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Friday, July 22nd, 2016

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH – JULY 22-24, 2016

 (All times ET)

The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the NBC Sports Group Communications team. For live streaming information on the NBC Sports app, Powered by Playmaker Media and Golf Channel’s Golf Live Extra powered by PlayMaker Media, click here.

Friday, July 22
4 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice – Indianapolis
4 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA TOUR: RBC Canadian Open
5:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America
6 p.m. on NBCSN – American Century Championship
7 p.m. on Golf Channel – Web.com Tour: Utah Championship
8 p.m. on NBCSN – Tour Primetime

Saturday, July 23
6:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Tour de France Pre-Race Show
7 a.m. on NBCSN – Tour de France – Stage 20
8 a.m. on CNBC – F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying
9:30 a.m. on Golf Channel – PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: The Senior Open
11:40 a.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying – Indianapolis
12 p.m. on NBC – PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: The Senior Open
1 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America Saturday
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA TOUR: RBC Canadian Open
1:30 p.m. on NBCSN NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying – Indianapolis
2 p.m. on NBC – Tour de France – Stage 20 Recap
3 p.m. on NBC – American Century Championship
3 p.m. on NBCSN – Countdown to Green
3 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA TOUR: UL International Crown
3:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR XFINITY Series Race- Indianapolis
6 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR XFINITY Series Post-Race
6:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Washougal – Moto 2s
7 p.m. on Golf Channel – Web.com Tour: Utah Championship
8:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Premier Boxing Champions
11 p.m. on NBCSN – F1 Hungarian Grand Prix – Qualifying (Encore)

Sunday, July 24
7 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Countdown
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Hungarian Grand Prix
8:30 a.m. on Golf Channel – PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS: The Senior Open
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Tour de France Pre Race Show
10:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Tour de France – Stage 21
12 p.m. on NBC – LPGA TOUR: UL International Crown
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA TOUR: RBC Canadian Open
2 p.m. on NBC – Tour de France Recap Show
2 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America Sunday
2 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA TOUR: UL International Crown
2:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Countdown to Green
3 p.m. on NBC – American Century Championship
3 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – Indianapolis
6 p.m. on Golf Channel – Web.com Tour: Utah Championship
6:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Post-Race
7 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Victory Lap
8 p.m. on NBCSN – Tour Primetime

NASCAR
NBC Sports Group rolls into its fourth weekend of 2016 NASCAR racing coverage with trackside action from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. NBCSN’s race coverage from Indianapolis kicks off Saturday with XFINITY Series racing at 3 p.m. ET, followed by Sprint Cup racing Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

NBCSN continues its full day of trackside Sprint Cup coverage from Indianapolis today with Sprint Cup final practice at 4 p.m. ET. An on-site edition of NASCAR America wraps up the evening at 5:30 p.m. ET from the pagoda of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Saturday’s coverage begins with a special 30-minute edition of NASCAR America Saturday at 1 p.m. ET followed by Sprint Cup qualifying at 1:30 p.m. ET. Sunday’s race day coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN with NASCAR America Sunday live from the pit road. Coverage rolls into Countdown to Green at 2:30 p.m. ET, with race coverage officially starting at 3 p.m. ET. On-site coverage wraps up with the Sprint Cup Series post-race show at 6 p.m. ET. NASCAR Victory Lap closes out the weekend at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

XFINITY coverage from Indiana begins Saturday with qualifying at 11:40 a.m. ET followed by Countdown to Green at 3 p.m. ET. Race coverage begins at 3:30 p.m. ET, and a 30-minute on-site post-race show wraps up the night at 6 p.m. ET. NBCSN reporter Alex Hayden joins on-site coverage, contributing to Saturday’s XFINITY qualifying.

Race announcer Rick Allen calls this weekend’s action alongside analysts Steve Letarte and Jeff Burton. Pre- and post-race coverage is handled by host Krista Voda, and analysts Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett. Marty Snider, Mike Massaro, Kelli Stavast and Dave Burns report from pit road. Features reporter Rutledge Wood again brings viewers closer to the sights and sounds of the racing capital of the world.

TOUR DE FRANCE
NBC Sports Group’s more than 250 hours of live, primetime, and encore coverage of the 103rd Tour de France continues tonight at 8 p.m. ET with Tour Primetime on NBCSN. Tonight’s Tour Primetime features a look at the most compelling action of Stage 19, from Albertville to Saint-Gervais, with new analysis, interviews, and updates.

NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the final stages of the 103rd Tour de France this weekend, beginning tomorrow, July 23 with the Tour de France Pre-Race Show on NBCSN. Live coverage of the penultimate stage of the Tour, Stage 20 from Megève to Morzine, will air at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. In addition, NBC will present a recap show of Stage 20 on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports Group’s live coverage of the 103rd Tour de France culminates this Sunday, July 24, at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN with the Tour de France Pre-Race Show, immediately followed by Stage 21 from Chantilly to Paris. NBC will present a recap show of Stage 21 on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET

Phil Liggett (play-by-play) and Paul Sherwen (analyst) call all live racing for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Tour de France. Liggett and Sherwen are joined in France by analysts Christian Vande Velde and Jens Voigt. Todd Harris hosts daily pre-race and primetime studio coverage, along with analyst Bob Roll. Steve Schlanger, Jenna Corrado and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’) serve as reporters.

FORMULA ONE
NBC Sports Group’s presentation of the 2016 Formula One Championship continues this week with live coverage of the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

NBCSN will air delayed coverage of Practice 2 on tonight at 11 p.m. ET. Coverage continues with CNBC’s live coverage of qualifying at 8 a.m. ET. Live race coverage from Hungaroring begins Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. NBCSN will air an encore presentation of the Hungarian Grand Prix on Monday, July 25, at 1 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports Group’s lead F1 broadcast team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), veteran analyst David Hobbs, and analyst Steve Matchett will call the action. F1 insider Will Buxton will report on-site from Hungary.

LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
NBCSN presents Round 9 of the 2016 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this weekend with the Washuougal National in Washougal, Wash., on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Veteran play-by-play voice Jason Weigandt, analyst Grant Langston, and pit reporter Georgia Lindsay will call this weekend’s action.

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS
NBC Sports Group presents Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) this Saturday, July 23, live at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, highlighted by an eight-round welterweight bout between the unbeaten Fabian “TNT” Maidana (9-0, 6 KOs) and Puerto Rico’s Jorge “Machito” Maysonet (13-1, 11 KOs) from the Scottish Rite Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas.

NBCSN’s coverage also features unbeaten prospect Alan Castano (10-0, 7 KOs) taking on Aaron Garcia (12-5-1, 10 KOs) in an eight-round middleweight bout, and undefeated prospect Brandon Figueroa (8-0, 5 KOs) vs. Puerto Rico’s Adalberto Zorrilla (6-1, 6 KOs) in an eight-round super bantamweight attraction.

Kenny Rice calls the action alongside analyst B.J. Flores.

GOLF
NBC Sports Group’s tournament coverage continues this weekend with the PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS’ The Senior Open, the LPGA TOUR’s UL International Crown, the American Century Championship, the PGA TOUR’s RBC Canadian Open, and the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship.

Golf Channel and NBC will dedicate more than 10 hours of live coverage of the LPGA matches this weekend. Saturday, live coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET, and on Sunday’s final day, coverage begins on NBC at Noon ET and will continue on Golf Channel at 2 p.m. through the event’s conclusion.

Terry Gannon and Judy Rankin will anchor coverage of the UL International Crown from the 18th hole broadcast booth.  They will be joined by Tom Abbott reporting from an on-course tower, with Karen Stupples, Nicole Castrale and Jerry Foltz reporting from the course.

Golf Channel’s live weekend coverage of The Senior Open begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET and concludes Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Rich Lerner (play-by-play) hosts coverage of the Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland. Lerner is joined by Lanny Wadkins (analyst), John Mahaffey and Dave Marr (tower), and Billy Ray Brown and Jay Townsend (on course). Todd Lewis will contribute with interviews.

Tournament coverage of the American Century Championship begins today at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage shifts to NBC at 3 p.m. ET for Saturday and Sunday.

Bob Papa (play-by-play) hosts Golf Channel’s coverage of from Edgewood Tahoe Golf in South Lake Tahoe, Nev. Papa is joined by Mark Rolfing (analyst), Notah Begay and Charlie Rymer from the course. Steve Sands will contribute with interviews while Jimmy Roberts contributes with essays.

Golf Channel’s live tournament coverage of the PGA Tour continues today at 4 p.m. ET, and continues Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

Whit Watson (play-by-play) hosts coverage of the RBC Canadian Open Glen from the Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Canada. Watson is joined by Curt Byrum (analyst), Frank Nobilo (tower), and Matt Gogel and Phil Blackmar (on course). Scott Walker will contribute with interviews.

Live tournament coverage of the Utah Championship continues today at 7 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Coverage continues on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET and Sunday at 6 p.m. ET on Golf Channel.

Grant Boone (play-by-play) hosts Golf Channel’s coverage of the Web.com Tour from Golf Club at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah. Boone is joined by Craig Perks (analyst), Steve Burkowski (tower), and Tripp Isenhour and Kay Cockerill from the course.