February 5, 2014 – MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, are pleased to announce the television partners for the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. Once again, NBC and NBCSN will combine to provide live coverage of all 12 rounds of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship this summer, while the series welcomes an all-new television partner with the addition of MAVTV this season.
"Given the tremendous growth and success of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, we are excited to collaborate with MAVTV to present additional coverage of the series to a national audience," said Mark Carter, General Manager, Alli Sports Motocross. "As the leader in Motocross television coverage, we look forward to the continued growth of the series, and the opportunity to provide more content to fans."
Waycross, Georgia - February 3, 2014 – Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are excited to head to the sunshine state of Florida again this year for its second stop of the 2014 season. The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will travel to East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida for the 38th Annual Winternationals at the famed "Clay by the Bay" for a week of action-packed events in early February.
Norwalk, Ohio - February 3, 2014 – The International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) and IRG Sports + Entertainment™ are thrilled to announce the return of IHRA national event drag racing to a national television audience. In an exclusive deal with leading automotive network MAV TV, the entire 2014 IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series will air in a special 13-week series on MAV TV.
MAV TV, with its unparalleled line-up of motorsports events and exclusive automotive reality shows, will air all 12 IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series events and a special season in review episode in a unique, character-driven show that will focus on equal parts behind the scenes stories, car and driver profiles and on-track racing. The show will air in the fourth-quarter of the 2014 season.
Riverside, California - January 28, 2014 – Stronghold Motorsports will open a new desert racing season in a new car and a new class and with a modest goal for this weekend's BlueWater Parker 425.
"We're going into it just looking to finish," Brandon Bailey said. "It's such a brand-new car, we just want to finish and see what happens and where we place when we get to the finish line."
Corona, California - January 23, 2014 - When Bryan Clausen denied Kevin Swindell his fifth straight title and took the checkered flag on the final lap of last Saturday night's 28th running of the world famous Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla., history was in the making with a new first time winner and extensive live television coverage by MAVTV. Nicknamed the "Super Bowl" of midget racing and held indoors at the Tulsa Expo Center, the sold out spectacular event maintained its standing as one of the great annual motorsports happenings. For the first time ever viewers across the nation could cheer on their heroes as they enjoyed 3 hours of live nationwide television coverage for free.