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as an analyst for NASCAR races starting in 2015. Rick Allen is going to be the lead race announcer for NBC.
Mobile 1 is coming back as a sponsor for Stewart Haas Racing.
The 2014 Sprint Cup schedule got a bit more interesting as the November 2nd date at Texas is also the same date as the F1 race in Austin.
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NBC Sports Group has made driver Jeff Burton its first hire for the broadcast booth for when the network resumes covering NASCAR in 2015.
The multiyear hiring of Burton was announced Tuesday in Las Vegas.
Burton's career as a full-time driver is ending this season. Michael Waltrip Racing said Monday Burton will be a test driver for the team in 2014 and drive in select races...
Jeff Burton was announced as a member of the NBC broadcasting booth on Tuesday according to NASCAR.COM. Burton will transition from part-time and test driver for MWR in 2014 to analyst in 2015. Burton is known for his intelligence and insight when it comes to NASCAR.
Jeff Burton became NBC Sports Group's first hire for the broadcast booth when the network decided the respected driver was a must-have analyst for its upcoming NASCAR coverage.
NBCUniversal has the exclusive rights to the final 20 Sprint Cup Series races, and final 19 Nationwide Series events beginning in 2015 and select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other...
Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014.
The team will field the No. 66 Toyota for Burton at Las Vegas in March. Additional races for Burton could be scheduled at a later date.
Co-owner Michael Waltrip is scheduled to drive the car in the season-opening Daytona 500.
MWR said Monday Burton...
NBC Sports announced another key component to its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coverage team Wednesday, signing longtime play-by-play man Rick Allen to a multiyear agreement as the lead announcer for its talent lineup in 2015. The news was the latest in a series of moves announced in Las Vegas as part of Champion's Week festivities. Tuesday, the network revealed that Sprint Cup...
The champagne has dried and we have a champion for the 2013 Sprint Cup Series. Start ‘N’ Park Blog is taking a look back at the season that was by reviewing the top-35 finishing drivers. Today’s entry is Jeff Burton who came home 20th in points. Stat Line Points Position:[...]
Trent Owens has been hired by Richard Petty Motorsports as the new crew chief for Aric Almirola.
Jeff Behnke has been hired by NBC for the NASCAR coverage.
Dollar General is going to sponsor Matt Kenseth for 27 races in 2014. That is up from 17 races in 2013.
Jeff Burton will be back for the 2014 Sprint Cup season in a limited number of races in the #66 car for Michael...
Jeff Burton, the South Boston, Va., native who has been a NASCAR Sprint Cup regular since driving for the Stavola Brothers in 1994, will move to Michael Waltrip Racing, starting with next week's test at Charlotte Motor Speedway.The team announced Monday afternoon that Burton, who has 21 Sprint Cup race wins in his career, will "test and drive in a select number of races...
If the first couple of moves for NBC when they pick up NASCAR coverage in 2015 is any indication, NASCAR is in good hands. NBC announced this week that Rick Allen has been plucked from FOX Sports 1 to be the lead announcer with current driver Jeff Burton serving as[...]
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Michael Waltrip Racing announced today it has contracted Jeff Burton to test and drive in a select number of races during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in the No. 66 Toyota Camry. Burton, a 21-time winner in the Sprint Cup Series begins testing for MWR Dec.[...]
NBC Sports Group has named Rick Allen lead race announcer for its coverage of NASCAR.
Allen will join driver Jeff Burton in the booth. The third member of the broadcast team has yet to be announced.
NBC Sports executive vice president Sam Flood cited Allen's ''energetic delivery, great voice, and ability to bring the best out of his analysts'' as reasons for...