ESPN Networks To Offer Full Coverage Of NNS Season Opener



NASCAR official kicks off its 2014 season this Sunday with the annual running of the Daytona 500. Before NASCAR’s top names take to the track, the next generation of NASCAR will start their engines for the first time Saturday in the Drive4COPD 300 live on ESPN.  The green flag for Saturday’s race is expected to drop at 1:15pm ET.  Allen Bestwick will have lap-by-lap coverage of Saturday’s race.  He will be joined by veteran NASCAR driver and Winston Cup Champion Dale Jarrett and former crew chief Andy Petree.

Before NASCAR’s next generation starts its engines for the first race of the 2014 season, they must first qualify.  ESPN2 will carry live qualifying for the Drive4COPD Friday, February 21st at 1pm ET.

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