12-Round Racing Series to be Showcased on ¿National Television.
Santa Ana, CA (November 9, 2005) ¿ Advanstar ¿ a leading provider of print, event and online media for the powersports, off-road and automotive aftermarket industries ¿ today announced that the 12-round K&N Filters presents BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series Powered by Toyota will air on the Outdoor Channel for the 2005-2006 season.
Get ready for the best arenacross action on television when BooKoo Arenacross debuts on the Outdoor Channel December 31, 2005. The first one-hour show will open with torrid action from the series opener at Ft. Worth where Josh Woods, Tiger Lacey and Shane Bess rode to a three-way tie, and future episodes will feature week-by-week drama of the points chase where top riders like Josh Demuth and Brad Ripple clash for their share of $3.5 million cash in purse, contingency and series points funds. Tune in on Saturday evenings at 5:00pm (EST), or catch the rebroadcast the following Friday morning. Each show will highlight play-by-play race action, rider interviews and special interest stories on what it takes to compete at this level.
“Teaming up with the Outdoor Channel further emphasizes our plan to reinvent arenacross,” said Mike Kidd, Director of Race Operations. “Fans across the country can now experience the intense, round-by-round BooKoo Arenacross action, and our riders and sponsors will receive national coverage in the process.”
The Bookoo Arenacross Series will join an impressive line-up of Outdoor Channel programming including the World of Outlaws Racing Series, Championship Bull Riding, ASA Speed Truck Challenge, ATV Television, and Superlift’s Off-Road Adventures.
The K&N Filters Bookoo Arenacross Championship Series kicked off November 4-6, 2005 in Ft. Worth ¿ the Championship Round wraps up in Tulsa, February 10-12, 2006. BooKoo Arenacross promises to deliver bigger air…better tracks¿more speed¿. For more information please go to www.racearenacross.com (1-817-595-5844).
AFueled by Advanstar
The Advanstar Vehicle Group is a leading provider of integrated media solutions to the automotive aftermarket, off-road and powersports industries, offering a dominant portfolio of 7 magazines including new titles American Big Twin Dealer, Off-Road Business and DIRTsports; 15 targeted supplements and buyers guides; 17 consumer events including leading brands Off Road Expo, the largest off-road consumer show in the country and the International Motorcycle Shows, the largest consumer motorcycle event series in the world; 12 races including the newly launched Arenacross Championship Series, 3 trade shows including Dealer Expo, voted a 2005 Tradeshow Week Fastest 50 tradeshow winner; 14 websites, and 41 training manuals for vehicle industry professionals, trade buyers, and enthusiasts. Through a multi-media approach, Advanstar reaches 2.5 million original equipment and aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, service & repair professionals, retailers, and consumers. Advanstar drives insightful news analysis, research and trends, entertainment, new product information and buying opportunities to customers at their office, home, and race track – keeping them passionate, competitive, and connected.
About Advanstar Communications, Inc.
Advanstar Communications Inc. (www.advanstar.com) is a leading worldwide media company providing integrated marketing solutions for the Fashion, Life Sciences and Powersports industries. Advanstar serves business professionals and consumers in these industries with its portfolio of 81 events, 57 publications and directorries, 114 electronic publications and Web sites, as well as educational and direct marketing products and services. Market leading brands and a commitment to delivering innovative, quality products and services enables Advanstar to “Connect Our Customers With Theirs.” Advanstar has roughly 1,000 employees and currently operates from multiple offices in North America and Europe.