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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship returns to the Pacific Northwest this Saturday, July 23, with its annual stop at Washougal MX Park inWashougal, Wash. The Peterson CAT Washougal National will mark the eighth of 12 rounds this summer, and a full day of live broadcasts will kick off on Saturday at 4 p.m. EST, with live first-moto coverage of the 450 and 250 classes on FUEL TV.
Following the opening motos from Washougal, SPEED will present its first live coverage of American Motocross in 2011, with back-to-back broadcasts of the final motos from each class. The premier 450 Class, and its tight three-way championship battle, will kick things off at 7 p.m. EST, while the 250 Class will round out an incredible day of action at 8 p.m. EST.
Additionally, live final moto coverage from Washougal will be showcased internationally in Europe, Australia and Brazil on Motors TV, SPEED Australia and ESPN Brazil, respectively.
Prior to Saturday's Peterson CAT Washougal National, FUEL TV will relive the excitement from last weekend's Spring Creek Motocross National in Millville, Minn. The Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Highlight Show from Spring Creek MX Park will air tonight at 10 p.m. EST/PST. The one-hour highlight package will recap each moto from the seventh round of the 2011 championship, which was won by Rockstar/Makita Suzuki's Ryan Dungey and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki's Tyla Rattray.
For easier access, here are FUEL TV channels from some major television providers:
DIRECTV - Channel 618
DISH Network - Channel 156
Verizon FiOS - Channel 198
AT&T U-verse - Channel 536
*Check local listings for cable operators
Festivities for Saturday's Peterson CAT Washougal National begin at 8:30 a.m. PST, with practice and qualifying. Opening ceremonies start at 12:30 p.m. PST.
Tickets for the upcoming Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship are on sale now at www.allisports.com. Special discounts and incentives are available for advance ticket purchasers.
For media information about the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, please contact Media Manager Brandon Short via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 949-365-5750.
MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world's most prestigious motocross series - the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. The industry leader in off road powersport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, is a global business that encompasses national and international action sports tours and events, multimedia production, and a consumer facing lifestyle brand. The Alliance includes: the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the Dew Tour, Winter Dew Tour, China Invitational, King of Wake series, and the Gatorade Free Flow Tour. Alli TV Productions creates original content, produces and presents content with partners, and distributes Alli content through a variety of channels. Alli is owned by NBC Sports and MTV Networks and represents a network of athletes, fans, brands and properties. Its mission is to facilitate the momentous growth of action sports, through competition and lifestyle, for a new generation of fans and athletes. The Alli properties are home to more than 550,000 spectators each year and broadcasts more than 150 hours of original content in 100 countries and 280 million homes worldwide. Visit www.allisports.com.
Lucas Oil Products
Lucas Oil is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and additives. Based in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, featuring a premium line of oils, lubricants and problem-solving performance additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry. Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the "Official Motor Oil of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship." Visit www.LucasOil.com.
AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing sanctioning body in the United States, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. From its Daytona Beach headquarters, the organization sanctions professional motorcycle racing competition, which includes, AMA Pro Motocross, AMA Pro Road Racing, and AMA Pro Flat Track. Visit www.amaproracing.com.
FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports and the stories that surround them. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. See why young adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 30 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and Europe. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4-FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.