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Thursday, June 9th, 2022
NTT INDYCAR SERIES GOES TO ROAD AMERICA FOR THE SONSIO GRAND PRIX THIS SUNDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & PEACOCK
INDYCAR Practice, Qualifying and Indy Lights Race from Road America Presented Exclusively on Peacock Friday-Sunday
Motocross Thunder Valley National Live Coverage Begins Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC & Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 9, 2022 – The NTT INDYCAR SERIES heads to Road America this weekend with live coverage of the Sonsio Grand Prix in Elkhart Lake, Wis., Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
Will Power of Team Penske took the lead in the season standings (255 pts) following his Detroit Grand Prix victory last Sunday in the series’ final race on Detroit’s Belle Isle road course. Indianapolis 500 winner Marcus Ericsson (252) and Indy 500 runner-up Pato O’Ward (243) round out the top three in the standings. Reigning series champion Alex Palou won last year’s race at Road America.
Two-time INDYCAR champion Josef Newgarden has a chance to win the PeopleReady Force for Good Challenge and a million-dollar prize if he wins this Sunday’s Sonsio Grand Prix on a road circuit after already earning victories on an oval (XPEL 375) and street course (Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach) this season.
TOP FIVE DRIVERS IN 2022 INDYCAR SERIES STANDINGS
NBC Sports’ lead INDYCAR commentary team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), Townsend Bell (analyst) and James Hinchcliffe (analyst) will call the race. Marty Snider, Kevin Lee, and Dave Burns will provide reports from pit road.
Live coverage of qualifying and practice sessions as well as an Indy Lights race from the Road America circuit will exclusively stream on Peacock Friday-Sunday. For more information about INDYCAR on Peacock and how to sign up, click here.
NBC Sports’ free-to-play game, INDYCAR Pick ‘Em, features a weekly contest for each race throughout the season with a $25,000 jackpot. INDYCAR Pick ‘Em is available for download now on the NBC Sports Predictor app powered by PointsBet (available in the App Store and Google Play Store).
- Play by Play: Leigh Diffey
- Analysts: Townsend Bell, James Hinchcliffe
- Pit Reporters: Marty Snider, Kevin Lee, Dave Burns
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBC
- Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
|Fri., June 10||Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America – Practice||Peacock||4:25 p.m.|
|Sat., June 11||Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America – Practice 2||Peacock||10:45 a.m.|
|Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America – Qualifying||Peacock||1:45 p.m.|
|Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America – Final Practice||Peacock||5:20 p.m.|
|Sun., June 12||Indy Lights Race||Peacock||10:30 a.m.|
|Sonsio Grand Prix at Road America||NBC, Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app||12:30 p.m.|
MOTOCROSS THUNDER VALLEY NATIONAL
- Play by Play: Jason Weigandt
- Analyst: Ricky Carmichael
- Reporter: Will Christien
Live coverage of the Motocross Thunder Valley National from Lakewood, Colo., is presented this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. The hour-long coverage features the 450 Moto 1 race, including Eli Tomac, points standings leader Chase Sexton and Jason Anderson.
Jason Weigandt, seven-time Motocross champion and five-time Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael and Will Christien discuss the Motocross season and preview Saturday’s race here.
World Superbike heads to Italy for Round 4 of the 2022 season with coverage of the Superpole race and Race 2 in Emilia-Romagna this Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET on CNBC. Alvaro Bautista leads the championship ahead of six-time WSBK champion Jonathan Rea and defending series champion Toprak Razgatlioglu. American Garrett Gerloff returns to the grid after suffering a left knee injury that kept him out of the last round.
NBC Sports continues its presentation of the 2022 Monster Jam season this Saturday from Detroit, Mich., at noon ET on CNBC. The complete schedule can be found here.
INDYCAR and Monster Jam are part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2022, spanning NASCAR, Monster Energy Supercross, Dakar Rally, and more.