FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
FINAL STAGE OF 2015 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA LIVE ON NBC THIS SUNDAY AT 1 PM ET
NBCSN’s Live Weekend Coverage Features Stage 6 at 5 p.m. ET Tomorrow & Stage 7 at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 14, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s live coverage of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California, continues tonight at 5 p.m. ET with Stage 5, culminating with NBC’s live coverage of the premier U.S. cycling event’s final stage on Sunday, May 17 at 1 p.m. ET from Los Angeles to Pasadena.
Toms Skujins (Hincapie Racing Team), a 23-year-old from Latvia, looks to hold on to his overall lead heading into this afternoon’s stage from Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita. Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo), who holds the all-time Amgen Tour of California record with 11 stage wins, is only 22 seconds behind.
COMMENTATORS: Phil Liggett, Paul Sherwen and 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner Christian Vande Velde are on site in California to provide commentary and insight for each day of NBC Sports Group’s coverage with reporters Steve Schlanger and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’). Jens Voigt, who won the Critérium International a record-tying five times and has three top-10 Tour of California finishes, makes his NBC Sports Group debut as an analyst and reporter. Voigt broke the sport’s hour-record (51.115km in 60 minutes) last year before announcing his retirement from professional cycling.
NBC Sports Group’s schedule for the remainder of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California (all times ET):
|Thurs., May 14||5 – 7 p.m.||5: Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita||NBCSN|
|Thurs., May 14||10:30 – 11:30 p.m.||5: Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita (Encore)||NBCSN|
|Fri., May 15||5 – 7 p.m.||6: Big Bear Lake (Time Trial)||NBCSN|
|Fri., May 15||10 – 11 p.m.||6: Big Bear Lake (Encore)||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 16||2 – 3 a.m.||Women’s Race Highlight Show||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 16||4:30 – 6:30 p.m.||7: Ontario to Mt. Baldy||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 17||1 – 2 a.m.||7: Ontario to Mt. Baldy (Encore)||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 17||1 – 3 p.m.||8: L.A. LIVE to Pasadena||NBC|
|Sun., May 17||7 – 9 p.m.||8: L.A. LIVE to Pasadena (Encore)||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 17||11 p.m. – Midnight||8: L.A. LIVE to Pasadena (Encore)||NBCSN|
— NBC Sports Group —