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IRL ADDS TNN TO ITS FAMILY AS ALL '98 RACES ON BROADCAST TV
Published December 4, 1997
All eleven IRL events in '98 will have live coverage under agreements between the IRL and ABC, CBS, ESPN & TNN. The '98 broadcast schedule adds TNN, which will broadcast four Saturday night races all during primetime. CBS will broadcast three Sunday races, and ABC will broadcast four races, including the Indy 500. ESPN will continue to air practice and qualifications for the Indy 500 (IRL).