MediaZone Introduces Motocross of Nations Video Widget

CASTLE DONINGTON, UK  – MediaZone Moto, exclusive broadband rights holder for the Red Bull Motocross of Nations, today announced a new Motocross of Nations video widget for MX fans in advance of the 61st installment of the annual event.

The Motocross of Nations video widget features a live "Drop the Gate" Countdown Clock flanked by MX models, a Motocross of Nations broadcast schedule, and daily video highlights from the 2007 Motocross of Nations and 2008 FIM season. The video widget can be quickly posted by users on their preferred social networking pages, blogs, websites, and desktops.

The free Motocross of Nations video widget is PC & Mac compatible, easy to share, and can be downloaded at

Commonly referred to as the "Olympics of Motocross," the Motocross of Nations will be held at the famed Donington Park Raceway in Castle Donington, England on September 28, 2008.

Riders representing the defending champion United States this year include previous Motocross of Nations Team USA Champions, James Stewart (2006), Ryan Villopoto (2006 & 2007) and Tim Ferry (2007).  Top international riders include 2008 MX1 World Champ, Italy's David Philippaerts, and Belgium's Ken de Dycker and Steve Ramon. Top competitors from 35 countries around the globe round out the all-star grid.

The Red Bull Motocross of Nations will not be televised live in North America but will be available globally to fans LIVE & On Demand on MediaZone Moto for just $14.99. All PPV subscribers will be entered into a drawing to win one of four pairs of James Stewart Signature Series Crowbar® MX goggles by Oakley.

To watch the Motocross of Nations LIVE & On Demand, visit:

In advance of the event, MediaZone Moto is featuring exclusive audio interviews with Team USA's Villopoto, Ferry, and Stewart, who is fresh off of this year's historic season in which he raced to a perfect 24-0 AMA Motocross record and joined MX legend Ricky Carmichael as the only other rider in the sport's history to go unbeaten. 

AMA fans can hear and read the interviews with these MX superstars exclusively on MediaZone Moto at 

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