FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 27th, 2022
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS COMPREHENSIVE LIVE COVERAGE OF 60TH IMSA ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA ENDURANCE RACE ACROSS NBC, USA NETWORK AND PEACOCK
Live Coverage Begins Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC; All Coverage Streams on Peacock
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Serves as Analyst with Leigh Diffey and Calvin Fish; James Hinchcliffe Makes Debut on Peacock Pit Box with Marty Snider
Steve Letarte Pulls An All-Nighter – Working All 24 Hours Providing Analysis and Showcasing Unique Rolex 24 Infield Extravaganza
Double Duty – Townsend Bell to Participate in Race and Serve as Race Analyst
Peacock Presents Robert Wickens’ Return to Racing at IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Race Friday at 1:35 p.m. ET
Monster Energy Supercross Anaheim – Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on CNBC and Peacock, Encore Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 26, 2022 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship begins this weekend with unparalleled live coverage of the 60th Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance race at Daytona International Speedway on NBC, USA Network, and Peacock.
The Rolex 24 At Daytona features icons of the racing world competing on teams across five separate classes of competition – Daytona Prototype International (DPi), Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2), Le Mans Prototype 3 (LMP3), GT Daytona Pro (GTD PRO), and GT Daytona (GTD) – where the world’s premier car manufacturers are represented.
This year’s race is no exception with some of the world’s most well-known drivers competing, including Jimmie Johnson, Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud, Sebastien Bourdais, Alexander Rossi, Alex Palou, Marcus Ericsson, and Austin Cindric. The Wayne Taylor Racing No. 10 car will be aiming for its fourth consecutive overall win.
NBC Sports’ comprehensive presentation will utilize 14 of its IMSA, NASCAR and INDYCAR commentators, analysts and reporters on-site for its comprehensive coverage of the Rolex 24 headlined by NBC Sports’ lead IMSA commentating team of play-by-play voice Leigh Diffey, Rolex 24 winner and former IMSA GT driver and analyst Calvin Fish (analyst) alongside NASCAR on NBC analyst and NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr.
INDYCAR fan-favorite and veteran driver James Hinchcliffe makes his on-air debut with NBC Sports, joining Marty Snider and Vanessa Richardson on the Peacock Pit Box on pit road, and also serving as an analyst in the booth.
Steve Letarte will be pulling an all-nighter for NBC Sports, working all 24 hours of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Letarte will work alongside his NASCAR on NBC boothmate Jeff Burton to provide analysis and showcase the unique experience at the Rolex 24 infield.
Parker Kligerman, Kevin Lee and Dillon Welch will serve as pit reporters throughout the event. Dave Burns and Brian Till will also serve as play-by-play commentators.
In addition to comprehensive Rolex 24 At Daytona coverage, Peacock will also provide exclusive streaming coverage of Robert Wickens’ return to racing in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge race at Daytona this Friday at 1:35 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ coverage will also include a number of features surrounding the Rolex 24, including a piece highlighting the 60-year anniversary of the event, Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s interview with Mario Andretti, and an interview with Robert Wickens following his return to racing on Friday.
Below are the broadcast details for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. All coverage will also stream on Peacock.
- Play by Play/Host: Leigh Diffey, Dave Burns, Brian Till, Marty Snider
- Analyst: Calvin Fish, Dale Earnhardt Jr., James Hinchcliffe, Steve Letarte, Jeff Burton, Townsend Bell
- Pit Reporters: Parker Kligerman, Kevin Lee, Dillon Welch
- Reporter: Vanessa Richardson
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBC, USA Network
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Sat., January 29||1:30-2:30 p.m.||NBC|
|4-7 p.m.||USA Network|
|10 a.m. – 3 p.m.||USA Network|
|Sun., January 30||3-6 a.m.||Peacock|
|6 a.m. – Noon||USA Network|
|Noon – 2 p.m.||NBC|
Below is the full 2022 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship schedule with platforms and times, all ET:
|Sat., March 19||Twelve Hours of Sebring||Sebring International Raceway||USA/Peacock||10 a.m.|
|Sat., April 9||Grand Prix of Long Beach||Long Beach Street Circuit||USA||5 p.m.|
|Sun., May 1||Laguna Seca||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sun., May 15||Mid-Ohio||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course||USA||2 p.m.|
|Sat., June 4||Detroit Grand Prix||Belle Isle Park||USA||3 p.m.|
|Sun., June 28||Six Hours of The Glen||Watkins Glen International||USA/Peacock||10:30 a.m.|
|Sun., July 3||Sports Car Grand Prix||Canadian Tire Motorsport Park||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sat., July 16||Northeast Grand Prix||Lime Rock Park||USA/Peacock||3 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 7||Road America||Road America||USA/Peacock||TBD|
|Sun., Aug. 28||GT Challenge at VIR||VIRginia International Raceway||USA||2 p.m.|
|Sat., Oct. 1||Petit Le Mans||Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta||NBC/USA/Peacock||12 p.m.|
SUPERCROSS RETURNS TO ANAHEIM THIS SATURDAY AT 10 P.M. ET LIVE ON CNBC AND PEACOCK
The 2022 Monster Energy Supercross season continues this weekend from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., live on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on CNBC and Peacock, as the series continues its California swing to open the year. Chase Sexton is coming off his first career win the 450SX Class in Oakland, marking the third different winner in three races to open the season. Michael Mosiman earned his first career win in the 250SX Class. Two-time 250SX East Champion Zach Osborne will serve as on-track analyst for this week’s broadcast.
Qualifying coverage on Saturday from Anaheim gets underway at 4 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock. All Supercross heats, qualifiers and live and on-demand replays of races will be available on Peacock. Click here for more details.
- Play by Play: Daniel Blair
- Analyst: Ricky Carmichael
- On-Track Analyst: Zach Osborne
- Reporter: Kristen Beat
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – CNBC
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Sat., Jan. 29||Monster Energy Supercross – Qualifying||Peacock||4 p.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross – Race||CNBC, Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||10 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 30||Monster Energy Supercross – Race*||CNBC||10 a.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross – Race*||NBC||3 p.m.|
All 17 Supercross races, highlighted by exclusive live coverage of heats, qualifiers and main event races, will be presented across NBC, CNBC, USA Network, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms. The 2022 season will feature a record three live races and 13 total hours of coverage on NBC. The complete schedule can be found here.