Relive Tony Stewart’s 2011 title at 9 pm ET on NBCSN #NASCARThrowback

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NBCSN will pay tribute to NASCAR Sprint Cup star Tony Stewart in a special broadcast from 9 to 11 p.m. ET tonight.

NBCSN Presents #NASCARTHROWBACK SPECIAL will feature the 2011 Sprint Cup championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Stewart and Carl Edwards tied for the title, but Stewart won on a tiebreaker to earn his third Sprint Cup crown.

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The show also will feature an interactive watch party that will incorporate social media posts. NASCAR drivers, race teams, NBC Sports broadcasters and fans can interact on-screen by using the hashtag #NASCARThrowback.

This will be the network’s second on-air interactive watch party (the first was in June).

“Prior to launching NBC’s portion of the NASCAR season in July, we generated great excitement and engagement with our first #NASCARThrowback special,” said Jenny Storms, Chief Marketing Officer, NBC Sports Group.

“We are looking forward to not only honoring Tony Stewart with this second #NASCARThrowback event, but giving the fans, drivers, teams and racing community the opportunity to interact and have a shared social experience as we head into Championship Weekend.”

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