The SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge, formerly the SPEED World Challenge, will now air on VERSUS Television begining this Aprill. WC Vision, series promoter and marketer, said the move to the Comcast-owned VERSUS network is the result of better television coverage and time slots... [read more]

According to our sources, the race coverage will air in conjunction with the Izod IndyCar Series, which VERSUS will again broadcast in 2010. Dave Drimmie, WC Vision’s vice president of marketing and communications said, "We are thrilled that our 2010 events will air on Versus. The series returns to a weekend time slot, and this year, our fans will have a longer and more in-depth program. We're also looking at a syndication package that would enable World Challenge to reach a total of 160 million households."

Erik Arneson, vice president of Speed TV's media relations told AutoWeek, "Our schedule is just getting more and more crowded. There was nothing negative about the split at all, and we wish them the best"

SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge // Television Schedule:
Streets of St. Petersburg Sunday, April 18 2 p.m.
Streets of Long Beach Saturday, May 1 4:30 p.m.
Watkins Glen International Saturday, July 17 11 p.m.
Toronto / Mosport Saturday, July 31 3 p.m.
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Saturday, Aug. 28 4:30 p.m.
VIRginia International Raceway Sunday, Sept. 26 4:30 p.m.
TBA Sunday, Oct. 17 4:30 p.m.

Images and Info: AutoWeek
Editorial: Justin W. Coffey

No comments:

Post a Comment