NASCAR Race Hub debuts new ‘First Turn’ segment

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be featured on NASCAR Race Hub's new 'First Turn' series counting down 10 of the strongest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookies of all time.

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"FIRST TURN" FEATURES DEBUT WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 ON NASCAR RACE HUB ON FOX SPORTS 1

WHAT: "First Turn," a new series of three-to-five-minute features that count down to reveal 10 of the strongest NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES rookies, airing weekly on NASCAR RACE HUB on FOX Sports 1.

Produced by NASCAR Productions, the 10 stories are narrated by the drivers as they react to footage and images from their Cup rookie seasons and reflect on the highs and lows of some of the most memorable "firsts" in their racing careers.

WHEN: Premieres Wednesday, April 9 (Noon-1 p.m. ET) on NASCAR RACE HUB on FOX Sports 1; Continues each Wednesday through June 11.

WHO: Ten NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES drivers who posted some of the best rookie seasons in history, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch and Ryan Newman.

Week One’s segment (Wednesday, April 9 at noon ET) features 2000 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES Rookie of the Year Matt Kenseth as he relives his first Daytona 500 victory, lessons from mentor Mark Martin and his relationship with fellow rookie Dale Earnhardt Jr. For a sneak peek at this week’s feature, please visit FOXSports.com/NASCAR.

For more information, please contact Megan Englehart at megan.englehart@fox.com or 336-425-4762, or follow @NASCARonFOX and @FOXSportsPR on Twitter.