URORA, Ill. (November 14, 2006) — The 2006 installment of the fabled Bar-to-Bar collection is now available for fans to take an inside look at the sport’s most competitive season ever.
The two-disc set, with more than 2.5 hours of footage, compiles the highlights from an insider’s perspective, documenting eventual Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP champion James Stewart’s win at the season’s opening race in Toronto to Ricky Carmichael’s dramatic fifth Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series championship.
Bar-to-Bar 2006 captures Mike LaRocco’s retirement announcement at the RCA Dome, putting an end to one of the sport’s greatest careers that started back in 1988. For the first time in history, Bar-to-Bar 2006 includes an interactive trivia game that tests fans’ knowledge on the sport’s rich history.
“This year’s Bar-to-Bar 2006 two-disc set is an in-depth look back at the world’s most exciting supercross season to date, said Todd Jendro, senior director of supercross, Live Nation Motor Sports. “Bar-to-Bar 2006 is very special because it not only offers incredible racing action, it documents Ricky Carmichael’s last full season of professional racing.
Additional Bar-to-Bar Highlights
- Watch recipients earn their respective awards at the year-end banquet at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
- AMA Supercross Lites action from the eastern and western regions.
- In-depth interviews with the year’s top racers.
- Analysis of the tightest points race in the sport’s history.
Bar-to-Bar 2006 can be purchased at supercrossonline.com, Impact Video Disturbing @ www.videoxsports.com, Local Motorcycle Dealers, X-Treme Video @ www.x-tremevideo.cz, Platinum Distribution @ www.platinumdist.com, Platypus Australia, Duke Video Australia
For more information about the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, please log on to www.supercrossonline.com. For media requests, please contact Denny Hartwig at 630-566-6305 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP"¢/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series
Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP, produced and promoted by Live Nation is a 17-round global off-road motorcycle stadium racing circuit. Riders must compete in the international rounds to be eligible to win the world championship. In 2006-2007, the 17-event Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP will be comprised of two international events and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major cities throughout the United States as a part of the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series. Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series is a 16-event series solely conducted in the United States. The other Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series event held in Daytona Beach, Fla., is independently produced by the International Speedway Corporation and is not a part of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP. An Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series rider will be crowned as the national champion for the series of events conducted in the United States only.
The FIM, Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme, is the body that globally governs motorcycle sport at the world level. Among other matters, the FIM groups together 94 affiliated National Federations relating to the sport of motorcycle racing. AMA Pro Racing is the National Federation representative that sanctions motorcycle-racing events in the United States. Dorna Off Road S.L. is an internationally recognized sports management group established in 1988 with an emphasis on major international motor sports events. Dorna is headquartered in Madrid, Spain with branch offices in Barcelona, London and Tokyo. In addition to its invvolvement with Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP, Dorna manages the rights to MotoGP. For more information on Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/ Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, log on to www.supercrossonline.com.
Live Nation is a leading live event and venue management company focused on creating superior experiences for artists, performers, corporations and fans. Live Nation owns, operates and/or has booking rights for 153 venues worldwide and produced more than 29,500 events in 2005. Live Nation operates more than 60 websites globally. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “LYV. For more information regarding Live Nation and its businesses, please visit the company’s website at www.livenation.com.
About AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its properties include the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship and the AMA Supermoto Championship presented by Parts Unlimited. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access AMA Pro Racing’s online Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom.