Touring Divisions to be featured on NASCAR TV

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and SPEED Channel have announced a new cable television package that will feature NASCAR Touring series races, Monday evenings beginning at 8:00 p.m.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2002) - The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and SPEED Channel have announced a new cable television package that will feature NASCAR Touring series races, Monday evenings beginning at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The races will air as part of“ NASCAR TV” on SPEED Channel, the first channel-within-a-channel devoted to a single sport.“ NASCAR TV” is scheduled to premiere on Monday, Feb. 11 when the cable network now known as Speedvision officially re-launches as SPEED Channel.

Eight NASCAR Touring series currently race in different regions of the United States - including the Busch North Series, Featherlite Modified Series, Featherlite Southwest Series, Goody’s Dash Series, Hills Bros All Pro Series, Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series, RE/MAX Challenge Series and the NASCAR Winston West Series. Tape-delayed coverage of these series’ events on“ NASCAR TV” begins with the season-opening events for the NASCAR Winston West Series and Featherlite Southwest Series, which took place at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway on Feb. 2. These races will be televised, respectively, on Feb. 25 and March 4. Coverage continues with the Goody’s Dash Series race from Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 9, which will be broadcast on“ NASCAR TV” on Monday, March 18.

The Monday broadcasts of selected NASCAR Touring races will also re-air on Wednesday afternoons, allowing viewers more opportunities to watch the races. Check local listings for more details.

“ The entertainment and competitive value of NASCAR racing, in all series, has never been higher, and this new television package is a reflection of that fact,” stated Paul Brooks, NASCAR vice president of broadcasting.“ Our fans in every region of the country have asked for this type of programming, and we are very confident that it will boost awareness of each series and their sponsors, and benefit all of the NASCAR Touring teams, tracks and drivers. It’s terrific exposure for everyone involved, and a great TV product for the 75 million NASCAR fans across America. We look forward to some exciting developments on‘ NASCAR TV’ in the future.”

SPEED Channel, which is currently available in 45 million homes in the United States, is the first and only 24-hour cable network devoted exclusively to motorsports and the human fascination for speed. SPEED Channel is home to much of the world’s marquee racing events including NASCAR, CART, F1, Classic Cars, World Rally, car shows and other motorsports activities from around the globe. Fox Cable Networks Group acquired Speedvision network in July 2001, and it will be officially re-launched as SPEED Channel on Feb. 11. <pre> NASCAR Touring calendar of events -“ NASCAR TV” on SPEED Channel

Air Date        Series                                  Event Date     Event location
Feb. 25         NASCAR Winston West Series              Feb. 2         Phoenix International Raceway
March 4         Featherlite Southwest Series            Feb. 2         Phoenix International Raceway
March 18        Goody’s Dash Series               Feb. 9         Daytona International Speedway
March 25        Hills Bros All Pro Series               March 9        South Boston Speedway
April 15        Featherlite Southwest Series            April 6        Mesa Marin Raceway
April 22        NASCAR Winston West Series              April 13       Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
April 29        NASCAR Winston West Series              April 27       California Speedway
May 6           Featherlite Modified Series             April 28       Stafford Motor Speedway
May 13          RE/MAX Challenge Series                 May 5          Gateway International Raceway
May 20          Busch North Series                      May 11         New Hampshire International Speedway
May 27          Busch North Series                      May 18         Nazareth Speedway
June 3          Featherlite Modified Series             May 19         Nazareth Speedway
June 17         Featherlite Southwest Series            June 8         Irwindale Speedway
June 24         Hills Bros All Pro Series               June 14        Kentucky Speedway
July 1          Goody’s Dash Series               June 15        Kentucky Speedway
July 8          Goody’s Dash Series               June 22        Memphis Raceway Park
July 15         Featherlite Southwest Series            June 22        Sears Point Raceway
July 22         Hills Bros All Pro Series               July 5         Lanier National Speedway
July 29         RE/MAX Challenge Series                 July 19        GatewayInternational Raceway
Aug. 5          Featherlite Modified Series             July 19        New Hampshire International Speedway
Aug. 12         Busch North Series                      July 20        New Hampshire International Speedway
Aug. 19         RE/MAX Challenge Series                 July 27        Pikes Peak International Raceway
Aug. 26         NASCAR Winston West Series              July 27        Irwindale Speedway
Sept. 2         Goody’s Dash Series               Aug. 3         South Boston Speedway
Sept. 9         Busch North Series                      Aug. 10        Watkins Glen International
Sept. 16        Featherlite Southwest Series            Aug. 17        Colorado National Speedway
Sept. 23        Goody’s Dash Series               Aug. 21        Bristol Motor Speedway
Sept. 30        Hills Bros All Pro Series               Aug. 21        Bristol Motor Speedway
Oct. 7          NASCAR Winston West Series              Aug. 31        Rocky Mountain Raceways
Oct. 14         Busch North Series                      Sept. 14       New Hampshire International Speedway
Oct. 21         Featherlite Modified Series             Sept. 14       New Hampshire International Speedway
Oct. 28         Busch North Series                      Sept. 20       Dover Downs International Speedway
Nov. 4          Busch North Series                      Sept. 29       Stafford Motor Speedway
Nov. 11         Featherlite Modified Series             Sept. 29       Stafford Motor Speedway
Nov. 18         RE/MAX Challenge Series                 Oct. 5         LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway
Nov. 25         NASCAR Winston West Series              Oct. 12        Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Dec. 2          Featherlite Modified Series             Oct. 19        Martinsville Speedway
Dec. 9          Hills Bros All Pro Series               Oct. 19        Memphis Raceway Park
Dec. 16         Featherlite Modified Series             Oct. 27        Thompson International Speedway

Tentative Schedule - Subject To Change

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