Friday, August 10, 2012

TV Schedule: Aug. 10-12

Marcos Ambrose won his first Sprint Cup race a year
ago at Watkins Glen. Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
NASCAR gets twisted as the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series head to Watkins Glen International.

The New York road course is the last of two on the Sprint Cup schedule and the second of three on the Nationwide schedule. Compared to Sonoma's tight turns, Watkins Glen is a faster track.

The Camping World Truck Series is on a break and will return next week at Michigan.

Track facts
Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Length: 2.45 miles
Type: Road course
Turns: 7

SPRINT CUP
2011 winner: Marcos Ambrose

NATIONWIDE
2011 winner: Kurt Busch

The following is a schedule of track events and TV coverage this weekend at Watkins Glen. All times are in Eastern Standard Time:

Friday, Aug. 10:
11 a.m. NASCAR Performance, SPEED
11:30 a.m. NASCAR Live, SPEED
12 noon NSCS Practice (rained out), SPEED
2 p.m. NNS Final Practice, SPEED
4:10 p.m. NSCS Final Practice, SPEED
5:30 p.m. NASCAR Performance, SPEED
6:30 p.m. Trackside, SPEED
7:30 p.m. NSCS Practice (re-air), SPEED
9:30 p.m. NSCS Final Practice (re-air), SPEED
11 p.m. Trackside (re-air), SPEED

Saturday, Aug. 11:
1:30 a.m. NSCS Final Practice (re-air), SPEED   
3 a.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series at Colorado, SPEED   
9:30 a.m. NNS Qualifying, ESPN
11:30 a.m. NSCS Qualifying, ESPN2
2 p.m. NNS Countdown, ABC   
2:15 p.m. NNS: Zippo 200 at The Glen, ABC. Green flag: 2:34 p.m.
6 p.m. Rolex Sports Car Series, SPEED   

Sunday, Aug. 12:
2 a.m. Rolex Sports Car Series (re-air), SPEED   
4 a.m. NNS: Zippo 200 at The Glen (re-air), ESPN Deportes
9 a.m. NASCAR Performance, SPEED   
9:30 a.m. SPEED Center NASCAR Edition, SPEED   
10 a.m. NASCAR RaceDay, SPEED   
12 p.m. NSCS Countdown, ESPN   
1 p.m. NSCS: Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen, ESPN. Green flag: 1:19 p.m. Re-airs at 1 a.m. on ESPN2.
4 p.m. NASCAR Victory Lane Special Edition, SPEED
8 p.m. NASCAR Victory Lane, SPEED (re-airs at midnight)

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