Daytona 500

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Versatile FOX NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little shifts into overdrive this weekend at Daytona International Speedway for the 60th running of the Daytona 500, live on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 18 (2:30 p.m. ET) – already her third motor sports season opener of the 2018 racing season.

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 21CF CEO James Murdoch discussing the combination of 21CF and Sky, Fox’s planned new streaming app, STAR India CEO Uday Shankar winning EY’s Entrepreneurial CEO Award and more.

NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick (center) will be in the FOX NASCAR booth for eight events in 2017.
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NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick, the 2014 NASCAR premier series champion, announced last month that his role as part of the FOX NASCAR broadcast team will increase in 2017, with the pilot of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Ford Fusion serving as a full-race race analyst for eight FOX NASCAR events, beginning with the NASCAR XFINITY Series opener from Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 25, on FS1.

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Often called the “Super Bowl of NASCAR,” the Daytona 500, which FOX will broadcast on Sunday, kicks off the NASCAR season with a bang. But the Super Bowl comparison underscores a key difference between NASCAR and other televised sports like the NFL, NBA or MLB, which spend their seasons building toward a grand finale at the end.