NBCSN’s daily coverage of the 2015 Dakar Rally continues with highlights from Monday’s Stage 2, which was the longest stage of the entire two-week event.
The run from Villa Carlos Paz to San Juan, Argentina was brutal for many competitors. But in the end, it was conquered by Nasser Al-Attiyah, who made up for a time penalty that cost him a win in Stage 1 with a great drive.
You can catch the Stage 2 show today at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, but in case you can’t be near a TV, you can also stream the show through NBC Sports Live Extra at this link and on the Live Extra app.
Much would need to be worked out, starting with how much garage and grandstand access would be afforded for a 2021 season opener that likely would occur during a still ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
He was a spectator (with racing legend Mario Andretti) at four-time champion Jeff Gordon’s final Cup race as a full-time in the 2015 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In 2011, Hamilton swapped cars with three-time champion Tony Stewart at Watkins Glen International.
Having rubbed shoulders with other racing greats so often, it only would be fitting if Hamilton — who is one victory from tying Michael Schumacher’s career record and also could tie the F1 record with a seventh championship this season — spent some time with the greatest basketball player of all time.