MORGANTOWN, W.V. - After making history one year ago with the first night race in motocross history, the Toyota AMA Pro National from Thunder Valley MX in Lakewood, Colo. returns with LIVE coverage for 2009. SPEED will broadcast the final 450 Class moto of the fifth round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship under the lights on Saturday, beginning at 11 p.m. ET.
Jason Weigandt, motocross legend David Bailey and Erin Bates will bring the millions watching at home all the action with play-by-play, color commentary and trackside reporting.
Additionally, the first motos of the 250 and 450 classes will stream on www.allisports.com via a live video feed while second motos will be available through an audio feed. The first races kick off at 8 p.m. ET.
Worldwide times for internet viewing, based on the 6 p.m. USA (CST) local start time are as follows:
USA West Coast Time Zone (Sacramento, Calif.): 5 p.m.
USA Mountain Time Zone (Denver, Colo.): 6 p.m.
USA Central Time Zone (Dallas, Texas): 7 p.m.
USA East Coast Time Zone (New York, N.Y.): 8 p.m.
Brazil (Rio): 9 p.m.
United Kingdom (London): 1 a.m. (Sunday)
Europe (Brussels, Paris, Milan): 2 a.m. (Sunday)
Iraq (Baghdad): 3 a.m. (Sunday)
Afghanistan (Kabul): 4:30 a.m. (Sunday)
West Coast Australia (Perth): 8 a.m. (Sunday)
Japan (Tokyo): 9 a.m. (Sunday)
East Coast Australia (Sydney): 10 a.m. (Sunday)
New Zealand (Auckland) 12 p.m. (Sunday)
For more information about the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, please contact media coordinator Brandon Short via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (949) 365-5752.
For fan and racing information on the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, log onto www.allisports.com.
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. An industry leader in off road powersport production and management, its mission is to raise awareness of motocross racing through the production of professional championship racing events nationwide. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing fields more than 60,000 action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of active fans, spectators and enthusiasts. For more information, please visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
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Lucas Oil Products
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Forrest Lucas and his wife, Charlotte, founded Lucas Oil Products in 1989 after he spent 20 years as a truck driver and owner of a nationwide long-haul trucking fleet. They experienced firsthand the need for better lubricants and fuel treatments to maintain their equipment.
Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the "Official Motor Oil of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship." For more information on Lucas Oil, please visit www.LucasOil.com.