TTXGP to be aired on SPEED2!!
12th May 2010
TTXGP sign a deal with SPEED2, the groundbreaking new broadband network featuring live, streaming events that will complement the tremendous offering of the linear SPEED network.
TTXGP AND SPEED2™ ANNOUNCE US DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT
FOR TTXGP 2010 WORLD SERIES RACE COVERAGE
TTXGP, the innovative new zero carbon clean emission racing series for electric motorcycles, and SPEED2, the recently announced broadband-delivered video networkautomotive sports network powered by SPEED™, announce an agreement granting SPEED2 exclusive distribution rights for the US market for all TTXGP 2010 Championship races.
TTXGP and SPEED2 will collaborate to produce race coverage – a series of one-hour programs that will bring the all the excitement and innovation of this historic new racing series to racing enthusiasts across the USA.
TTXGP's US Director, Jeremy Burne: "We are delighted to be partnering with SPEED2 to deliver TTXGP eGrandPrix race coverage to the growing number of electric motorcycle racing fans in the US. TTXGP is an innovative new racing series and SPEED2 is a natural choice for TTXGP to bring our unique brand of racing technology to a broader audience."
"By launching SPEED2 later this summer, we will create a terrific platform for introducing a wide variety of international racing to the North American motor sports fans," said SPEED President Hunter Nickell. "With its unique form of 'green' racing, we expect a lot of interest in the TTXGP and look forward to showing their races on SPEED2."
The agreement will include coverage of each round of the TTXGP North American Championship, beginning with the first electric motorcycle race ever to be held in the US, The TTXGP eGrand Prix of California, which takes place May 16, 2010 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma.
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Notes to editors:
1. TTXGP, the world's first zero carbon sanctioned motorsport event, was held on the on June 12, 2009. 16 motorbikes from six different countries, including the USA, India, Germany, Austria, UK and the Isle of Man took part in the race.
In 2010 TTXGP world series will be launched with the 3 regional championships culminating the TTXGP FINAL/UEM in Albacete, Spain. A full high definition DVD showing full footage of the historic event is available online www.egrandprix.com.
TTXGP 2010 series provides an international platform for the development of electric motorcycles, enabling the futuristic technology behind them to be tested in an exciting and challenging way. TTXGP aims to drive low carbon technological innovation forward, to demonstrate that clean-emission transport technologies have matured and can be fun, fast and exciting.
2. About Speed: 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 more than 80 million homes in North America, SPEED, a FOX Sports property, is among the industry leaders in interactive TV, video on demand, mobile initiatives and broadband services. For more information, please visit SPEED.com, the online motor sports authority.
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