Danica to Booth

Just in: @DanicaPatrick joins @keselowski, @JeffGordonWeb, & @KevinHarvick, who debuts today, as @NASCAR_XFINITY analyst for @FOXSports.


Patrick Joins Harvick, Gordon and Keselowski for FOX Sports 1

2014 Champ Harvick Leads off from Saturday’s Season Opener in Daytona

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES driver Danica Patrick is scheduled to be full-race analyst during FOX Sports 1’s coverage of the NASCAR XFINITY SERIES from Michigan on Saturday, June 13 (1:30 PM ET), creating another first for the popular driver. It is believed to be the first time a woman has served in this capacity during a NASCAR race broadcast.

Patrick’s Stewart-Haas Racing teammate and reigning NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES champion Kevin Harvick is the first of four announced NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES drivers to rotate in the FOX Sports 1 booth for the network’s inaugural year of NASCAR XFINITY SERIES coverage, offering analysis today (3:30 PM ET) from Daytona International Speedway. Also scheduled as guest analysts this season are four-time champion Jeff Gordon and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. The four drivers offer analysis alongside play-by-play announcer Adam Alexander and analyst Michael Waltrip.

Below is a list of 10 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES races for which drivers are scheduled to serve as guest analysts:

Race Driver/guest analyst
Daytona Harvick
Atlanta Keselowski
Las Vegas Harvick
Phoenix Keselowski
Texas Gordon
Bristol Gordon
Richmond Keselowski
Talladega Gordon
Dover Harvick
Michigan Patrick
*subject to change

This season, FOX Sports adds coverage of the NASCAR XFINITY SERIES for the first 14 races of the year. FOX Sports 1 telecasts 12 of the events while FOX broadcasts the races from Phoenix and Talladega.

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