AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship TV Coverage to Begin
Groundbreaking show debuts October 16 on Outdoor Life Network
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 1, 2003) -- Outdoor Life Network (OLN) will
begin its broadcast coverage of the inaugural AMA Red Bull Supermoto
Championship season on Oct. 16. The shows will air Thursdays at 10 p.m.
EST (7 p.m. on the West Coast) and then re-air three hours later. Each
of the five qualifying rounds of the championship will be shown leading
up to the championship finale, which will be carried live on Friday,
Nov. 21 from Las Vegas beginning at 9 p.m. EST (6 p.m. on the West
As announced earlier, the show will be presented in episodic format and
will feature extensive racing coverage as well as behind-the-scenes
looks at the lifestyles of top racers from the series.
AMA Pro Racing Vice President, Director of Communications, Kerry Graeber
confirmed that the show is intended to look different from traditional
racing coverage. "We've taken a fresh look at everything involved with
this championship series including the TV presentation," said Graeber.
"OLN, along with our production company Echo Entertainment, has worked
very hard to craft a show that will showcase motorcycle racing in an
all-new manner. We're looking forward to the show's debut on Oct. 16 and
we know our fans are, too."
Following is the broadcast schedule:
Date - Time - (Re-air) - Venue
October 16 - 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Oct. 17) - Monterey, Calif.
October 23 - 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Oct. 24) - South Boston, Va./Columbus, Ohio (part 1)
October 30 - 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Oct. 31) - Columbus, Ohio (part 2)
November 13 - 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Nov. 13) - Dallas, Texas
November 20 - 10 p.m. (1 a.m. Nov. 21) - Irwindale, Calif.
November 21 - 9 p.m. (12 a.m. Nov. 22) - Las Vegas, Nev.
Note all times are EST. Check local listings.
About the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship
In its first year, the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship, AMA Pro
Racing's newest championship series, is a unique form of motorcycle
racing that features a course made up of both dirt and pavement. Many
top competitors from the world of motorcycle racing are contesting the
series including multi-time AMA Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath,
freestyle motocross legend and multi-time X-Game medallist Mike Metzger,
former AMA Supercross/AMA Motocross champ and Indy Car driver, Jeff Ward
and former World 500cc Grand Prix Champion Kevin Schwantz, among others.
The six-round championship culminates on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas in
conjunction with the annual AMA Pro Racing Awards Banquet.