New York (September 18, 2012) –Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks and NBC Sports Group have reached an agreement to televise the 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks Season on NBC and NBC Sports Network. Starting in April of 2013, NBC and NBC Sports Network will televise 12 races (11 domestic and one international).
Capitalizing on what was once known as Mickey Thompson’s Off-Road Racing, Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks will feature high-flying off-road action motorsports fans have been asking for. The entire championship season will be broadcasted on NBC and NBC Sports Network, with the series awarding $500,000 to the Champion driver of Stadium SUPER Trucks.
“It has always been my dream to bring back stadium racing to the masses. I started my career winning a championship in Mickey’s series and now I want to revive his vision and bring back what the motorsports world needs. NBC Sports understands what kind of excitement and value our show will exhibit. This will be extreme wheel-to-wheel, door-to-door, roof-to-dirt racing action for all ages,” said Robby Gordon, President of Stadium SUPER Trucks.
NBC and NBC Sports Network 2013 schedule (All times ET, subject to change)
DATE LOCATION TIME NETWORK
April 14 University of Phoenix Stadium, Ariz. 5 p.m. NBC
April 28 Long Beach, Calif. 12 p.m. NBC Sports Network
LA Coliseum, Calif. 1 p.m. NBC Sports Network
May 12 Qualcomm Stadium, Calif. 1 p.m. NBC Sports Network
May 26 Qualcomm Stadium, Calif. 12:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network
June 9 Edward Jones Dome, Mo. 2 p.m. NBC Sports Network
June 23 Soldier Field, Ill. 2 p.m. NBC
July 7 Georgia Dome, Ga. 2:30 p.m. NBC
July 20 Cowboys Stadium, Texas 2 p.m. NBC
July 27 Metro Dome, Minn. 2 p.m. NBC
Aug. 4 Site TBD 2:30 p.m. NBC
Nov. 10 Sam Boyd Stadium, Nev. 2 p.m. NBC