Big news from the people at ISOC today: CBS Sports Network has agreed to televise the upcoming 2012-2013 Amsoil Championship Series races! That’s right, a series of 16 weekly half-hour shows will begin airing Sunday, Dec. 30th. This new-found exposure will certainly bring the sport to new heights, as well as satisfy an already rabid fan base. Snocross fever has been ramping up ever since the finale last season, and now with just weeks until we kick-off the new season- we have televised Snocross action coming our way. EPIC. Here’s the official press release, detailing the deal struck between ISOC and CBS Sports- enjoy!
MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 8, 2012) The ISOC announced today that all 16 rounds of the 2012-13 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series will be featured on CBS Sports Network as part of the Network’s CBS Sports Spectacular programming.
“We can’t even begin to explain how monumental this deal is for the entire snowmobile industry,” said Carl Schubitzke, Director of Operations and Racing for ISOC. “CBS Sports Network is synonymous with excellence in terms of sports broadcasting and everyone at ISOC is pumped to be on board with such a professional organization, with a broadcast heritage that’s second-to-none in the industry.”
Beginning with the AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series season opening round in Duluth, Minn. (Nov. 25-27) and running through the season finale in Lake Geneva, Wis. (March 16-18), CBS Sports Network will broadcast 16 half-hour race shows – all in HD – on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. EST. The AMSOIL Championship Snocross – as an added bonus – will also air in an evening repeat of each show during the week.
Filmed and produced by the experienced Minnesota-based team at Long Haul Productions, viewers will thrill at the expanded use of GoPro HD POV camera, putting fans right onto the tops of the racers’ helmets as they battle for supremacy across the snowbelt states on the world’s premier professional snocross series tour.
CBS Sports Network’s coverage of the 2012-’13 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series begins Sunday, Dec. 30th, at 10:30 a.m. EST.
About CBS Sports Network
CBS Sports Network (CBSSN) is the 24-hour cable destination of CBS Sports. The Network covers more than 340 live games annually, showcasing 30 men’s and women’s sports, in addition to a variety of studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBSSN’s live programming is highlighted by college sports and also features professional lacrosse, Professional Bull Riding (PBR), the sports news and commentary show ROME and the Tim Brando Show. CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
About ISOC Racing
The International Series of Champions (ISOC) is the premier snowmobile race sanctioning organization in North America and sanctions the national AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series, in addition to affiliating with nine regional circuits. Visit www.isocracing.com for more information, fan and racer memberships, schedule details and more.
And there you have it- turn on the set this Fall and enjoy the SnoCross action right in your favorite chair- courtesy of CBS Sports. To get you ready for the new season, here’s a quick video of highlights from last year- GoPro Style!