SiriusXM Announces Broadcast Coverage for Daytona 500

            SiriusXM Announces Broadcast Coverage for Daytona 500

Fans nationwide get live broadcast of 55th Daytona 500 on Feb. 24 on channel
90, plus multiple channels carrying in-car audio of drivers

Full day of live coverage from the track on race day on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio;
24/7 channel offers extensive coverage every day of Speedweeks and throughout
the year

Special "Town Hall" show with Jeff Gordon, Rick Hendrick and Ray Evernham airs
live from Daytona on Feb. 21

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the
Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, will offer listeners comprehensive
coverage of the 55^th running of the Daytona 500, with the live race
broadcast, multiple channels carrying in-car audio from some of the sport's
top drivers, and daily coverage from Daytona International Speedway on
SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (channel 90).

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On Sunday, February 24, Daytona 500 race day, SiriusXM will start broadcasting
live at 7:00 am ET and will offer listeners a full day of live coverage from
the speedway. Subscribers will have access to all the action on the track
during The Great American Race, which starts at 1:00 pm ET, plus full pre- and
post-race coverage with expert analysis, reports from pit road and the
garages, driver introductions and interviews with the winner and other

SiriusXM will also offer additional Driver2Crew Chatter™ channels that will
carry the in-car audio of NASCAR's top drivers as they compete in the Daytona
500. Drivers featured will include reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion
Brad Keselowski,  three-time champion Tony Stewart, five-time champion Jimmie
Johnson, history-making Daytona 500 pole winner Danica Patrick, Dale Earnhardt
Jr. and others.

SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, channel 90 – including race broadcasts – is available
to Sirius subscribers, XM Premier and SiriusXM Premier subscribers and is also
simulcast online at and on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App.

SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will also provide live coverage of the Budweiser Duel at
Daytona, the 150-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying races, on Thursday,
Feb. 21 (1:00 pm ET), the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Camping World Truck
Series race on Friday, Feb. 22 (7:00 pm ET), and the Drive4COPD 300 NASCAR
Nationwide Series race on Saturday, Feb. 23 (12:45 pm ET).

Throughout the week leading up to race day fans will have access to the latest
news and expert analysis on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, which will broadcast live
from Daytona every day. The channel's daily talk lineup begins at 7:00 am ET
and features a roster of expert hosts that includes Hall of Famer Buddy Baker,
Danny "Chocolate" Myers, Claire B. Lang, Dave Moody, Mike Bagley, Pete
Pistone, Pat Patterson, Jim Noble, Angie Skinner and Brad Gillie.

On Thursday, Feb. 21 (8:00 pm ET), four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
Jeff Gordon and iconic Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick will sit down
for a Q&A with SiriusXM listeners for a special edition of SiriusXM's "Town
Hall" series. Airing live on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, the special will be
moderated by Gordon's former crew chief, Ray Evernham, ESPN analyst and former
NASCAR team owner, who was on the pit box for three of Gordon's NASCAR Sprint
Cup Series championships, and will feature Gordon and Hendrick taking
questions from the studio audience about their careers and experiences in

From Wednesday through Sunday of Daytona 500 Week, several SiriusXM NASCAR
Radio shows will broadcast from atop the Sprint FANDECK in the Daytona
infield. On Monday, Feb. 25, on The Morning Drive, hosts Bagley and Pistone
will be joined live by the 2013 Daytona 500 Champion driver, crew chief and
team owner.

As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of NASCAR, SiriusXM broadcasts every
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World
Truck Series race live. For more info on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio please visit

In January, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio was honored by the National Motorsports
Press Association (NMPA) with six awards for excellence in broadcasting in
2012. Dave Moody, host of SiriusXM Speedway, received four awards, including
NMPA Radio Broadcaster of the Year. Claire B. Lang, host of Dialed In and the
channel's pre- and post-race shows, won the second place award for Spot News
Radio. The third place award in the Spot News category was presented to Mike
Bagley and Pete Pistone, hosts of The Morning Drive.

About Sirius XM Radio

Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by
revenue and has 24 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts
commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news;
exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music,
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every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM
Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other
connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada
which has more than 2 million subscribers.

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