The 2020 MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix starts at 8 a.m. ET (5 a.m. PT | 1 p.m. BST) on Sunday, September 20. Coverage on NBCSN kicks off live at 7:30 a.m. Qualifying began at the same time as the race on Saturday.
Is it possible for the 2020 MotoGP season to get any closer or more exciting than it's already been? In six races, we've already seen five winners. It's quite possible we'll add another to that list this weekend, as MotoGP returns to the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the second of two back-to-back races at the Italian track. Here we've got everything you need to know to help you set up a MotoGP live stream and follow every session.
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Franco Morbidelli led every lap of last weekend's San Marino Grand Prix, not putting a foot wrong once, and never looking back. The scrap for the other two podium spots, however, was far more dramatic, with Francesco Bagnaia, Joan Mir, Valentino Rossi and Alex Rins locked in a battle that lasted until the final lap — and the final corners — of the race.
Rossi ultimately couldn't hold on to secure his 200th podium on home soil, thanks to a brilliant late-race charge from Mir to capture third. Thankfully, The Doctor will have another opportunity during round two of "La Doppio."
Read on for everything you need to know to catch this weekend's MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, which is set to kick off on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 8 a.m. ET. If you'd like to see the full qualifying results from Saturday, you can find them at the bottom of this page.
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MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix live streams in the US
The NBC Sports Network is the U.S. home for the 2020 MotoGP season. While many of the races this year have and will continue to be broadcast on tape delay, this weekend's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix thankfully isn't one of them. You'll be able to tune in live at 7:30 a.m. ET for pre-race coverage from Misano. If you want NBCSN, your best bet is to get Sling TV, one of the best streaming services there is.
Fortunately, MotoGP fans can get the live experience for each and every Grand Prix by spending a little more. MotoGP's own VideoPass is definitely the best way to stay in touch with MotoGP action. A 2020 season subscription will set you back $160, while a monthly pass is $34.
MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix live streams in the UK
Fans in the U.K. will want to tune into BT Sport, as the paid network airs every session of every MotoGP weekend live. Race day coverage starts at 9:30 a.m. BST, and the race begins at 1 p.m. BST.
If you don't have BT Sport, a BT Sport monthly pass costs £25 a month. For that fee you'll get to watch all kinds of sporting events, including football.
Our friends in the U.K. can also go the MotoGP VideoPass route. Access for the rest of the season will set you back £127, while one month is £27.
MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix practice, qualifying and race weekend schedule
Friday, September 18
- Practice 1: 4 a.m.-4:40 a.m. ET
- Practice 2: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. ET
Saturday, September 19
- Practice 3: 4 a.m.-4:40 a.m. ET
- Qualifying: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. ET
Sunday, September 20
- Race: 8 a.m.-9 a.m. ET
MotoGP Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying results
1. Maverick Viñales | Monster Energy Yamaha | 1:31.077
2. Jack Miller | Pramac Ducati | 1:31.153
3. Fabio Quartararo | Petronas Yamaha | 1:31.222
4. Pol Espargaro | Red Bull KTM Factory | 1:31.308
5. Francesco Bagnaia | Pramac Ducati | 1:31.313
6. Brad Binder | Red Bull KTM Factory | 1:31.389
7. Valentino Rossi | Monster Energy Yamaha | 1:31.436
8. Franco Morbidelli | Petronas Yamaha | 1:31.566
9. Danilo Petrucci | Ducati | 1:31.574
10. Andrea Dovizioso | Ducati | 1:31.581
11. Joan Mir | Suzuki Ecstar | 1:31.617
12. Takaaki Nakagami | LCR Honda | 1:32.284
13. Iker Lecuona | Red Bull KTM Tech 3 | 1:31.715
14. Johann Zarco | Avintia Ducati | 1:31.764
15. Miguel Oliveira | Red Bull KTM Tech 3 | 1:31.841
16. Aleix Espargaro | Aprilia Gresini | 1:31.912
17. Alex Márquez | Repsol Honda | 1:32.198
18. Alex Rins | Suzuki Ecstar | 1:32.275
19. Bradley Smith | Aprilia Gresini | 1:32.486
20. Tito Rabat | Avintia Ducati | 1:32.850