Morgantown, W.Va (April 19, 2011) - This weekend kicks off Racer TV's all new 52-block television package with coverage from round one of the 2011 Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series in River Ranch, Fla. Airing on Sunday, April 24, ATV coverage will begin at 3 p.m. EST with bike coverage immediately following at 3:30 p.m. EST.
"We couldn't be more excited about our timeslot on VERSUS this year," said Racer TV Producer, Jason Hooper. "With a consistent day and time for our shows, it will be even easier for fans to catch all the racing action. Next year we really hope to move into the one hour timeslots," Hooper added.
Racer TV coverage includes: (31) episodes of GNCC Racing, featuring flag-to-flag coverage of (13) pro bike and (13) pro ATV rounds, and (5) additional episodes featuring utility, women and side-by-side classes. Program partners this year include Can-Am, Amsoil, DWT and Suzuki.
Round two of GNCC ATV racing will air one week from Sunday on May 1 at 3:30 p.m., following round one of the AMA ATV Motocross Series presented by DWT. Tune into the VERSUS Network all year long to catch coverage from America's Largest Off-Road Racing Series. For the complete Racer TV schedule, please click HERE, or visit www.gnccracing.com.
VERSUS prides itself on super-serving passionate sports fans across all platforms (VERSUS.com, VERSUS on Demand, VERSUS HD and VERSUS 3D). Now in more than 75 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the National Hockey League (NHL), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Professional Bull Riders (PBR). VERSUS also airs NASCAR, NBA, UFC, college football and college basketball programming. The network is home to the best outdoor programming on television and airs original programs not available anywhere else, including The T.Ocho Show. VERSUS, a wholly owned company of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.
Racer TV is a West Virginia based production firm and broadcast show specializing in the creation of original powersports programming for television and internet broadcast. Aired weekly on VERSUS, Racer TV features motocross and off-road motorcycle, ATV, and snowmobile racing and events. Commencing April 24, 2011, Racer TV will air every Sunday on VERSUS.