Americas Rallycross Amplifies TV and Digital Coverage for 2019 Season
· CBS Sports Network and Facebook become the official hosts of Americas Rallycross
· CBS Sports Network expands 2019 TV coverage
· Facebook to host over-the-top digital coverage, free to all users and archiving 2019 event broadcasts
NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 3, 2019) – Americas Rallycross (ARX) is expanding its television and digital streaming coverage in 2019 on CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) and Facebook Live.
“Our relationship with CBS Sports has been a great asset to the growth of our ARX and FIA World Rallycross properties for the past several years,” said ARX Series Director, Jordan Martindale, of IMG.
“This year, our expanded television broadcasts will serve as a great opportunity to showcase ARX2 and the drivers’ personalities and our digital efforts with Facebook position the series as one of the most accessible in motorsports, enabling fans the opportunity to consume more rallycross content than ever.”
This year, fans will be able to watch every round of the ARX Supercar and ARX2 Championship live on Facebook, featuring over 30 hours of live and on-demand content, allowing fans to re-live the excitement all year long.
“The Facebook partnership with ARX is a great step in the viewership direction,” said Andretti Rallycross driver Tanner Foust. “Digital streaming in sports is key, and to partner with one of the largest companies in the world is going to give us a great opportunity to focus on our digital efforts and gain more fans through this platform and expose to fans, for free, every second of track time and bring them as close as they can to the event experience.”
The ARX commentary team comprising of DirtFish Motorsports driver James Rimmer, skateboarding legend Bucky Lasek and the voice of rallycross, Andrew Coley, return to the booth once again in 2019 to present the live coverage on Facebook and the CBS Sports Network highlights coverage.
The 2019 season begins with the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, June 8-9 at the historic Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. To purchase tickets to all of the 2019 championship events and to learn more about ARX, visit arxrallycross.com/ for more.
About Americas Rallycross
ARX is a North American-based rallycross championship fielding action sports stars, world-class manufacturers and competing in premier locations around the continent. ARX is the next evolution of the high speed, action-packed world of rallycross. Rallycross is the fastest growing form of racing in the world. Short races, viewer friendly asphalt and dirt circuits with 600 brake horsepower production-based racecars make for exciting racing and is suited to the way we enjoy sports today. IMG, the global sports and entertainment agency is the promoter and commercial rights holder of the series.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media, operating in more than 30 countries. The company manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in sports training and league development, as well as marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. IMG is part of the Endeavor network.