Unprecedented Media Coverage for the 42nd Annual Amateur Motocross Event
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (November 20, 2013) – RacerTV.com is pleased to announce its broadcast schedule to include 20 hours of live racing coverage from the 42nd Annual Thor Winter Olympics, presented by Pro Circuit. Taking place at Gatorback Cycle Park in Gainesville Fla. during the week of Thanksgiving, live race coverage will be broadcast on RacerTV.com from Tuesday, November 26 – Saturday, November 30.
RacerTV.com host Rodney Tomblin, longtime Loretta Lynn’s Amateur Motocross, Pro Motocross and Grand National Cross Country Series announcer, will provide play-by-play commentary of the amateur supercross and motocross racing action all week long. Tomblin will be joined in the booth by special guest commentator Sean Hackley, who will provide unique insight as a professional motocross/supercross racer. RacerTV.com pit reporter Jen Kenyon will also be on hand to capture the action taking place in the pits and off the racetrack.
Companies supporting this year’s RacerTV.com broadcast at the Thor Winter Olympics include MotoSport.com as the Official Holeshot sponsor of the show, Farren Racing’s Top Ten Leaderboard, the WMR/Nihilo Concepts Podium Interviews, OnTrack School’s Moto Hero Award and Twitter contests and giveaways presented by Lazydays RV and Racer X Illustrated.
“To have live racing coverage from the Thor Winter Olympics on RacerTV.com is a big deal for our amateur racers, their families and the sponsors,” said Wyn Kern, President of Unlimited Sports MX. “We’re looking forward to bringing this unprecedented coverage for many years to come.”
As one of the most historic races on the amateur motocross circuit, the Thor Winter Olympics is now a part of the American Motocross Championship Majors, an alliance made up of an elite group of race organizers that host premier amateur and professional motocross events in America. This prestigious weeklong event hosts supercross-style racing for the first three days on the newly re-designed SX track, before switching gears to motocross-style competition on Gatorback Cycle Park’s naturally elevated motocross track for the final three days.
The broadcast schedule is as follows:
Tuesday 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. SX Mains
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. SX Mains
Thursday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. MX Moto 1
Friday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. MX Moto 1
Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. MX Moto 2
*Subject to change based on the actual race schedule
The 2013 Winter Olympics begins Monday, November 25 with supercross practice and racing. For more information on the Winter Olympics, please visit http://www.unlimitedsports.com.
Racer TV, LLC is a West Virginia based production firm and broadcast network specializing in the creation of original powersports programming for television and Internet broadcast. Aired on NBC Sports Network and RacerTV.com, RacerTVfeatures coverage of motocross and off-road motorcycle and ATV events.