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Driver Jeff Burton Joins NBC's NASCAR Booth, While FS1's Rick Allen Could Be Next12 / 04 / 13
NBC Sports yesterday announced it has reached a multi-year agreement that will see NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton transition out of full-time driving and into an analyst role when the network begins coverage in '15. Burton will assume double duties in '14, racing a schedule of selected ...
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