Clear Channel Entertainment`s Motor Sports division announced today that six Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series races will air nationally on CBS Sports. In addition to the six races, a season preview show will air December 25, at 5:00 p.m. EST, a totaling seven hours of coverage on the CBS Sports network for the 2005-’06 season.In 2006 the following races will be covered on CBS Sports: Anaheim 1 & 2, San Francisco, San Diego, St. Louis and Seattle. The combined television package of CBS Sports and the previously announced cable package with SPEED Channel will deliver supercross to an unprecedented number of fans in 2005-`06. The dual-network television package is paramount for Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, creating the best television package in the history of off-road motorcycle racing. The CBS broadcasts will be produced by Clear Channel Entertainment’s Television division.”We are excited to bring supercross to CBS Sports for the first time,” said Rob Correa, senior vice president, CBS Sports. “Our new relationship with Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports division and supercross allows us to showcase an exciting, upcoming sport and help grow the fan base.”"This is the biggest thing to happen to supercross in history,” said four-time AMA Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael. “Its opportunities like this that will position our sport to a new audience as well giving our existing fans the great coverage they want. By placing supercross on CBS Sports, it’s a win-win for everyone and the perfect platform to give back to our loyal sponsors.”"We are thrilled to begin a relationship with CBS Sports,” said Charlie Mancuso, president, Clear Channel Entertainment—Motor Sports. “We’re on the brink of another successful supercross season, and we look forward to its continued growth on CBS Sports. This is now the best television package the sport has ever seen.”Taking the sport to network television for six races and a preview show on Christmas is a testament to the quality of growth that supercross has experienced over the years. CBS Sports is the perfect platform for the riders, teams and sponsors to showcase the great sport of supercross.”A complete schedule with times will be announced shortly.For more information about the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, please log on to www.supercross.cc.com
.About Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP™/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series
Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP is a 17-round global series that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L. The Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series is a 16-round national series within the United States that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment, with the exception of the event held in Daytona Beach, Fl. that is independently produced by the International Speedway Corporation and also is not a part of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP. Riders must compete in the international rounds to be eligible to win the World Supercross GP championship. In 2005-2006, the 17-event Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP will be comprised of two international events and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major cities throughout the United States as a part of the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series. The winner of the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series will be crowned as the national champion for that series.