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The FIA Formula 3 European Championship boasts a really strong TV presence
Live or re-live broadcasts in well over 80 countries and regions, highlights broadcast in 149 countries worldwide. Additionally, all rounds of the junior series will be broadcasted as a live stream with English commentary on the official website.
It is possible Marussia will be notably missing from next weekend’s coverage of the 2013 season opener.
That is because Bernie Ecclestone is yet to agree a new Concorde Agreement with the backmarker team. The F1 chief executive said recently that he has agreed bilateral financial deals with every team, Marussia included.
Saluting one of motorsports’ greatest voices
Motorsports lost a giant this morning with the passing of Chris Economaki at the age of 91. The dean of American racing journalists, Economaki was the face of motorsports on ABC, CBS and ESPN, as well as editor, publisher and contributor for National Speed Sport News for more than 60 years.
It is the third time Stewart has taken home “Best Driver” honors
Tony Stewart, three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ, last night took home the 2012 ESPY for “Best Driver” at the 20th annual ESPY Awards on ESPN, beating out four-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti, F1 champion Sebastian Vettel and NHRA champion Del Worsham.
Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion crew chief Ray Evernham is returning to ESPN as a NASCAR analyst for the 2012 season
Evernham will join ESPN’s team at Daytona Speedweeks and will be part of NASCAR Countdown before the NASCAR Nationwide Series race that airs on ESPN on Saturday, Feb. 25, at noon ET. He also will appear on NASCAR Now and SportsCenter from Daytona as ESPN’s multimedia platforms surround the opening of the NASCAR season.
Ferrari’s F1 drivers are the highest-earning sportsmen in their respective countries, a new report has found.
The full analysis by ESPN The Magazine, showing 182 countries and their top-earning athletes, will be published on May 2. Felipe Massa is Brazil’s representative, with his annual retainer excluding sponsorships and bonuses listed as US $17,052,632.
Lewis Hamilton is set to drive a premier Sprint Cup NASCAR for the first time later in 2011.
American sports network ESPN reports that the McLaren driver will swap his formula one car for Tony Stewart’s Chevrolet. The exhibition, organised by mutual sponsor Mobil 1, is set to take place some time in the summer at the famous Watkins Glen road course in New York.
Another first for a Quebec driver…
Recently-crowned 2010 Rally America Champion, Antoine L’Estage added another achievement to his impressive list this past weekend after winning a medal in the Rally Car Racing discipline at the ESPN X Games, a feat that no other Canadian can claim prior to this year.
ESPN chronicles unique sports-themed wishes of five children granted through Make-A-Wish Foundation®
For the fifth straight year, ESPN will present its critically acclaimed SportsCenter’s “My Wish” series, which chronicles sports-themed wishes granted to children with life-threatening medical conditions in collaboration with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
A Memorial Day weekend TV tradition since 1965 continues on Sunday, May 30
The Indianapolis 500 airs on ABC for the 46th consecutive year. ESPN on ABC’s live, high definition telecast from Indianapolis Motor Speedway is presented by GoDaddy.com and begins with a one-hour pre-race show at noon ET. The race coverage begins at 1 p.m.
Analyst Scott Goodyear predicts enhanced street circuit competition
ABC televises its first IZOD IndyCar Series race of the season this weekend from St. Petersburg, Fla., and ESPN on ABC analyst Scott Goodyear predicts that changes made to the series schedule could enhance competition and bring more teams and drivers into the battles for race wins and the series title.
NASCAR Nationwide Series Opener, Danica Patrick NASCAR Debut Live from Daytona on ESPN2
The NASCAR Nationwide Series kicks off its 2010 season this weekend at Daytona International Speedway and ESPN2 will have live coverage as the series races for 300 miles on the famous Daytona high banks. The much-anticipated NASCAR debut of open wheel racing star Danica Patrick will be one of many intriguing storylines in the event.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series live from Phoenix on ABC
Only two races remain in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and this weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 15. ESPN’s live, flag-to-flag coverage of the race is presented by Goodyear and airs on ABC beginning with NASCAR Countdown at 2:30 p.m. ET. The race’s green flag is at 3:30 p.m.