FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS IMSA 12 HOURS OF SEBRING THIS SATURDAY, BEGINNING AT 10 A.M. ET ON NBCSN
12 Hours of Continuous Coverage from Sebring International Raceway Presented Across NBCSN, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Serve as Analyst for IMSA 12 Hours of Sebring with Leigh Diffey and Calvin Fish
2021 Supercross Season Continues this Saturday in Arlington, Texas, on NBCSN and Peacock Premium
Mecum Auctions in Glendale – Coverage Begins Tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 17, 2021 – This Saturday, NBC Sports will present the 12 Hours of Sebring from Sebring International Raceway, beginning at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The IMSA endurance race features a collection of racing superstars from across the world including Jimmie Johnson, Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais and Kevin Magnussen, among others.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join the booth as an analyst for the 12 Hours of Sebring with Leigh Diffey (play-by-play) and Calvin Fish (analyst) as part of NBC Sports’ motorsports commentary team spanning IMSA, NASCAR and INDYCAR that will call the endurance race.
IMSA: 12 HOURS OF SEBRING
- Play by Play: Leigh Diffey, Dave Burns
- Analysts: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Townsend Bell, Calvin Fish
- Pit Reporters: Marty Snider, Brian Till, Kevin Lee
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBCSN
- Streaming – TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold,com, NBC Sports app
|Sat., March 20||12 Hours of Sebring||NBCSN||10 a.m.|
|12 Hours of Sebring||NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||Noon|
|12 Hours of Sebring||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
Note: All 12 hours of the race will be available to stream live on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold
- Superstar Drivers: Saturday’s race features racing superstars from across the world in all five IMSA classes, including Jimmie Johnson, Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais and Kevin Magnussen, among others.
- Features: 12 Hours of Sebring coverage will include feature stories, including:
- Interview with seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and No. 48 Ally Cadillac Racing member Jimmie Johnson;
- Profile on No. 01 Cadillac Chip Ganassi Racing team of six-time INDYCAR SERIES champion Scott Dixon, Kevin Magnussen and Renger van der Zande;
- Feature on 2021 Rolex 24 At Daytona winning No. 10 Konica Minolta Acura ARX-05 team comprised of Alexander Rossi, Ricky Taylor, Filipe Albuquerque and Helio Castroneves.
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS: ARLINGTON
- Play by Play: Todd Harris
- Analyst: Ricky Carmichael
- Reporters: Daniel Blair, Will Christien
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBCSN
- Streaming – Peacock Premium, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Date||Coverage||Peacock Premium||NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app|
|Sat., March 20||Monster Energy Supercross – Qualifying||2 p.m. (LIVE)|
|Monster Energy Supercross – Event||8 p.m. (LIVE)||10:30 p.m. (ENCORE)|
Note: all times ET
- Arlington Highlights: Cooper Webb’s (249 pts) win last night was his fifth win in the last six races, but still holds only a 12-point championship lead over Ken Roczen (237 pts) in the 450SX Class. The current top-three in points all stood on the podium, as defending champion Eli Tomac (213 pts) finished in second place, and Roczen rounded out the podium. Hunter Lawrence won his first-ever Supercross event in the Western Regional 250SX Class, making him the fourth different winner in the class in four races.
- 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.
MECUM AUCTIONS: GLENDALE
- Host: Scott Hoke
- Analysts: John Kraman, Stephen Cox
- Reporter: Bill Stephens, Katie Osborne
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBC, NBCSN
- Streaming – NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Thurs., March 18||NBCSN*||3 p.m.|
|Fri., March 19||NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|Sat., March 20||NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|Sun., March 21||NBC^||12:30 p.m.|
- Glendale Headliners: The three-day auction from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., features nearly 1,200 classic and collector vehicles ranging from entry-level collectibles to multimillion-dollar auctions, headlined by the Steve Todhunter Collection, which features the 2016 Ferrari F12tdf and the 2006 Saleen S7 Twin Turbo, among many others.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH ON MOTORSPORTS ON NBC YOUTUBE CHANNEL
The latest episode of Coffee with Kyle features Janet Guthrie, the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500, joining auto racing icon Kyle Petty to share anecdotes from her upbringing in Iowa, her early love of aviation, her time studying at the University of Michigan, and discussing how she broke barriers in motorsports.
Also now available on the Motorsports on NBC YouTube Channel is a conversation between ARCA Menards Series driver Gracie Trotter and “The Mayor” of NASCAR, Jeff Burton, where she explains her comfort racing in a male-dominated sport and flips the script on Burton, including how his family impacted his career and the best advice he’s received. Click here to watch the entire conversation.
DALE JR. DOWNLOAD
2000 NASCAR Cup Series champion and current FOX Sports NASCAR analyst Bobby Labonte is this week’s guest on the Dale Jr. Download episode that airs tonight at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Produced on-site at Dirty Mo Media Studios in Mooresville, N.C., the Dale Jr. Download on NBCSN takes viewers couch-side for the taping of the motorsports icon’s weekly podcast, featuring unparalleled perspective, candid commentary, and insight that fans have come to expect from Dale Jr.
IMSA, Monster Energy Supercross and Mecum Auctions are part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, MotoGP, Monster Jam, American Flat Track, Dakar Rally, and more.