|By Business Wire||
|May 12, 2014 11:30 AM EDT||
Time Warner Cable and America’s new sports network, FOX Sports 1, have teamed up to offer TWC customers and all racing fans the opportunity to enjoy the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race better. As part of the partnership, TWC launched a national Twitter sweepstakes exclusively for customers, where five grand prize winners were awarded an all-expense paid trip to Charlotte and VIP access to the Sprint All-Star Race activities at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Additionally, over a thousand customers from the Carolinas participated in a Sports Pass promotion and received tickets to the race.
All TWC customers who received tickets to the Sprint All Star Race will have exclusive access to a variety of interactive, race-themed activities at the Time Warner Cable and FOX Sports 1 All Star Night event on May 17. The event will feature a Q+A panel with Time Warner Cable’s Chevy driver, Kasey Kahn, Jeff Gordon & Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and a pre-race performance by GRAMMY-winning pop rock group, Train. The All-Star Night event will take place at the Champions Pavilion of Charlotte Motor Speedway and will open to invited guests at 4:00 p.m. The special performance by Train will take place prior to qualifying and the start of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race.
Customers can follow @twc on Twitter for real-time updates from the race, while exclusive All-Star Night footage will be available via the TWC YouTube channel (youtube.com/twc).
The NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race airs live on FOX Sports 1, May 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM ET. For channel listings and availability, customers can visit www.twc.com or www.foxsports1.com. Customers can also keep updated on Time Warner Cable exclusive offers and promotions on the Time Warner Cable Facebook page and by following @TWC on Twitter.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.
About FOX Sports 1
FOX Sports 1 is America’s new national multi-sport channel that launched on August 17 in approximately 90 million homes and boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually. The channel has several pillar sports: college basketball and football, MLB, NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), international soccer, UFC and Golden Boy boxing, and adds USGA events, including the U.S. Open, and FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2015. FOX SPORTS LIVE is FOX Sports 1’s flagship 24/7 news, opinion and highlights program, providing around the clock coverage through regularly scheduled programs, hourly updates and an information rich ticker. Original programs include: AMERICA’S PREGAME; MLB WHIPAROUND; NASCAR RACE HUB; and the groundbreaking BEING: documentary franchise. FOX Sports GO, a new authenticated mobile sports experience for iPhone, iPad, Android devices and the web, serves as the channel’s digital extension. The app offers more than 1,100 live games and events from cross FOX Sports, FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Sports’ 22 regional sports networks, as well as scores, highlights, news, stats and analysis. For more information visit www.FOXSports.com/FOXSports.