The HD Racer – March 26-28 – Updated


Welcome to the HD Racer, a new series at The Digital Media Zone, letting you know about all of the action in motorsports this coming weekend. In most cases the races are available in high definition. Unfortunately the biggest exception to this is Formula 1 as it is still, in 2010, not recorded in HD. All times provided are Eastern time zone.

This coming weekend brings the second round of the Formula 1 World Championship, along with races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and the Izod Indy Car Series.

Friday, MARCH 26

1:30 a.m. speed Formula 1* Practice – Australian Grand Prix
11:30 a.m. speed Sprint Cup Practice – Martinsville Speedway
3:00 p.m. speed Sprint Cup Qualifying – Martinsville Speedway

Saturday, MARCH 27

2:00 a.m. speed Formula 1* Qualifying – Australian Grand Prix
11:30 a.m. speed Sprint Cup Final Practice – Martinsville Speedway
2:16 p.m. speed NASCAR Trucks – Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway

Sunday, MARCH 28

2 a.m. speed Formula 1* – Australian Grand Prix
1:13 p.m. hd_logo_fox Sprint Cup – Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway
3:46 p.m. abc_logo Indy Car – Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Rained Out. Moved to Monday

Monday, MARCH 29

10:00 a.m. espn2_logo Indy Car – Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

*Unfortunately Formula 1 is still not broadcast in HD.


About the author

Josh Pollard

Josh has been writing software since his parents brought home their first computer. His love for gadgets and technology eventually spurred a passion for home theater technology. After starting the DMZ, he received Microsoft’s MVP award for Windows Media Center. Even though the beloved home theater PC platform is all but dead he continues to tinker with consumer entertainment technology. He’s a life-long gamer and DIY smart home enthusiast. He co-hosts the Entertainment 2.0 podcast with Richard Gunther and the DMZ’s gaming podcast, Story Players, with Joe DeStazio.