Complete 2021 IMSA WeatherTech Championship Broadcast Schedule Announced; NBC Sports Delivered Significant IMSA Viewership Gains in 2020
2021 Supercross Season Continues with Pair of Races in Houston: Round 2 Tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET and Round 3 on Sat., Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
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STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 19, 2021 – The 2021 IMSA WeatherTech Championship season gets underway this Sunday with the Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona’s inaugural Pole Award race at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The 100-minute long Pole Award race determines the field’s starting positions for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and is expected to feature a collection of racing superstars from across the world including Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Austin Dillon, Scott Dixon, Alexander Rossi, Helio Castroneves, and Kevin Magnussen, among others. Details for NBC Sports’ comprehensive coverage of the 59th Running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona will be announced in the near future.
Last year, NBC Sports delivered significant viewership gains and milestones for IMSA producing a 21% increase in viewership for 19 race telecasts across NBC and NBCSN, and an 89% increase in viewership since acquiring rights prior to the 2019 season. Click here for more info.
IMSA: ROAR BEFORE THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA
- Play by Play: Dave Burns
- Analysts: Calvin Fish
- Pit Reporter: Kevin Lee
Below is the complete NBC Sports 2021 IMSA telecast schedule:
NBC SPORTS 2021 IMSA SCHEDULE
|Sun., Jan. 24||Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona*||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 30||Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBC||3:30 p.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 31||Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||6 a.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBC||2 p.m.|
|Sat., March 20||12 Hours of Sebring||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., May 16||Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio||NBCSN||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., June 5||Detroit Grand Prix||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
|Sun., June 27||Six Hours of the Glen||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., July 4||Sportscar Grand Prix||NBCSN||Noon|
|Sat., July 17||Northeast Grand Prix*||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 8||IMSA Sportscar Weekend*||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 22||Michelin GT Challenge at VIR||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sun., Sept. 12||Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca||NBCSN||4 p.m.|
|Sat., Sept. 25||Grand Prix of Long Beach||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sat., Oct. 9||Petit Le Mans||NBC||Noon|
|Petit Le Mans||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
Note: all coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Live streaming coverage of all races throughout the 2021 season will be available exclusively on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.
MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS: HOUSTON
- Play by Play: Leigh Diffey
- Analyst: Ricky Carmichael
- Host: Daniel Blair
- Reporter: Will Christien
HOW TO WATCH
- TV – NBCSN
- Streaming – Peacock Premium
|Tues., Jan. 19||Monster Energy Supercross – Event||Peacock Premium||8:30 p.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross – Event||NBCSN^||10:30 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 23||Monster Energy Supercross – Qualifying||Peacock Premium||2 p.m.|
|Monster Energy Supercross – Event||NBCSN*||8 p.m.|
*also streams live on Peacock Premium
- Season Opening Victories: Justin Barcia won the Monster Energy Supercross season opener for the third consecutive year on Saturday in the 450SX Class, while Christian Craig earned his second career victory in the 250SX Class.
- Streaming: Peacock Premium, the new streaming home of Supercross, provides live and commercial-free coverage of qualifiers and races as well as on-demand replays.
Monster Energy Supercross and IMSA are part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, Mecum Auctions, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, MotoGP, Monster Jam, American Flat Track, Dakar Rally, and more.