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Sonoma, Road America Viewer's Guide

June 20, 2013, Staff report,

How are you watching the races at Sonoma Raceway and Road America? Find out how to get the latest from wherever you are




Even if you're not at the track, you can keep up with all the live action on TV and at (All times Eastern, unless noted.)

Watch practices and races on TV:


Friday, June 21:
, 3 p.m.; 4 p.m. on SPEED

Final practice, 6:30 p.m. on SPEED

Saturday, June 22:

Qualifying, 2:05 p.m. on SPEED

Sunday, June 23:

Toyota/Save Mart 350, 3 p.m. on TNT


Friday, June 21:

Practice, 12:30 p.m.

Final practice, 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 22:

Qualifying, 12:05 p.m. on ESPN2

Johnsonville Sausage 200 presented by Menards, 5 p.m. on ESPN

Get inside the garage:

GarageCam will be streaming live from Sonoma Raceway on Friday, June 21 from the Sprint Cup garage at 2:30 p.m. ET.

Keep an eye on the media center:

Press Pass will have live news conferences throughout race weekend. All times Eastern.

Friday, June 21:

Marcos Ambrose |
1:45 p.m.

Matt Kenseth | 2 p.m.

Clint Bowyer | 2:15 p.m.

Jeff Gordon | 5:30 p.m.

Danica Patrick | 5:45 p.m.

Saturday, June 22:

Sprint Cup post-qualifying news conferences | 3:30 p.m.

K&N West Series post-race news conferences | 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 23:

NASCAR announcement | Noon

Sprint Cup post-race news conferences | 6:10 p.m.

Re-live the race:

Watch race highlights from your favorite driver and top moments from the track shortly after the race ends with Race RePlay.

Want to attend the races this weekend? Buy tickets to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 and Johnsonville Sausage 200 presented by Menards here.

Know the tracks:

Check out our Sonoma Raceway track page to learn the history of the track and explore the best fan views. You can also use our weekly paint scheme preview to easily spot your favorite driver's car.

Want to meet a driver?

Here is a list of driver appearances taking place at the track this weekend. (All times local; list subject to change.)

Sonoma Raceway

Friday, June 21:

BEAT Heart Walk with Jeff Burton | 8:30 a.m. at Turn 7.

Brad Keselowski, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth and Scott Speed autograph session | 5:30 p.m. behind the Main Grandstand in the Ticket Pit Stop.

Road America

Friday, June 21:

Trevor Bayne, Travis Pastrana, Alex Bowman, Michael Annett, Owen Kelly, Kyle Larson, Nelson Piquet Jr. and Brian Vickers autograph session | 3:45 p.m. at the VIP tower parking lot.

Get packing:

The weather at Sonoma Raceway is:

Click for Sonoma, California Forecast

The weather at Road America is:

Click for Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin Forecast

When the cars hit the pavement at Sonoma Raceway for 150 laps around the 1.99-mile track, it will be the first road course event for the Gen-6 car.

Keep all eyes on the race:

With RaceView Premium and NASCAR RaceView Mobile '13, you can watch live, virtual 3-D video with in-car audio as well as national radio broadcasts, telemetry data and real-time stats. In additon, RaceBuddy will be available for this week's Cup race.

Follow from anywhere:

NASCAR Mobile '13: NASCAR's official app is free with an in-app subscription for premium content including live driver audio, live advanced leaderboards and live alternate camera angles.


Be sure to set your lineup before the Sprint Cup race goes green at Sonoma this week.

Expert tip of the week:

Former road racers Marcos Ambrose and Juan Pablo Montoya along with road ringers Jacques Villeneuve and Ron Fellows allow fantasy owners a plethora of bargains this week, so there are no worries about salary cap limits. Get more tips from Dan Beaver's fantasy blog each week.

Keep up with the latest:

Use our weekly Driver Reports for a quick breakdown of how each driver is looking. Also each week, our writers vote on which drivers are making moves. Read the resulting driver Power Rankings to help boost your lineup.

Have a second screen:

Get lap-by-lap updates on during practice laps, qualifying and races. You can also use our Minute-by-Minute blog to keep up with what's happening at the track.

Last year's top five at Sonoma were:

1. Clint Bowyer

2. Tony Stewart

3. Kurt Busch

4. Brian Vickers

5. Jimmie Johnson

See the complete results here.


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