Int'l Speedway Offers Added Details for NASCAR Media Rights Deal, Says NBC in 10-Year Pact
International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ: ISCA) today provided additional details on NASCAR's domestic broadcast rights contracts for its Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck series, as well as other related programming.
In a press release dated July 23, 2013, NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced they have reached a 10-year comprehensive agreement granting NBCUniversal ("NBC") exclusive rights to the final 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series events, select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events and other live content beginning in 2015. Further, NBC has been granted Spanish-language rights, certain video-on-demand rights and exclusive 'TV Everywhere' rights for its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series events. Financial terms were not provided but according to NASCAR it is the largest media rights deal in the sport's 65-year history.
Of NBC's 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events, seven will be carried on NBC annually, with 13 airing on NBC Sports Network. Four of NBC's 19 NASCAR Nationwide Series races will air on NBC, with 15 airing on NBC Sports Network.
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