Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Tuesday that his hit show "Lost Speedways" is returning to Peacock this summer with eight new episodes.
"We're here to announce that Lost Speedways Season 2 is happening!" Earnhardt said to begin episode 344 of The Dale Jr. Download Tuesday morning.
"We're excited to bring you a second season of that show. We were so happy with the response from season one. We've got a whole new batch of really unique race tracks. Goin to these places produced some incredible experiences. I just can't wait for you to see them."
Dale Jr. did not disclose the full list of tracks, but he did confirm that Arundel Speedway in southern Maine is one. Legendary TV broadcaster and journalist Dick Berggren appeared on The Download Tuesday to discuss his participation in the Arundel episode as well as his career as a racer, pit-road reporter and magazine publisher.
"It was such a treat being involved in the new season of Lost Speedways," Berggren said. "We had such a good time, too. I couldn't believe some of the things we found."
"Lost Speedways" is a show that documents Dale Jr.'s exploration of race tracks that are now desolate, defunct or in decay with hopes to win back their immortality by way of historical homage. Dirty Mo Media's Matthew Dillner is a co-host on the program. Its launch as a Peacock original in 2020 was met with wide praise, and it became an instant fan-favorite. The show is produced by Dirty Mo Media.
Peacock offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original “Brother from Another,” as well as “The Dan Patrick Show,” “PFT Live,” and “The Rich Eisen Show.” Peacock currently features live sports content from Premier League, US Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Rugby, Supercross, Skiing, and Snowboarding. Upcoming sports coverage on Peacock will include games from the 2021 NFL Season, INDYCAR, Olympics, and Paralympics. Highlights of Peacock’s previous live sports offerings include a Sunday NFL Wild Card playoff game, U.S. Open golf, U.S. Women’s Open golf, and upcoming events include Olympics and Paralympics coverage.
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