Hosted by Krista Voda, Jeff Hammond and Michael Waltrip, SPEED’s coverage of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race begins at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday May 19.
This will also mark the sixth consecutive year that Voda and Hammond have teamed up as hosts for Speed’s biggest race.
Mike Joy, NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds calling the action, Voda, Hammond and Michael Waltrip in the “Hollywood Hotel” and Dr. Dick Berggren, Matt Yocum and Steve Byrnes working the pits.
It will be a busy weekend for Voda. On Friday, she’ll do double-duty hosting both The Set Up, the pre-race show for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and Trackside.
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series takes to the track on Friday, May 18 as SPEED delivers live coverage of practice (10:30 a.m. ET), qualifying (4 p.m. ET), the Set Up pre-race show with Krista Voda (7:30 p.m. ET) and green-flag racing beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Coming off its most-watched season ever, Nielsen ratings for the Trucks on SPEED are up again in 2012, with Rick Allen, Michael Waltrip and Phil Parsons calling the action from the booth and Hermie Sadler and Ray Dunlap covering the pits.
Trackside is Speed’s longest-running at-track NASCAR program. Krista Voda, Rutledge Wood, Kyle Petty, and Marianela Pereya are joined by drivers and other NASCAR personalities at 3 p.m. ET.
The SPEED Social Garage returns as the network sets up shop just outside the Cup garage, offering a location for members of the NASCAR family -- including drivers, crew chiefs, crew members, NASCAR officials, celebrities and SPEED on-air personalities -- a comfortable setting to communicate with fans through multiple social media outlets, including Twitter and the hash tag #SprintAllStar. For more information on the SPEED Social Garage, please visit: speedtv.com/allstar/
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