Chase Races to Make Online Debut

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Nine of NASCAR's 10 championship races
will be available online for the first time in history.

ESPN and Turner Sports are planning to announce Wednesday that
NASCAR.com's RaceBuddy feature will be available during the Chase. NASCAR programming will also appear for the first time in ESPN's WatchESPN.com platform and WatchESPN application.

It's a huge breakthrough for NASCAR, which has been unable to
establish an online viewing presence because of its multiple
broadcasting contracts. The only time race coverage is available
online is during the six races TNT broadcasts during the summer.

The 10-race Chase begins Sunday at Chicago. The Oct. 15 event at
Charlotte is the only race that won't be available online because
it is airing on ABC. That network doesn't air events live online to
protect its affiliate stations


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