After a delay of almost four months amid the coronavirus pandemic, the NTT IndyCar Series finally began its 2020 season in June. This weekend, IndyCar’s modified 2020 schedule resumes with the first of two Saturday-Sunday doubleheaders. Race 2 of the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America on Sunday, though, will be shown on a different TV channel than Race 1 did Saturday.
It was not originally intended to be the fourth race of the season, but Race 2 of the REV Group Grand Prix at Road America will run Sunday on its new date without fans in attendance. The start time for Sunday’s race at Road America is noon ET, and it will broadcast live on cable network NBC.
The REV Group Grand Prix at Road America became a doubleheader when it was moved from its original date of June 21 back to July 11-12, with both races being points events on the four-mile road course in Wisconsin. The are the third and fourth of a 14-race schedule that ends in late October.
Below is how to watch Sunday’s IndyCar race at Road America, including the TV channel and live stream options.
What channel is the IndyCar race on today?
- Race: REV Group Grand Prix Race 2 at Road America
- Date: Sunday, July 12
- TV channel: NBC
- Live stream: NBC Sports Gold | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- In Canada: SN/SN 360
Sunday’s IndyCar race at noon ET on NBC is the only live TV presentation of the day, as the 10 a.m. ET qualifying session is only available on NBC Sports Gold or IndyCar live stream.
Of the 14 races on IndyCar’s modified schedule for 2020, eight are expected to be shown on NBC, with the others scheduled to broadcast on NBCSN.
In Canada, the race is available on SN/SN 360.
Below are the top 40 TV markets in the Unites States and the local NBC affiliate for each.
|Market||NBC TV channel (digital)|
|New York||4 (36)|
|Los Angeles||4 (36)|
|Dallas-Ft. Worth||5 (24)|
|San Francisco/Bay area||11 (12)|
|Washington D.C.||4 (48)|
|Tampa/St. Petersburg||8 (7)|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul||11 (11)|
|St. Louis||5 (35)|
|San Diego||39 (40)|
|Salt Lake City||5 (38)|
|San Antonio||3 (16)|
|Kansas City||41 (36)|
|Las Vegas||3 (22)|
|Oklahoma City||4 (27)|
|New Orleans||6 (43)|
NBC Sports’ lead IndyCar broadcast team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), Townsend Bell (analyst) and Paul Tracy (analyst) will call Sunday’s race at Road America.
What time does the IndyCar race start today?
- Date: Sunday, July 12
- Start time: Noon ET
While Sunday’s IndyCar race at Road America doesn’t start until noon ET, there will be on-track action prior to the main event. A 30-minute qualifying session will start at 10 a.m. ET on Sunday but will not broadcast on live TV.
Below is the complete TV schedule for the Sunday’s IndyCar events at Road America.
|Qualifying||10 a.m. ET||N/A|
IndyCar live stream for Road America
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are five major OTT TV streaming options that carry NBC and NBCSN — Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, fuboTV and AT&T Now. Of the five, Hulu, YouTubeTV and fuboTV offer free trial options.
Below are links to each.
For those who do have a cable or satellite subscription but are not in front of a TV, IndyCar races in 2020 can be streamed live via phones, tablets and other devices on NBCSports.com and on the NBC Sports app with authentication.
All 2020 IndyCar races and practice/qualifying sessions also can be streamed live on NBC Sports Gold’s IndyCar Pass for $54.99 a year.
IndyCar schedule 2020
The updated IndyCar schedule for 2020 was released May 21 with the previously announced season-opener set for June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway and the finale scheduled for Oct. 25 in the streets of St. Petersburg.
Below is the complete schedule (TV info via NBC Sports):
|Date||Start time||Race||Track (Track type)||TV channel|
|June 6||8 p.m. ET||Genesys 300||Texas Motor Speedway (oval)||NBC|
|July 4||12:15 p.m. ET||GMR Grand Prix||Indianapolis Motor Speedway (road course)||NBC|
|July 11||5 p.m. ET||REV Group Grand Prix at Road America Race 1||Road America (road course)||NBCSN|
|July 12||Noon ET||REV Group Grand Prix at Road America Race 2||Road America (road course)||NBC|
|July 17||8:30 p.m. ET||Iowa IndyCar 250s Race 1||Iowa Speedway (oval)||NBCSN|
|July 18||8:30 p.m. ET||Iowa IndyCar 250s Race 1||Iowa Speedway (oval)||NBCSN|
|Aug. 9||12:45 p.m. ET||Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (road course)||NBC|
|Aug. 23||1 p.m. ET||Indy 500||Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval)||NBC|
|Aug. 30||3 p.m. ET||Bommarito Automotive Group 500||World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway (oval)||NBCSN|
|Sept. 13||3:40 p.m. ET||Grand Prix of Portland||Portland International Raceway (road course)||NBC|
|Sept. 19||3:25 p.m. ET||Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Race 1||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (road course)||TBD|
|Sept. 20||3:25 p.m. ET||Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey Race 2||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (road course)||NBC|
|Oct. 3||3:50 p.m. ET||IndyCar Harvest Grand Prix||Indianapolis Motor Speedway (road course)||TBD|
|Oct. 25||3:30 p.m. ET||Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg||The streets of St. Petersburg (street course)||TBD|
Published at Sun, 12 Jul 2020 05:50:44 +0000