News 24 Mar 2010

Oz MX: Fuel TV confirmed for MX Nationals coverage

Williams Event Management has announced that the 2010 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals will this year be broadcast on Fuel TV.

The first one hour program to air on the Foxtel/Austar Network will be dedicated to the Pro Lites and Under 19s classes and will begin at 7:30pm on 10 June, before the next episode featuring the premier Pro Open class airs on 17 June.

The series will continue to air for the next 16 weeks, alternating between the classes.

Series promoter and WEM director Kevin Williams id thrilled with the program schedule and couldn’t wait to see the championship on national television.

“This has been the result of many years of hard work,” Williams said. “WEM has always aimed to continually develop and grow the series, and it is the realisation of a life-long dream, that its now of a high enough standard for national television coverage.

“I’m thrilled the 2010 championship will be broadcast to a new audience this year, and even more exciting are the negotiations currently taking place with parties in New Zealand to get the series on air over there.

“By breaking down the classes into two, one hour programs, we are able to gradually build up a consistent audience week in and week out as the Series airs, ensuring that fans know when to tune in.”

Fuel TV is a 24-hour Australian television channel dedicated to the world of action sports has an audience of extreme sports fans, making it a perfect fit for the 2010 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals.

Fuel TV can be viewed on channel 516 on the Foxtel/Austar network.

The screening dates for the rounds are as follows:
Episode 1 – 10 June
Episode 2 – 17 June
Episode 3 – 24 June
Episode 4 – 1 July
Episode 5 – 8 July
Episode 6 – 15 July
Episode 7 – 22 July
Episode 8 – 29 July
Episode 9 – 5 August
Episode 10 – 12 August
Episode 11 – 19 August
Episode 12 – 26 August
Episode 13 – 2 September
Episode 14 – 9 September
Episode 15 – 16 September
Episode 16 – 23 September