INDY LIGHTS PRESENTED BY COOPER TIRES
NBCSN will air one-hour telecasts of all Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires events. All shows will be produced by IMS Productions.
The Indy Lights broadcast team will be led by veteran play-by-play and radio announcer Kevin Lee, reporter for the NBCSN’s coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Adding color commentary will be Anders “The Viking” Krohn. Krohn made 16 Indy Lights starts during the 2010 – 2012 seasons and is now active on the racing front with CoForce International, which provides racing and corporate development services. Katie Hargitt will handle pit lane reporting duties.
NBCSN 2017 TELEVISION SCHEDULE – ALL TIMES EASTERN
|Date ||Race ||Location ||Air Date/ Time |
|March 11/12 ||Streets of St. Petersburg ||St. Petersburg, FL ||March 18 - 2:00 am |
|April 22/23 ||Barber Motorsports Park ||Birmingham, AL ||April 26 - 12:00 am |
|May 12/13 ||Indianapolis Motor Speedway ||Indianapolis, IN ||May 21 - 2:00 am |
|May 26 ||Indianapolis Motor Speedway (oval) ||Indianapolis, IN ||May 26 - 12:30 pm |
|June 24/25 ||Road America ||Elkhart Lake, WI ||June 25 - 11:30 am |
|July 8/9 ||Iowa Speedway ||Newton, IA ||July 9 - 4:00 pm |
|July 15/16 ||Streets of Toronto ||Toronto, ON, Canada ||July 17 - 7:00 pm |
|July 29/30 ||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course ||Lexington, OH ||July 30 - 11:30 pm |
|August 26/27 ||Gateway Motorsports Park ||Madison, IL ||August 27 - 12:00 am |
|Sept. 2/3 ||Watkins Glen International |
|Watkins Glen, NY |
|September 6 - 7:00 pm |
IMS RADIO NETWORK
All Indy Lights races will be carried live on the IMS Radio Network to Sirius XM Satellite Radio, IndyCar.com, IndyCarRadio.com and the INDYCAR app from Verizon. With Mark Jaynes graduating to become the lead announcer for the Verizon IndyCar Series, longtime pit reporter Nick Yeoman takes over the role as announcer for the network alongside driver analyst Davey Hamilton. Rob Howden, owner of Howden Media Group, who is the “official” voice of the Mazda Road to Indy (serving as PA announcer and ceremonies host for the three ladder series), handles the pit reporting duties.
ESPN International holds the broadcast rights to the Indy Lights Series. Races will air on these networks in the following countries:
SPORTSNET – Canada
ESPN – Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela
SPEED – Australia
SKY SPORT – New Zealand
ROAD TO INDY TV
All races will feature live streaming shows on indycar.com, indylights.com and the RoadtoIndy.TV App including pre- and post-race coverage. Additional coverage such as post-race press conferences and special events will be streamed on the series website and the RoadtoIndy.TV App.
The popular RoadToIndy.TV and RoadtoIndy.TV App will continue to provide behind-the-scenes content, race recap episodes, special features, live streaming and live shows of Mazda Road to Indy on and off-track activities.
In 2016, the Mazda Road to Indy became the first American racing series with a dedicated broadcast channel on demand via Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. Road to Indy TV (Pro Racing Group) will be expanding this coverage in 2017.