FOX SPORTS RACING SIGNS MULTI-YEAR
CANADIAN MOTOCROSS DEAL
Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals Presented by Motovan
Begins Airing July 18
FOX Sports and the Canadian Motosport Racing Corp. (CMRC) announce a new three-year agreement (2015-17), bringing the ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MOTOCROSS NATIONALS PRESENTED BY MOTOVAN to an already robust motor sports FOX Sports Racing lineup in Canada beginning July 18.
“We continue to look for opportunities to add quality programming to our FOX Sports Racing motor sports lineup,” said David Nathanson, Head of Business Operations for FOX Sports. “Working with the CMRC, we believe the Motocross Nationals is a strong, home-grown series that offers quality competition and entertainment to our viewers in Canada.”
The deal includes 20 30-minute shows covering 10 rounds of MX1 (450) and MX2 (250) classes.
“We are very excited to have the most entertaining motocross coverage broadcast on FOX Sports Racing and look toward to a positive relationship for years to come,” said CMRC President Mark Stallybrass.
Established in 1993, the CMRC-sanctioned ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK MOTOCROSS NATIONALS is a world-renowned championship tour, attracting top competitors from around the world. For more information on the series, please visit: http://www.mxnationals.ca/ and follow on Twitter at @CMRCRacing.
With a 2015 schedule that includes nearly 800 events and more than 900 hours of competition-driven programming, the FOX SPORTS RACING lineup is highlighted by a full season of live NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES racing; practice and qualifying sessions from NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES and NASCAR XFINITY SERIES events; the MOTOGP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP and its support series MOTO2 and MOTO3; MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS; TUDOR UNITED SPORTSCAR CHAMPIONSHIP; the WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP, including the 24 HOURS OF LE MANS; ARCA RACING SERIES; and the inaugural season of the FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP.
FOX SPORTS RACING also is home to STREET LEAGUE SKATEBOARDING, BURTON SNOWBOARDING, THE JOCKEY CLUB and the MASTERS AGILITY CHAMPIONSHIP AT WESTMINSTER.
For a look at the complete FOX SPORTS RACING programming lineup, please visit: www.FOXSportsRacing.com.
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