Nexstar NASCAR pre-race specials to stream 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday


[Courtesy of Nexstar]

Nexstar will produce two live one-hour pre-race specials ahead of the Sunday, May 17, 2020, Darlington Race and the Sunday, May 24, 2020, Coca Cola 600 series in Charlotte.  These will stream on WOWK from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m and is sponsored by Wolf Williams & Reynolds.

The specials are being produced WGHP in Greensboro & WJZY in Charlotte will provide the majority of the program will include:

  • Nuts and Bolts: How we get back to racing from COVID-19. 
  • Back from a horrific crash: Ryan Newman steps back into the driver’s seat for the first time since the Daytona 500 and the world will be watching.
  • Safety first: How NASCAR plans to hit the track while keeping pit crews and drivers safe during this pandemic.
  • Amidst the absence of live track racing, I-racing hit it big while the sport closed down.
  • Community first, Richard Childress selling a Dale Earnhardt car to supply PPE to first responders and race teams pitching in to make face shields for front line workers.
  • What goes into making the first live team sporting event in more than two months happen?
  • Two races a week?  No problem, says the King! Richard Petty talks about how they used to do it all the time.
  • Drivers talk about getting back on the track, safety, and racing without fans.

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