Jason Weigandt Moves Into the Booth for 2004-2005
AURORA, III. (December 21, 2004) – Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports division announced today that Supercross LIVE!, on supercross.cc.com, is back for the 2004-2005 THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series.
After five successful years, Supercross LIVE! produced record-breaking numbers in 2003-2004 with more than a half-million listeners each Saturday night. Beginning in 2005, newcomer Jason Weigandt will take over for Chad Damiani as host along with long-time host Jim Holley.
Holley, a former factory Yamaha rider in the ’80s, became the first-ever world supercross champion in 1985. He has been a member of the Supercross LIVE! webcast team for the past five seasons and has been around the sport for some 30 years.
Weigandt, who works in public relations for Racer Productions in West Virginia, has been around the sport for more than 20 years. He is also an announcer for the outdoor motocross nationals, amateur national championships at Loretta Lynn’s and the GNCC series.
“With the hype of this year’s THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series, we are bringing our A-Game to the first round, so fans around the world can catch the best news, behind-the-scenes coverage and a detailed race call, said Mark Abernethy, senior director of marketing, Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports. “Next to attending the races in person, Supercross LIVE! is the only live source for fans to listen to the best season of racing ever.
Supercross LIVE!, the only place on the planet to catch THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series live at home, is available for fans at every race, starting at 7:00 p.m. local time at supercross.cc.com. Listen to Supercross LIVE! as hosts Jim Holley and Jason Weigandt capture the live race call, along with a pre-race show, a post-race show, live coverage of the post-race press conference, on-air industry guests and celebrities, in-depth interviews, promotions, call-ins and more. In 2003-2004, more than a half-million listeners logged on to Supercross LIVE!
For more information or to listen live, please log on to www.supercross.cc.com. For tickets log onto www.supercross.cc.com, www.ticketmaster.com, www.tickets.com or www.unlvtickets.com (Las Vegas only).