Monster Energy AMA Supercross championships to air this weekend

NBC Sports' inaugural season as the exclusive home of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, culminates with coverage of the season finale in Las Vegas this Saturday night at 10 p.m ET/PT on USA Network, as Cooper Webb sits poised to secure his first career 450SX Class championship. Following coverage on USA Network on Saturday night, the season finale will air Sunday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

NBC Sports Gold - NBC Sports Digital's direct-to-consumer live streaming product will present live commercial-free coverage of this weekend's event at Sam Boyd Stadium, beginning Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.

Cooper Webb is closing in on his first career championship following his seventh victory of the season last weekend at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Webb leads Eli Tomac by 23 points in the 450SX Class standings and will clinch the title with a finish of 20th place or better this weekend in Las Vegas.

The 250SX Class East and West championships will also be decided in the second East/West Showdown of the season. In 250SX East, Chase Sexton recorded his first career win last weekend in East Rutherford and now holds the class lead by nine points over Justin Cooper. In 250SX West, Adam Cianciarulo holds an eight-point lead over Dylan Ferrandis. The pair finished 1-2 in the season's first 250SX East/West Showdown at Atlanta on March 2.

Ralph Sheheen (play-by-play), five-time Supercross champion and seven-time Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien will call the action this weekend from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Following is this weekend's Monster Energy Supercross coverage schedule. Note that coverage will air Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA Network. Viewers should check their local listings:

DateEventCoverageTime (ET)
Sat., May 4Las Vegas - Qualifying Session 1NBC Sports Gold4 p.m.
 Las Vegas - Studio CoverageNBC Sports Gold5:30 p.m.
 Las Vegas - Qualifying Session 2NBC Sports Gold6:15 p.m.
 Las Vegas - Event^USA Network10 p.m.
Sun., May 5Las Vegas - Event (Encore)NBC12:30 pm.
Mon., May 6Las Vegas - Event (Encore)NBCSN12 a.m.

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