VELOCITY GREENLIGHTS SEASON THREE OF TOP CAR CULTURE SERIES "AMERICARNA," HOSTED BY NASCAR LEGEND RAY EVERNHAM
-- Eight All-New Episodes To Premiere in 1Q2016 -
(Silver Spring, Md.) - Through two seasons of AMERICARNA NASCAR legend Ray Evernham has given viewers unprecedented access to our nation's fascinating cultural history through the scope of its greatest invention: the automobile. Velocity, America's #1 television network for car lovers, announced today the greenlight of eight all new episodes of AMERICARNA that promise to give viewers an even greater understanding of the car culture that shaped America's identity. As a three-time NASCAR Cup champion crew chief and Hall of Fame nominee, Evernham returns as host scouting the incredible unknown stories of automotive history that have yet to be told. Season 3 of AMERICARNA will be supercharged with celebrities, enhanced restoration coverage and two hour-long specials coming to Velocity in 1Q2016.
"As a leading car expert, Ray is a signature fixture on Velocity. AMERICARNA is a reflection of his lifelong passion for cars as an iconic figure in NASCAR and as a racer, customizer and restorer" said Robert Scanlon, General Manager of Velocity and Automotive Content. "Through Ray's careful uncovering of automotive artifacts and thoughtful interviews, the show brings viewers the best stories within our nation's evolving four-wheeled narrative."
"It has been an absolute thrill to share the, sometimes overlooked, cultural impact that cars have had on America in the first two seasons of AMERICARNA" said Evernham. "For the new season we decided to dig deeper, get more personal and give our viewers even more behind-the-scenes access that you just can't find anywhere else on television. From music icons to racing royalty, season 3 of AMERICANRA will have something for everyone."
AMERICARNA is produced for Velocity by AmeriCarna Productions, which is co-owned by Evernham and Rick Hendrick. For AmeriCarna Productions, Pam Miller and Evernham are executive producers. David Lee is executive producer and vice president of production for Velocity and Robert Scanlon is general manager of Velocity and Automotive Content.
Velocity, a division of Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), is the only upscale men's cable network that focuses on thrilling automotive for its viewers. Velocity programming is diverse, intelligent and engaging; capturing the best of the human experience as told by the top experts in the field. Formerly HD Theater, the fully HD network is available in 63 million homes. For more information on Velocity, please visit Velocity.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/VelocityTV or on Twitter @Velocity.