Carolina Productions Group, Inc. is putting the final touches and starting to ship the ASA Transcontinental Series Free State 500 out to affiliates for their respective air dates which begins on Monday, February 22nd. DirecTV and Dish Satellite Network owners will have plenty of opportunities to watch the event that took place on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at the Phakisa Freeway Circuit in Welkom, Free State, South Africa.
Sun Sports Network (DirecTV Ch. 653 & Dish Ch. 422) and Altitude Sports & Entertainment (DirecTV Ch. 681 & Dish Ch. 410) will begin airing the race on Monday, February 22nd.
Sun Sports Network, a Florida sports channel, covers 6.6 million households will air the event at 9 p.m. EST.
Altitude Sports & Entertainment, which covers the Denver and Salt Lake City area, reaches to three million households will air it at 8 p.m. MST (10 p.m. EST). Altitude will re-air the broadcast at 12:00 a.m. MST the same night, 11:00 a.m. MST on 2/23 and 2:00 p.m. MST on 2/27.
In Country Television (DirecTV ch. 345 & Dish Ch. 230) will air the race on February 26 at 8 p.m. EST.
Also showing the race on Monday, February 22nd are Fox Sports North (MN, IA, ND, SD) & Fox Sports Wisconsin at 8:00 p.m. EST, Time Warner Sports 26 (Central New York) at 6:00 EST.
TENTATIVE AIR DATES FOR THE ASA FREE STATE 500 (All Times Eastern)
SportsSouth (Atlanta, Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Charlotte, Greensboro, Birmingham, Greenville-Spartanburg) - February 26 @ 4 p.m.
In Country Television Network (DISH/DIRECTV) - Feb 26 @ 8 p.m.
Sun Sports Network (Florida) - February 22 @ 9 p.m.
Altitude Sports & Entertainment (Denver, Salt Lake City) - February 22 @ 10 p.m.
Fox Sports Pittsburgh (PA, WV, OH, MD) - February 22 @ 10 p.m.
Fox Sports North (MN, IA, ND, SD) - February 22 @ 8 p.m.
Fox Sports Wisconsin (WI) - February 22 @ 8 p.m.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet (Rochester, NY) - March 7 @ 7 p.m.
Time Warner Cable SportsNet (Buffalo, NY) - February 25 @ 8:30 p.m.
Time Warner Sports 26 (Central New York) - February 22 @ 6 p.m.
KC Metro Sports (Kansas City, MO) - March 4 @ 8 p.m.
The Texas Channel (Texas) - March 1 @ 7 p.m.
WGSR TV 47 (Greensboro, NC) - February 27 @ 7 p.m.
WDRL TV 24 (Roanoke, VA) - March 15 @ 8 p.m.
Tuff TV Network (National Digital Broadcast Network) - February 28 @ 2 p.m.
These affiliates will also broadcast the race and will announce an airdate soon.
MASN (Washington D.C., Baltimore, Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Norfolk, Richmond)
Comcast SportsNet, Chicago (Chicago)
Time Warner Cable 3 (Albany, NY)
Cox Sports Television, New England (CT & RI)
Comcast Entertainment 900 (Michigan)
Cox 3, OC (Orange County, CA)
Dish Multi Sports Package (National)
DIRECTv SportsPak (National)
AT&T U-Verse (National)
RaceFanTV (Broadband Network)
VIA ESPN International...
ESPN UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
ESPN Israel (Israel)
ESPN Middle East (North Africa/Middle East - 20 countries)
ESPN Atlantic (Africa - 26 countries)
ESPN Pac Rim (Australia, New Zealand, Islands - 8 countries)
We will announce more dates as soon as they become available.
ASA®, ASA Racing®, American Speed Association® are registered trademarks of Racing Speed Associates, LLC. ASA International, LLC or Racing Speed Associates, LLC are not related to or affiliated with ASA Late Model Series, LLC.