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Thursday, January 30th, 2020
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS REVS ITS ENGINES IN OAKLAND LIVE ON NBCSN THIS SATURDAY AT 8:30 P.M. ET
Live Streaming Coverage Begins Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET With Qualifying on NBC Sports Gold “Supercross Pass”
NBCSN Coverage to Stream Live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
NBC Sports’ Rolex 24 at Daytona Coverage on NBC Delivers Most-Watched IMSA Telecast Since 2014
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 30, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season this Saturday live from RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Last weekend at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., current 450SX points leader Ken Roczen swept all three main events and earned his second win of the season. Rounding out the top three finishers were Eli Tomac and 2018 champion Jason Anderson. Roczen increased his standings lead to eight points over Tomac, with Justin Barcia only three points shy of Tomac in third.
In the 250SX Class, Austin Forkner took home the victory in Glendale to move into fourth place in the season standings.
Veteran play-by-play commentator 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.
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 2:30 p.m. ET with qualifying.
Following is this weekend’s Supercross coverage schedule:
|Sat., February 1||Supercross Oakland – Qualifying||NBC Sports Gold||2:30 p.m.|
|Supercross Oakland – Event||NBCSN||8:30 p.m.|
|Supercross Oakland – Event||NBC Sports Gold||8:30 p.m.|
*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 2020 NASCAR HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY THIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports will present live coverage of the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony this Friday, January 31, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The two-hour special will celebrate the 11th annual NASCAR Hall of Fame class, featuring five NASCAR legends who have shown immense commitment to the sport.
The Class of 2020 features Tony Stewart, Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker, and Waddell Wilson. In addition, longtime pit reporter and magazine editor Dick Berggren will receive the 2020 Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence.
NBC Sports Group’s Krista Voda and Rick Allen will co-host Friday’s ceremony from the Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, N.C. Marty Snider will provide interviews with drivers and owners in attendance. Click here for more info.
NBC SPORTS’ ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA COVERAGE ON NBC DELIVERS MOST-WATCHED IMSA TELECAST SINCE 2014
Live coverage of the Rolex 24 at Daytona last Sunday on NBC (12-2:09 p.m. ET), wrapping up more than 24 hours of live comprehensive coverage, averaged 994,000 viewers to rank as the most-watched IMSA telecast since 2014.
NBC Sports’ strong IMSA Rolex 24 at Daytona viewership to kick off 2020 comes on the heels of an impressive season of viewership for its inaugural season as the home of IMSA in 2019, which saw a 55% increase across all NBC networks vs. FOX networks, and a whopping 100% increase for viewership on NBCSN.
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