INDIANAPOLIS – NBC Sports will televise round two of the IndyCar iRacing Challenge, a virtual racing event featuring many NTT IndyCar Series drivers, on Saturday afternoon.
The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at the virtual Barber Motorsports Park will air live at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The event will mark the inaugural IndyCar iRacing event to appear on NBCSN.
More than two dozen Indy car drivers are expected to compete in this weekend’s IndyCar iRacing Challenge, including five-time series champion Scott Dixon, two-time and reigning series champion Josef Newgarden, and 2019 Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud.
Last Saturday, 2013 Indy Lights champion Sage Karam won the inaugural IndyCar iRacing Challenge American Red Cross Grand Prix at the virtual Watkins Glen Int’l.
NBC Sports’ lead IndyCar broadcast team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), Paul Tracy (analyst) and Townsend Bell (analyst) will call the action.
This marks the latest collaboration between NBC Sports and iRacing, which began in 2019 when NBC Sports telecast the first-ever eNASCAR live event on television.
NBC Sports and iRacing previously teamed up to present the 2019 eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series championship race in a two-hour event live on NBCSN last October.