RealNetworks Gains NASCAR Content


RealNetworks Inc. continues to expand the content offerings of its 'RealOne'
paid-subscription service, inking a deal with Turner Sports Interactive to bring
Web users race-day interactivity from the National Association for Stock Car
Auto Racing.

RealOne users will be able to see customized video highlights and racing
information and hear racer-to-pit-crew conversations.

The service is called 'NASCAR Channel's Premium In-Car Audio Select and
RaceVault' package.

RealOne users who want that package will be charged $11.95 per month, which
also includes all of the content on Real One. Stand-alone, RealOne costs $9.95
per month. will also offer a 'TrackPass' for $29.95 annually or $4.95
per month.

The service allows race fans to select one of nine drivers to listen to while
they communicate with their pit crews during each of the 73 races on the NASCAR
Winston Cup and Busch Series circuits.

Within RaceVault, users can create their own customizable highlights of any
driver, crew or race. RaceCast will feature live leader-board information and
race summaries.