Proceeds to Benefit Asterisk Mobile Medical Unit
MORGANTOWN, WV – April 11, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – MX Sports Pro Racing announces today a unique opportunity for race fans to own a part of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross history. The podium backdrop from the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will be up for auction on eBay.com from Monday, April 15 at 12 p.m. PST to Monday, April 22.
The one-of-a-kind podium backdrop traveled to each round of the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event across the country. Signed by Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Champions Ryan Dungey, and Blake Baggett, as well as fellow pro racers, the backdrop is expected to garner much excitement and attention.
Proceeds will benefit the Asterisk Mobile Medical Unit, which provides medical care to the athletes of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross at each and every round throughout the summer.
For additional information on the backdrop or to place a bid, please click here.
The 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship kicks off on May 18 with the Hangtown Motocross Classic in Sacramento, Calif. Tickets for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship are on sale at AlliSports.com.
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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; and Alli Enterprises which includes a partnership with action sports retailer Dogfunk.com. Alli Sports is a division of the NBC Sports Group. More information can be found at www.allisports.com.
NBC Sports Group
When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form the NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, 11 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. The NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLS, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.
AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.
NBC Sports Network
NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in nearly 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Premier League, Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France and the 34th America’s Cup, and beginning in 2013, the Premier League and Formula One. In addition, NBC Sports Network features college football, college basketball, college hockey, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as Costas Tonight, NFL Turning Point, Caught Looking, NBC Sports Talk, Pro Football Talk and The Dan Patrick Show. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.
Asterisk Mobile Medical Center
The Asterisk Mobile Medical Center is an emergency care facility available at each AMA Professional Motocross and Supercross event to staff, participants, and crew at no cost. The full 53 foot hospital trailer is staffed with qualified, experienced medical personnel and offers specialized equipment for our sport’s unique injuries. The Asterisk Mobile Medical Center is provided to the racing community by Asterisk. Our event day operations are made possible by MX Sports Pro Racing, Feld Motorsports, various Race teams, as well as individual riders and private donors. Visit our website at www.themedicrig.com to learn more about our program.