Junior’s last laps at DaytonaPosted: June 29, 2017
NBC starts its time covering NASCAR – just in time for Dale Earnhardt Jr’s farewell tour.
Junior takes his final trips about the Daytona oval Saturday, starting when the flag drops on NBC at 7:30 p.m.
Earnhardt has posted four victories at Daytona, including the July race months after his father died in a final lap crash at the Daytona 500.
He won the July race in 2015 before sitting out the second half of last season.
The Xfinity Series goes Friday at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
There’s practice for both series on NBC Sports network Thursday with qualifying Friday at 2 p.m.
The Tour de France gets underway Saturday at 9 a.m. on NBC Sports network, with stage two Sunday at 8 a.m.
The Orioles close out their road trip in Toronto Thursday at 7 p.m. on MASN2, then the Rays visit for the weekend on MASN.
The Nationals face the Cubs Thursday at 4 p.m. on MASN before heading to St. Louis. Friday’s contest at 8 p.m. will be on MASN2, with Saturday’s game on Fox and Sunday night on ESPN.
Fox also offers the Yankees against the Astros and Indians-Tigers. The Marlins meet the Brewers Saturday at 4 p.m. on FoxSports1.
It’s Twins against the Red Sox Thursday at 7 p.m. on ESPN.
The PGA tour visits the Washington area this weekend, with coverage on CBS Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
Fox has the final two rounds of the U.S. Senior Open Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. The first two rounds are on FoxSports1 Thursday and Friday at 2 p.m.
The Confederation Cup closes this weekend, with Mexico meeting Germany Thursday at noon from Sochi on FoxSports1. The consolation and championship matches will be Sunday on FoxSports1.
The United States faces Ghana in an international friendly Saturday at 5 p.m. on ESPN.
Real Salt Lake visits Orlando Friday at 9:30 p.m. on ESPN, then Sporting Kansas City battles Portland Saturday at 7 p.m. Philadelphia faces New England on FoxSports1 Sunday at 5 p.m.
There’s a pair of CFL games Friday on ESPN2, with British Columbia taking on Toronto at 7 p.m. before Montreal meets Edmonton at 10 p.m.
Seattle clashes with Connecticut in WNBA play Thursday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2.
NBC Sports network carries the Diamond League track and field meet in Paris Saturday at 2 p.m.