Fox Sports net to televise 20 NASCAR Elite Division and Featherlite Modified Series races. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2003) -- NASCAR and Fox Sports Net have announced a television package to broadcast 15 NASCAR Elite Division events, along...
Fox Sports net to televise 20 NASCAR Elite Division and Featherlite Modified Series races.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2003) -- NASCAR and Fox Sports Net have announced a television package to broadcast 15 NASCAR Elite Division events, along with five Featherlite Modified Series events, on selected Fox Sports Net channels. NASCAR's Elite Division includes four series using Late Model-style race cars -- the Featherlite Southwest Series, International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, Kodak Southeast Series and the Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series.
"Some of the best racing across America happens in the NASCAR Elite Division and the Featherlite Modified Series, and Fox Sports Net is the perfect network to showcase the broad spectrum of regional NASCAR racing," said Paul Brooks, NASCAR vice president of broadcasting. "Fans will get to see thrilling and exciting racing on Fox Sports Net, and the teams, tracks and sponsors within these series will certainly benefit from increased exposure."
Fox Sports Net will televise seven Featherlite Southwest Series, five Featherlite Modified Series, two International Truck and Engine Corporation Midwest Series, three Kodak Southeast Series and three Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series events throughout the year. The races will be televised in a one-hour highlight format, 7-14 days after the events are completed. Fans are encouraged to check their local Fox Sports Net listings for specific dates and times.
Fox Sports Net (FSN) reaches more than 79 million homes through its network of 21 regional sports channels. FSN, based in Los Angeles, serves as the cable TV home to 66 of the 80 MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States, and produces over 4,700 live events each year, including NASCAR Winston Cup Series qualifying. In addition to home team games, FSN telecasts a wide variety of national sports events and programming, including Totally NASCAR, the weekday show dedicated to all the latest news and highlights, NASCAR This Morning, the prerace show that gets you ready for the big event, plus shows like Best Damn Sports Show Period and 54321. For the latest up-to-the-minute sports news and opinions, visit the FOX Sports/Fox Sports Net website at www.FoxSports.com.
<pre> NASCAR Elite Division / Featherlite Modified Series Fox Sports Net Broadcast Schedule* EVENT DATE SERIES TRACK, LOCATION WHEN WILL IT AIR? March 22 Featherlite Southwest Series Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, Calif. March 31 -- April 6 April 6 Featherlite Modified Series Thompson (Conn.) International Speedway April 14 -- April 20 April 26 Kodak Southeast Series Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Greenville, S.C. May 5 - May 11 May 10 Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series Evergreen Speedway, Monroe, Wash. May 19 - May 25 May 18 Featherlite Modified Series Nazareth (Pa.) Speedway May 26 - June 1 June 6 Kodak Southeast Series Nashville Superspeedway, Lebanon, Tenn. June 16 - June 22 June 13 Kodak Southeast Series Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Ky. June 23 - June 29 June 21 Featherlite Southwest Series Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. June 30 -- July 6 July 5 Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series Wenatchee (Wash.) Valley Super Oval July 14 - July 20 July 12 Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series Evergreen Speedway, Monroe, Wash. July 21 - July 27 July 18 Featherlite Modified Series New Hampshire Int'l. Speedway, Loudon, N.H. July 28 - August 3 July 18 International Truck & Engine Corp. Midwest Series Gateway Int'l. Raceway, Madison, Ill. August 4 -- August 10 July 26 International Truck & Engine Corp. Midwest Series Pikes Peak Int'l. Raceway, Fountain, Colo. August 11- August 17 Aug. 30 Featherlite Southwest Series Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway Sept. 8 -- Sept. 14 Sept. 12 Featherlite Modified Series New Hampshire Int'l. Speedway, Loudon, N.H. Sept. 22 - Sept. 28 Sept. 28 Featherlite Modified Series Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway Oct. 6 - Oct. 12 Oct. 5 Featherlite Southwest Series Phoenix (Ariz.) Int'l. Raceway Oct. 13 - Oct. 19 Oct. 18 Featherlite Southwest Series Mesa Marin Raceway, Bakersfield, Calif. Oct. 27 - Nov. 2 Oct. 30 Featherlite Southwest Series Phoenix, (Ariz.) Int'l. Raceway Nov. 10 -- Nov. 16
*Tentative Schedule -- Subject to Change Without Notice