Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship to Air Live on NBC
RacerTV.com to Air all 36 Classes Live on the Web
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 23, 2013) - MX Sports is proud to announce this year's breakthrough lineup of racing coverage from the 2013 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL. The National, taking place at the legendary Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., will feature live streaming video coverage on RacerTV.com beginning on Tuesday, July 30 and running throughout the week, culminating with the first-ever live network television coverage on NBC Saturday, Aug. 3 at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT.
For the second consecutive year, the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn's will air as part of the Red Bull Signature Series, the most progressive action sports property in the world featuring some of Red Bull's top events including the Vans US Open of Surfing, Joyride, Dreamline and Rampage. For more information, please visit www.redbullsignatureseries.com. Be sure to follow the Red Bull Signature Series on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
This year, host Sal Masekela will take viewers on a ride and introduce them to some of the top riders in amateur motocross, while presenting the excitement of the final motos in the premier 250 A and 250 B classes at the Ranch.
"The entire MX Sports team is excited to be a part of this landmark live television event at the Ranch," said MX Sports Event Director Tim Cotter. "This reinforces that Loretta Lynn's is the largest and most significant amateur motorsports event in the U.S."
Beginning on Tuesday, the RacerTV Media Group will feature a live stream of one moto in each of the 36 classes on RacerTV.com, allowing viewers to watch their favorite racer in action at least one time over the course of the week. In addition to real time action on the track, viewers can see exclusive rider interviews and other features from the Loretta Lynn Ranch.
"This schedule will allow families and friends to tune in and watch their rider from anywhere in the world. We identify that it is difficult to take a week out of your schedule and travel great distances to watch your family member compete so this opportunity couldn't be more exciting," Cotter added.
For a full schedule of broadcast times for the 2013 National, please click HERE.
The 2013 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL will take place Sunday, July 28 - Saturday, Aug. 3 at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. For more information on the event, please visit www.mxsports.com. For exclusive content and additional information follow Loretta Lynn MX on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 50 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 12 Regional Championships (June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week of August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 20,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,446 available positions at the National. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.