TNN Motorsports Increases TV Coverage

TNN Motorsports Increases Outlaws' TV Coverage NASHVILLE, TN (November 11) - TNN Motorsports, the television home of the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series, will expand its commitment to live racing programming in 2000 by increasing...

TNN Motorsports Increases Outlaws' TV Coverage NASHVILLE, TN (November 11) - TNN Motorsports, the television home of the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series, will expand its commitment to live racing programming in 2000 by increasing the number of telecasts. The world's premier sprint car racing series will visit new facilities at Bristol Motor Speedway, Lowe's Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway next season. It attracted more than 1.7 million spectators in 1999. "We are adding more Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series events because the audience for the series continues to grow," Brian Hughes, vice president, programming, TNN, said. "We are especially pleased by the young male demographics the telecasts deliver. They have grown by more than 70% from last year." The Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series made its live debut on TNN Motorsports at the Amoco Knoxville Nationals in 1995. The popular cable network will expand its live coverage to 15 events in 2000, including races at Williams Grove Speedway, Heartland Park Topeka, the Terre Haute Action Track, I-80 Speedway and Red River Valley Speedway. The first telecast will be from Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 3rd. "TNN Motorsports provides the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series the opportunity to showcase this sport to a national audience," series Founder and President Ted Johnson said. "We have continued to see growth for the series since the first live telecast on TNN." TNN Motorsports will take viewers to inaugural Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series races at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX, Thursday, March 30th; Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC, Thursday, May 25th; and Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN, Saturday, June 10th. TNN Motorsports will again televise the Kings Royal from legendary Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, OH, Saturday, July 15th and the 40th Annual Amoco Knoxville Nationals from Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, IA, Saturday, August 12th. Live Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series telecasts are produced by Diamond P Sports and feature Ralph Sheheen, former racer Brad Doty and Steve Evans in the telecast booth. Bobby Gerould and Dave Rieff cover the action in the pit area. WoO

2000 Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series Television Schedule Live Telecasts (all times eastern) Date/Start Time Track Network March 3, 10 p.m. Las Vegas Motor Speedway TNN March 30, 10 p.m. Texas Motor Speedway TNN March 31, 10 p.m. Texas Motor Speedway TNN May 13, 9 p.m. Terre Haute Action Track TNN May 25, 10 p.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway TNN May 26, 9 p.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway TNN June 10, 10 p.m. Bristol Motor Speedway TNN June 17, 10 p.m. Heartland Park Topeka TNN July 8, 10 p.m. Red River Valley Speedway TNN July 14, 9 p.m. Eldora Speedway TNN July 15, 11:30 p.m. Eldora Speedway TNN July 28, 9 p.m. Williams Grove Speedway TNN August 12, 10 p.m. Knoxville Nationals TNN September 23, 10 p.m. I-80 Speedway TNN November 1, 11 p.m. Las Vegas Motor Speedway TNN

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Steve Evans
Teams Williams