AURORA (December 20, 2007) – Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, announced today that the 2008 season will be broadcast on XM Radio’s Sports Nation (Channel 144). Live Nation Motor Sports, Inc., and XM Radio enter into their sixth consecutive year of broadcasting Monster Energy® Supercross.
In addition, XM Sports Nation (XM Channel 144), will broadcast news from each race on their Thursday Sports Nation This Morning hosted by TJ Rives, featuring riders and key industry personnel. Each race will air live on XM Sports Nation (XM Channel 144) from 8:00-11:00 p.m. PST.
The format of the XM Radio show dedicates the complete, three-hour program of the widely popular Supercross LIVE! audio webcast – on www.SupercrossOnline.com – every Saturday night during the season. Supercross LIVE! announcers Jim Holley and Jason Weigandt will call the race live from the press box, bringing all the racing action into hundreds of thousands of homes and to millions of listeners nationwide.
“We are pleased to once again work with XM Radio to broadcast the 2008 Monster Energy® Supercross season live on channel 144,” said Michael Prince, vice president of tactical marketing, Live Nation Motor Sports. “In addition to the SPEED broadcast, a live online audio webcast on www.SupercrossOnline.com, XM Radio provides one more outlet for fans to follow the 2008 Monster Energy ® AMA Supercross season.”
“You can hear supercross on XM Radio from coast to coast, wherever you are,” said Matt Fishman, XM Sports Nation program director. “We’re glad to be working with supercross for another season to bring the races and the latest news to fans nationwide.”
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