DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 16, 2012) – Starting the 2012 season off with a bang, the wheel-to-wheel, handlebar-banging action of AMA Pro Flat Track’s season-opening doubleheader on the quarter-mile lime rock DAYTONA® Flat Track will once again be recapped in a one-hour same-weekend broadcast on SPEED. This year, however, the stars of the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com Expert Singles division have been moved up to primetime in a broadcast that is scheduled to begin Saturday evening, March 17 at 10:30 p.m. ET (7:30 p.m. PT).
“We’re thrilled with the Saturday evening timeslot which SPEED has graciously scheduled for the AMA Pro Flat Track broadcast from Daytona Beach,” said David Atlas, Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing. “As anyone who has attended an AMA Pro Flat Track event knows, the stellar athletes that participate in this sport never disappoint. We’re once again ready to put on a show that is sure to thrill audiences across America.”
The 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track season will kick off as part of the historic Daytona 200 Week. The AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com Expert Singles and AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles divisions take to the track in a set of one-day events on March 15 and 16, 2012 at the DAYTONA® Flat Track, located just outside of the Daytona International Speedway’s east banking. For tickets, please visit http://www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com.
SPEED, anchored by its popular and wide-ranging coverage of NASCAR, is the nation’s first and only cable television network dedicated to automotive and motorcycle racing, performance and lifestyle. Now available in nearly 84 million homes in North America, SPEED, a member of the FOX Sports Media Group, is among the industry leaders in interactive TV, video on demand, mobile initiatives and broadband services, including SPEED2, a groundbreaking new broadband network featuring live, streaming and on-demand events complementing offerings of the linear network. For more information, please visit SPEED.com, the online motor sports authority.
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.