, Aug. 17 with 18 hours of original programming on Day 1, 16.5 hours of which were live, kicking off with NASCAR LIVE from Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich.
KEY FOX AND FOX SPORTS 1 SUMMARY: 2015-2024
• NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: First 16 points races (9 on FOX Sports, 7 on FOX Sports 1)
• NASCAR Nationwide Series: First 14 points races (14 races on FOX Sports 1)
• NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: All races
• NASCAR Sprint Unlimited, Budweiser Duels and NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
• ‘TV Everywhere’ live-streaming rights for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Wednesday, Aug. 21
*10-10:50 a.m. ET Camping World Truck Series practice (FOX Sports 1)
*Noon-1:30 p.m. ET Camping World Truck Series practice (FOX Sports 1)
*4:35 p.m. ET Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole qualifying (FOX Sports 2)
*8 p.m. ET UNOH 200 (FOX Sports 1)
Friday, Aug. 23
9 a.m.-noon ET Nationwide Series final practice (FOX Sports 1)
Noon-2 p.m. ET Sprint Cup Series practice (FOX Sports 1)
2:45-3:30 p.m. ET Sprint Cup Series final practice (FOX Sports 1)
3:40 p.m. ET Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole qualifying (FOX Sports 1)
FOX Sports 1 NASCAR Programming Highlights
*Select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races as soon as 2015
*Select NASCAR Nationwide Series races starting in 2015
*NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races
*NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
*Practice and Qualifying sessions from all three national series
*NASCAR RaceDay, providing pre-race coverage
*NASCAR Victory Lane,
providing pre-race coverage
*Race Hub, a daily studio show with the latest from drivers, owners and garages.
*All Speedweeks events leading up to the Daytona 500 including:
**Daytona 500 Coors Light Pole Qualifying
**Sprint Unlimited at Daytona (2014, 2017-22)
**Budweiser Duel, now in prime time
FOX Sports 1 Frequently Asked Questions
FOX Sports 1 FAQ: http://msn.foxsports.com/other/page/foxsports1-faq
FS1 Channel Finder: http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsports1
FOX Sports Letter to Fans
GENERAL FS1 QUESTIONS
Q: What is FOX Sports 1?
A: FOX Sports 1 is America’s newest sports network, a national 24-hour cable channel being launched by FOX on August 17, 2013.
Q: What is FOX Sports 2?
A: FOX Sports 2 is an extension of FOX Sports 1 that features live coverage of sporting events and connects with fans through entertaining studio shows and original programming.
Q: How will I know what channel FOX Sports 1 is on?
A: In most markets, FOX Sports 1 will be located in the same channel position now occupied by SPEED. As we get closer to launch, more updated FOX Sports 1 information will be available via the Channel Finder (Click here).
Q: What can I do if I don’t get FOX Sports 1 on August 17?
A: We would suggest that you place a call to your TV provider and let them know that you’d really like to have FOX Sports 1 included in your basic package.
Q: Will I have to pay more for FOX Sports 1?
A: For the overwhelming number of viewers who subscribe to a cable, satellite or telephone company video service, FOX Sports 1 will likely be included in your expanded basic level of service at launch.
Q: How will FOX Sports 1 be different from the other sports networks I get?
A: Over the past several years, FOX Sports has acquired or renewed rights agreements with entities like the FIFA World Cup, MLB, NASCAR, NFL, UFC and collegiate conferences like the Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Conference USA, Pac-12, and soccer leagues around the world to develop a full, robust programming schedule. FOX Sports 1 will have nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually.
Q: In addition to NASCAR, what sports will FOX Sports 1 televise?
A: FOX Sports 1 has seven pillar sports: college basketball and football, MLB, NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), soccer and UFC. FOX Sports 1 boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually and that number will continue to grow. College football on FOX Sports 1 is highlighted by regular season coverage of Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA games. FOX Sports 1 carries dozens of exclusive prime time college basketball games from the Big East, Big 12, Pac-12 and Conference USA and the network is home to the Big East men’s basketball tournament. Starting in 2014, select MLB League Championship Series and Division Series games as well as regular season games are coming to FOX Sports 1. Soccer is highlighted on FOX Sports 1 with the world’s most prolific club soccer competitions, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League and CONCACAF Champions League. FOX Sports 1 carries the world’s oldest soccer competition, the FA Cup; CONCACAF Gold Cup; CONCACAF Qualifiers, FIFA Women’s World Cup coverage in 2015 and 2019; FIFA Men’s World Cup coverage in 2018 and 2022. UFC is also a core programming pillar. In addition to Saturday pay-per-view preliminary cards, Wednesday nights are home to the UFC with UFC Tonight, live events and The Ultimate Fighter.
Q: Can I get FOX Sports 1 on my phone or tablet?
A: When FOX Sports 1 launches in August, the FOX Sports GO app will also be released. The groundbreaking mobile sports experience for iPhone, iPad, Android devices and web will offer more than 1,100 live games and events from across FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports’ 22 regional sports networks. It will also have scores, highlights, news, stats and analysis. Access to games and live events will be free to fans who receive their video programming from a participating cable, satellite or telephone company.
NASCAR ON FOX SPORTS 1
Q: Will NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races be on FOX and FOX Sports 1?
A: FOX Sports 1 also carries select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events beginning 2015. In 2014, FOX broadcast channel will continue to broadcast the races from Daytona through Dover as in the past. In addition, FOX Sports 1 will be the home of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races. The NASCAR Sprint All-Star race, all SpeedWeeks events including Daytona 500 Qualifying, Sprint Unlimited at Daytona, the Budweiser Duel, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series Practice and Qualifying sessions will continue to air on FOX Sports 1. Additionally, FOX Sports 1 carries NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and Race Hub shows.
Q: Where can I find my favorite NASCAR shows?
A: NASCAR Race Hub will air weekdays at 4:30pm ET on FOX Sports 1. NASCAR RaceDay and NASCAR Victory Lane will continue to lead into and air following NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. Fans can continue to check NASCAR.com and FOXSports1.com for TV schedules or check local listings.
What other NASCAR programs will be on FOX Sports 1?
A: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races, Speed Weeks coverage, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice and Qualifying sessions. FOX Sports 1 will continue to carry NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and Race Hub shows.
Q: What happens to SPEED programming when FOX Sports 1 launches?
A: FOX Sports continues its major commitment to motorsports programming with top-level NASCAR events, including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races as well as popular programs like NASCAR RaceDay, NASCAR Victory Lane and RaceHub.
Q: What will happen to the SPEED website?
A: NASCAR news, updates and editorial features will live under the “NASCAR” section on FOXSports.com. SPEED.com will continue to cover all other motorsports news and series such as F1, IndyCar, MotoGP, Supercross, Sports Car racing and more.
Q: What will happen to SPEED’s social media platforms?
A: The SPEED Facebook (facebook.com/speed) and Twitter (@SPEED) accounts will continue to provide motorsports news and coverage as they have in the past. Also, NASCAR fans will still be able to engage with high quality content via the NASCARonFOX facebook (facebook.com/NASCARonFOX) and twitter pages (@NASCARonFOX).