HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX Team rider Justin Brayton is set to compete in the 19th running of the X Games at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. Brayton will contest the Moto X event held Sat. Aug. 3. ESPN will broadcast live coverage starting at approximately 10:30 p.m. (EST).
The course for this year’s X Games will be more compact than in previous events which could be an advantage for Brayton, who raced Arenacross professionally prior to racing Supercross and Motocross. Brayton has won Silver Medals at X Games 15 and 16 in Moto X, and looks to visit the podium again this weekend. X Games 19 will begin on Thursday, Aug. 1 with the debut of Gymkhana Grid. ESPN and ABC will offer 19 hours of live programming covering 200 athletes competing at the event. For a complete schedule of X Games 19 coverage visit ESPN via this link.
The Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship will resume at Unadilla Sports Valley in New Berlin, NY on Aug. 10. FUEL TV will broadcast the first motos live at 1:00 p.m. (EST). The second motos will air live on the NBC Sports Network at 3:00 p.m. (EST).