Friday, January 27, 2012

MRN Radio Expands Rolex 24 Coverage

Motor Racing Network has added seven hours of programming to its broadcast of this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona and will now have exclusive radio coverage of all 24 hours of the twice-around-the-clock classic.

In partnership with, the overnight laps from 11 p.m. (EST) Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday will now be streamed live at
Ryan Dalziel is on the pole for the Rolex 24
The 50th anniversary running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona will get the green flag Saturday. Pre-race coverage and the opening laps will air live starting at 3 p.m. on MRN’s network of affiliates, which will broadcast a total of six hours over two days including the closing laps on Sunday. All 24 hours of the race will now be streamed live at

“We’re privileged to team up with Radio Show Limited, the people behind Radio LeMans, to make this additional coverage possible,” said MRN President and Executive Producer David Hyatt. “Daytona International Speedway is celebrating the 50th anniversary of this sports car classic and it’s a great way for Motor Racing Network to kick off its 43rd year of racing coverage.” 

Legendary driver Dan Gurney won the first running of this race in 1962. MRN debuted eight years later, evolving into “The Voice of NASCAR” and now embarking on its third year providing live coverage of the entireGRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. This year’s broadcast from Daytona will be anchored by Eli Gold, Preston Root and Mike Bagley; and produced by Ryan Horn. 

Motor Racing Network’s 2012 broadcast schedule began Jan. 20 with exclusive radio coverage of the third annual NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Charlotte, N.C. Following the Rolex 24 at Daytona, MRN will air the Feb. 18 Budweiser Shootout to help kick off NASCAR Speedweeks leading up to the 54th Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 26. 

Motor Racing Network / 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona 
(All times EST)

Saturday, Jan. 28 
3-5 p.m. Radio & Web Streaming 
5-7 p.m. Web Only 
7-7:30 p.m. Radio & Web 
7:30 p.m. – 12 a.m. Web Only

Sunday, Jan. 29 
12 a.m. – 9 a.m. Web Only 
9-9:30 a.m. Radio & Web 
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Web Only 
1-4 p.m. Radio & Web

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  1. Anonymous2:55 PM

    A Green Flag waving in just over 24 hours from now.
    Just warms the heart doesn't it?

    Robert Y

  2. Anonymous3:26 PM

    Can hardly wait for the weekend and the 24 to start got extra beer in the fridge and extra coffee for the early hours bring it on !!! This coverage will be awesome!!

  3. Weather looks great for the 50th Rolex! Warm days & dry...unlike many of the past Rolex races. Will be with you all in spirit! Enjoy for me, I'll be tuned in. D