FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
NBC SPORTS, PEACOCK AND SUPERMOTOCROSS LEAGUE ANNOUNCE 2023 SUPERMOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Record 31 SuperMotocross Races to be Presented Across Peacock, NBC, and USA Network
Peacock to Stream All Races, Qualifying and Heats Live Across the Entire Series, Including 23 Exclusive Live Races
Supercross Season Begins in Anaheim, Calif., at Angel Stadium on Sat., Jan. 7, Live at 10 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network
Pro Motocross Season Kicks off at the Fox Raceway National in Pala, Calif., on Sat., May 27, at 4 p.m. ET on Peacock
Inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship Final Presented Sat., Sept. 23, at 10 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 20, 2022 – NBC Sports, Peacock and the SuperMotocross League announced the 2023 SuperMotocross World Championship schedule, including the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. A record 31 events across the series, including exclusive live coverage of Main Event races, qualifiers, and heats, will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.
Peacock becomes the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 presenting live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats across both Supercross and Pro Motocross spanning 31 events from January to October 2023. 23 races will live stream exclusively on Peacock, including one SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform will also provide on-demand replays of every race.
2023 marks the first year of the SuperMotocross League which unifies Supercross and Pro Motocross and presents the season-ending SuperMotocross World Championship with the top racers in the world competing for a title in a new style of racing that features the best that both indoor stadium and outdoor motocross seasons have to offer.
NBC Sports’ 2023 SuperMotocross World Championship and Monster Energy Supercross race action begins in under a month with the season opener from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., live on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 10 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network. An encore presentation will air the following day on Sunday, Jan. 8, on NBC at 2 p.m. ET and on CNBC at 1 a.m. ET. CNBC will air a next-day encore for all 31 races across both series in 2023.
The 2023 Pro Motocross season begins with the Fox Raceway National in Pala, Calif., on Saturday, May 27, at 4 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock.
The much-anticipated newly formed SuperMotocross World Championship will culminate with two SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff events and the SuperMotocross World Championship Final. SMX Playoff 1 will be presented on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network followed by SMX Playoff 2 on Saturday, Sept. 23, in primetime at 8 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock.
The inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship Final will be presented from the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 10 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network.
The 2023 SuperMotocross commentary team will consist of Leigh Diffey, Todd Harris, Daniel Blair, and Jason Weigandt as play-by-play announcers across all 31 events. 15-time AMA champion Ricky Carmichael and seven-time AMA champion James Stewart will serve as analysts throughout the year while Blair, Will Christien, and former veteran racer Jason Thomas will provide on-track reports.
Race Day Live will expand in 2023 to cover all 31 races of the SuperMotocross World Championship series exclusively on Peacock. Dan Hubbard and Daniel Blair will serve as hosts of the pre-race program, which will feature 2.5 hours of coverage for each Supercross event, one hour for each Pro Motocross event, and 2.5 hours for both SuperMotocross Playoff events and the SuperMotocross World Championship Final.
A SuperMotocross World Championship one-hour preview special airs Sunday, Jan. 1, at 5 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock, featuring appearances from reigning Supercross and Pro Motocross champion Eli Tomac, Supercross champion Jason Anderson, two-time Supercross champion Cooper Webb, Pro Motocross champion Ken Roczen, rising star Chase Sexton, and Australian brothers Jett and Hunter Lawrence as they prepare for the upcoming 2023 season.
NBC Sports and Feld Motor Sports agreed to a multi-year rights extension in October 2022. Click here for more information.
All Supercross and Pro Motocross televised coverage on NBC, USA Network and CNBC also streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
Below is the 2023 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship broadcast and streaming schedule:
|Date||Race Location||Platform/Network||Time (ET)|
|Sat., Jan. 7||Angel Stadium||Peacock, USA Network||10 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 8||Angel Stadium||NBC*||2 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 14||RingCentral Coliseum||Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 21||Snapdragon Stadium||Peacock||10 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 28||Angel Stadium||Peacock||10 p.m.|
|Sat., Feb. 4||NRG Stadium||Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Sat., Feb. 11||Raymond James Stadium||Peacock||7 p.m.|
|Sun., Feb. 12||Raymond James Stadium||NBC*||4 p.m.|
|Sat., Feb. 25||AT&T Stadium||Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Sat., March 4||Daytona International Speedway||Peacock||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 11||Lucas Oil Stadium||Peacock||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 18||Ford Field||Peacock||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 25||Lumen Field||Peacock||10 p.m.|
|Sat., April 8||State Farm Stadium||Peacock||10 p.m.|
|Sat., April 15||Atlanta Motor Speedway||Peacock, NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sat., April 22||MetLife Stadium||Peacock||7 p.m.|
|Sat., April 29||Nissan Stadium||Peacock, NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sat., May 6||Empower Field at Mile High||Peacock||9 p.m.|
|Sat., May 13||Rice-Eccles Stadium||Peacock, USA Network||10 p.m.|
Below is the 2023 Pro Motocross Championship broadcast and streaming schedule:
|Date||Race Location||Platform/Network||Time (ET)|
|Sat., May 27||Fox Raceway National||Peacock||4 p.m.|
|Sat., June 3||Hangtown Classic||Peacock||4 p.m.|
|Sat., June 10||Thunder Valley National||Peacock||3 p.m.|
|Sat., June 17||High Point National||Peacock||1 p.m.|
|Sat., July 1||RedBud National||Peacock||1 p.m.|
|Sat., July 8||Southwick National||Peacock, NBC||1 p.m.|
|Sat., July 15||Spring Creek National||Peacock||2 p.m.|
|Sun., July 16||Spring Creek National||USA Network*||Noon|
|Sat., July 22||Washougal National||Peacock||4 p.m.|
|Sat., Aug. 12||Unadilla National||Peacock||1 p.m.|
|Sat., Aug. 12||Unadilla National||Peacock, NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sat., Aug. 19||Budds Creek National||Peacock||1 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 20||Budds Creek National||USA Network*||Noon|
|Sat., Aug. 26||Ironman National||Peacock||1 p.m.|
Below is the inaugural SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and Final broadcast and streaming schedule:
|Date||Event||Race Location||Platform/Network||Time (ET)|
|Sat., Sept. 9||SMX Playoff 1||zMAX Dragway||Peacock, USA Network||3 p.m.|
|Sat., Sept. 16||SMX Playoff 2||Chicagoland Speedway||Peacock||8 p.m.|
|Sat., Sept. 23||SMX Final||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||Peacock, USA Network||10 p.m.|
|Sun., Sept. 24||SMX Final||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||NBC*||4 p.m.|
About NBC Sports:
NBC Sports connects people to the moments that matter most and serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. As the sports division of NBCUniversal, NBC Sports presents premier content across linear platforms NBC, USA Network, Golf Channel, as well numerous digital sites, including Peacock. NBC Sports possesses an unparalleled collection of media rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the NFL, Big Ten Conference, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, Notre Dame, The R&A, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLB, Tour de France, Roland-Garros, and many more. It also consists of NBC Sports Next, a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within its three groups: Youth & Recreational Sports, Golf, and Betting & Gaming.
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About the SuperMotocross World Championship:
The SuperMotocross World Championship™ is the premier off-road motorcycle racing series that combines the technical precision of stadium racing with the all-out speed and endurance of outdoor racing. Created in 2022, the SuperMotocross World Championship combines the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and the AMA Pro Motocross Championship into a 31-event series that culminates in a season-ending two round playoff and SuperMotocross World Championship Final. Visit SuperMotocross.com for more information.
About Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) since 1974. Over 17 weeks, Supercross attracts some of the largest and most impressive crowds inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America to race in front of nearly one million live fans and broadcast to millions more worldwide. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.
About Pro Motocross Championship, Sanctioned by AMA Pro:
The AMA Pro Motocross Championship features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, competing aboard homologated bikes from one of seven competing manufacturers on a collection of the roughest, toughest tracks on the planet. Racing takes place each Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. MX Sports Pro Racing, the industry leader in off-road powersports event production, manages the AMA Pro Motocross Championship. More information can be found at www.ProMotocross.com.
About Feld Motor Sports:
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting specialized arena and stadium-based motorsports entertainment. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, and the SuperMotocross World Championship. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a subsidiary of Feld Entertainment, Inc. Visit monsterjam.com, SupercrossLIVE.com, and feldentertainment.com for more information.
About MX Sports Pro Racing:
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the AMA Pro Motocross Championship and the SuperMotocross World Championship. The industry leader in off road powersport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.