Geneva and Arnhem Brought to Fans Live on the Internet
AURORA, Ill (November 27, 2002) – Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports Division announced today that both international rounds of THQ World Supercross GP rounds brought to you by Thor and Parts Unlimited will be webcast from www.sxgp.com, the official web site of supercross.
Fans will be able to tune in to the international rounds of THQ WorldSupercross GP and hear live event announcer Tim Cotter call the racealongside long-time supercross announcer Art Eckman. Round 1 at Palexpo inGeneva, Switzerland on December 7, 2002 begins at 8:00 p.m. in Geneva and2:00 p.m. EST in the United States. Round 2 at the Gelredome on Dec. 14 alsobegins at 8:00 p.m. in Arnhem and 2:00 p.m. EST in the United States.
“The web cast of the international rounds brings the excitement of livesupercross racing to those fans that can’t attend the events and provideinstant access to results, news, and points,” said Karin Colucci, directorof internet communications, Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports.”Results will be provided directly from our partners on the event.Ultimately, we have this for our loyal fans around the world who can’t makeit to the live event.”
The complete web cast will also be on XM Satellite Radio Channel 152 (theExtreme Channel) in a two-hour format. Geneva will be broadcast on Dec. 7 atmidnight EST and Arnhem will be broadcast on Dec. 14 at midnight EST.
For Round 1 at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland log on to www.ticketcorner.ch. For Round 2 at Gelredome in Arnhem, Hollandlog on to www.ticketservice.nl.
Tickets for the THQ World Supercross GP are also available atwww.ticketmaster.com, www.sxgp.com, andwww.tickets.com (San Francisco only), andwww.unlvtickets.com (Las Vegas only).
About THQ World Supercross GP and AMA Supercross SeriesTHQ World Supercross GP is a 17-round global series that is produced andpromoted by Clear Channel Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L. Riders mustcompete in the international rounds to be eligible to win the worldchampionship. In 2002-2003, the 17-event THQ World Supercross GP will becomprised of two international events in Geneva, Switzerland and Arnhem,Holland, and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major marketsthroughout the United States as a part of the AMA Supercross Series. Theother AMA Supercross Series event held in Daytona Beach, Fla., isindependently produced by the International Speedway Corporation, and is nota part of the THQ World Supercross GP. An AMA Supercross Series rider willbe crowned for the series of events conducted in the United States only.
THQ World Supercross GP is the premier off-road motorcycle racing series inthe world. Clear Channel Entertainment is the largest promoter and producerof live events in the world, with a broad based tradition in the promotionand production of motorcycle racing events. The FIM, FederationInternationale de Motocyclisme, is the body that globally governs motorcyclesport at the world level. Among other matters, the FIM groups together 85affiliated National Federations relating to the sport of motorcycle racing.AMA Pro Racing is the National Federation representative that sanctionsmotorcycle-racing events in the United States. Dorna Off Road S.L. is aninternationally recognized sports management group established in 1988 withan emphasis on major international motor sports events. Dorna isheadquartered in Madrid, Spain with branch offices in Barcelona, London andTokyo. In addition to its involvement with THQ World Supercross GP, Dornamanages the rights to MotoGP and the FIM Motocross World Championship. Formore information on THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series,log on to www.sxgp.com.