STAMFORD, Conn. — As part of NBCSN’s comprehensive coverage of the 2017 NASCAR season, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show, NASCAR America, will present a live show each week from the NASCAR Hall of Fame, in Charlotte, North Carolina, beginning Wednesday, July 5 at 5 p.m. ET. Each live episode from the Hall of Fame will include an in-depth interview with an active driver, and highlight their journey to professional racing.
The weekly telecasts, from the heart of Uptown Charlotte, will take place every Tuesday or Wednesday throughout NBC Sports’ portion of the 2017 NASCAR season. NASCAR on NBC’s lead race announcer Rick Allen (@Rickallenracing) will serve as the primary host of the specialty shows, alongside “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton (@Jeffburton), auto racing icon Kyle Petty (@Kylepetty), and Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett (@DaleJarrett).
“We believe our new weekly Hall of Fame shows will provide us yet another unique tool to showcase the thoughts and personalities of NASCAR’s biggest stars,” said Jeff Behnke, VP of NASCAR Production, NBC Sports Group. “By hosting an active driver each week at the Hall of Fame, our shows will incorporate even more long-form discussions with the stars moving this sport, and allow viewers an inside look at the home where the history of NASCAR is preserved and celebrated.”
“We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome NASCAR America to the Hall every week beginning this summer. This partnership provides an excellent opportunity for us to showcase today’s top talent and blend it with an iconic backdrop that celebrates the sport’s history and heritage,” said NASCAR Hall of Fame Executive Director, Winston Kelley. “The show will also provide up-close and memorable experiences for our guests to interact with the legends from the past, now some of the most prominent broadcast voices for the sport, and the stars of today who aspire to be future NASCAR Hall inductees.”
NBCSN’S DAILY MOTORSPORTS SHOW SHIFTS ONE HOUR EARLIER
NASCAR America, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show dedicated to speed and stock car racing, shifts one hour earlier to 5 p.m. ET, beginning Monday, July 3. Viewers can catch comprehensive NASCAR news, highlights and driver interviews each evening, delivered by NBC Sports Group’s team of NASCAR hosts, analysts and reporters.