NASCAR Sprint Cup extends live TV deal with Premier Sports

The NASCAR Sprint Cup will continue to be shown live on UK television for the next two years after Premier Sports increased its deal with the series

NASCAR Sprint Cup extends live TV deal with Premier Sports

The digital satellite station, which has screened Cup action since 2011, will also add coverage of the NASCAR Truck Series to its line-up next year.

Selected Truck races will be screened live. Viewers will decide on which events are shown live through social media-based voting.

The channel's general manager, Richard Sweeney, said: "This is great news that we will again be in place come the Daytona 500 in February as the exclusive live UK broadcast partner for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for a further two seasons.

"On top of continuing our exclusive coverage of the Cup, we have also struck a deal to show highlights of every Truck Series race throughout the two year extension."

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