Tonight it’s Dale Yeah! on NBCSN as the network shows two of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s most memorable victories at Daytona International Speedway.
NBCSN is showing significant Sprint Cup races that aired on NBC from 2001-2005 in anticipation of NASCAR’s return to NBC this weekend at Daytona.
These classic races air from 7-9 p.m. ET and 9-11 p.m. ET. It’s part of NBCSN’s NASCAR block. NBCSN will air various NASCAR programming, including NASCAR America each night this week from 5 p.m. to midnight ET.
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It all leads to Saturday night’s Xfinity race on NBCSN and Sunday night’s Sprint Cup race on NBC.
Here’s tonight’s races on NBCSN (all times Eastern):
7 – 9 p.m. – 2001 Daytona July race – Dale Earnhardt Jr. scores an emotional win in NASCAR’s first race at Daytona International Speedway since Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s death there in February.
9 – 11 p.m. – 2004 Daytona 500 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins this race for the first time, coming six years to the day after his father’s lone victory in this event.