Welcome race fans: NASCAR coming to 3D TV

Here's a dizzying thought--literally. Turner Broadcasting will show the cars going round and round (all left turns) on July 3 when it televises the Coke Zero 400 race in 3D TV on DirecTV's N3D channel. The action will also be available in three dimensions on TNT Racebuddy NASCAR website.

Of course it would be cheaper to just buy airfare to Daytona and tickets to the race than the $2,400 to $7,000 a first-time 3D watcher needs to shell out for a 3D-compatible TV or computer and the necessary silly glasses accessory. Still, when you count the cost of refreshments at the race, it's probably a wash.

For more:
- see this story

Related articles:
World Cup to provide kick for 3D TV market
3D TV shows big potential, big hassles, small market until 2015
Sports to drive 3D TV