On Wednesday, NHRA drivers Courtney Force and Antron Brown visited ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. campus with their cars to participate in an ESPN Car Wash. Company employees interacted with the drivers outside the ESPN Cafe and asked questions. In the video above, Force and Brown speak with Front Row about ESPN’s NHRA programming, their impressions of the campus, which ESPN personality they would challenge to a race and more.
Editor’s note: The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series makes its inaugural appearance at New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. this weekend in the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals. Fans can watch qualifying races tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2. Elimination races will air Sunday at 11 a.m. on ESPN3 and 7 p.m. on ESPN2.
ICYMI: Highlights from the past week on Front Row
• Front Row spoke with Senior Vice President of Digital Video Distribution, Matt Murphy, and Vice President of WatchESPN and ESPN3, Damon Phillips, about the launch of WatchESPN on Apple TV.
• A “Lineup” of 10 “hallowed” halls, walls and conference rooms at ESPN, including an X Games wall, World Cup conference room and more.
• Sideline reporter Doris Burke describes her “heart-stopping, terrifying” NBA Finals in-game interviews with San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich.
• ESPN soccer analyst Julie Foudy spoke with Front Row about her recent trip to Sao Paolo, Brazil, as part of the Sports United program overseen by the U.S. State Department.
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Our favorites from across ESPN over the past week
• From Rick Reilly: Sunday might never be the same
• From espnW: The significance of U.S. Women’s National Team star Abby Wambach passing Mia Hamm for the all-time international goal-scoring record
• Numbers Never Lie: Michael Smith explains that LeBron James is on pace to surpass Michael Jordan as the greatest basketball player of all time
• Enjoy an array of photos from ESPN Images
Video produced by Tonya Malinowski