Race DayPosted: May 23, 2013
In past years, race fans have been able to catch 1100 miles of action the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
Add a few more hours of action in 2013.
NBC will broadcast the Formula One Grand Prix of Monaco Sunday at 7:30 a.m. after NBC Sports network shows qualifying Saturday at 8 a.m.
After the twists and turns of Monaco, it’s off to the brickyard for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at 11 a.m. NBC Sports network brings Friday’s practices at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Cap the day in Charlotte for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 on Fox at 6 p.m. The Nationwide racers go Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on ABC.
For more speed this weekend, NBC Sports network has motorcycle racing Saturday at 3 p.m. from Thunder Valley.
The NBA conference finals continue, with Game 2 between the Pacers and Heat Friday at 8:30 p.m. on TNT. The Western Conference final shifts to Memphis Saturday at 9 p.m., with the Spurs holding a 2-0 lead. The Eastern series heads to Indiana Sunday at 8:30 p.m. for Game 3.
Boston tries to finish off the New York Rangers Thursday at 7 p.m. on CNBC. The Blackhawks try to bounce back against the Red Wings Thursday at 8 p.m. on NBC Sports network, followed by Sharks-Kings at 10:30 p.m. Friday, the Penguins host Ottawa in Game 5 at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
NBC offers Game 5 of Chicago-Detroit Saturday at 8 p.m. If the Rangers win Thursday, Boston will host Game 5 Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on NBC Sports network.
The Orioles host Toronto Thursday and Saturday on MASN and on MASN2 Friday and Sunday.
The Nationals take on the Phillies Friday and Sunday on MASN, and Saturday night on FOX. Other parts of the country will catch Marlins-White Sox, Cardinals at Dodgers, Mets-Braves and A’s taking on the Astros. ESPN shows the Braves and Mets on Sunday night, while the Yankees and Rays battle on TBS Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Comcast offers the ACC baseball tournament, starting at 11 a.m. Thursday with three games. There’s three more games Friday beginning at 11 a.m., and two more Saturday. ESPN has the championship at 1 p.m. Sunday, followed by the SEC title game at 4:30 p.m.
The NCAA softball tournament has reached the Super Regional stage. Thursday, ESPN shows Texas A&M against top-seeded Oklahoma at 7 p.m., and Washington faces Missouri at 9 p.m. There’s a pair of elimination games possible Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. On ESPN2, Alabama meets Tennessee at 7 p.m.
ESPN has three games Saturday, starting with Michigan facing Louisiana-Lafayette at noon. After an elimination game at 2:30 p.m., Alabama plays Tennessee at 5 p.m. Arizona State hosts Kentucky Saturday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2, following an elimination game at 8 p.m. Sunday, Florida plays UAB in the second game of the super regional at noon. There’s an elimination game Sunday at 3 p.m., followed by Arizona State-Kentucky at 5 p.m. ESPN2 has an elimination game if necessary Sunday at 8 p.m.
It’s time for the Lacrosse final four. ESPN2 has Cornell-Duke Saturday at 2:30 p.m., followed by Denver against Syracuse. The national title game will be Monday.
CBS has the PGA tour at the Colonial Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m.
The French Open begins Sunday at 5 a.m. on ESPN2.
D.C. United hosts Portland Saturday at 7 p.m. on Comcast. On NBC Sports network, Kansas City takes on Houston Sunday at 3:30 p.m. and the Galaxy meet Seattle Sunday at 11 p.m. on ESPN2.