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Talking NASCAR TV’s Rain Delay Verdict: ESPN Pretty Good, FOX? Not So Much

Hello, race fans and welcome to our weekly TV critique. This weekend, the action was at the Texas Motor Speedway in Justin, Texas, just a few miles north of Fort Worth. The Sprint Cup Series were the headliners, with support from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Re/MAX and Menards and the Nationwide Series. However, …

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Talking NASCAR TV: ESPN Focus on Cup Drivers Hurts Nationwide Coverage

Hello, race fans, and welcome back to our weekly TV critique. This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series raced at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Meanwhile, the Izod IndyCar Series was in Leeds, Ala. near Birmingham for the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Legacy Credit Union. Let’s see how FOX, …

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Talking NASCAR TV: SPEED Takes a Step Back While ESPN Shines at Nashville

Hello, race fans, and welcome to another edition of the weekly TV critique. This past weekend, the Sprint Cup Series took their traditional Easter break, putting the Nationwide and Camping World Truck series in the Music City spotlight instead. However, before I start talking about the individual races, I want to address both series’ TV …

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Talking NASCAR TV: SPEED Shines While FOX Fickle at Martinsville

Hello, race fans and welcome back to our weekly TV critique, where I look into the race telecasts that we all watch on television. This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck series were both at Martinsville Speedway for the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 and Kroger 250, respectively. The Izod IndyCar Series was …

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Talking NASCAR TV: Timing Troubles Haunt Bristol FOX, ESPN Coverage

Hello, race fans and welcome to my personal abode, the weekly TV critique. This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series were in action at Bristol Motor Speedway. They were also joined by some legends of the sport who came together for the Scotts EZ Seed Showdown, a 35-lap race in USAR ProCup cars. …

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