FUNCHAL, 8 January 2008- Youthstream is proud to announce thatMotors TV has secured the FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship LIVE coverage for the next two years.
Along the terms of the deal, Motors TV will not only show the MX2 races on a Live basis, but will also show full repeats of the MX1 races later in the week, and delayed coverage of the FIM Red Bull Motocross of Nations.
The FIM Motocross World Championship is the latest addition in Motors TV’s motocross line up built over the last few years and already including the US AMA Motocross, the Belgian series and the Freestyle magazine M80.
“This is a major step in the Motocross line-up we’ve been building over the last few years, MX2 LIVE is definitely the new Top of the list. The series is incredibly spectacular and boasts a real interest for the Motocross fans as many young riders are involved, and those are the next top-guns ! said Frédéric Viger, Motors TV’s Head of programming & Acquisitions.
Mr. Giuseppe Luongo, Youthstream President, added, “The agreement with Motors TV is another big step for the FIM Motocross World Championship. Motors TV broadcasts throughout Europe and with their personalized commentary and very professional journalists they will give another boost to our sport. Motocross is continuing to grow and offers race fans and the TV spectators a magic show. As the last three years were the years of the records, we believe 2008, thanks also to the support of Motors TV, will be another year of success.
The 2008 FIM Motocross World Championship season will start on April 6th at Valkenswaard, in the Netherlands; more details on the programming and talents involved will be released in the next few weeks.