Monday, January 7th, 2019


Nearly 30 Hours of Coverage of Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee – World’s Largest Collector Car Auction Featuring 3,500 Vehicles

NBC Sports Presents Monster Energy Supercross from Glendale, Ariz., Saturday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Encore on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC

2019 Dakar Rally Coverage Begins Today at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Coverage Airing on NBC and NBCSN Streams on and the NBC Sports App

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 7, 2019 – NBC Sports roars into 2019 with more than 50 hours of motorsports coverage this week, highlighted by nearly 30 hours of coverage of Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee – the world’s largest collector car auction – as well as Monster Energy Supercross action from Glendale, Ariz., on NBC and NBCSN, plus the start of the 2019 Dakar Rally.


An estimated 3,500 vehicles will cross the auction block at Mecum Auctions’ Kissimmee event this week with the potential to exceed over $100 million in sales. Headliners at this year’s event include the only 1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster to race at Le Mans and Benny Parsons’ 1973 NASCAR Cup Champion car. NBC Sports will air live coverage from Kissimmee on NBCSN from 12-6 p.m. ET on Wednesday-Friday.

Scott Hoke will host coverage on-site in Kissimmee, alongside analysts John Kraman and Stephen Cox, and reporters Bill Stephens and Katie Osborne.

Following is the full Mecum Auction: Kissimmee telecast schedule on NBCSN:

Date Event Coverage Time (ET)
Tues., January 8 Mecum: Countdown to the Block NBCSN 5 p.m.
Wed., January 9 Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee NBCSN 12 p.m.
Thur., January 10 Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee (Encore) NBCSN 12:30 a.m.
Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee NBCSN 12 p.m.
Fri., January 11 Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee (Encore) NBCSN 1 a.m.
Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee NBCSN 12 p.m.
Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee (Encore) NBCSN 11 p.m.
Sat., January 12 Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee NBCSN 12:30 p.m.
Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee* NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., January 13 Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee* NBCSN 12 a.m.
Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee* NBCSN 7:30 p.m.

*delayed coverage


NBC Sports continues its inaugural season of Monster Energy Supercross coverage this weekend from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The 2019 season began last weekend in Anaheim where Justin Barcia recorded his first Supercross 450 win in six years, and Colt Nichols notched his first career Supercross 250 win. NBC Sports will present live coverage of the main event on Saturday at 9 p.m. ET, and showcase an encore presentation on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – presents comprehensive coverage of Supercross qualifiers and main event races live and without commercial interruption throughout the 2019 season. This weekend’s coverage on NBC Sports Gold begins Saturday at 3 p.m. ET with the first qualifying sessions.

Ralph Sheheen, five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien will call the action.

Following is this weekend’s Supercross coverage schedule:

Date Event Coverage Time (ET)
Sat., January 12 Glendale – Qualifying Session 1 NBC Sports Gold 3 p.m.
Glendale – Studio Coverage NBC Sports Gold 4:30 p.m.
Glendale – Qualifying Session 2 NBC Sports Gold 5:15 p.m.
Glendale – Event NBCSN* 9 p.m.
Sun., January 13 Glendale – Event (Encore) NBC 4:30 p.m.

*All televised coverage streams on and the NBC Sports app

^All races air live and commercial free on NBC Sports Gold


NBC Sports begins its coverage of the 2019 Dakar Rally – the world’s most challenging off-road endurance race – today at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN, as nearly 500 competitors traverse more than thousands of miles and various terrain. The entire event will be held in Peru, the first time in its history it will be contested in one country, and will challenge drivers in five different classes – bike, quad, car, side by side, and truck. Coverage begins today at 6:30 with Stage 1 from Lima to Pisco. Leigh Diffey will call the action. Following is the full Dakar Rally schedule on NBCSN – all telecasts are delayed.

Date Event Coverage Time (ET)
Mon., January 7 Stage 1 – Lima to Pisco NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Tues., January 8 Stage 2 – Pisco to San Juan de Marcona NBCSN 6 p.m.
Wed., January 9 Stage 3 – San Juan de Marcona to Arequipa NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Thur., January 10 Stage 4 – Arequipa to Moquegua NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Fri., January 11 Stage 5 – Moquegua to Arequipa NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Sun., January 13 Stage 6 – Arequipa to San Juan de Marcona NBCSN 1 a.m.
Rest Day NBCSN 11:30 p.m.
Mon., January 14 Stage 6 – Arequipa to San Juan de Marcona NBCSN 6 p.m.
Tues., January 15 Stage 7 – San Juan de Marcona NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Wed., January 16 Stage 8 – San Juan de Marcona to Pisco NBCSN 6 p.m.
Thur., January 17 Stage 9 – Pisco NBCSN 5:30 p.m.
Fri., January 18 Stage 10 – Pisco to Lima NBCSN 8:30 p.m.


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