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“Hopefully, we can put it all together so we can check this one off the list.”

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NBC SPORTS-ARCA: NBC Sports Network is adding more racing to its programming with the addition of four ARCA events in August that will give the second-tier series a greater television presence.

“We couldn’t be more excited than to have the opportunity to secure additional exposure of the ARCA Racing Series on NBC Sports Network,” said Mark Gundrum, ARCA Vice President for Business Development and Corporate Partnerships. “This opportunity is great for the teams, sponsors and fans of the series.”

Three of the four NBC Sports Network events are scheduled to air on Thursday nights, with one event slated for Friday night. The coverage premieres Aug. 1 with an 11 p.m. airing of the Winchester Speedway race.

The race from Berlin Raceway will air Aug. 15 at 11 p.m., and the Madison International Speedway event will air Aug. 29 at 11 p.m.

The event from the one-mile dirt oval at the Illinois State Fairgrounds will air Aug. 23 at 11 p.m.

“We look forward to presenting the excitement of the ARCA Racing Series to motorsports fans on NBC Sports Network for the first time,” said Mike Perman, Vice President, Programming, NBC Sports Group.

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AP Sports Writer Luke Meredith in Iowa contributed to this report.