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Tuesday, January 19th, 2021

IMSA WEATHERTECH CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS 2021 SEASON WITH ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA THIS SUNDAY AT 4:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

Complete 2021 IMSA WeatherTech Championship Broadcast Schedule Announced; NBC Sports Delivered Significant IMSA Viewership Gains in 2020

2021 Supercross Season Continues with Pair of Races in Houston: Round 2 Tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET and Round 3 on Sat., Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Peacock Premium is New Streaming Home of Supercross

STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 19, 2021 – The 2021 IMSA WeatherTech Championship season gets underway this Sunday with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona’s inaugural Pole Award race at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The 100-minute long Pole Award race determines the field’s starting positions for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and is expected to feature a collection of racing superstars from across the world including Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Helio Castroneves, and Kevin Magnussen, among others. Details for NBC Sports’ comprehensive coverage of the 59th Running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will be announced in the near future.

Last year, NBC Sports delivered significant viewership gains and milestones for IMSA producing a 21% increase in viewership for 19 race telecasts across NBC and NBCSN, and an 89% increase in viewership since acquiring rights prior to the 2019 season. Click here for more info.

IMSA: ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Broadcast Team

  • Play by Play: Dave Burns
  • Analysts: Calvin Fish
  • Pit Reporter: Kevin Lee

Below is the complete NBC Sports 2021 IMSA telecast schedule (subject to change):

NBC SPORTS 2021 IMSA SCHEDULE

Date Event Network Time (ET)
Sun., Jan. 24 Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona* NBCSN 4:30 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 30 Rolex 24 At Daytona NBC 3:30 p.m.
Rolex 24 At Daytona NBCSN 4:30 p.m.
Rolex 24 At Daytona NBCSN 11 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 31 Rolex 24 At Daytona NBCSN 6 a.m.
Rolex 24 At Daytona NBC 2 p.m.
Sat., March 20 12 Hours of Sebring NBCSN 7 p.m.
Sun., May 16 Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio NBCSN 2:30 p.m.
Sat., June 12 Detroit Grand Prix NBCSN 5 p.m.
Sun., June 27 Six Hours of the Glen* NBCSN 7 p.m.
Sat., July 3 Six Hours of the Glen 2* NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sat., July 17 Northeast Grand Prix* NBCSN 5 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 8 IMSA Sportscar Weekend* NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 12 Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca NBCSN 4 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 25 Grand Prix of Long Beach NBCSN 5 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 9 Michelin GT Challenge at VIR NBC Noon
Sat., Nov. 13 Petit Le Mans NBC Noon
Petit Le Mans NBCSN 3 p.m.

*delayed coverage

Note: all coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app

Live streaming coverage of all races throughout the 2021 season will be available exclusively on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.

MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS: HOUSTON

Broadcast Team

  • Play by Play: Leigh Diffey
  • Analyst: Ricky Carmichael
  • Host: Daniel Blair
  • Reporter: Will Christien

HOW TO WATCH

  • TV – NBCSN
  • Streaming – Peacock Premium
Date Coverage Network/Streaming Time (ET)
Tues., Jan. 19 Monster Energy Supercross – Event Peacock Premium 8:30 p.m.
Monster Energy Supercross – Event NBCSN^ 10:30 p.m.
Sat., Jan. 23 Monster Energy Supercross – Qualifying Peacock Premium 2 p.m.
Monster Energy Supercross – Event NBCSN* 8 p.m.

*also streams live on Peacock Premium

^Same-day delay

BROADCAST NOTES

  • Season Opening Victories: Justin Barcia won the Monster Energy Supercross season opener for the third consecutive year on Saturday in the 450SX Class, while Christian Craig earned his second career victory in the 250SX Class.
  • Streaming: Peacock Premium, the new streaming home of Supercross, provides live and commercial-free coverage of qualifiers and races as well as on-demand replays.

Monster Energy Supercross and IMSA are part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, Mecum Auctions, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, MotoGP, Monster Jam, American Flat Track, Dakar Rally, and more.

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