IndyCar at St. Petersburg Sunday: How to watch, start times, live streaming info

IndyCar St. Petersburg start
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Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden and the NTT IndyCar Series were in St. Petersburg, Florida, just more than seven months ago when the start of the 2020 schedule began “falling apart” because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

They will return Sunday for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg as IndyCar crowns either Dixon or Newgarden as its champion in one of the circuit’s strangest years ever.

“It’s kind of fitting that we come full circle with this,” Newgarden said. “It was odd to be there at the beginning of the year when everything fell apart, not just in IndyCar, but the world really. To be able to finally come back and run the race is great. To have some fans there is fantastic. Hopefully have a little bit of energy.”

INDYCAR AT ST. PETE: Weekend schedule, entry list, title-clinching scenarios

There will be up to 20,000 fans at the 14-turn, 1.8-mile temporary street circuit in downtown St. Petersburg this weekend, and they will be witnessing the championship being decided in the IndyCar season finale for the 15th consecutive year.

The season wasn’t perfect. The Indianapolis 500 went off without fans, and the schedule was shortened from 17 to 14 races as several venues couldn’t host (St. Pete will mark the only street race).

But for an outcome that seemed virtually impossible when St. Pete was postponed on Friday, March 13 (and later seemingly canceled), reaching the finish line is “a major victory,” Dixon said. “It’s been such a bizarre year, a year I’ll definitely never forget, no one else will really. There will be standout moments you’ll reflect on like walking out of Gasoline Alley on race day and seeing nobody. A polarization of what’s normal.

“We have to be thankful for the situation we’re in.”

Dixon, who has led the standings after every race since opening the season with victories at Texas Motor Speedway, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and Road America, has a 32-point lead over Newgarden.

Of the nearly 19,000 championship scenarios, 99 percent have Dixon winning a sixth championship over Newgarden the defending and two-time series champion.

Here are the details and start times for the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (all times are ET):

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

TV: 2:30 p.m., NBC (streaming), NBC Sports Gold and streaming on the NBC Sports App and; Leigh Diffey is the lead announcer for IndyCar on NBC with analysts Townsend Bell and Paul Tracy.


GREEN FLAG: 2:31 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 100 laps (180 miles) on a 14-turn, 1.8-mile street course through downtown St. Petersburg.

TIRE ALLOTMENT: Seven sets primary, four sets alternate. One extra set is available to the rookie drivers entered.

PUSH TO PASS: 150 seconds of total time with a maximum single duration of 15 seconds. The push-to-pass is not available on the initial start or any restart unless it occurs in the final two laps or three minutes of a timed race.

FORECAST: According to, it’s expected to be 84 degrees with a 15% chance of rain at the green flag.

PRACTICE: 10:55 a.m. ET Saturday (live on NBC Sports Gold)

QUALIFYING: 3 p.m. ET Saturday (live on NBC Sports Gold; replay at 8 p.m. on NBCSN)

ENTRY LIST: Click here for the 24 drivers racing at St. Pete

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg race day schedule

10:40-11:10 a.m.: IndyCar warmup, NBC Sports Gold

2:27 p.m.: Command to start engines

2:30 p.m.: Race broadcast begins on NBC (stream via, NBC Sports App)

2:32 p.m.: Green flag

Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle: How to watch, start times, schedules, streams


With three multiple winners now vying for the championship, the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series heads to Round 11 at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington.

Chase Sexton earned his second victory of the season in Detroit when Aaron Plessinger fell on the final lap. Though he was penalized seven points for disobeying a flag, Sexton is third in the championship race. The Honda rider trails leader Cooper Webb (two victories) by 17 points, and defending series champion Eli Tomac (five wins) is three points behind Webb in second with seven races remaining.

Tomac won last year in Seattle on the way to his second season title.

Honda riders have a Supercross-leading 20 victories in the Seattle event but none at Lumen Field since Justin Barcia in 2013. Tomac and Barcia are the only past 450 Seattke winners entered in Saturday’s event.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 11 of the 2023 Supercross season in Seattle:

(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Round 11 will begin Saturday at 10 p.m. ET streaming on Peacock with a re-air Monday at 1 a.m. ET on CNBC. The Race Day Live show (including qualifying) will begin on Peacock at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday.

NBC Sports will have exclusive live coverage of races, qualifiers and heats for the record 31 events in SuperMotocross. The main events will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will become the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship series in 2023 with live coverage of all races, qualifying, and heats from January to October. There will be 23 races livestreamed exclusively on Peacock, including a SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff event. The platform also will provide on-demand replays of every race. Click here for the full schedule.

POINTS STANDINGS: 450 division l 250 division

ENTRY LISTS450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET): 

Here are the start times for Saturday’s Supercross Round 11 in Seattle, according to the Monster Energy Supercross schedule from the AMA:

4:50 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 1
5:05 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:20 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 1
5:35 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 1
6:25 p.m.: 250SX Group B Qualifying 2
6:40 p.m.: 250SX Group A Qualifying 2
7:55 p.m.: 450SX Group A Qualifying 2
8:10 p.m.: 450SX Group B Qualifying 2
10:06 p.m.: 250SX Heat 1
10:20 p.m.: 250SX Heat 2
10:34 p.m.: 450SX Heat 1
10:48 p.m.: 450SX Heat 2
11:22 p.m.: 250SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:34 p.m.: 450SX Last Chance Qualifier
11:54 p.m.: 250SX Main Event
12:28 a.m.: 450SX Main Event

TRACK LAYOUTClick here to view the track map


FINAL 2022 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings


ROUND 1: Eli Tomac opens title defense with victory

ROUND 2: Tomac ties Ricky Carmichael on Supercross wins list

ROUND 3: Tomac holds off Cooper Webb again

ROUND 4: Chase Sexton wins Anaheim Triple Crown

ROUND 5: Eli Tomac leads wire to wire in Houston

ROUND 6: Cooper Webb breaks through in Tampa

ROUND 7: Webb wins again in Arlington

ROUND 8: Tomac wins Daytona for the seventh time

ROUND 9: Ken Roczen scores first victory since 2022

ROUND 10: Chase Sexton inherits Detroit victory but docked points


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