Fans nationwide get live broadcast of 57th DAYTONA 500 on Feb. 22, plus multiple channels carrying in-car audio of drivers
Extensive coverage from the track on race day and throughout Speedweeks on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel 90
NEW YORK, NY – February 18, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – SiriusXM, the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, will offer listeners comprehensive coverage of the 57th running of the DAYTONA 500, with the live race broadcast, multiple channels carrying in-car audio from some of the sport’s top drivers, and daily coverage from Daytona International Speedway on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (channel 90).
On Sunday, February 22, DAYTONA 500 race day, SiriusXM will start broadcasting live at 7:00 a.m. ET and will offer listeners a full day of live coverage from the speedway. Subscribers will have access to all the action on the track during “The Great American Race”, which starts at 1:00 p.m. ET, plus full pre- and post-race coverage with expert analysis, reports from pit road and the garages, driver introductions and interviews with the race winner and other drivers.
SiriusXM will also offer additional Driver2Crew ChatterTM channels that will carry the in-car audio of several drivers as they compete in the DAYTONA 500. Drivers featured will include reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, 2014 DAYTONA 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr., 2015 Coors Light Pole winner Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, Brad Keselowski, Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin and others.
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will also provide live coverage of the Budweiser Duel, the 150-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying races, on Thursday, Feb. 19 (6:00 p.m. ET), the NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, Feb. 20 (7:30 p.m. ET), and the Alert Today Florida 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Saturday, Feb. 21 (3:00 p.m. ET).
Each day leading up to the DAYTONA 500 fans will get up-to-the-moment news, analysis and interviews with drivers, owners and crew members on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, which will broadcast live from Daytona every day. Throughout the season, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio features a roster of expert hosts that includes Hall of Famer Buddy Baker, former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Mike Skinner, National Motorsports Press Association Award-winning hosts Mike Bagley, Claire B. Lang, Dave Moody and Pete Pistone, plus Danny “Chocolate” Myers, Pat Patterson, Jim Noble, Angie Skinner, Brad Gillie and Lee Spencer.
On Monday, Feb. 23, on The Morning Drive, hosts Bagley and Pistone will be joined live by the 2015 DAYTONA 500 champion driver.
As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, SiriusXM broadcasts every NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race live. For more info on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio please visit www.siriusxm.com/nascar.
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