FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS SEASON CONTINUES LIVE FROM SAN DIEGO THIS SATURDAY AT 10 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Live Streaming Coverage Begins Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold “Supercross Pass”
2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Season Opener from Daytona Airs Thursday on NBCSN at 1 p.m. ET
2020 Monster Jam Season Visits NRG Stadium in Houston Today at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
NBC Sports’ NASCAR Writer Dustin Long Wins Second National Motorsports Press Association Writer of the Year Award
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 4, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season this Saturday from Petco Park in San Diego, Calif. at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Eli Tomac claimed his second 450SX Class win of the season last week in Oakland, after winning in Anaheim on Jan. 18.
Rounding out the top three finishers in Oakland were defending 450SX Class champion Cooper Webb in second and Ken Roczen in third. Roczen retained the championship lead, but following Tomac’s victory, his lead is down to just three points. In the 250SX Class, Dylan Ferrandis also earned his second win of the season, and enters San Diego atop the points 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 4 p.m. ET with qualifying.
The opening race of the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season, the BMW Endurance Challenge, from Daytona International Speedway, will be shown this Thursday at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The race features the IMSA debut of 18-year-old rising motorsports star Hailie Deegan.
All IMSA races are available live and on-demand TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold. For more information and to purchase, click here.
The 2020 Monster Jam season makes a stop in Houston, Texas today at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with coverage from NRG Stadium.
Following is this week’s NBC Sports’ motorsports schedule:
|Tues., February 4||Monster Jam – Houston||NBCSN||6 p.m.|
|Thurs., February 6||IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge – Daytona||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
|Sat., February 8||San Diego – Qualifying||NBC Sports Gold||4 p.m.|
|San Diego – Event*||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|San Diego – Event||NBC Sports Gold||10 p.m.|
*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
NBC SPORTS’ NASCAR WRITER DUSTIN LONG WINS SECOND NATIONAL MOTORSPORTS PRESS ASSOCIATION WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD
NBC Sports’ NASCAR writer Dustin Long was named the 2019 George Cunningham Writer of the Year by the National Motorsports Press Association, sharing this year’s award in a three-way tie. This marks the second time Long has won the George Cunningham Writer of the Year Award, following his first win in 2011.
Long won first place in the feature category for his story on the tragic and remarkable story of Chris Lambert, spotter for Denny Hamlin. Long also won third place in race coverage for his piece detailing Tyler Reddick’s bet with his girlfriend, Alexa De Leon, on naming their son after he won the Xfinity Series Championship at Homestead.
NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of motorsports coverage airing on NBC and NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.