INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, Jan. 10, 2022) – NBC Sports and INDYCAR have announced the broadcast start times for the 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES schedule, which will feature a record 14 races on broadcast network NBC, headlined by the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29 at iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with coverage on NBC beginning at 11 a.m. (ET).
The first six races of the season will air on NBC, including the season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding at noon (ET) Sunday, Feb. 27.
NBC Sports will also present the third consecutive year of the INDYCAR-NASCAR doubleheader July 30-31 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, with the INDYCAR race at noon (ET) Saturday, July 30 on NBC.
Highlights of NBC Sports’ 2022 INDYCAR schedule include:
- The 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29, on NBC, with coverage beginning at 11 a.m. (ET).
- The Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach returns to NBC at 3 p.m. (ET) Sunday, April 10.
- The third consecutive year of the INDYCAR-NASCAR doubleheader at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course the weekend of July 30-31, with the INDYCAR race on Saturday, July 30 on NBC.
- The much-anticipated second iteration of the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix on the streets of Nashville, and first presentation of the race on network television, will air at 3 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Aug. 7 on NBC.
- The season-ending Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca will be presented at 3 p.m. (ET) Sunday, Sept. 11 on NBC.
Peacock will exclusively stream an NTT INDYCAR SERIES race for the first time in 2022 when the Honda Indy Toronto race will be held at 3 p.m. (ET) Sunday, July 17. Peacock will simulstream all races airing on NBC and all qualifying and practice sessions, as well as coverage surrounding the 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, Indy Lights races, race day warmups and full-event replays of 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES races also will be available on Peacock.
NBC Sports’ 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES coverage schedule:
TSO Addendum for travel planning purposes – likely first NTT INDYCAR SERIES session (all times are local):
- Streets Of St. Petersburg – Friday at 3:50pm
- Texas Motor Speedway – Friday at 9:45am
- Streets Of Long Beach – Friday at 3:15pm
- Barber Motorsports Park – Friday at 3:15pm
- Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – Friday at 10am
- Raceway at Belle Isle Park – Friday at 3pm
- Road America – Friday at 3:45pm
- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Friday at 3pm
- Streets Of Toronto – Friday at 2:45pm
- Iowa Speedway – Friday at 3:30pm
- Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course – unknown
- Streets Of Nashville – Friday at 3:15pm
- World Wide Technology Raceway At Gateway – Friday at 11am
- Portland International Raceway – Friday at 2:30pm
- WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Friday at 2:30pm