The Verizon IndyCar Series hits the streets of Long Beach this weekend for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Here are your times and info for the weekend coverage on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra:
NBC Sports Group continues its comprehensive 2015 motorsports coverage this week, highlighted by live presentations of the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach and Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, both this Sunday on NBCSN.
Race coverage on NBCSN begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sunday morning with the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix, and continues at 4 p.m. ET with live IndyCar coverage from the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will provide comprehensive streaming coverage of this week’s IndyCar and F1 telecasts via TV Everywhere.
INDYCAR GRAND PRIX OF LONG BEACH – SUNDAY AT 4 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBCSN’s presentation of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series continues this Sunday at 4 p.m. ET with live coverage of the Grand Prix of Long Beach. Last weekend, James Hinchcliffe (Schmidt Peterson Motorsports) earned his first victory of the season at the inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana, leading the final 15 laps of the rain-shortened race. Through two races this season, a trio of Team Penske drivers – Juan Pablo Montoya (84 pts), Helio Castroneves (74 pts), and 2014 Series Champion Will Power (70 pts) – occupy the top three spots in the drivers’ standings. In addition, all three drivers have taken the checkered flag at Long Beach, including two victories for Power (2008 & 2011).
Four-time Grand Prix of Long Beach winner Paul Tracy and IndyCar driver Townsend Bell will provide analysis of this week’s race, alongside play-by-play voice Brian Till. Robin Miller, Marty Snider, Kevin Lee and Kelli Stavast will handle pit reporting duties. Weekend coverage begins on Friday at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a live edition of IndyCar Countdown, followed by qualifying on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.
In addition, NBCSN will provide coverage of the Indy Lights race from Long Beach on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, immediately preceding live GP of Long Beach coverage. Kevin Lee (play-by-play), Anders Krohn (analyst) and Katie Hargitt (reporter) will provide commentary.
TV TIMES: INDYCAR, F1 AND MORE
|Fri., April 17||NASCAR K&N Series – Irwindale||12:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 1||8 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 2||11 a.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports: Middle East||12:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|IndyCar Countdown||5 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., April 18||NASCAR Whelen Series: Thompson||12:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Practice 3||8 a.m.||NBC Sports Live Extra|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Qualifying||11 a.m.||CNBC|
|IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach – Qualifying||6 p.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Bahrain Grand Prix – Qualifying||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|/DRIVE on NBC Sports: Middle East (Encore)||9 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., April 19||F1 Bahrain Grand Prix||10:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|F1 Extra||1 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Off the Grid: Melbourne||1:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Indy Lights Series: Long Beach||3 p.m.||NBCSN|
|IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach||7 p.m.||NBCSN|