The Monster Vitality Supercross Collection has reached Salt Lake Metropolis for Spherical 16, and Cooper Webb has a bead on his second Supercross championship with two races remaining within the 2021 season.
Webb prolonged his lead within the standings to 16 factors by rebounding with an April 17 victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the place rival Ken Roczen was in management till the closing minutes. After shedding an 11-second lead in a crash, Roczen was handed by Webb, who scored his seventh victory of the season and rebounded from a disappointing effort in Spherical 14.
Webb put further work into tuning up his KTM. “I’ve acquired to provide it as much as my workforce,” he stated. “We went again and figured some issues out.
Now the collection will transfer to Rice-Eccles Stadium, the place the AMA Monster Vitality Supercross Collection closed out the ultimate seven rounds of the 2020 season. Webb and Roczen every gained at Salt Lake Metropolis final 12 months as did defending collection champion Eli Tomac, who nonetheless lurks third within the ponts.
Listed here are the pertinent particulars for watching Spherical 16 of the 2021 Supercross season Saturday:
(All instances are ET)
BROADCAST/STREAMING SCHEDULE: TV protection of Spherical 16 will probably be proven dwell at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The occasion will probably be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports activities App.
Dwell protection additionally is out there through the unique streaming protection previously on NBC Sports activities Gold’s Supercross and Professional Motocross Move. That has moved in 2021 to Peacock Premium, which is out there for $4.99 per thirty days.
The Supercross and Professional Motocross packages can have dwell protection of all Supercross heats, qualifiers and races and Professional Motocross foremost follow, qualifiers and motos. On-demand replays (together with the complete 2020 season) can be found with out industrial interruption.
SEASON SO FAR: Recaps of the primary 15 rounds of the 2021 season:
Spherical 3: Cooper Webb makes a last-lap pass to beat Ken Roczen
Spherical 4: Ken Roczen rebounds for first victory of season
Spherical 5: Two consecutive in Indy for Ken Roczen
Spherical 6: Ken Roczen completes the sweep of Indianapolis
Spherical 7: Cooper Webb dominant in second victory of season
Spherical 8: Cooper Webb completes Orlando sweep
Spherical 9: Eli Tomac wins as Cooper Webb, Ken Roczen spar
Spherical 10: Cooper Webb takes points lead with victory
Spherical 11: Cooper Webb holds off other title contenders
Spherical 12: Cooper Webb complete another clean sweep
Spherical 13: Eli Tomac takes victory on late stumble by Chase Sexton
Spherical 14: Ken Roczen rebounds for victory, closing the gap on Webb
Spherical 15: Cooper Webb capitalizes on late fall by Ken Roczen
EVENT SCHEDULE (all instances ET):
7:05 p.m: 250SX Warmth #1 – 6 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 20 riders (Finishers 1 – 9 advance to Foremost)
7:20 p.m.: 250SX Warmth #2 – 6 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 20 riders (1 – 9 to Foremost)
7:34 p.m.: 450SX Warmth #1 – 6 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 20 riders (1 – 9 to Foremost)
7:48 p.m.: 450SX Warmth #2 – 6 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 20 riders (1 – 9 to Foremost)
8:10 p.m.: 250SX Final Likelihood Qualifier – 5 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 22 riders (Finishers 1 – 4 to Foremost)
8:22 p.m.: 450SX Final Likelihood Qualifier – 5 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 22 riders (1 – 4 to Foremost)
8:49 p.m.: 250SX Foremost Occasion – 15 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 22 riders
9:28 p.m.: 450SX Foremost Occasion – 20 Minutes/Plus 1 lap – 22 riders
TRACK LAYOUT: Click here for the Round 16 course.
COVID-19 CROWD PROTOCOLS: Salt Lake Metropolis can have restricted attendance and “pod”-style seating for the occasion with face coverings required and social distancing observed.
HOW TO WATCH SUPERCROSS IN 2021: Full NBC Sports schedule
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