FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS BEGINS 2020 SEASON IN ANAHEIM ON NBCSN THIS SATURDAY AT 10 P.M. ET
Encore Presentation Airs Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Live Streaming Coverage Begins Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold “Supercross Pass”
NBCSN and NBC Coverage to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 2, 2020 – NBC Sports presents the opening race of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season this Saturday from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. This will mark the second season of Monster Energy Supercross coverage exclusively on NBC Sports. An encore presentation of the Anaheim event will air Sunday on NBC beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET.
After winning the premier-level 450SX championship last season, reigning champion Cooper Webb will begin his title defense against a stellar field that includes 2019 Pro Motocross champ Eli Tomac, Honda ace Ken Roczen, and 2018 450SX champ Jason Anderson, who returns to Supercross action for the first time since a practice crash in January 2019 ended his season early. Additionally, Chad Reed will line up to start the final full-time Supercross season of his illustrious career.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Supercross Pass” offers a comprehensive one-stop-shop package of events that will include live streaming and on-demand replays for all Supercross qualifiers and races without commercial interruption, as well as present exclusive expert analysis and interviews. “Supercross Pass” is available now for $74.99. Click here to purchase. This weekend’s coverage on NBC Sports Gold begins Saturday at 4 p.m. ET with qualifying.
Veteran play-by-play commentator Leigh Diffey, 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:
|Sat., January 4||Anaheim – Qualifying||NBC Sports Gold||4 p.m.|
|2020 Supercross Preview Show (Encore)||NBCSN||9 p.m.|
|Anaheim – Event||NBC Sports Gold||10 p.m.|
|Anaheim – Event*||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sun., January 5||Anaheim – Event Encore*||NBC||2:30 p.m.|
*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
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