Dave DespainCorona, California - April 28, 2014 – MAVTV has announced that Dan Teitscheid has joined the network as VP of Content Distribution & Partner Marketing.  A 30-year veteran of the television industry, Teitscheid spent 16 years with Viacom, rising to Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing at MTV Networks before joining Disney and ESPN Media Networks in May 2008. During the course of his career, Mr. Teitscheid has been involved in the introduction, launch and brand development of more than 25 cable TV networks.

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Riverside, California - April 28, 2014 – At about 6 in the morning on Friday (April 25) Stronghold Motorsports crew chief Nick Griner loaded the team's new Pro 4 truck onto a trailer and drove to Lake Elsinore Motorsports Park.

About 42 hours later Griner and the crew got ready for the trip back to the team's race shop with two fifth-place finishes in the Southern California Shootout and the knowledge that "we're headed the right way" in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series.

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Dave DespainI can only think of a few things good about growing old. I’m glad I got to see Don Garlits race “Swamp Rat 6B.” I’m happy that I heard Sid Collins and Freddie Agabashian call the Indy 500. And I can remember how things we now take for granted – ESPN, for example – came to be the way they are. Today the “Entertainment and Sports Programming Network” is a multi-platform coverage colossus and Disney cash cow that totally dominates American sports. But I can remember when it was just another odd idea.

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Dave DespainThere’s a running joke in the television industry: How do you cancel a popular Dave Despain show?

Eliminate the network.

For 10 years, Despain was the host of the popular “Wind Tunnel” show on Speed TV. His run on the show ended when Fox did away with Speed in favor of FoxSports, pushing Despain to the sidelines.

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Riverside, California - April 22, 2014 – The month that has gone by since the opening rounds of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series has been a fairly quiet time for Stronghold Motorsports. The next five weeks will be the busiest stretch of the year for the team.

It starts this weekend with the second event on the Lucas Oil Off Road schedule, the Southern California Shootout on Friday (April 25) and Saturday (April 26) nights at nearby Lake Elsinore (California) Motorsports Park, where the series' team of the year for the past two seasons will field entries for Brandon Bailey in Pro 4, Larry Job in Pro Buggy and Madix Bailey in Junior 1 Karts.

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