NBCSN TO PRESENT 12 RACES DURING 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR SEASON
2015 IndyCar Season Begins on NBCSN on Sunday, March 8 at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brazil
NBCSN Presents Inaugural Grand Prix of Louisiana from New Orleans on Sunday, April 12
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion to be Decided on NBCSN; Season's Final Eight Races Air on NBCSN, Including Season Finale from Sonoma Raceway on Labor Day Weekend
STAMFORD, Conn. - October 30, 2014 - NBCSN will present coverage of 12 races during the upcoming 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season, beginning with the first race of the season from Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Brasília, Brazil on Sunday, March 8. NBCSN's coverage of the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series will feature two new race locations, historic tracks, and the final eight races of the 2015 campaign, including the season finale at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, August 30. Once again, the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion will be decided on NBCSN.
"We're thrilled the IndyCar season will begin and end on NBCSN. This year's schedule looks to be one of our most exciting ever, as it combines new races in Brazil and New Orleans with old favorites, such as Long Beach, Barber and Milwaukee," said Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN. "With our presentation of the final eight races of the 2015 campaign, the IndyCar champion will again be crowned on NBCSN."
Following coverage of IndyCar's return to Brazil in the season opener, NBCSN will present the series' inaugural race at NOLA Motorsports Park in New Orleans, La., on Sunday, April 12. NBCSN's coverage continues the following weekend with the Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 19, followed by a visit to Barber Motorsports Park on April 26.
NBCSN will present live coverage of the final eight races of the season, beginning at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 6 in primetime. Additional races include the Streets of Toronto on June 14; Auto Club Speedway from Fontana on Saturday, June 27; the annual race at the Milwaukee Mile on Sunday, July 12; a visit to Pocono Raceway on Sunday, August 23; and the season finale at Sonoma Raceway on August 30.
In addition to the 12 races, NBCSN will present coverage of Carb Day from the Indy 500 on Friday, May 22 starting at 11 a.m. ET.
Following is NBC Sports Group's 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series race telecast schedule:
2015 INDYCAR RACE COVERAGE
Date Race/Track Network Time (ET)
Sun., March 8 Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet - Brazil NBCSN 11 a.m.
Sun., April 12 NOLA Motorsports Park NBCSN 3 p.m.
Sun., April 19 Streets of Long Beach NBCSN 4 p.m.
Sun., April 26 Barber Motorsports Park NBCSN 3 p.m.
Fri., May 22 Carb Day - Indianapolis Motor Speedway NBCSN 11 a.m.
Sat., June 6 Texas Motor Speedway NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., June 14 Streets of Toronto NBCSN 3 p.m.
Sat., June 27 Auto Club Speedway NBCSN 4 p.m.
Sun., July 12 The Milwaukee Mile NBCSN 5 p.m.
Sat., July 18 Iowa Speedway NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., August 2 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course NBCSN 1:30 p.m.
Sun., August 23 Pocono Raceway NBCSN 2 p.m.
Sun., August 30 Sonoma Raceway NBCSN 4 p.m.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets - will provide streaming coverage of the 2015 IndyCar season.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at http://www.nbcsports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
All live-event programming will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via "TV Everywhere," which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.