IndyCar at Long Beach: Power hopes to go for two in a row
It was just two short weeks ago that,Will Power(Team Penske) held offRyan Hunter-Reay(Andretti Autosport) to win the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, and both Power (2008, 2012) and Hunter-Reay (2010) have both won at Long Beach. Last year,Takuma Sato(A.J. Foyt Racing) took the checkered flag at Long Beach for his first career IndyCar victory.
NBCSNs coverage of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series begins this week with the IndyCar Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beachon Sunday at 4 p.m. ET, highlighting more than 15 hours of motorsports coverage this week.NBCSports Live ExtraNBCSports Groups live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets will stream coverage of the Grand Prix of Long Beach via TV Everywhere.
NBCSNs presentation of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series from Long Beach beginsSaturday at 6 p.m. ETwith qualifying. Coverage continueson Sundayafternoon on NBCSN at2:30 p.m. ETwith the Indy Lights Streets of Long Beach race, leading into live coverage of the Grand Prix of Long Beach.
NBCSports Groups lead IndyCar and Formula One play-by-play voiceLeigh Diffeywill call the Grand Prix of Long Beach on-site, alongside former driversTownsend BellandPaul Tracy. Tracy joinsNBCSports Groups IndyCar telecasts for select races this season, and is a four-time winner at Long Beach, including the first of his 31 career victories in 1993.
ReportersMarty Snider,Kelli Stavast,Kevin LeeandRobin Millerwill report from the pits. Lee will be joined byAnders KrohnandJake Queryto call the Indy Lights Streets of Long Beach race.