All Motos to be Featured Live on FUEL TV and NBC Networks
MORGANTOWN, WV – June 15, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will celebrate Father’s Day Weekend with its fifth round tomorrow, June 16, at the Red Bull Budds Creek National. Famed Budds Creek MX Park, in Mechanicsville, Md., will host the world’s best riders with a full slate of live broadcast coverage set to kick off at 1 p.m. Eastern.
The opening moto of the highly-competitive 250 Class can be seen live on FUEL TV at 1 p.m. Eastern, followed immediately by the 2012 network television debut on NBC with the first 450 Class moto at 2 p.m. Eastern. Both motos can also be seen live online at AlliSports.com.
Second moto coverage will kick off at 3 p.m. Eastern with a live broadcast of the final 250 Class moto on FUEL TV. NBC Sports Network will cap off the day of action with live coverage of the second moto of the 450 Class at 4 p.m. Eastern.
Additionally, coverage of both second motos can be seen internationally on SPEED Australia, ESPN Brazil, FUEL TV Europe and throughout the Americas on ESPN Latin America. The chart below shows the times for SPEED Australia and ESPN Brazil.
- SPEED Australia: 9:30 a.m. AEST (on June 17)
- ESPN Brazil: 16:00
*Check local listings for respective air times from FUEL TV Europe and ESPN Latin America
For easier access domestically, here are FUEL TV and NBC Sports Network channels from some major television providers:
- DIRECTV – Channel 618
- DISH Network – Channel 398
- Verizon FiOS – Channel 198
- AT&T U-verse – Channel 536
NBC Sports Network
- DIRECTV – Channel 603 & 604 (Alternate)
- DISH Network – Channel 151
- Verizon FiOS – Channel 90 & 590 (HD)
- AT&T U-verse – Channel 640 & 1640 (HD)
*Check local listings for cable operators
Festivities for the Red Bull Budds Creek National begin at 8:30 a.m. Eastern, with practice and qualifying. Opening ceremonies start at 12:30 p.m. Eastern.
For fans that missed any of the action from the fourth round of the season at High Point, all four moto archives from the 250 and 450 Classes, in addition to the weekly highlight show, are available on AlliSports.com.
Tickets for all 12 rounds of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship can be found at www.allisports.com.
For additional information please visit AlliSports.com/motocross also, “like” the American Motocross Facebook page, “follow” @AmericanMX on Twitter and Instagram for exclusive content and information on the latest Lucas Oil Motocross news and developments.
For media information about the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, please contact MX Sports Pro Racing via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. 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 Sports, is an action sports lifestyle brand whose mission is to connect fans with athletes and brands through best in class events, media, and authentic branded products. Alli Sports includes: the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and the Red Bull Signature Series; Alli Media, which creates, produces, and distributes original content; Alli RideShop, an online retailer carrying top skate and BMX consumer products; and Alli MotoShop an online retailer carrying top moto consumer products. Alli Sports is owned by NBC Sports. More information can be found at www.allisports.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.
NBC Sports Group
When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January of 2011, the broad reach and storied history of NBC Sports united with Comcast’s 24/7 ability to super-serve fans to create the NBC Sports Group. The new sports media company consists of an array of broadcast television, cable television and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports & Olympics, Golf Channel, Versus, 11 SportNets (regional sports networks) and their respective websites. Together, the new combined assets of the NBC Sports Group possess an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the Olympics, NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, IndyCar, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, Wimbledon, French Open, Tour de France and Kentucky Derby.
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports including UFC, surfing, motocross, snowboarding and more. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. With more hours of UFC coverage than any other network, FUEL TV is the place to be for live fights, weigh-ins, prelims, pre- and post-fight coverage, specials and events you won’t see anywhere else. See why 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 36 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.
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 Pro Motocross Championship.” Visit www.LucasOil.com.