Published on February 2nd, 2011 | by Joe0
All-New 52-week Block of Racer TV
Morgantown, WV (February 2, 2011) – Motorsports fans are set for an exciting new show in 2011 with the expansion of Racer TV, creating a year-long program block combining coverage of the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, the ATVMX National Championship Presented by DWT, the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Presented by Amsoil from Loretta Lynn Ranch, and the ISOC Amsoil Championship Snocross Series. Racer TV will now feature 52 straight weeks of powersports programming airing beginning on Sunday, April 17, 2011 on VERSUS (all schedules subject to change).
“Combining properties from four different racing series helps leverage us to an even bigger audience,” says Carrie Coombs, Manager of Racer TV. “We’ve increased the episodes and exposure for GNCC, ATV motocross and Loretta’s, as well as the ISOC Snocross series. And the 52-week format means fans can tune in every Sunday and catch great racing.”
Program partners include Can-Am, Suzuki, DWT and Amsoil. “We are really grateful for our program partners,” continued Coombs. “We have long-standing relationships with all of our partners and are really proud to bring Racer TV to this level of exposure with their support.”
Racer TV begins airing April 17th with coverage of the Westgate River Ranch ATV GNCC. For 8 weeks Racer TV will air at 3:00 pm. Starting May 29th, Racer TV shows will air at 5:30 p.m. and provide 30 minutes of coverage; Snocross will air for one hour from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.
Racer TV coverage includes: (31) episodes of GNCC Racing, featuring flag-to-flag coverage of (13) pro bike and (13) pro ATV rounds, and (5) additional episodes featuring utility, women and side-by-side classes; (11) episodes of pro ATVMX, including (7) episodes of the popular ATV 24/7 docudrama show and (4) episodes of flag-to-flag coverage; (2) episodes from the AMA Amateur Nationals at Loretta Lynn Ranch, highlighting youth and amateur racing; and (8) episodes of ISOC Snocross racing.
The Racer TV production team will continue to produce coverage of GNCC, ATVMX and Loretta Lynn amateur motocross, while Long Haul Productions will continue to produce the ATV 24/7 and ISCO Snocross shows.
About Racer TV
Racer TV, LLC is a West Virginia based production firm and broadcast show specializing in the creation of original powersports programming for television and internet broadcast. Aired weekly on the VERSUS Network, Racer TV features motocross and off-road motorcycle, ATV and snowmobile racing and events. Racer TV airs every Sunday at 5:30 pm EST, on the VERSUS Network.
VERSUS prides itself on super-serving passionate sports fans across all platforms (VERSUS.com, VERSUS on Demand, VERSUS HD and VERSUS 3D). Now in more than 75 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the National Hockey League (NHL), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Bull Riders (PBR). VERSUS also airs NASCAR, NBA, UFC, college football and college basketball programming. The network is home to the best outdoor programming on television and airs original programs not available anywhere else, including The T.Ocho Show. VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.