Aug 13, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
NBC Sports Group presents more than 30 hours of motorsports coverage this weekend across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra, highlighted by the IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the famed Milwaukee Mile on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group will also feature coverage of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships from the Indiana National on Saturday, Mecum Auctions from Monterey beginning on Thursday, and new episodes of Mecum Dealmakers: Indianapolis and /DRIVE on NBC Sports on Thursday night.
All IndyCar, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross and Mecum Auctions’ coverage will be streamed live via NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets.
INDYCAR ABC SUPPLY WISCONSIN 250 – SUNDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBCSN’s coverage of the IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at the Milwaukee Mile begins Saturday evening with qualifying at 8 p.m. ET. Live race coverage begins on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, followed by coverage of the Indy Lights Milwaukee race at 6 p.m. ET.
Two weeks ago, Scott Dixon (Target Chip Ganassi Racing) earned his first win of the season with a victory at the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, his fifth career victory at Mid-Ohio, making his way to the front after starting in 22nd position. Will Power (Team Penske) finished sixth to pass teammate Helio Castroneves for the Verizon IndyCar Series championships point lead.
The series shifts this week to the Milwaukee Mile, which holds the distinction as the oldest operating motor speedway in the world, hosting at least one auto race each year since 1903, except for the years during the U.S. involvement in World War II. Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport) has won the last two IndyCar races at the Milwaukee Mile.
NBC Sports Group’s lead motorsports voice Leigh Diffey will call the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 from West Allis, Wisc., alongside veteran driver/analyst Townsend Bell and veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs.
Reporters Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast, Kevin Lee and Robin Miller will report from the pits. Lee will be joined by Anders Krohn and Jake Query to call the Indy Lights Milwaukee race.
LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS INDIANA NATIONAL – SATURDAY
NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra will combine to present six hours of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana National coverage from Crawfordsville, Ind., on Saturday. Coverage starts on Live Extra at 10:30 a.m. ET with practice, followed by the pre-race show at 12:15 p.m. ET. Race coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET on Live Extra with Moto 1s, followed by live coverage of the 250 Class of 2nd Motos at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN. An encore presentation will air on NBCSN at 1 a.m. ET on Sunday.
Last weekend Ryan Dungey took the 450 Class at Unadilla National for his fourth win this year, and Christopher Pourcel earned his first victory of the season by winning the 250 Class.
Veteran play-by-play voice Jason Weigandt, analyst and two-time AMA Pro Motocross ChampionGrant Langston, and pit reporter Georgia Lindsay will call the action from Indiana National in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Motorsports Coverage This Week on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra (subject to change):
|Thurs., August 14||NASCAR America||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Auctions: Monterey||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Dealmakers: Kansas City (Encore)||9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Dealmakers: Indianapolis||10 p.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports||11 p.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports (Encore)||11:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., August 15||Motocross Highlight Series||12 a.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports (Encore)||1 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Auctions: Monterey||6:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., August 16||Pirelli World Challenge – Toronto & Mid-Ohio||12 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana – Practice||10:30 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana – Pre-Show||12:15 p.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana – Moto 1s||1 p.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Red Bull Series “Mavericks Invitational”||2:30 p.m.||NBC|
|Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana – 250 Class||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 – Qualifying||8 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Mecum Auctions: Monterey||9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., August 17||Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Indiana (Encore)||12 a.m.||NBCSN|
|IndyCar ABC Supply Wisconsin 250||3 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Indy Lights Milwaukee||6 p.m.||NBCSN|
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