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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Friday, February 17, 2006
News Categories: iTunes

As expected, race fans will be able to purchase and download NASCAR Nextel Cup Series content throughout the 2006 season from Apple’s iTunes Music Store. NASCAR announced today that highlights and behind-the-scenes coverage from this year’s races, beginning with Sunday’s Daytona 500, will be available for $1.99 per video.

“NASCAR, which is the second highest-rated regular season sport on television and has seen TV audience growth of nearly 80% over the past 15 years, will produce the iTunes previews and reviews with unique content designed to drive fans to the race telecasts and complement those telecasts. In the U.S., there are 75 million NASCAR fans, including 30 million women.”

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So, that means I can download my favorite high-speed crashes right?

Posted by Moe on February 17, 2006 at 9:48 AM (PDT)


That’s probably gonna be one of the highest downloaded highlights.

Posted by keyMACer on February 17, 2006 at 11:01 AM (PDT)


If it’s anything like their highlights show editing, you won’t see a bloody thing… still going to be popular with the southern, bud swilling, pickup truck driving Earndhart fans…

Posted by BigTallGuy on February 19, 2006 at 3:25 AM (PDT)


“We’re thrilled to be working with NASCAR,” Steve Jobs stated. “We anticipate that NASCAR will be one of the headline attractions in our upcoming iTunes video genre, ‘Videos of Things that Suck.’”

Posted by elo on February 20, 2006 at 10:11 AM (PDT)


“If it’s anything like their highlights show editing, you won’t see a bloody thing…”

Aw man. I was looking forward to seeing bloody things. Alas.

Posted by Moe on February 20, 2006 at 10:35 AM (PDT)


Too bad they aren’t doing something like this with a bigger sports event, like the OLYMPICS!!!

Posted by Cube All on February 23, 2006 at 6:28 AM (PDT)

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