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Aug 23, 2010

SPEED Planning Fan Interaction At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

SPEED™ SETS PLANS FOR INDY USGP STAGE AND PARTY PIT

FAN INTERACTION SUPPORTS NETWORK'S LIVE COVERAGE OF MOTOGP RACE AT HISTORIC TRACK

SPECIAL TICKET PACKAGE AVAILABLE THROUGH SPEED.COM

SPEED returns to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway Aug. 27-29 with plans to support its live coverage of the United States Grand Prix MotoGP weekend at the Brickyard with three days of fan interaction at the SPEED Stage and Party Pit.

Located between Turns 9 & 10, the SPEED Stage and Party Pit will offer hourly prizes, rider interviews, autographs sessions and live Indianapolis MotoGP coverage on the SPEED Jumbotron from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Already confirmed for appearances and autograph sessions: Ralph Sheheen, Greg White, Jason Britton of Stealth Rider, Kevin Schwantz, Roger Hayden, Kenny Noyes.

SPEED is providing same-day coverage of MotoGP World Championship qualifying Aug. 28, 8 p.m. ET, with live race coverage Aug. 29 at 3 p.m. ET and Moto 2 coverage at 7 p.m. ET. MotoGP 125 races air Aug. 31 at noon ET.

Sheheen will host SPEED's coverage with Leigh Diffey offering play-by-play, Hall of Famer Scott Russell offering analysis and White reporting from the pits.

In addition, SPEED is offering fans specially priced three-day ticket packages to catch all the action on the track. For more information, please visit www.SPEED.com (Keyword: PROMOS).

SPEEDtv.com will offer full coverage of each event with photos and content from Moto Racing Editor Chris Martin and columnists Dennis Noyes, Evan Williams and Colin Young. In addition, SPEED has expanded video rights this season, with 10 minutes of footage from each event available on SPEED.com. To connect to the MotoGP Hub: ~moto-racing.speedtv.com/article/motogp-usgp-weekend-hub/~.

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 member of the FOX Sports Media Group, 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.