FOX NASCAR analyst and four-time champion Jeff Gordon sits down with three-time champion Tony Stewart for an exclusive, in-depth interview on Stewart’s life and career airing Sunday, Feb. 28 (12:30 PM ET) on FOX NASCAR SUNDAY preceding FOX’s live coverage of the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES race from Atlanta Motor Speedway (1:00 PM ET).
Stewart, currently sidelined in his final year of Sprint Cup Series competition due to a back injury suffered in a non-racing incident, shares with Gordon his thoughts on a wide variety of topics ranging from his storied career to his decision to retire and his recent back injury
100,000 CAMERAS: DAYTONA 500 PREMIERES SATURDAY AT 6:30 PM ET ON FS1
NASCAR fans can relive the thrilling 2016 DAYTONA 500 this weekend through thousands of different lenses. FS1 premieres the 30-minute, crowd-sourced 100,000 CAMERAS: DAYTONA 500 at 6:30 PM ET (note: time corrected from previous information) on Saturday, Feb. 27, immediately following the network’s live coverage of the NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES race live from Atlanta Motor Speedway (4:30 PM ET).
The 30-minute special, the franchise’s third, weaves together fan and driver-generated video to tell the story of the 2016 DAYTONA 500, won by Denny Hamlin, from every conceivable angle, regardless of location. The high-energy documentary captures the “life in a day of NASCAR” and how the sport connects people and communities at the track and around the world. Video footage featured in the special includes: pre-race footage submitted by drivers Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch and Austin Dillon; video from a GoPro camera worn during the day by Kyle Larson’s son, Owen; video captured from a camera attached to one of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds during the pre-race flyover; musician/actor Wyclef Jean’s footage; and submissions by Kelley Earnhardt Miller and Karsyn Elledge, niece and sister of Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Samantha Busch, wife of Kyle Busch.
FS1 LIVE SUPERCROSS COVERAGE FROM ATLANTA ON SATURDAY INCLUDES NASCAR DRIVERS JOHNSON, BIFFLE, BOWYER, TY DILLON, PATRICK AND STENHOUSE JR.
With MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS also running in Atlanta this weekend, look for several NASCAR drivers at Saturday night’s event, live on FS1 (7:00 PM ET) from the Georgia Dome. Round 8 of the 2016 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP features the first-ever crossover event between Supercross and NASCAR, as Greg Biffle, Clint Bowyer, Ty Dillon and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. compete in the Monster Energy Supercross Holeshot Challenge, highlights of which air during FS1’s telecast, during intermission of the race. Danica Patrick holds the 30-second board, while six-time NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson drops the starting gate and also makes a guest appearance in the FS1 booth.
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