NBC Sports Highlights Weekend Broadcast Coverage of Unadilla National
MORGANTOWN, WV – August 11, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Through eight rounds of action, the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship has featured some of the most memorable racing in series history. As the championship prepares for its final four weekends of action this Saturday at the Rockstar Energy Unadilla National, the title fights in both the 450 and 250 classes remain captivating, and tonight, fans can see how it all unfolded over the first half of the season on FUEL TV, with a one-hour recap show at 10 p.m. Eastern and Pacific.
Additionally, a complete lineup of coverage across three networks domestically, is scheduled to showcase American Motocross’ return to competition on Saturday from New Berlin, N.Y. The action kicks off with live coverage of the opening motos of the Rockstar Energy Unadilla National on FUEL TV at 12:30 p.m. EST. The 450 Class title fight between Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey and Chad Reed will resume, as will the tightly-contested 250 Class championship battle amongst teammates Dean Wilson, Tyla Rattray and Blake Baggett. Those online can also watch the world’s best riders via live internet stream at AlliSports.com.
NBC Sports kicks off final-moto coverage from Unadilla, presenting an exclusive live broadcast of the 450 Class on network television, beginning at 3 p.m. EST. Fans eager to see what took place in the 250 Class can watch what happened via same-day coverage on SPEED, beginning at 11:30 p.m. EST on Saturday night.
An impressive lineup of international coverage is also in store. Enthusiasts from all over the world will have the opportunity to witness live final-moto coverage from Unadilla in Europe, Australia and Brazil, on Motors TV, SPEED Australia and ESPN Brazil, respectively.
For easier access, here are FUEL TV channels from some major television providers:
- DIRECTV – Channel 618
- DISH Network – Channel 156
- Verizon FiOS – Channel 198
- AT&T U-verse – Channel 536
*Check local listings for cable operators
Tickets for the upcoming Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship are on sale now at www.allisports.com. Special discounts and incentives are available for advance ticket purchasers.
For media information about the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, please contact Media Manager Brandon Short via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 949-365-5750.
MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. The industry leader in off road powersport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, is a global business that encompasses national and international action sports tours and events, multimedia production, and a consumer facing lifestyle brand. The Alliance includes: the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the Dew Tour, Winter Dew Tour, China Invitational, King of Wake series, and the Gatorade Free Flow Tour. Alli TV Productions creates original content, produces and presents content with partners, and distributes Alli content through a variety of channels. Alli is owned by NBC Sports and MTV Networks and represents a network of athletes, fans, brands and properties. Its mission is to facilitate the momentous growth of action sports, through competition and lifestyle, for a new generation of fans and athletes. The Alli properties are home to more than 550,000 spectators each year and broadcasts more than 150 hours of original content in 100 countries and 280 million homes worldwide. Visit www.allisports.com.
Lucas Oil Products
Lucas Oil is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and additives. Based in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, featuring a premium line of oils, lubricants and problem-solving performance additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry. Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the “Official Motor Oil of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship.” Visit www.LucasOil.com.
AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing sanctioning body in the United States, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. From its Daytona Beach headquarters, the organization sanctions professional motorcycle racing competition, which includes, AMA Pro Motocross, AMA Pro Road Racing, and AMA Pro Flat Track. Visit www.amaproracing.com.
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. See why young adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and Europe. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.