NBC Sports Group Details Coverage of Motorsports in 2015
NBC Sports Group will be providing nearly 1,400 hours of coverage in 2015, spanning NASCAR, IndyCar, Formula One, Mecum Auctions, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and Red Bull Global RallyCross. The total includes nearly 800 hours of live motorsports content airing across NBC, NBCSN and CNBC, NBCUniversal’s business channel, as well as on NBC Sports Live Extra. It all begins with coverage of the F1 Australian Grand Prix, which opens the 2015 F1 season on March 22nd at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
This marks the first time a U.S. sports media company has broadcast all NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One in the same year, and all three series championships will be decided on NBC or NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group’s 2015 motorsports coverage is highlighted by nearly 400 hours of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series coverage, beginning July 4th weekend in Daytona; nearly 100 hours of the Verizon IndyCar Series on NBCSN, which begins April 12 in New Orleans with the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana; and more than 200 hours of the 2015 Formula One Season, beginning with the Australian Grand Prix this Sunday, March 15, at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
In addition, NBC Sports Group will present more than 250 hours of original motorsports programming, including weekday episodes of NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN, as well as the NBCSN original series Mecum Dealmakers, Off The Grid, and /DRIVE on NBC Sports.