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Programming Overview

Please peruse our play-by-play and program information as well as audio demos by selecting the links below.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: The most popular form of motorsports in the United States, MRN provides coverage of 26 events from the famous Daytona International Speedway to the season-ending finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in South Florida.

NASCAR Xfinity Series

NASCAR Xfinity Series: Young, up-and-coming drivers gain experience racing against Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers on the same speedways, and in the same cars. This series provides some of the most exciting competitions anywhere.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: This series has established its reputation with hard-charging, rough and exciting action featuring full-size trucks, NASCAR specifications, and young, enthusiastic drivers.

NASCAR LIVE

NASCAR LIVE: Devoted exclusively to NASCAR and hosted by Mike Bagley, this one hour talk show, Tuesday nights at 7:00 PM, allows listeners an opportunity to call in and talk directly to the stars of NASCAR (52 weeks). Five (5) minutes available for local sales. Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver with automation capability.

NASCAR USA

NASCAR U.S.A.: An exciting two hour country music and NASCAR program, also known as “America’s Tailgate Party,” features hot country music, news, and driver and artist features. Content is brought to listeners from host Rob Tanner at each week’s NASCAR venue (52 weeks). Twelve (12) minutes available for local sales. Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver with automation capability Sunday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET). Also available as an MP3 download starting Friday 9:00 AM (ET).

NASCAR TODAY MIDDAY

NASCAR TODAY MIDDAY: Two minute daily newscast in midday, hosted by Kyle Rickey featuring the latest information from NASCAR including race results, driver interviews, and breaking news (52 weeks). Local availabilities are in adjacency slots. Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver at 9:45 AM (ET) with 2:00 PM local playback window. Also available as MP3 download.

NASCAR TODAY

NASCAR TODAY: Two minute daily newscast in afternoon drive, hosted by Woody Cain featuring the latest information from NASCAR including race results, driver interviews, and breaking news (52 weeks). Local availabilities are in adjacency slots. Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver at 4:45 PM (ET) with 7:00 PM local playback window. Also available as MP3 download.

World of Racing

World of Racing: A two minute daily commentary, “World of Racing” is hosted by MRN veteran Suzy Armstrong. NASCAR’s news makers offer their unique opinions about issues in motorsports (52 weeks). Local availabilities are in adjacency slots. Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver at 5:45 AM (ET) with a 10:00 AM local time playback window. Also available as a daily MP3 download.

Monday Morning Race Recap

Monday Morning Race Recap: Two minute recap every Monday during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season that gives highlights of the weekend’s events with driver audio and insight from the winning teams (seasonal). Satellite reception via Westwood One with WEGENER i6420 receiver at 6:45 AM (ET) with a 10:00 AM local time playback window.

Morning Driver Prep Service

Morning Driver Prep Service: This morning drive prep service offers listeners pre- and post-race information, race results, point standings, track and driver history, and trivia (seasonal). Stations are required to air one (1) minute of network inventory daily during morning drive (6 to 10 AM local) or afternoon drive (3 to 7 PM local).

Digital & Audio Assets

Turn-key Tune-in Banners

Turn-key tune-in banners: In an effort to provide better promotion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, MRN has created time-zone sensitive promotional banners for use on your website. Once you place this on your site, we’ll change the banners from here at MRN for each race.

MRN News Widget

MRN News Widget: Motor Racing Network offers a news widget that features the latest NASCAR news, photos and videos that you can add to your station’s web site and station social networking sites.

Streaming

Streaming Streaming of live events and NASCAR Essential programs: Stations may stream all MRN programs as long as they are part of a full-time simulcast with your traditional radio signal.

Local Sales and Promotional Support

LOCAL SALES:
MRN will make available for your sales team a template including demographic and psychographic data such as fan loyalty factors, custom Arbitron research on Sunday afternoons during an event, successful local sales categories, track attendee and NASCAR radio listener information. This template can be manipulated to add your station information, logos, and rates. Additional support is available to assist your sales team via conference call.

PROMOTIONAL SUPPORT:
Industry Access: MRN works closely with the majority of NASCAR sanctioned tracks to provide our radio partners with turnkey ticket promotions and opportunities.

TALENT:
MRN talent is available at your request for station promos, liners, and interviews. They are also available for commercial testimonials for a fee, pending commercial approval.

PROMOTIONAL RIGHTS:
The MRN “The Voice of NASCAR” logo is available to our partners for use in marketing materials.

Request More Info

Select your state for your regional Manager:

Steve Tate
Senior Manager, Radio Partnerships
(704) 262-6715
state@mrn.com
Valerie Gladden
Manager, Radio Partnerships
(704) 262-6714
vgladden@mrn.com
Bob Quick
Manager, Radio Partnerships
(704) 262-6713
rquick@mrn.com
Cheryl Knight
Director, Radio Partnerships
(704) 262-6711
cknight@mrn.com
Lisa Holman
Administrator, Radio Partnerships
(704) 262-6712
lholman@mrn.com