FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE DECIDED THIS WEEKEND ON NBC AND USA NETWORK
Coverage From Las Vegas Airs Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA Network; Coverage Airs Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
NBC Sports Gold Provides Comprehensive Live Streaming Coverage on Saturday Beginning with Qualifying at 4 p.m. ET
IMSA WeatherTech Championship at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
American Flat Track Wild Horse TT – Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Coverage Airing on NBCSN Streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 1, 2019 – NBC Sports’ inaugural season as the exclusive home of Monster Energy Supercross culminates with coverage of the season finale in Las Vegas this Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA Network, as Cooper Webb sits poised to secure his first career 450SX championship. Following coverage on USA Network on Saturday night, the season finale will air Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – will present live commercial-free coverage of this weekend’s event at Sam Boyd Stadium, beginning Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.
Cooper Webb is closing in on his first career championship following his seventh victory of the season last weekend at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Webb leads Eli Tomac by 23 points in the 450SX Class standings and will clinch the title with a finish of 20th place or better this weekend in Las Vegas.
The 250SX East and West championships will also be decided in the second East/West Showdown of the season. In 250SX East, Chase Sexton recorded his first career win last weekend in East Rutherford and now holds the class lead by nine points over Justin Cooper. In 250SX West, Adam Cianciarulo holds an eight-point lead over Dylan Ferrandis. The pair finished 1-2 in the season’s first 250SX East/West Showdown at Atlanta on March 2.
Ralph Sheheen (play-by-play), five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien to call the action this weekend from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev.
Following is this weekend’s Monster Energy Supercross coverage schedule. Note that coverage will air Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA Network. Viewers should check their local listings:
|Sat., May 4||Las Vegas – Qualifying Session 1||NBC Sports Gold||4 p.m.|
|Las Vegas – Studio Coverage||NBC Sports Gold||5:30 p.m.|
|Las Vegas – Qualifying Session 2||NBC Sports Gold||6:15 p.m.|
|Las Vegas – Event^||USA Network||10 p.m.|
|Sun., May 5||Las Vegas – Event (Encore)||NBC||12:30 p.m.|
|Mon., May 6||Las Vegas – Event (Encore)||NBCSN||12 a.m.|
*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
^Live ET/delayed PT. Viewers should check their local listings.
IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP AT MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE – SUNDAY AT 1:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports’ inaugural season as the home of the IMSA WeatherTech Championship continues with this weekend’s event at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. All four classes – DPi, GTLM, GTD and LMP2 – will be in action. In the flagship DPi class, four points separate the top four teams, led by the #31 Whelen Engineering Racing duo of Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani. Another DPi team, Mazda Team Joest, has enlisted INDYCAR and Indianapolis 500 champion Ryan Hunter-Reay as a co-driver this weekend for its #55 entry with Jonathan Bomarito.
NBC Sports’ lead IMSA commentary team of Leigh Diffey, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver A.J. Allmendinger (analyst) and former IMSA GT driver Calvin Fish (analyst) will call the action, along with pit reporters Dave Burns and Kevin Lee.
AMERICAN FLAT TRACK ARIZONA SUPER TT – 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 Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with the Arizona Super TT at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. Jared Mees entered the event, which took place on April 27, coming off a victory at the prior race at The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway.
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. Jason Weigandt (play-by-play), A.J. Allmendinger (analyst), and Kristin Beat (analyst) will call the action.
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