AMA Pro Racing has signed an agreement with CBS Sports Network to air the National Guard Superbike and GoPro Daytona Sportbike classes through the 2014 season. CBS Sports Network’s AMA coverage will begin June 1 at 2:30 pm ET with a 30-minute preview followed immediately by live flag-to-flag coverage of the Subway Superbike Doubleheader at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
CBS Sports Network has yet to release a full broadcast schedule, but AMA Pro Racing says events will be initially presented on weekend afternoons with several events airing live. The 30-minute weekly preview show will include coverage of qualifying sessions and highlights from previous rounds as well as vignettes about motorcycle racing and the history of the sport.
“We’re excited to add AMA Pro to our CBS Sports Spectacular lineup,” says Dan Weinberg, senior vice president of programming for CBS Sports Network. “GEICO Motorcycle AMA Pro Road Racing is a high octane, action-packed sport featuring some of the world’s best motorcycle racers and is a great addition to our live programming this summer.” Continue Reading »