Popular website provides fans with an exclusive, interactive experience
AURORA, Ill. (November 30, 2005) ¿ Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports division announced today that it has unveiled a new design to its popular web site, www.supercross.cc.com, the official web site of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series.
Recognized as one of the industry leaders in web-based technology and content, www.supercross.cc.com will continue to provide fans with exclusive information on the series and its riders with an enhanced look and feel that will increase the overall interactive experience. Supercross.cc.com is the home to Supercross LIVE!, the exclusive webcast of each Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series race that had more than three-quarters of a million listeners in 2004-’05 season.
“We are very proud to unveil the new design of supercross.cc.com as we head into the brand new Amp’d Supercross season starting this weekend in Toronto,” said Mark Abernethy, senior director of brand marketing, Clear Channel Entertainment ¿ Motor Sports. “With Amp’d Mobile as our new title sponsor, we will be increasing the overall interactivity of the website in a number of ways throughout the season beginning with the new look.”
Last year more than six million unique users visited www.supercross.cc.com. Supercross.cc.com is the official host of Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series event results, archives, rider profiles and interviews, photos and ticket information and discounts.
Fans can get their first look at the new design and layout by visiting www.supercross.cc.com on Dec. 1 for the live webcast of the pre-race press conference to announce the opening round of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series to be held this Saturday at Rogers Centre in Toronto. Returning World Supercross GP and AMA Supercross Series Champion Ricky Carmichael, 2003 World Supercross GP champion Chad Reed will be in attendance to talk about the race and the upcoming season.
For more information about the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, please log on to www.supercross.cc.com.
About Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP¿/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series
Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP is a 17-round global series that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L. The Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series is a 16-round national series within the United States that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment, with the exception of the event held in Daytona Beach, Fl. that is independently produced by the International Speedway Corporation and also is not a part of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP. Riders must compete in the international rounds to be eligible to win the World Supercross GP championship. In 2005-2006, 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. The winner of the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series will be crowned as the national champion for that series.
Clear Channel Entertainment, a leading producer and marketer of live entertainment events is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications (NYSE:CCU), a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry. Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/or exclusively books approximately 130 live entertainment venues, including nearly 100 in North America and more than 30 in Europe. In 2003, 69 million peeople attended approximately 32,000 events promoted and/or produced by the company, including live music events; Broadway, West End and touring theatrical shows; family entertainment shows; museum exhibitions, and specialized sports and motor sports events. In addition, the company’s independently operated athlete representation business, SFX, provides management, marketing and financial consulting services to many of the world’s top professional athletes. Clear Channel Entertainment operates throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. More information may be found by visiting www.cc.com and www.clearchannel.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 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. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com.