INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

With the present Verizon IndyCar Series television deal set to expire at the end of this 2018 season, Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles pleased many fans when he announced that IndyCar Series racing will be broadcasted solely on the NBC family of networks beginning with the 2019 campaign.  The new three-year deal was announced … Continue reading INDYCAR announces NBC as exclusive television partner in new deal

IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Back in a familiar place, the Verizon IndyCar Series season is ready to kick off the 2018 slate with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.  This year marks the 15th time that IndyCar has competed on the 1.8-mile, 14-turn temporary circuit that weaves through the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida and down the Albert … Continue reading IndyCar Race Set-Up: Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Nicole Briscoe returns to Indianapolis 500 telecast as race host

On Wednesday night, a name familiar to the IndyCar community found her place within the Indianapolis Motor Speedway pagoda once again. Nicole Briscoe was named host of the ABC’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500 in 2018, with the race’s 102nd running commencing on Sunday, May 27. Briscoe will be host the network’s pre-race coverage and … Continue reading Nicole Briscoe returns to Indianapolis 500 telecast as race host

Remembering Keith Jackson and his mark on the 1975 Indianapolis 500

On Friday, January 12, the sports broadcasting world lost an industry icon as five-time National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association sportscaster of the year Keith Jackson passed away at age 89. Jackson, who worked for ABC from 1966 to 2006, covered events from the World Series to the Olympics. Although he made his legacy as a … Continue reading Remembering Keith Jackson and his mark on the 1975 Indianapolis 500

IndyCar Confirms Television Broadcast Schedule, Introduces New Camera Angles

On January 3, IndyCar announced its television broadcast schedule for the 2018 season.  Broadcast partners ESPN on ABC and NBC Universal will return in March to provide season-long coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series, with a line-up that mirrors the 2017 television schedule. Beginning with the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, ABC will provide … Continue reading IndyCar Confirms Television Broadcast Schedule, Introduces New Camera Angles

Possible Insight to 2018 Television Coverage Provided by IndyCar App

Per the official IndyCar Series app produced by Verizon, it appears that there have been a few additions to the 2018 schedule giving fans a first look at the television line-up for next season. On the official IndyCar app, nine races have already been listed with television partners alongside.  Each of these races return to … Continue reading Possible Insight to 2018 Television Coverage Provided by IndyCar App