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Joey Mancari joins American Flat Track as Chief Competition Officer

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Joey Mancari, former Vice President of Competition and Operations for Red Bull’s Global Rallycross series, has joined American Flat Track as Chief Competition Officer. 

Mancari has more than three decades of motorsports experience under his belt, including his responsibilities with the Global Rallycross series. His experience with live and tape-delayed coverage for Rallycross in their relationship with NBC will contribute to NBCSN’s coverage of American Flat Track.

Joey Mancari with NASCAR Cup driver Kurt Busch. Photo courtesy Joey Mancari’s official Twitter page.

“I’m excited to join American Flat Track as it experiences growth and increased visibility in the motorsports scene,” Mancari said in a press release. “I see a lot of parallels between my experience in racing and series management and AFT’s two-wheel motorcycle sport, and I’m here to help launch AFT into bigger and better things moving forward.”

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Before joining the Global Rallycross Series, one of Mancari’s roles was with NASCAR’s competition department including as series director of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.

“Joey Mancari joins us during a period of growth and increased interest in the sport of American Flat Track,” said Michael Lock, CEO of American Flat Track. “His experience in the world of GRC, with its live TV broadcasts and fast-paced action, will be extremely useful as we take AFT to the next level.”

WATCH LIVE: IndyCar Carb Day coverage on NBCSN

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It’s Carb Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. And that means hours of coverage for IndyCar fans, just days away from the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.

Coverage on NBCSN will include the Indy Lights Firestone 100 at 1 p.m. ET, a live edition of NASCAR America from Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 3:30 p.m. ET with Krista Voda, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Steve Letarte, A.J. Allmendinger and Marty Snider, and new Indy-centric episodes of Proving Grounds and Off The Grid. Jake Query will call the Indy Lights Firestone 100 alongside analyst Anders Krohn and pit reporter Katie Hargitt.

Click here to watch online or on the NBC Sports app.

All this leads up to Sunday’s race (11 am ET on NBC), but don’t forget about Saturday’s Indy 500 parade coverage, which you can watch on NBC Sports Gold.