Exclusive Live 'On the Net' Broadcasts from Speedweeks '99
12 February 1999
AUTO CENTRAL, February 11, 1999--For the second year in row, race enthusiasts from around the world have been able to follow live Daytona Speedweeks action from the comfort of their computer screen via THE AUTO CHANNEL Internetwork at "http://www.theautochannel.com/news/events/99daytona_speedweeks/index.html".
Going into the final weekend, and Sunday's climactic race, THE AUTO CHANNEL continues to broadcast on-site interviews, up to the minute race results, and extensive press conferences directly from Daytona Beach, Florida. Live in-car transmissions between drivers and their pit crews, such as Adam Petty, Lyndon Amick, and Angie Wilson, will provide fans with unique, inside perspective on all the action of the IROC race on Friday and the Busch Grand National event on Saturday. The competition for Sunday's 41st Annual Daytona 500 Winston Cup race will be, as always, fierce. Three-time Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon has the pole position.
The Auto Channel will be archiving all the content it has produced and assembled for continuous on- demand access. Internet users can find dozens of video and audio interviews with drivers and racing personalities, daily summaries, race footage, and breaking press stories from the two-week motor sports celebration known as Speedweeks. To watch and listen to any of the streaming media programs users will need the Windows Media Player, which can be downloaded free from THE AUTO CHANNEL.