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DirecTV customers with HD-TVs have an opportunity during each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race to choose from among four drivers to follow throughout each event with DirecTV HotPass. the satellite television service offers up four dedicated driver channels, free to its subscribers, during each Sprint Cup race. Each driver channel features multiple camera angles, real-time statistics and live communication between the driver and his/her pit crew.
Below, are the four drivers who will have dedicated channels on DirecTV during Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway:
Danica Patrick (No. 10 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet) — channel 795
Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota) — channel 796
Martin Truex Jr. (No. 56 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota) — channel 797
Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet) — channel 798
The AAA 400 is scheduled to get underway at approximately 2 p.m. ET on Sunday. The regular race broadcast can be seen live on ESPN.
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