Apr 23, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT
Live Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Coverage Begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
NBCSN Presents Mecum Auctions from Kansas City This Week; Coverage BeginsThursday at 4:30 p.m. ET
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series continues this week with the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET, highlighting more than 15 hours of motorsports coverage this week, which includes Mecum Auctions coverage from Kansas City.
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream coverage of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and Mecum Auctions via “TV Everywhere.”
NBCSN’s presentation of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama begins Sunday at 1 a.m. ET with qualifying. Live race coverage begins Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET, followed by Race 2 of the Legacy Indy Lights 100 at 5 p.m. ET.
Two weeks ago, Mike Conway (Ed Carpenter Racing) held off Will Power (Team Penske) in the final few laps to take the checkered flag at Long Beach. Power is a two-time winner of the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (2011, 2012), and currently leads the points standings through two races.
NBC Sports Group’s lead IndyCar and Formula One play-by-play voice Leigh Diffey will call the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on-site at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., alongside former drivers Townsend Bell and Wally Dallenbach.
Reporters Jon Beekhuis, Kelli Stavast, Kevin Lee and Robin Miller will report from the pits. Lee will be joined by Anders Krohn andJake Query to call the Legacy Indy Lights 100.
In addition, NBCSN will present live Mecum Auctions coverage from Kansas City this week. Cars up for auction this week in Kansas City include a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 428 Fastback, a 1931 Packard Deluxe Eight Dual Cowl Sport Phaeton, and a 1968 Shelby GT500KR Fastback. NBCSN’s live presentation of Mecum Auctions from Kansas City airs tomorrow and Friday at 4:30 p.m. ET, and continues on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
Scott Hoke will host NBC Sports Group’s Mecum Auctions coverage on-site at Reliant Center in Houston, Texas, alongside analysts John Kraman, Stephen Cox, and Bill Stephens. Mecum Auctions is led by Dana Mecum, Founder and President of Mecum Auctions for the past 27 years.
NBCSN will also air coverage of the TORC Series from the Duel in the Desert race in Primm, Nev., on Saturday at 1:30 a.m. ET. Robbie Floyd, Grant Langston, Tony Bokhoven and Cristy Lee will have the call.
Motorsports Coverage This Week on NBCSN (subject to change):
|Thu., April 24||Mecum Auctions – Kansas City||4:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., April 25||Pirelli World Challenge – Long Beach||1:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Auctions – Kansas City||4:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 26||TORC – Las Vegas||1:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Auctions – Kansas City||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 27||Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – Qualifying||1 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Indy Grand Prix of Alabama||2:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Legacy Indy Lights 100 – Race 2||5:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
INDYCAR ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA: NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets — will provide live streaming coverage of this week’s Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and Mecum Auctions airing on NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Coverage will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.