AMA Supercross, second in motor sports popularity in the USA only to NASCAR, announced a record for the most television viewers in a single season – fifteen million fans, that tuned to the broadcasts on ESPN2 & ABC Sports.
Says Mike Weber, executive vice president of Clear Channel Entertainment Motor Sports. “All fans, riders, and sponsors can be comforted by knowing the future of AMA Supercross not only lies in the spectacular live events, but also in the ever-growing television package.”
[img1] Leading the 16-round tour’s televised broadcast was the San Diego round, held at Qualcomm Stadium, where 438,618 fans tuned in to see James Stewart win his first 125 West supercross event. The victory for James was dedicated to his friend and former racer Tony Haines. James also runs #259 on his number plate to commemorate Haines.
Courtesy of the American Motorcyclist Association, and Clear Channel Entertainment Motor Sports.
|James Stewart soars at Qualcomm Stadium|