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Thursday, February 27th, 2020
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS SEASON ROUND 9 LIVE THIS SATURDAY FROM MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Live Streaming Coverage Begins Saturday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold “Supercross Pass”
Monster Jam Season Continues in Miami Saturday at 12 a.m. on NBCSN
INDYCAR Fan Favorite James Hinchcliffe Joins NBC Sports as Analyst for 2020; Appears Live Tonight on NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 27, 2020 – NBC Sports continues its coverage of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season and heads to Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., for Round 9 on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, live on NBCSN. 2019 450SX Class champion runner-up Eli Tomac earned his second straight win, and fourth of the season, last Saturday in Arlington and remains atop the 2020 championship standings (181 pts).
Rounding out the top three finishers in Arlington were Ken Roczen in second and Jason Anderson finishing third. Roczen (174 pts) remains in second place in the championship standings, trailing Tomac by only seven points. In the 250SX Class, Chase Sexton earned his first win of the season.
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 11 a.m. ET with qualifying.
The 2020 Monster Jam season rolls on with a stop in Miami, Fla., Saturday at 12 a.m. ET on NBCSN with coverage from Marlins Park.
Following is this week’s NBC Sports’ motorsports schedule:
|Thurs., February 27||NASCAR America MotorMouths||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sat., February 29||Monster Energy Supercross Qualifying – Atlanta||NBC Sports Gold||11 a.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross Event – Atlanta*||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross Event – Atlanta||NBC Sports Gold||5 p.m.|
|Monster Jam – Miami||NBCSN||12 a.m.|
*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
INDYCAR FAN FAVORITE JAMES HINCHCLIFFE JOINS NBC SPORTS AS ANALYST FOR 2020; APPEARS LIVE TONIGHT ON NASCAR AMERICA AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
It was announced today that current INDYCAR driver for Andretti Autosport and fan-favorite James Hinchcliffe has joined NBC Sports as motorsports analyst for 2020. He will serve as a driver analyst for a majority of NBC Sports’ 2020 INDYCAR race coverage, providing reports from pit road and will make his debut at the season-opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., the weekend of March 13-15. Click here for more info.
Hinchcliffe will join today’s episode of NASCAR America MotorMouths at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN for a live interview to discuss his new role with NBC Sports for 2020.
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