NBC To Air Inaugural Jeremy McGrath Invitational

Capturing the thrilling action of one of the world’s most exciting sports and its extensive audience, NBC Sports has completed a deal with Wasserman Media Group and Jeremy McGrath to broadcast the first-ever “Jeremy McGrath Invitational,” a groundbreaking Supercross-style race event.

Via a strategic partnership between Jeremy McGrath, the seven-time AMA Supercross Champion, and Wasserman Media Group, the Jeremy McGrath Invitational will invite the top 20 racers from Supercross to compete for $500,000, the largest purse ever offered in the sport. McGrath will also participate as a rider.

The NBC program will air on October 22, 2006 and feature the heart-pounding races, entertainment and excitement of the invitational from The Home Depot Center, on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. The Jeremy McGrath Invitational will be held October 6 and 7.

“I am thrilled about the fact that we’ve captured the interest of a major network like NBC. I know we are going to have a race like no one who follows the sport has ever seen before, and I am really proud to have my name associated with NBC and this event,” said McGrath.


Two-day ticket packages for the Jeremy McGrath Invitational will go on sale on May 6. Tickets will be available by calling 888-MCRACE1, on ticketmaster.com or at the Home Depot Center’s box office. Two-day packages start as low as $30 for adults and $20 for kids.

All “McGrath’s NacNac News” subscribers will have the opportunity to buy tickets before they go on sale to the general public through the “Jeremy McGrath Invitational Pre-sale.” The pre-sale password and information will be included in our next “McGrath’s NacNac News!” If you have not already signed up for McGrath’s NacNac News, please do so at mcgrathinvite.com.


VIP packages for the two-day event are available now and include the following:

  • Jeremy McGrath Inaugural Event Jersey
  • One (1) hour exclusive autograph & photo session with the riders
  • Exclusive track walk on both Friday & Saturday
  • Club VIP seating for both nights
  • In-Seat service
  • Access to the Stadium Club Restaurant
  • VIP Entrance
  • VIP Parking
  • Access to the Jeremy McGrath Invitational VIP hospitality area

For additional information about VIP packages please call 888-MCRACE1.