Ralph Sheheen, Ricky Carmichael, Daniel Blair and Will Christien to Serve as NBC Sports’ Monster Energy Supercross Broadcast Team in 2019Nearly 100 Hours of Supercross and Monster Jam Coverage to be Showcased on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports App and NBC Sports Gold“Supercross Pass” on NBC Sports Gold Provides Live Streaming Coverage of All Qualifiers and Races Without Commercial Interruption

Ricky Carmichael, Ralph Sheheen, Will Christien and Daniel Blair


STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 3, 2019 – NBC Sports begins its first season as the official home of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, this week with live coverage of the season-opening event from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., this Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with live streaming on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive coverage of all Supercross heats, last chance qualifiers and main events across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and for subscribers on NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product.NBC Sports Gold is offering subscribers the “Supercross Pass” – a comprehensive one-stop-shop package of events that will include Race Day Live, Supercross qualifiers and main event races live and without commercial interruption, as well as full on-demand replays. “Supercross Pass” is available now for $74.99. Click here to purchase. There is also a combined package on NBC Sports Gold that provides subscribers with both the Supercross and Motocross passes.This weekend’s Supercross coverage begins exclusively on NBC Sports Gold at 4 p.m. ET with the first qualifying sessions, and continues at 6:15 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold with the second round of qualifying sessions.Live coverage of the heat races, last chance qualifiers and the main event will air at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN and will stream on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and NBC Sports Gold. An encore will air Monday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

DateEventCoverageTime (ET)
Sat., January 5Anaheim – Qualifying Session 1NBC Sports Gold4 p.m.
 Anaheim – Studio CoverageNBC Sports Gold5:30 p.m.
 Anaheim – Qualifying Session 2NBC Sports Gold6:15 p.m.
 2019 Supercross Season Preview (Encore)NBCSN9 p.m.
 Anaheim -EventNBCSN*10 p.m.
Mon., January 7Anaheim -Event (Encore)NBCSN*7 p.m.

*All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
^All races air live and commercial free on NBC Sports GoldJason Anderson (Rockstar Energy Husqvarna) took the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season title in the 450SX Class, his first career Supercross championship, edging out Marvin Musquin (Red Bull KTM) for the title.RALPH SHEHEEN, RICKY CARMICHAEL, DANIEL BLAIR AND WILL CHRISTIEN SLATED TO SERVE AS NBC SPORTS’ MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS BROADCAST TEAM IN 2019NBC Sports has announced that veteran motorsports broadcaster Ralph Sheheen, five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien are slated to serve as its lead Supercross commentary team for the 2019 season.Sheheen began announcing Monster Energy Supercross in 2005 and will once again deliver play-by-play action in 2019. Carmichael, who remains “The Greatest of All Time” and one of the most impressive athletes in the history of the sport, joins Sheheen in the booth for the 45thseason of Monster Energy Supercross. Blair, a former professional Supercross racer and Arenacross West Coast Lites Champion turned Race Day Live co-host, will serve as on-track analyst. Christien joins NBC Sports’ Supercross coverage following her work as a reporter on its Pro Motocross and Global Rallycross coverage.
NBC SPORTS’ 2019 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS SCHEDULENBC Sports’ 2019 Supercross coverage from Anaheim marks the first of 15 consecutive weeks of Supercross on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold. The 2019 schedule includes a pair of events airing on NBC: Sunday, Jan. 13 from State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., and Sunday, May 5 from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The 2019 coverage will culminate with the Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 19 on NBCSN.Below is the full 2019 Monster Energy Supercross schedule on NBC and NBCSN.

DateEventCoverageTime (ET)
Sat., January 5AnaheimNBCSN10 p.m.
Sat., January 12GlendaleNBCSN9 p.m.
Sun., January 13GlendaleNBC**4:30 p.m.
Sat., January 19AnaheimNBCSN10 p.m.
Sun., January 27OaklandNBCSN*3 p.m.
Sat., February 2San DiegoNBCSN10 p.m.
Sat., February 9MinneapolisNBCSN8 p.m.
Sat., February 16ArlingtonNBCSN8:30 p.m.
Sat., February 23DetroitNBCSN*8 p.m.
Sat., March 2AtlantaNBCSN7 p.m.
Sat., March 9DaytonaNBCSN7:30 p.m.
Sat., March 16IndianapolisNBCSN*11 p.m.
Sat., March 23SeattleNBCSN10 p.m.
Sat., March 30HoustonNBCSN8 p.m.
Sat., April 6NashvilleNBCSN*11 p.m.
Sat., April 13DenverNBCSN8:30 p.m.
Sat., April 27East RutherfordNBCSN5 p.m.
Sat., May 4Las VegasNBCSN10 p.m.
Sun., May 5Las VegasNBC**12:30 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 19Las VegasNBCSN10 p.m.

*delayed coverage
**encore presentation
#All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports appFollowing is the full qualifying and main race schedule for the 2019 Supercross schedule on NBC Sports Gold:

DateEventTime (ET)
Sat., January 5Anaheim – Qualifying4 p.m.
 Anaheim – Main Race10 p.m.
Sat., January 12Glendale – Qualifying3 p.m.
 Glendale – Main Race9 p.m.
Sat., January 19Anaheim – Qualifying4 p.m.
 Anaheim – Main Race10 p.m.
Sat., January 26Oakland – Qualifying4 p.m.
 Oakland – Main Race10 p.m.
Sat., February 2San Diego – Qualifying4 p.m.
 San Diego – Main Race10 p.m.
Sat., February 9Minneapolis – Qualifying2 p.m.
 Minneapolis – Main Race8 p.m.
Sat., February 16Arlington – Qualifying2 p.m.
 Arlington – Main Race8:30 p.m.
Sat., February 23Detroit – Qualifying1 p.m.
 Detroit – Main Race7 p.m.
Sat., March 2Atlanta – Qualifying1 p.m.
 Atlanta – Main Race7 p.m.
Sat., March 9Daytona – Qualifying1 p.m.
 Daytona – Main Race7:30 p.m.
Sat., March 16Indianapolis – Qualifying1 p.m.
 Indianapolis – Main Race7 p.m.
Sat., March 23Seattle – Qualifying4 p.m.
 Seattle – Main Race10 p.m.
Sat., March 30Houston – Qualifying2 p.m.
 Houston – Main Race8 p.m.
Sat., April 6Nashville – Qualifying2 p.m.
 Nashville – Main Race8 p.m.
Sat., April 13Denver – Qualifying2:30 p.m.
 Denver – Main Race8:30 p.m.
Sat., April 27East Rutherford – Qualifying11 a.m.
 East Rutherford – Main Race5 p.m.
Sat., May 4Las Vegas – Qualifying4 p.m.
 Las Vegas – Main Race10 p.m.

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