Burnett and Downey will serve as executive producers of the NASCAR series, along with Zane Stoddard, vice president, entertainment marketing and content development, NASCAR.
"We have wanted to develop an original, scripted drama inside our sport for some time, but have been waiting to find the right partner," says Stoddard. "Mark and Roma are two of the biggest, most well-respected names in Hollywood. They share our vision for this project and we are very excited to collaborate with them on the show."
"From the first time we got to attend NASCAR, we fell in love with their racing world. The teams, the drivers, the fans, it's an electric atmosphere and is quintessentially American," says Downey and Burnett.
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