FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday 8 June 2022
THRILL ONE SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT AND NBC SPORTS RENEW MEDIA RIGHTS AGREEMENT TO PRESENT ALL 2022-23 NITRO RALLYCROSS RACES LIVE EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK
Peacock will feature exclusive live coverage of the 10-race global season
CNBC and NBC Sports digital platforms to provide encore coverage of every race in the 2022-23 season; Race Encore for the season finale from NBC to Air
Season Starts June 18-19 from Lydden Hill in the UK
STAMFORD, Connecticut – June 8, 2022 – Thrill One Sports & Entertainment and NBC Sports have renewed their media rights agreement for the 2022-23 Nitro Rallycross season with all races being presented live exclusively on Peacock, both sides announced today.
All 10 2022-23 Nitro Rallycross events from around the world, with nearly 80 hours of coverage of main event heats, qualifiers and races, will be presented live on Peacock with encore presentations on CNBC and NBC Sports digital platforms. NBC will also air an encore of the game in the season finale during the season.
“We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Nitro Rallycross for the second consecutive season and Peacock is the perfect place for NRX superfans for every minute of live racing,” he said. Mike Perman, Vice President, Programming, NBC Sports. “The innovative, action-packed style of NRX racing fits perfectly into NBC Sports’ broad motorsport portfolio.”
“It’s great to have Nitro Rallycross back on Peacock for another season,” he said Joe Carr, CEO of Thrill One Sports & Entertainment. “Nitro RX will expand globally to 10 races this season and will debut the FC1-X, our 1000+ horsepower all-electric supercar. With market leaders like NASCAR and INDYCAR, NBC Sports is the perfect home for our new disruptive motor sport. “
The Nitro Rallycross race action kicks off with the 2022-23 season opening from Lydden Hill in Canterbury, UK, June 18-19 on digital platforms Peacock, CNBC and NBC Sports. Full details of the programming for the whole season will be announced in the coming days.
Last season, Thrill One Sports & Entertainment and NBC Sports presented five races live on Peacock and an encore on NBCSN in the first year of the media rights partnership.
Nitro Rallycross joins Peacock’s solid motorsports programming with NTT INDYCAR SERIES and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races, Download the Dale JrAnd Motormouth NASCAR America. It also includes extensive coverage of Peacock’s live sports programming Sunday Leadoff of the MLBTriple Crown Horse Racing, Golf, USFL, Premier League, Sunday night football, Notre Dame Football and much more. Peacock also offers daily sports programs on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original Brother from another and paper clips like Dan Patrick’s show,Pro Football Talk LiveAndThe rich show of Eisen.
About NITRO RALLYCROSS
Launched in 2018 by the motorsport icon Travis Pastrana and the innovators of Nitro Circus, Nitro Rallycross has revolutionized motorsport. With purpose-built innovative courses, banked turns inspired by all-out Supercross action and short-form head-to-head racing, Nitro RX creates thrilling, high-impact rides. Nitro RX’s custom circuits, featuring the biggest jumps seen in motorsports, create an unrivaled racing thrill. Full-throttle competition is now set to go global with the expansion of Nitro Rallycross into a series of championships in its own right. Nitro RX also adds Group E, an electric circuit with the all-new FC1-X, the most powerful rallycross vehicle ever built. For more information, visit NitroRallycross.com.