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Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
RICKY STENHOUSE JR. JOINS NBC SPORTS’ MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS COVERAGE FROM HOUSTON THIS SATURDAY ON NBCSN
Monster Energy Supercross from Houston – Live on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Full Live Coverage Streams on NBC Sports Gold’s Supercross Pass
Stenhouse Jr. to Serve as Guest Analyst for NBC Sports’ Supercross Coverage in Houston Ahead of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway
Stenhouse Jr. to Discuss His NASCAR/Supercross Double on the NASCAR America Motorsports Hour Thursday at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Petty and Marty Snider to Discuss 2020 NASCAR Schedule on NASCAR America Motormouths Today at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN
American Flat Track – Yamaha Atlanta Short Track – Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 27, 2019 – NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will serve as a guest analyst for NBC Sports’ Monster Energy Supercross from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, this Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Comprehensive live coverage of this Saturday’s Monster Energy Supercross event begins at 1 p.m. ET, with practice exclusively streaming on NBC Sports Gold’s Supercross Pass.
Stenhouse Jr. will begin his day in the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, where he will run in a pair of practices before making his way down to Houston where he’ll join NBC Sports’ Supercross coverage on Saturday night.
Stenhouse Jr. will join Ralph Sheheen (play-by-play), five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael (analyst), host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien to call the action.
Stenhouse Jr. and the NBC Sports team will provide a behind-the-scenes look at his day across their Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels. Following his stint as a guest analyst on Saturday night, Stenhouse Jr. will compete in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS FROM HOUSTON – SATURDAY AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN; COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS GOLD SUPERCROSS PASS BEGINS AT 1 P.M. ET
NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross season this weekend from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. With just five races remaining in the Supercross season, Cooper Webb remains atop the 450SX Class standings, holding a 14-point lead over Marvin Musquin. Musquin won his second straight race last weekend in Seattle, but the victory came with some controversy. Musquin jumped through a section lined with medical flags following an accident and was penalized seven points following his race victory. Meanwhile in the 250SX West Class, Dylan Ferrandis earned his first career win in the U.S., and now trails Adam Cianciarulo by 12 points in the 250SX West Class standings.
NBC Sports Gold is offering subscribers the “Supercross Pass” – a comprehensive one-stop-shop package of events that will include Race Day Live, Supercross qualifiers and main event races live and without commercial interruption, as well as full on-demand replays. Click here to purchase.
|Sat., March 30||Houston – Qualifying Session 1||NBC Sports Gold||1 p.m.|
|Houston – Studio Coverage||NBC Sports Gold||2:30 p.m.|
|Houston – Qualifying Session 2||NBC Sports Gold||3:15 p.m.|
|Houston – Event||NBC Sports Gold/NBCSN||8 p.m.|
*all coverage that airs on NBCSN streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
DALE EARNHARDT JR., KYLE PETTY AND MARTY SNIDER TO DISCUSS 2020 NASCAR SCHEDULE ON NASCAR AMERICA MOTORMOUTHS TODAY AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NASCAR on NBC analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kyle Petty will join host Marty Snider to discuss the newly-announced 2020 NASCAR schedule on NASCAR America Motormouths today at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Motormouths episodes air every Wednesday and feature a light-hearted approach to traditional NASCAR America shows, also providing fans an opportunity to call in to NASCAR America and speak with hosts, analysts, drivers and other guests live on NBCSN.
Additionally, Stenhouse Jr. will join Thursday’s 5 p.m. ET episode of the NASCAR America Motorsports Hour on NBCSN, hosted by Krista Voda alongside analysts A.J. Allmendinger and Parker Kligerman, to discuss his upcoming NASCAR/Supercross double this Saturday.
NASCAR America, NBCSN’s daily motorsports show, is back for its sixth season, featuring an all-new look, daily studio location, and weekly schedule. Click here for more info.
AMERICAN FLAT TRACK – YAMAHA ATLANTA SHORT TRACK – SUNDAY AT 4:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2019 American Flat Track, the most historic form of American motorcycle racing, this weekend at 4:30 p.m. ET with the Yahama Atlanta Short Track race, which was held on March 23 at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga.
NBC Sports will showcase 18 American Flat Track weekend premieres on NBCSN, which will be followed by weekday re-airs on the network. Briar Bauman won the season-opening race at Daytona. Jason Weigandt (play-by-play) and Allmendinger (analyst) will call the action.
Featuring the world’s fastest motorcycle racers on dirt battling it out at speeds approaching 140 mph, American Flat Track is the most prestigious and most competitive form of dirt track motorcycle racing in the world. Click here for more info.
NASCAR ON NBC
NBC Sports Group returns for its fifth season of NASCAR on NBC coverage beginning Sunday, June 30 from Chicagoland Speedway.
The official home of the NASCAR Playoffs, NBC Sports Group will present the final 20 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, and select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events in 2019. NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR programming also includes NBCSN’s daily motorsports show NASCAR America, coverage of NASCAR’s Awards Ceremonies, the annual NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as well as original programming specials.
ABOUT MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet visiting 13 different states in 2019. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1974, Supercross is currently co-sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the official global governing body for motorcycle racing, thus making it a formal World Championship. Over 17 weeks and a million-dollar All-Star Race, Supercross attracts some of the largest and most impressive crowds inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America to race in front of nearly one million live fans and broadcast to millions more worldwide. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.