ESPN’s “NASCAR Now” Live from Chicago’s Navy Pier, Sept. 13-15. Racing fans, grab the kids and get revved up for the “NASCAR Now” live broadcast from Navy Pier in Chicago starting Tuesday, Sept. 13 for three consecutive days. NASCAR fans and Navy Pier visitors can come watch the broadcast and check out some of the fastest show cars around!
Join “NASCAR Now” host Nicole Briscoe, who grew up in the Rockford area, as she delivers the low down on the upcoming “Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup” (NASCAR’s playoffs) at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet the following weekend.
The 10-race “Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup” begins with a 400-mile race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday, Sept. 18, airing live on ESPN at noon.
Appearances by Former NASCAR Champions:
Rusty Wallace and Dale Jarrett
Former NASCAR champions Rusty Wallace and Dale Jarrett are expected to join Nicole Briscoe during the broadcast, along with some of the 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers competing in the Chase.
“NASCAR Now” will originate live from Navy Pier’s Compass Rose area for a half-hour show at 2 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and one-hour shows on both Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 14 and Sept.15, at 1:30 p.m. CST.
“NASCAR Now” also will have the latest NASCAR news from reporters in the field. Spectators will be allowed to gather near the stage and set, during the live telecast.
The “Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup” starts here at Navy Pier!