NASCAR and NBC Reach 10-Year Agreement Starting in 2015
NASCAR and NBC have reached a 10-year agreement that will grant the network exclusive rights to air the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other live content beginning in 2015.
As part of the deal, NBCUniversal's group of networks will exclusively air NASCAR's final 10 races of the season, including the championship event that returns to network TV in 2015 for the first time since 2009.
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"NBC is known for being an exceptional partner and delivering outstanding production quality and presentation of live sports, as well as its broad portfolio of broadcast and digital properties, so we are thrilled with the commitment they have made to NASCAR and its future," said NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France. "We know this partnership will yield great value to our entire industry, provide a premium experience to our most important stakeholders, the fans, and help us achieve a number of strategic growth objectives. Our new partnership with NBC and the recent extension by Fox validate the strength of our fan base and the many bold steps we have taken the last several years to provide fans with better, more accessible racing."
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