Saturday’s Supercross Round 14 in Atlanta: How to watch, start times, schedule, TV info

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There will be another NASCAR track covered in dirt this weekend besides Bristol Motor Speedway: Atlanta Motor Speedway will welcome the Monster Energy Supercross Series for the second consecutive year Saturday afternoon with Round 14 of the 2022 season.

Though his winning streak was snapped last week, Eli Tomac remains in firm command of the championship race with four races remaining. The Yamaha rider has seven feature victories this season, putting him atop the power rankings ahead of St. Louis winner Marvin Musquin.

Atlanta will feature the first of two East/West Showdowns in the 250 category over the final four races.

Here are the pertinent details for watching Round 14 of the 2022 Supercross season at Atlanta Motor Speedway:


(All times are ET)

BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV coverage of Supercross Round 14 at Atlanta Motor Speedway will begin live Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App. Qualifying will begin on Peacock at 9 a.m. ET. Leigh Diffey will handle play by play with analyst Ricky Carmichael, and Will Christien and Daniel Blair will report from the pits.

All 17 rounds of the 2022 Monster Energy Supercross schedule will be broadcast across the NBC, CNBC, USA Network, Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock will stream live coverage of heats, qualifiers and main events. All Supercross heats, qualifiers and live and on-demand replays of races will be available on Peacock. Click here for more details (information on how to sign up is available by clicking here).

POINTS STANDINGS: 450 division l 250 division

ENTRY LISTS450 division l 250 division

EVENT SCHEDULE (all times ET): 

Here are the start times and schedule for Saturday’s Supercross Round 14 at Atlanta Motor Speedway:

9:35 a.m.: 250 West Qualifying
9:50 a.m.: 250 East Qualifying
10:05 a.m.: 450 Group A Qualifying
10:20 a.m.: 450 Group B Qualifying
10:35 a.m.: 450 Group C Qualifying
11:25 a.m.: 250 East Qualifying
11:40 a.m.: 250 West Qualifying
11:55 a.m.: 450 Group A Qualifying
12:10 p.m.: 450 Group B Qualifying
12:25 p.m.: 250 Group C Qualifying
3:07 p.m.: 250 East Heat
3:21 p.m.: 250 West Heat
3:34 p.m.: 450 Heat 1
3:48 p.m.: 450 Heat 2
4:12 p.m.: 250 LCQ
4:22 p.m.: 450 LCQ
4:53 p.m.: 250 East/West Showdown
5:26 p.m.: 450 Main Event

TRACK LAYOUTClick here to view the track map for Supercross Round 14 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

HOW TO WATCH SUPERCROSS IN 2022Full NBC Sports schedule

ROUND 1: Ken Roczen scores his fourth victory in the season opener at Anaheim

ROUND 2: Jason Anderson earns first victory since 2018 championship

ROUND 3: Breakthrough victory for Chase Sexton

ROUND 4: Eli Tomac scores first win aboard a Yamaha

ROUND 5: Tomac takes Triple Crown event in Glendale

ROUND 6: Anderson triumphs in Anaheim

ROUND 7: Anderson takes advantage of late stumble by Sexton

ROUND 8: Tomac nips Anderson in Arlington Triple Crown

ROUND 9: Tomac sets Daytona victory record

ROUND 10: Tomac takes command with third consecutive victory

ROUND 11: Tomac remains unstoppable in Indianapolis

ROUND 12: Tomac ties Chad Reed for fourth on win list

ROUND 13: Marvin Musquin takes St. Louis triple crown

FINAL 2021 STANDINGS: 450 points standings | 250 East points standings250 West points standings

Starting lineup grid for IMSA Petit Le Mans: Tom Blomqvist puts MSR on pole position

Petit Le Mans lineup
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IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship contender Tom Blomqvist put the Meyer Shank Racing Acura at the front of the starting lineup for the Motul Petit Le Mans at Michelin Road Atlanta.

Blomqvist turned a 1-minute, 8.55-second lap on the 2.54-mile circuit Friday to capture his third pole position for MSR this season. Earl Bamber qualified second in the No. 02 Cadillac for Chip Ganassi Racing.

Ricky Taylor was third in the No. 10 Acura of Wayne Taylor Racing, which enters Saturday’s season finale with a 19-point lead over the No. 60 of Blomqvist and Oliver Jarvis (who will be joined by Helio Castroneves) for the 10-hour race.

PETIT LE MANS STARTING GRID: Click here for the starting lineup l Lineup by car number

PETIT LE MANS: Info on how to watch

With the pole, MSR sliced the deficit to 14 points behind WTR, which will field the trio of Taylor, Filipe Albuquerque and Brendon Hartley in Saturday’s race.

“We really needed to put the car in this kind of position,” Blomqvist said. “It makes our life a little less stressful tomorrow. It would have given the No. 10 a bit more breathing space. It’s going to be a proper dogfight tomorrow. The guys gave me such a great car. It’s been fantastic this week so far, and it really came alive. I’m hugely thankful to the boys and girls at MSR for giving me the wagon today to execute my job.

“That was a big effort from me. I knew how important it was. It’s just awesome for the guys to give them some sort of reward as well. It’s always nice to be quick. If you do the pole, you know you’ve got a quick car.”

Though WTR has a series-leading four victories with the No. 10, MSR won the Rolex 24 at Daytona and has five runner-up finishes along with its three poles.

The strong performances of the ARX-05s ensure that an Acura will win the final championship in IMSA’s premier Daytona Prototype international (DPi) division, which is being rebranded as Grand Touring Prototype in the move to LMDh cars next season.

Taylor qualified third despite sliding into the Turn 5 gravel during the closing minutes of qualifying while pushing to gain points.

“Qualifying was important for points,” Taylor said. “Going into it, if we outqualified the No. 60 Meyer Shank Acura, they had a lot to lose in terms of championship points. So, we were trying to increase the gap over 20 points which would’ve made a big difference for tomorrow. We would have loved to get the pole and qualify ahead of the No. 60, but in the scheme of the points, it didn’t change a whole lot. I’m feeling good since it’s such a long race, and the No. 10 Konica Minolta Acura team does such a good job strategizing and putting us in a good position.

“I’m very confident in our lineup and our team compared to them over the course of 10 hours. I’d put my two teammates up against those guys any day. I think we are all feeling optimistic and strong for tomorrow.”

In other divisions, PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports (LMP2), Riley Motorsports (LMP3), VasserSullivan (GTD Pro) and Paul Miller Racing (GTD) captured pole positions.

The broadcast of the 10-hour race will begin Saturday at 12:10 p.m. ET on NBC, moving at 3 p.m. to USA Network.


QUALIFYING

Results

Results by class

Fastest lap by driver

Fastest lap by driver after qualifying

Fastest lap by driver and class after qualifying

Fastest lap sequence in qualifying

Best sector times in qualifying

Time cards in qualifying

PRACTICE RESULTS: Session I l Session II l Session III