FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
NTT INDYCAR SERIES HEADS TO ROAD AMERICA FOR THE REV GROUP GRAND PRIX THIS SUNDAY AT NOON ET ON NBCSN
Peacock to Present Live Coverage of Practice and Qualifying from Road America Tomorrow and Saturday
Lucas Oil Motocross High Point National – Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Live Coverage Presented on Peacock
MotoGP German Grand Prix – Sunday at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 17, 2021 – The NTT INDYCAR SERIES heads to Road America for the REV Group Grand Prix this Sunday at noon ET on NBCSN. Live coverage from the road circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wis., begins with practice tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET on Peacock, which will stream all practice and qualifying sessions. For more information about INDYCAR on Peacock and how to sign up, click here.
Highlighting the field at Road America will be reigning and six-time INDYCAR champion Scott Dixon, two-time INDYCAR champion Josef Newgarden, 2019 Indianapolis 500 champion Simon Pagenaud, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson, former Formula One racer Romain Grosjean and current points standings leader Pato O’Ward, among others.
O’Ward (299 pts) sits atop the points standings heading into Road America, leading Alex Palou by only a single point (298 pts), and Dixon (263 pts) in third, who is aiming for a record-tying seventh INDYCAR championship.
NBC Sports’ coverage of the Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader last weekend produced viewership gains. Across both Saturday and Sunday, coverage on NBC averaged a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 954,000 viewers, up 3% vs. 2019’s doubleheader on NBC. The 2020 Detroit races were cancelled due to the pandemic.
Saturday’s race averaged a TAD of 845,000 viewers on NBC, up 10% vs. 2019, while the conclusion of Sunday’s race on NBC averaged a TAD 1.383 million viewers, up 26% vs. the entire Sunday race in 2019 (Saturday’s race included an extended red flag and Sunday’s coverage on NBC was impacted by a French Open overrun).
The REV Group Grand Prix leads directly into NBC Sports’ opening NASCAR Cup Series race of the 2021 season from Nashville Superspeedway on NBCSN. Countdown to Green pre-race coverage begins at 2:45 p.m. ET, with the green flag slated to wave shortly following 3:30 p.m. ET. Click here for complete programming details.
- Play by Play: Kevin Lee
- Analyst: Townsend Bell
- Pit Reporters: Dave Burns, Dillon Welch
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBCSN
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, and NBC Sports app
|Fri., June 18||REV Group Grand Prix – Practice||Peacock||5 p.m.|
|Sat., June 19||REV Group Grand Prix – Practice||Peacock||11:10 a.m.|
|REV Group Grand Prix – Qualifying||Peacock||2:30 p.m.|
|Indy Lights – Race 1||Peacock||3:55 p.m.|
|REV Group Grand Prix – Final Practice||Peacock||5:30 p.m.|
|REV Group Grand Prix – Qualifying (Encore)||NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||12 a.m.|
|Sun., June 20||Indy Lights – Race 2||Peacock||9:40 a.m.|
|REV Group Grand Prix – Pre-Race||NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||Noon|
|REV Group Grand Prix||NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||12:30 p.m.|
LUCAS OIL MOTOCROSS: HIGH POINT NATIONAL
- Play by Play: Jason Weigandt
- Analyst: Grant Langston
- Pit Reporter: Ashley Reynard
Lucas Oil Motocross will be in Mount Morris, Pa., this Saturday with the High Point National at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Ken Roczen sits atop the 450 Class standings following his victory in the Thunder Valley National, while Jett Lawrence leads the 250 Class standings. Live streaming coverage of all races and qualifying on Saturday will be available exclusively on Peacock. For more information about Motocross on Peacock, click here.
MOTOGP: GERMAN GRAND PRIX
The 2021 MotoGP season continues with the German Grand Prix this Sunday from Sachsenring at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo leads the points standings followed by Ducati riders Johann Zarco and Jack Miller.
INDYCAR, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, and MotoGP are part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, IMSA, Mecum Auctions, American Flat Track, Dakar Rally, and more.