MAVTV to Showcase All Four Motos Live for the First Time
MORGANTOWN, WV – July 23, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The second half of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will kick off with the anticipated return to the scenic Pacific Northwest and the unique challenge of Washington’s Washougal MX Park. This season signifies the landmark 40th running of the MotoSport.com Washougal National, and fans from throughout this passionate region of motocross enthusiasts are ready to cheer on the world’s best racers as they once again do battle on Horsepower Hill, navigate the rockers, and look for the quickest way through the catcher’s mitt.
Although he saw his three-race winning streak come to an end at the previous round, Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Dylan Ferrandis was still able to add to his advantage in the 450 Class standings. Currently, a total of 32 points sit between the Frenchman and his German rival, Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen. Additionally, Troy Lee Designs/Red Bull/GASGAS Factory Racing’s Justin Barcia is coming off a historic win for the sport’s newest manufacturer, while Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac continues to build momentum in search of his return to the top step of the podium.
In the 250 Class, the points lead changed hands for the first time as Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper took possession of the red plate from Team Honda HRC’s Jett Lawrence. Just six points separate the title contenders in what has been a historic first half for the division with six different winners through the first six rounds. All eyes will be watching to see if one of these six riders can seize the moment to become the first repeat winner of the 2021 season.
In the United States, live broadcast coverage from Washougal will be featured exclusively on MAVTV Motorsports Network, signifying the first time that all four motos will be showcased live on a single network. All the action, including exclusive coverage of qualifying, can also be streamed live on Peacock. Internationally, fans in more than 50 countries and territories can watch via NBC Sports Gold and through linear distribution partners.
U.S. NETWORK BROADCASTS
Domestic television coverage from Washougal will be live, in its entirety, on MAVTV Motorsports Network, with coverage of both motos of the 250 Class and 450 Class. Tape-delayed coverage of the second set of motos will also air on a later date on NBC Sports Network.
Saturday, July 24
All Motos | 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET | MAVTV Motorsports Network | LIVE
Sunday, August 8
Moto 2’s | 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET | NBC Sports Network | Tape Delay
In addition to network coverage, U.S. fans can stream all the action of the Washougal National online through their television or mobile device with Peacock, the official streaming platform of NBC. For just $4.99 a month, subscribers to “Peacock Premium” will receive live, commercial-free coverage of all four motos in addition to exclusive coverage of the morning qualifying sessions. Subscribers will also have on-demand access to watch every round of the 2021 season at their leisure.
Saturday, July 24
Qualifying | 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET | LIVE
Moto 1’s | 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET | LIVE
Moto 2’s | 3 p.m. PT / 6 p.m. ET | LIVE
Access to Peacock Premium presents unprecedented value, where subscriptions cost just $4.99 a month for access to all the on-track action of Pro Motocross and the platform’s entire library of television shows, movies and additional sports content. Customers of cable providers Xfinity and Cox may be eligible for full access to Peacock Premium at no additional cost.
Fans in 13 international countries and territories (Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom) will be able to stream the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship live through NBC Sports Gold.
Additionally, fans across 51 countries and territories will be able to watch the championship live via Automoto la chaine (French speaking countries) and Viasat / Viaplay (Scandinavia and Eastern Europe).
Saturday, July 24
Moto 1’s | 20:00 – 22:00 GMT | LIVE
Moto 2’s | 22:00 – 0:00 GMT | LIVE
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com, and also on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.
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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.
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 seven 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.
NBC Sports & Peacock
NBC Sports and Peacock will provide coverage of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season across all 12 rounds, including every practice session, qualifier, Moto 1 race and Moto 2 race. The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, IMSA, Mecum Auctions, Monster Energy Supercross, MotoGP, Progressive American Flat Track, Monster Jam, Dakar Rally, and more.
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. For more information, visit www.LucasOil.com.
MAVTV Motorsports Network
MAVTV Motorsports Network is the only television network in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to motorsports. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive and unique events. MAVTV goes beyond the national mainstream motorsports events to include 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. From 24/7 automotive and motorsports content on MAVTV Motorsports Network to the free and exclusive content available on MAVTV Select and the on-demand streaming service of MAVTV Plus, if it has a motor, it’s probably on MAVTV – The Motorsports Network!
Source: MX Sports Pro Racing, Inc.