Second Motos of 250 Class and 450 Class Featured in Two-Hour Broadcast
MORGANTOWN, WV – August 21, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Mere hours before the second round of the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, MX Sports Pro Racing and NBC Sports Group have announced that this weekend’s MotoSport.com Loretta Lynn’s 2 National will be showcased live on NBC Broadcast Network. A two-hour broadcast will bring the action from Tennessee’s legendary Loretta Lynn’s Ranch into millions of homes, showcasing the second motos of both the 250 Class and 450 Class on Saturday, August 22, beginning at 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET.
“Saturday’s action from the second of back-to-back visits to Loretta Lynn’s Ranch is going to signify another landmark moment in American motocross history,” said Davey Coombs, President of MX Sports Pro Racing. “The opportunity for each of our incredibly competitive and talent-rich divisions to be showcased live on NBC, potentially reaching millions of viewers across the country, is incredible. It also adds yet another layer to the growing legacy of Loretta Lynn’s Ranch. This has been a special place for the sport of motocross for nearly 40 years, and now viewers from all over the U.S. will have the chance to see why it’s such a beloved venue.”
Kicking off the coverage on NBC will be the 250 Class, where Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Dylan Ferrandis will look to open the season with consecutive victories and further extend his lead in the championship standings. Bringing the broadcast to a captivating conclusion will be the star-studded 450 Class, where a deep field of talent has already displayed how competitive this season is sure to be. While Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Zach Osborne will look to build off his first career win one week ago, reigning three-time champion and Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac is sure to contend for his first victory of the season.
First motos of the MotoSport.com Loretta Lynn’s 2 National will also air live on MAVTV Motorsports Network, beginning at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET. Additionally, an encore presentation of the second motos will air via tape delay on NBC Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. PT / 10:30 p.m. ET. All the coverage can also be streamed live via the “Pro Motocross Pass” on NBC Sports Gold.
Now available for download for both Apple and Android devices is the official Pro Motocross App. Fans of American motocross can have access to the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series right at their fingertips on their mobile devices. Developed by AMA Pro Racing, the Pro Motocross App provides users with the most important information surrounding the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, from series news to schedule and ticket information, as well as broadcast schedule details and live timing & scoring. Download it now via the App Store or Google Play.
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How to Watch Pro Motocross
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is televised on NBC, NBC Sports Network, and MAVTV, and is exclusively streamed live on the NBC Sports Gold subscription service. Every round features live coverage of the first motos of the 450 Class and 250 Class on MAVTV, while second moto coverage of most rounds can be seen on NBC Sports Network. Additionally, exclusive network broadcast coverage of select events will be showcased on NBC. Live and on-demand coverage, including an exclusive live stream of qualifying, can be seen on NBC Sports Gold via the “Pro Motocross Pass” for a one-time purchase of $59.99.
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, competing aboard homologated bikes from one of six competing manufacturers on a collection of the roughest, toughest tracks on the planet. Racing takes place each Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. MX Sports Pro Racing, the industry leader in off-road powersports event production, manages the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The title sponsor is Lucas Oil, a leading producer of premium oils, greases, and problem solving additives, all made in America. More information can be found at www.ProMotocross.com.
Source: MX Sports Pro Racing