Youthstream & MediaZone to broadcast FIM Motocross & Supermoto World Championships Online
Youthstream is the organization that manages the exclusive television,
marketing and promotional worldwide rights of FIM Motocross &
Supercross World Championships. MediaZone is the company that provides
global online broadcasting, and specializes in sports, entertainment
and international programming, via both subscription and pay-per-view.
Racing fans will be able to watch the 2006 FIM Motocross World
Championship Series, and the 2006 FIM Supermoto World Championship
Series live and on-demand exclusively on The Moto Channel on MediaZone http://moto.mediazone.com
Live action begins April 2 with the Grand Prix of Flanders, direct from Zolder at 10:00 GMT/6:00 EDT.
Building on the success of the 2005 season, Youthstream has expanded
its relationship with MediaZone to provide complete live motocross and
supermoto coverage online. Fans worldwide can tune in to live racing
with English commentary via high-quality streams, or watch streams or
downloads at their leisure with pause and rewind capabilities just
hours after each race. The Moto Channel is offered in multiple
languages to cater to different audiences around the world.
For the annual subscription price of $49.99, racing fans can watch over
100 hours of live and on-demand racing. This special introductory price
for The Moto Channel is available until May 1. The subscription offers
viewers all of the live races from the 2006 FIM Motocross and Supermoto
World Championships, archives from the 2005 season, plus full 52 minute
highlight shows of every 2005 race. The Moto Channel is devoted to
serving world-class motorcycle programming to fans around the globe.
“We’re delighted to expand our relationship with Youthstream,” said
Resa Lee, Director of Content, MediaZone. “It’s great to work with such
a reputable, well-established organization like YouthStream to take
these premier-level international motorcycle races to new audiences
through our online broadcasting network.”
The 2006 World Motocross series includes 16 races, beginning with the
Grand Prix of Flanders and wrapping up on September 24 with the
Motocross of Nations at Matterley Basin in Great Britain. The 2006
Supermoto series runs from April 30 to November 5, comprised of 8
regular races plus the Supermoto of Nations in Belfast, Ireland on
October 1. All events are available via The Moto Channel on MediaZone.