Same Day Television Coverage and Schedule Changes at Lakewood
For the first time in 2008, the SPEED will feature same day coverage of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF. Ralph Sheheen and Jeff Emig will bring the telecast to millions all over the country with a late-night showcase of the premier AMA Motocross class at 11:30 p.m. ET. The Thunder Valley coverage marks the first of three same-day broadcasts that SPEED will feature this season, which also includes Budds Creek and Southwick.
With the premiere of two of the most revolutionary moments for the sport, the 2008 Toyota Trucks AMA National will undoubtedly be an event to remember.
SPEED Air Dates
AMA Motocross Class - Same Day Coverage
Event Premiere Time
Budds Creek Sun. 7/13/08 10:00 PM/ET
Motocross 338 Sun. 8/24/08 6:00 PM/ET
The AMA has also made slight schedule changes for the weekend with the addition of night races and the AMA/WMA Women’s Motocross National Championship Presented by
Saturday June 28
12:00pm – 7:00pm Will Call
1:00pm – 1:20pm WMA Practice
1:30pm Mandatory Riders Meeting
1:45pm Chapel Service
2:00pm – 2:20pm Motocross Lites Timed Qualifying for Gate Pick (10 min. free / 10 min. time
2:25pm – 2:45pm Motocross Timed Qualifying for Gate Pick (10 min. free / 10 min. timed)
3:00pm – 3:15pm Motocross Lites Timed Qualifying for Gate Pick
3:20pm – 3:35pm Motocross Timed Qualifying for Gate Pick
3:40pm – 4:00pm WMA Moto #1
5:30pm OPENING CEREMONIES
6:00pm – 6:35pm Moto 1 - Motocross Lites (30 min. + 2 Laps)
7:00pm – 7:35pm Moto 1 - Motocross (30 min. + 2 Laps)
7:45pm – 8:00pm WMA Moto #2
8:00pm – 8:25pm Intermission
8:25pm – 9:10pm Moto 2 - Motocross Lites (30 min. + 2 Laps)
9:10pm – 9:25pm Motocross Lites Victory Circle
9:30pm – 10:05pm Moto 2 - Motocross (30 min. + 2 Laps)
Tickets are available at Greater Denver Toyota Dealers, participating motorcycle shops, and King Soopers/Tickets West. Or log onto www.mxthundervalley.com for any and everything regarding the Toyota Trucks AMA National at Thunder Valley Presented by Division 7 Insulation. For more event or series information, log onto www.mxnationals.com.
Interview opportunities are available to the media by contacting AMA Toyota Motocross Championship media coordinator Brandon Short via email at Media@MXNationals.com or by phone at 951-203-2605.
For more information on the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF, log on to www.amamotocross.com for live timing and scoring at @theWireLIVE!. Racer X Illustrated will host a new and improved webcast on www.motocross.com, with live racing action hosted by Jason Weigandt. The Racer X Motocross Show on Motocross.com has also been added on Saturday night of each race weekend, featuring practice footage and interviews taken earlier in the day.
Credential requests for each round of the 2008 AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF must be submitted via email to Media@MXNationals.com three weeks prior to the race. Media members interested in interviews with the riders of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF should contact