News 4 Jan 2014

ESPN Australia to air 2014 American Supercross season live

Increased commitment across ESPN and ESPN2.

Image: Simon Cudby.

Image: Simon Cudby.

ESPN has confirmed to that it will show the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season live in Australia.

16 of the 17 rounds have been scheduled live across ESPN and ESPN2 this year, with the time slot of New Jersey’s penultimate round to be confirmed.

It’s an increased commitment from ESPN Australia as it airs the majority of the series live for the first time, in what is one of the most anticipated series in history.

Australian riders scheduled to line up for this weekend’s Anaheim season-opener in January include Chad Reed, Dean Ferris and Matt Moss.

2014 Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, television schedule:
Rd1 Anaheim 1, CA – 2:30pm, 5 January – ESPN2
Rd2 Phoenix, AZ – 1:30pm, 12 January – ESPN2
Rd3 Anaheim 2, CA – 2:30pm, 19 January – ESPN
Rd4 Oakland, CA – 2:30pm, 26 January – ESPN
Rd5 Anaheim 3, CA – 2:30pm, 2 February – ESPN
Rd6 San Diego, CA – 2:30pm, 9 February – ESPN
Rd7 Arlington, TX – 12:30pm, 16 February – ESPN2
Rd8 Atlanta, GA – 11:30am, 23 February – ESPN
Rd9 Indianapolis, IN – 11:30am, 2 March – ESPN
Rd10 Detroit, MI – 10:30am, 16 March – ESPN
Rd11 Toronto, ON – 10:30am, 23 March – ESPN
Rd12 St Louis, MO – 11:30am, 30 March – ESPN
Rd13 Houston, TX – 11:30am, 6 April – ESPN
Rd14 Seattle, WA – 12:30pm, 13 April – ESPN
Rd15 East Rutherford, NJ – TBA, 27 April – ESPN
Rd16 Las Vegas, NV – 12:30pm, 4 May – ESPN

Note: All times listed are AEDT.