NBC Sports announces 2020 Supercross coverage schedule

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NBC Sports and Feld Motor Sports announced today that over 120 hours of Monster Energy Supercross coverage will air on the NBC family of networks in 2020.

Highlights of the 2020 partnership include live coverage of all Supercross Heats, Last Chance Qualifiers and Main Events across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and NBC Sports Gold.

In addition, NBC Sports Gold will offer subscribers “Supercross Pass” – a comprehensive one-stop-shop package of events that will include all Supercross qualifiers and races live and on-demand replays without commercial interruption, as well as present exclusive expert analysis and interviews. “Supercross Pass” is available now for $74.99. Click here to purchase.

NBC Sports looks ahead to 2020 with the Supercross preview show, a one-hour made-for-television special that will air this Saturday night, Dec. 28, at 12 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

The season preview features an all-star cast of superstars – Ken Roczen, Eli Tomac, Adam Cianciarulo, Malcolm Stewart and reigning Supercross Champion Cooper Webb as they prepare for the gate to drop in Anaheim, plus an interview with long-time fan favorite Chad Reed as he plans to line up for the final season in his illustrious career. Encore presentations will air on NBCSN on Sunday, Dec. 29, at 7 p.m. ET and on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 9 p.m. ET.

NBC Sports’ 2020 Supercross programming begins Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN with live coverage from Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif., kicking off the first of 14 consecutive weeks of Supercross on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold, before returning for the final three rounds after the Easter break.

Ralph Sheheen and Leigh Diffey will handle play-by-play duties for this season’s Supercross coverage. They’ll be joined by five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien.

The 2020 schedule includes a pair of events airing on NBC: Sunday, Jan. 12, from The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, Mo., and Sunday, April 19 from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The 2020 season will culminate with the Monster Energy Cup on Saturday, Oct. 10 on NBCSN.

Below is the complete 2020 Monster Energy Supercross schedule on NBC and NBCSN. 

Date Event Coverage Time (ET)
Sat., January 4

 

Anaheim

 

NBCSN

 

10 p.m.

 

Sat., January 11

 

St. Louis

 

NBCSN

 

8 p.m.

 

Sun., January 12

 

St. Louis

 

NBC*

 

4:30 p.m.

 

Sat., January 18

 

Anaheim

 

NBCSN

 

10 p.m.

 

Sun., January 26

 

Glendale

 

NBCSN*

 

2 p.m.

 

Sat., February 1

 

Oakland

 

NBCSN

 

8:30 p.m.

 

Sat., February 8

 

San Diego

 

NBCSN

 

10 p.m.

 

Sat., February 15

 

Tampa

 

NBCSN

 

7 p.m.

 

Sat., February 22

 

Arlington

 

NBCSN

 

8:30 p.m.

 

Sat., February 29

 

Atlanta

 

NBCSN

 

5 p.m.

 

Sat., March 7

 

Daytona

 

NBCSN

 

7:30 p.m.

 

Sat., March 14

 

Indianapolis

 

NBCSN

 

7 p.m.

 

Sat., March 21

 

Detroit

 

NBCSN

 

6 p.m.

 

Sat., March 28

 

Seattle

 

NBCSN

 

9 p.m.

 

Sat., April 4

 

Denver

 

NBCSN*

 

11 p.m.

 

Sat., April 18

 

Foxborough

 

NBCSN*

 

8 p.m.

 

Sun,. April 19

 

Foxborough

 

NBC*

 

11 p.m.

 

Sat., April 25

 

Las Vegas

 

NBCSN

 

10 p.m.

 

Sat., May 2

 

Salt Lake City

 

NBCSN

 

9 p.m.

 

*Delayed coverage

All televised coverage will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app

Santino Ferrucci will drive No. 14 for AJ Foyt Racing full time in 2023 IndyCar season

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Santino Ferrucci will return to full-time racing in the NTT IndyCar Series next season, joining AJ Foyt Racing.

Ferrucci had made eight IndyCar starts with three teams since his last full-time season in 2020 while also racing part time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series this year.

He will drive the storied No. 14 Dallara-Chevrolet for four-time Indy 500 winner A.J. Foyt’s team, which will field the car from its Waller, Texas headquarters.

“It’s incredibly exciting to be back in the INDYCAR Series full time,” Ferrucci said in a team release. “Being a part-time driver over the last two years has been hard for me, personally. I’m a race car driver, and I want to compete. Working with different teams has been exciting, and I’m proud that no matter which car I’ve raced, I’ve always shown speed and consistency. I couldn’t be more excited to join AJ Foyt Racing in the 14 Chevy. I can’t wait to make the best of it.”

Ferrucci, 24, had finished a career-best fourth in IndyCar four times, including the 104th Indy 500 in 2020. He was the 2019 Indy 500 rookie of the year with a sixth.

In nine Xfinity starts since 2021, Ferrucci has a career-best finish of 13th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

“I am thrilled to welcome Santino to the team,” Larry Foyt said in a release. “He’s shown a knack for getting toward the front of the field, and I think he is a racer who moves forward on race day. A.J. sees the fire in him and has enjoyed their meetings together. I think Santino’s experience will help his rookie teammate as well, so he is a great addition to our roster.”

Ferrucci will be teamed at AJ Foyt Racing with Benjamin Pedersen, who finished fifth in the 2022 Indy Lights standings. The team has yet to specify the number for Pedersen’s entry, which will be fielded out of its Indianapolis race shop.

Foyt’s two full-time drivers last season were Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kirkwood, who is moving to Andretti Autosport.