Thursday, March 24, 2016

Motor Racing Network Rolling With Online Lineup

With the 2016 NASCAR season off and running, Motor Racing Network is keeping pace with a full lineup of exclusive digital content streamed weekly at 

Whether it’s weekends at the track or weekdays at, the network provides one of the most complete sources of motor sports news with a comprehensive schedule of online programming covering NASCAR, NHRA drag racing, short-track competition and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

Each week begins with “MRN Motorsports Monday.”  The one-hour show, which streams from 12 to 1 p.m. (ET), recaps the weekend’s NASCAR competition. Co-hosts are MRN’s Woody Cain and Joey Meier, race spotter and pilot for 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski. 

Tuesday’s mid-day time slot at is occupied by “Winged Nation” featuring co-hosts Steve Post and Kendra Jacobs.  It’s an in-depth look at winged sprint car racing – delivering news, race results, behind-the-scenes information, interviews and feature stories with the top drivers from some of the most legendary dirt tracks in the country. 

“Winged Nation” also can be seen each Saturday on MAV-TV, at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. (ET). 

Dirt-track action remains the focus of Tuesday’s schedule with “Slingin’ Dirt,” streaming from 1-2 p.m. with hosts David and Ashley Stremme.  They update listeners on all the action in Dirt Late Models, Big Blocks and Modifieds; and preview the biggest races coming up on the schedule. 

“Our digital platform has evolved into one of the most complete sources of motor sports programming on the web,” said MRN Director of New Media Tony Rizzuti.  “From dirt to Daytona, we have a diverse menu that satisfies all segments of the North American fan base.  There’s a big appetite for racing news and helps satisfy that.” 

Each Tuesday evening, veteran MRN anchor Eli Gold hosts “NASCAR Live,” a weekly conversation with the top drivers and biggest newsmakers from NASCAR’s three top national series: Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Trucks.  It airs from 7-8 p.m., and streams live at and on the MRN App.

“NASCAR Coast to Coast,” streams each Wednesday from 12 to 1 p.m. (ET).  Hosted by Kyle Rickey and Buddy Long, the focus here is on the K&N Pro Series, one of NASCAR’s top developmental tours for the stars of tomorrow, and the NASCAR Whelen Modified and Southern Modified Tours. 

Veteran MRN producer Marty Hough teams up with Top Fuel driver Doug Herbert to host “Straight Line” each Thursday from 12 to 1 p.m.  It’s a weekly pass through the National Hot Rod Association’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. 

And if you’re “hungry for history,” then Thursday is your day at  “Throwback Thursday” takes the green flag at 1 p.m. with a classic race broadcast from the Motor Racing Network archives.

MRN’s online content is produced by Craig Moore and Darrell Smith, and is available for download at upon the conclusion of each week’s live stream.  The network’s complete schedule of exclusive online programming also can be heard live on the MRN App. 

In addition to its award-winning coverage of NASCAR races, Motor Racing Network streams live coverage of Sprint Cup Series practice and qualifying from 12 International Speedway Corporation-owned tracks, Pocono Raceway and Dover International Speedway.  MRN’s 2016 slate of over-the-air race broadcasts features 71 live events from 27 venues.  The schedule opened last month with Speedweeks from Daytona International Raceway.  It will conclude in December with coverage of the annual Sprint Cup Series Awards in Las Vegas.

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