FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
NBCSN TO RE-AIR HISTORIC RACE 19 OF 2013 AMERICA’S CUP, TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET
Down 8-1, ORACLE TEAM USA Completes The Greatest Comeback In America’s Cup History With a Race 19 Victory
Encore Presentations of Race 19 to Air on NBCSN Tonight at 8 p.m. ET and Thursday at 1 a.m. ET and 7 a.m. ET
“I never thought I would say this, but Oracle is going to win the America’s Cup.” – NBC Sports Group’s Ken Read
“The comeback of 2013 is complete. The America’s Cup will stay in America.” – NBC Sports Group’s Todd Harris
Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 25, 2013 – Following ORACLE TEAM USA’s victory this afternoon in the 2013 America’s Cup Finals, NBCSN will re-air the historic Race 19 that decided the victor of the 34th America’s Cup. NBCSN will air encore presentations of Race 19 of the 2013 America’s Cup Finals tonight at 8 p.m. ET, and again Thursday morning at 1 a.m. ET and 7 a.m. ET.
Recognized as the greatest comeback in the 162-year history of the America’s Cup, ORACLE TEAM USA won eight consecutive races in the regatta, and avoided elimination eight straight times, to come back from an 8-1 point deficit and defeat Emirates Team New Zealand.
Veteran announcer Todd Harris served as the play-by-play commentator for the NBCSN telecast. Harris was joined by former America’s Cup Helmsman and Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ken Read, as well as renowned sailor and author Gary Jobson.
America’s Cup Race 19 Encore Presentations:
|September 25||8-10 p.m.|
|September 26||1-3 a.m.|
|September 26||7-9 a.m.|
(All times ET, schedule subject to change.)
-NBC Sports Group-