Pro Motocross Round 2 at Thunder Valley: How to watch, start times, schedule, TV info

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The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will race Saturday at Thunder Valley Motocross Park for Round 2 of the 2021 season, and NBC Sports will have the action from Lakewood, Colorado.

Entering a track above 6,000 feet in elevation, Dylan Ferrandis leads the 450 championship points standings after winning last week’s season opener at Fox Raceway. Eli Tomac, the 2020 Supercross champion, will enter his home-state race as the defending winner and will try to rebound from a medicore showing in Round 1.

Jett Lawrence and Jeremy Martin are tied for the 250 points lead after the first round.

The Pro Motocross package on Peacock Premium will have live coverage of qualifiers and motos throughout the season. NBC or NBCSN will present Moto 2 from every round, and all TV coverage also will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 2 of the 2021 Pro Motocross season Saturday in the Toyota Thunder Valley National:


(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of the second motos from Round 2 will be shown Saturday at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN on same-day delay. The MAVTV Motorsports Network will have the live broadcast of Moto 1s for 250 and 450.

All the coverage, including exclusive qualifying, will be streamed live on Peacock Premium (the exclusive streaming coverage formerly on NBC Sports Gold’s Supercross and Pro Motocross Pass moved in 2021 to Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 per month).

Here’s this weekend’s Peacock Premium live schedule for Pro Motocross Round 2 at Thunder Valley:

–Qualifying: Noon ET
—Moto 1 (250/450): 3 p.m. ET
–Moto 2 (250/450): 5 p.m. ET

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 and Ashley Reynard will serve as pit reporters during the 2021 season.

SEASON SO FAR: Recaps of the 2021 season:

Round 1: Dylan Ferrandis (450) and Jett Lawrence (250) took overall wins at Fox Raceway

POINTS STANDINGS:

450 class

Dylan Ferrandis, France, Yamaha – 45
Ken Roczen, Germany, Honda – 40
Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha – 40
Justin Barcia, Monroe, N.Y., GASGAS – 35
Chase Sexton, La Moille, Ill., Honda – 33
Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Husqvarna – 29
Marvin Musquin, France, KTM – 27
Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., KTM – 26
Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Kawasaki – 25
Zach Osborne, Abingdon, Va., Husqvarna – 24

250 class

Jett Lawrence, Australia, Honda – 47
Jeremy Martin, Millville, Minn., Yamaha – 47
Justin Cooper, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., Yamaha – 36
Michael Mosiman, Sebastopol, Calif., GASGAS – 36
RJ Hampshire, Hudson, Fla., Husqvarna – 32
Hunter Lawrence, Australia, Honda – 31
Garrett Marchbanks, Coalville, Utah, Yamaha – 28
Austin Forkner, Richards, Mo., Kawasaki – 27
Colt Nichols, Muskogee, Okla., Yamaha – 21
Jo Shimoda, Japan, Kawasaki – 17
Jalek Swoll, Belleview, Fla., Husqvarna – 17 (tie)

Final 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona results, stats

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona overall results were all streaks: two consecutive victories in the endurance classic for Meyer Shank Racing and three in a row for Acura.

And Helio Castroneves became the second driver to win three consecutive Rolex 24s and the first to win in three straight years (Peter Gregg won in 1973, ’75 and ’76; the race wasn’t held in ’74 because of a global oil crisis).

Starting from the pole position, Tom Blomqvist took the checkered flag in the No. 60 ARX-06 that led a race-high 365 of 783 laps with co-drivers Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud and Colin Braun.

RESULTS: Click here for the finishing order in the 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona l By class

Meyer Shank Racing now has two Rolex 24 victories and the 2022 championship since entering the premier prototype category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.

“I think what’s so special about this team is we are a small team compared to some of our opponents, but the atmosphere, the way we work, enables people to get the best out of themselves, and I think that’s why we’re such high achievers,” Blomqvist said. “I think there’s no egos. It’s a very open book, and that just enables each and every one of us to reach our potential. I think that’s why we’ve achieved so much success in really a short time at this level of competition.”

It’s the 16th IMSA victory for MSR.

The 61st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona marked the debut of the Grand Touring Prototype category that brought hybrid engine technology to IMSA’s top level.

In other categories:

LMP2: James Allen passed Ben Hanley on the final lap and delivered a victory in the No. 55 ORECA by 0.016 seconds. It’s the second IMSA victory for Proton Competition, which last won at Sebring in 2012. It was the first Rolex 24 victory for Allen and co-drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Fred Poordad and Francesco Pizzi.

GTD Pro: Cooper MacNeil won in the last start of his IMSA career as the No. 79 Mercedes-AMG GT3 scored the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for WeatherTech Racing and the team’s fourth career victory.

MacNeil, who co-drove with Maro Engel, Jules Gounon and Daniel Juncadella, earned his 12th career victory and first at the Rolex 24.

“Winning by last IMSA race is tremendous,” MacNeil said.

GTD: The No. 27 Heart of Racing Team delivered the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for Aston Martin, which has been competing in endurance races at Daytona International Speedway since 1964. Drivers Marco Sorensen, Roman De Angelis, Darren Turner and Ian James (also the team principal) earned the victory in the English brand’s 13th attempt.

It’s also the first Rolex 24 at Daytona win for Heart of Racing, which has seven IMSA wins.

LMP3: Anthony Mantella, Wayne Boyd, Nico Varrone and Thomas Merrill drove the No. 17 AWA Duqueine D08 to victory by 12 laps for the team’s first class win in IMSA.


STATS PACKAGE FOR ROLEX 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA:

Fastest laps by driver

Fastest laps by driver after race (over the weekend)

Fastest laps by driver and class after race

Fastest lap sequence

Lap chart

Leader sequence

Race analysis by lap

Stint analysis

Time cards

Pit stop time cards

Best sector times

Race distance and speed average

Flag analysis

Weather report

NEXT: The 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season will resume with the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring March 18 with coverage across NBC, USA and Peacock.