While the weather will be mild in Phoenix today, things will really begin to heat up in the desert as NASCAR drivers compete for crucial Sprint Cup points at the Phoenix International Raceway. Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin lead the other drivers in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series with 4072 points each.
Today’s race begins at 3pm eastern time, and while home viewers tune in on television, mobile race fans will watch the NASCAR Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 online thanks to a free live ESPN video stream. Online coverage begins at 2pm.
How to watch NASCAR Race for Heroes 500 – ESPN online video stream:
By downloading the free watchESPN mobile app, viewers can watch ESPN’s NASCAR coverage, and an assortment of other sports, online by streaming the video to smart phones and mobile devices just about anywhere.
Currently 3rd in the Sprint Cup standings, Ryan Newman is only 2 points behind Logano and Hamlin. The rest of the pack is more than 10 points behind the top 3 as they head out on the track today in search of more Sprint Cup points.
After running the best time in qualifying, Hamlin gets a leg up on Logano at today’s start, earning the pole position in his #11 FedEx Toyota. Logan will start the race in fourth position, while Newman starts 20th.
Conditions at the Phoenix International Raceway for today’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 call for clear skies, very light winds and temperatures in the 70’s.
In addition to begin able to watch the Race for Heroes 500 online, watchESPN mobile app users also get access to real time stats and other information during the race.