MAVTV Extends Role as Exclusive TV Provider of First Motos at All 12 Rounds
CORONA, CA – October 9, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Lucas Oil Products has announced it will return as title sponsor of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The multi-year deal ensures that Lucas Oil, the globally renowned American-based manufacturer and distributor of additive and lubricant products, will continue in this role with the world’s most prestigious motocross championship through at least the 2021 season.
Photo courtesy of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
Additionally, MX Sports Pro Racing, in conjunction with Lucas Oil, MAVTV and NBC Sports, has unveiled the 12-round schedule for the 49th season of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship in 2020, which will visit 11 different states over the course of the summer, beginning with the Hangtown Motocross Classic, on May 16, and concluding with the Ironman National, on August 29. As part of its continued partnership with the championship, MAVTV – The Motorsports Network, will once again showcase live broadcast coverage of the opening motos at all 12 events.
The partnership between Lucas Oil and MX Sports Pro Racing regarding the legendary brand’s title sponsorship of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship began in 2009, and will continue into its 12th season next summer. On the broadcast side, MAVTV’s role as the exclusive television partner of the first motos of both the 450 Class and 250 Class enters its seventh season, dating back to the 2014 championship campaign.
“The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship embodies the values that make up the core of our business,” said Tom Bogner, Lucas Oil Director of Motorsports. “Our partnership with the series began a decade ago and the championship serves as a vital platform to demonstrate our support of both grassroots racers to the most elite riders in the world. We are proud to return for the 49th season of this world-renowned championship that continues to grow on the strength of its loyal fans, excellent TV coverage and strong leadership.”
From mid-May through the end of August, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will visit every corner of the United States, from the motocross hotbeds of the southwest, in Southern California, and the southeast, in North Florida. Additionally, the championship will journey to the densely populated motocross region of the northeast, in New England and Central New York, as well as the Pacific Northwest, on the border of Washington and Oregon. The schedule will also feature a journey into the heartland of America, from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes.
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship has served as the world’s preeminent motocross competition, dating back to 1972. Over the span of the past five decades it has maintained its distinction as the most difficult championship to win in all of racing.
|May 16||Hangtown Motocross Classic||Prairie City SVRA||Rancho Cordova, CA|
|May 23||Fox Raceway National||Fox Raceway||Pala, CA|
|May 30||Thunder Valley National||Thunder Valley MX Park||Lakewood, CO|
|June 6||Florida National||WW Ranch MX Park||Jacksonville, FL|
|June 20||High Point National||High Point Raceway||Mt. Morris, PA|
|June 27||Southwick National||The Wick 338||Southwick, MA|
|July 4||RedBud National||RedBud MX||Buchanan, MI|
|July 18||Spring Creek National||Spring Creek MX Park||Millville, MN|
|July 25||Washougal National||Washougal MX Park||Washougal, WA|
|Aug. 15||Unadilla National||Unadilla MX||New Berlin, NY|
|Aug. 22||Budds Creek National||Budds Creek MX Park||Mechanicsville, MD|
|Aug. 29||Ironman National||Ironman Raceway||Crawfordsville, IN|
About Lucas Oil Products, Inc.
Lucas Oil Products was founded by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas with the simple philosophy of producing only the best line of lubricants and additives available anywhere. Since its inception, Lucas has steadfastly adhered to this corporate objective. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas has established itself as the top selling additive line in the United States. Additionally, Lucas Oil offers a premium line of motor oils, greases, fuel treatments, industrial lubricants, and problem solving additives to help firmly establish Lucas Oil as a prominent figure in the marketplace.
Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV Motorsports Network is the only cable television network in the U.S. dedicated solely to motorsports. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive and prestigious events. MAVTV goes beyond the national mainstream events to include a multitude of grassroots racing from across the globe: drag racing, pro motocross, sprint boats, rally cars, short course off-road truck racing, sprint cars, pro pulling, drifting, ice racing and everything in between. MAVTV knows you don’t have to be a race fan to be an automotive enthusiast, which is why we have developed a package of automotive reality and custom build shows that are truly second-to-none. If it has a motor, it’s probably on MAVTV – The Motorsports Network!
Source: Lucas Oil Products, Inc.