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NBC Sports announces how to watch the Pro Motocross 2020 season

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NBC Sports announced Tuesday its TV schedule for the nine rounds in the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship schedule across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold.

Coverage will begin Saturday with the inaugural Loretta Lynn’s National in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Same-day delayed coverage of the Moto2 will begin at 12 a.m. ET on NBC, and Moto2 450 will be broadcast Sunday at noon ET on NBC.

Either NBC or NBCSN will present every Moto 2 from all nine rounds of the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season. All televised coverage also will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

PRO MOTOCROSS SCHEDULE: Dates, times and tracks for all nine rounds

NBC Sports Gold’s Pro Motocross Pass will feature live, commercial-free coverage of every Moto 1 and Moto 2 from each round, as well as full event replays and qualifiers from the two previous seasons. Pro Motocross Pass will present Qualifying sessions for all nine rounds for domestic subscribers.

Jason Weigandt will serve as the play-by-play announcer for all race telecasts alongside analyst and two-time AMA Pro Motocross Champion Grant Langston. Will Christien will serve as the pit reporter during the 2020 season.

Here is the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship broadcast schedule (dates and times are subject to change):

Date Event Time (ET) Network
Sat., Aug. 15 Loretta Lynn’s TN National – 2nd Motos* 12 a.m. NBCSN
Sun., Aug. 16 Loretta Lynn’s TN National – 2nd Motos (450MX)** 12 p.m. NBC
Sat., Aug. 22 Loretta Lynn’s TN National – 2nd Motos* 12:30 a.m. NBCSN
Sat., Aug. 29 Ironman IN National – 2nd Motos* 7 p.m. NBCSN
Fri., Sept. 4 RedBud MI National 1 – 2nd Motos 10 p.m. NBCSN
Mon., Sept. 7 RedBud MI National 2 – 2nd Motos 3 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 19 Spring Creek MN National – 2nd Motos* 11:30 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 26 WW Ranch FL National – 2nd Motos* 10:30 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., Oct. 3 Thunder Valley CO National – 2nd Motos* 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
Sat., Oct. 10 Fox Raceway CA National – 2nd Motos 6 p.m. NBCSN

*Same-Day Delay

**Next-Day Delay

Zach Veach splits with Andretti Autosport for rest of IndyCar season

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Zach Veach will be leaving his Andretti Autosport ride with three races remaining in the season, choosing to explore options after the decision was made he wouldn’t return for 2021.

In a Wednesday release, Andretti Autosport said a replacement driver for the No. 26 Dallara-Honda would be named in the coming days. The NTT IndyCar Series will race Oct. 2-3 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and then conclude the season Oct. 25 on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Veach was ranked 11th in the points standings through 11 races of his third season with Andretti. Since a fourth in the June 6 season opener at Texas Motor Speedway, he hadn’t finished higher than 14th.

“The decision was made that I will not be returning in 2021 with Andretti Autosport in the No. 26 Gainbridge car,” Veach said in the Andretti release. “This, along with knowing that limited testing exists for teams due to COVID, have led me to the decision to step out of the car for the remainder of the 2020 IndyCar season. I am doing this to allow the team to have time with other drivers as they prepare for 2021, and so that I can also explore my own 2021 options.

“This is the hardest decision I have ever made, but to me, racing is about family, and it is my belief that you take care of your family. Andretti Autosport is my family and I feel this is what is best to help us all reach the next step. I will forever be grateful to Michael and the team for all of their support over the years. I would not be where I am today if it wasn’t for a relationship that started many years ago with Road to Indy. I will also be forever grateful to Dan Towriss for his friendship and for the opportunity he and Gainbridge have given me.

“My love for this sport and the people involved is unmeasurable, and I look forward to continuing to be amongst the racing world and fans in 2021.”

Said team owner Michael Andretti: “We first welcomed Zach to the Andretti team back in his USF2000 days and have enjoyed watching him grow and evolve as a racer, and a person. His decision to allow us to use the last few races to explore our 2021 options shows the measure of his character.

“Zach has always placed team and family first, and we’re very happy to have had him as part of ours for so many years. We wish him the best in whatever 2021 may bring and will always consider him a friend.”

Andretti fields five full-time cars for Veach, Alexander Rossi, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and Colton Herta.

It also has fielded James Hinchcliffe in three races this season.