WC Vision and SCCA Pro Racing have announced the television broadcast schedule for the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championships to air on the new NBC Sports Network. All races will be broadcast in either 90-minute or two-hour programs airing Saturday or Sunday afternoons on the NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus).
Veteran motorsports announcers Greg Creamer and Calvin Fish will again provide play-by-play, color commentary and in-depth series analysis. The broadcasts will include unique feature segments, series personalities and behind-the-scenes footage. Series information will also be included on www.nbcsports.com.
NBC Sports Network, a 24/7 sports network that is available in more than 76 million homes was officially launched on Jan. 2, when it was re-branded from Versus.
"We're excited to continue our partnership with Comcast and the NBC Sports Group,” Dave Drimmie, WC Vision vp of marketing and communications said. “To have the Pirelli World Challenge associated with a prestigious media partner with broadcasts on the NBC Sports Network will help to increase the series' reach and exposure.”
2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championships television schedule on NBC Sports Network:
Streets of St. Petersburg
Sunday, April 8 at 4:30 p.m.
(re-air Friday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m.)
Streets of Long Beach
Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m.
(re-air Tuesday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m.)
Miller Motorsports Park / Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Sunday, May 27 at 11 p.m.
(re-air Friday, June 1 at 3 p.m.)
Streets of Detroit / Mosport International Raceway
Saturday, July 7 at 5 p.m.
(re-air Friday, July 27 at 4 p.m.)
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Saturday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m.
(re-air Friday, August 31 at 4:30 p.m.)
Sunday, September 9 at 3 p.m.
(re-air Friday, September 14 at 3 p.m.)
Schedule subject to change. All times listed are Eastern.