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Indycar Series Season Continues At Barber Motorsports Park This Sunday

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 27, 2023 – The 2023 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season continues with live coverage of the Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala., this Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. The race marks the fourth of seven races airing on NBC to begin the season. Peacock is the streaming home of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, presenting all races, qualifying and practices this season.

Reigning and two-time INDYCAR champion Will Power is part of a star-studded group of drivers in the series’ paddock that includes six-time champion Scott Dixon, four-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves, two-time series champion Josef Newgarden, and reigning Indianapolis 500 champion and 2023 points standings leader Marcus Ericsson, among others. Kyle Kirkwood earned his first INDYCAR victory at the Grand Prix of Long Beach earlier this month, with Romain Grosjean and Ericsson rounding out the podium. Pato O’Ward took home the checkered flag last year at Barber.

Ericsson leads the season standings with 110 points followed by O’Ward (95 pts), 2021 series champion Alex Palou (91 pts), Newgarden (89 pts), and Kirkwood (74 pts).

Live coverage of qualifying and practice sessions from Barber Motorsports Park tomorrow and Saturday will stream exclusively on Peacock. The INDY NXT by Firestone race will also be presented from Barber on Sunday at 12:50 p.m. ET on Peacock. For more information about Peacock’s comprehensive streaming coverage of the 2023 INDYCAR season and how to sign up, click here.

NBC Sports’ lead INDYCAR commentary team of Leigh Diffey (play-by-play), Townsend Bell (analyst) and James Hinchcliffe (analyst) will call the race. Marty SniderDave Burns and Kevin Lee will provide reports from pit road.

Earlier this month, the Grand Prix of Long Beach marked the second most-watched edition of the race in NBC Sports’ INDYCAR history with a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 1.076 million viewers and was the second most-streamed INDYCAR race on record (excluding Indianapolis 500s and Peacock exclusive races).

Coverage airing on NBC will also stream live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

BROADCAST TEAM

  • Play by Play: Leigh Diffey
  • Analysts: Townsend Bell, James Hinchcliffe
  • Pit Reporters: Marty Snider, Dave Burns, Kevin Lee

HOW TO WATCH

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  • TV – NBC
  • Streaming – Peacock, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app
DateCoveragePlatform(s)Time (ET)
Fri., April 28Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix – Practice 1Peacock3:40 p.m.
Sat., April 29Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix – Practice 2PeacockNoon
Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix – QualifyingPeacock3 p.m.
Sun., April 30Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix – Final WarmupPeacockNoon
INDY NXT RacePeacock12:50 p.m.
Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand PrixNBC, Peacock3 p.m.
Children’s of Alabama Indy Grand Prix – Post-RaceNBC, Peacock5:30 p.m.
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