Monday, October 3, 2005

Speed Channel Delays Coverage Of Super DIRT Week Modified Main Events

By DIRT MotorSports PR

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. (October 2) – Open-wheel action during Super DIRT Week XXXIV at the New York State Fairgrounds will once again be televised during the weekend. In showcasing the 2005 edition, SPEED Channel will offer 3-1/2 hours of tape-delayed coverage including the headline Eckerd 200 DIRT Modified Championship and ITT Industries/Goulds Pumps 150 Championship for DIRT 358-Modifieds.

With the small-block race scheduled to be run Oct. 8 and the big-block finale slated to go Oct. 9 on the Syracuse Mile, SPEED Channel will air the ITT Industries/Goulds Pumps 358-Modified Championship (1-1/2 hrs.) on Sunday, Nov. 20 and show the Eckerd 200 (2 hrs.) on Sunday, Nov. 27. Both races are scheduled to be aired beginning at 3:00pm, EST.

SPEED Channel continues to be recognized as one of the nation's fastest growing cable networks. It is the first and only 24-hour cable network devoted exclusively to motorsports and is currently seen in more than 75 million homes in the United States and Canada.

DIRT MotorSports special events television broadcaster Rick Benjamin will join popular color analyst Shane Andrews in the booth to give lap-by-lap coverage while roving trackside reporters Mark Kenyon and Andy Fusco will be teaming up to provide exclusive pit notes throughout both Super DIRT Week specials.

Along with the tape-delayed television coverage carried across the country, both autumn attractions are expected to reach thousands more race fans world-wide via the internet with a "live" connection to for the CyberSeries webcast.

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