NBC Sports Extends Partnership with Championship Off Road Racing Through 2009

NBC Sports
and Championship Off Road Racing (CORR) have extended their partnership through
2009; it was announced today by Jon Miller, Executive Vice President, NBC
Sports, and Jim Baldwin, CORR series owner. NBC sports has increased its
commitment to CORR by six and a half hours per year, agreeing to air nine,
90-minute programs for the 2008 and 2009 seasons.

“We
are extremely pleased with the response from our audience in the first year of
NBC Sports’ broadcasts of CORR,” said Miller. “This series is on the
rise in popularity, and we are thrilled to extend our partnership in order to
help bring this innovative and exciting form of racing to a very enthusiastic
motorsports audience.”

“We
are pleased to extend our very successful relationship with NBC Sports for two
more years,” said CORR series owner Jim Baldwin. “When you see the
intensity, brute strength and sheer beauty of these 800 horsepower trucks
battling for dominance on some of the most challenging courses in the country,
you just may feel you’re strapped into the passenger seat next to these
incredibly skilled and talented drivers,”
Baldwin
adds.

NBC’s
veteran motorsports broadcast team, including Bill Weber, Wally Dallenbach Jr,
and Marty Snider, join longtime CORR pit reporter Kelli Stavast to bring the
fender-to-fender action to NBC’s viewers.

The short
course action of Championship Off Road Racing is where NASCAR stars Jimmy
Johnson and Robby Gordon got their starts. CORR brings high action, four-wheel
motorsports including 2-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive trucks to the closed
course off road arena.

2008 CORR
Schedule on NBC Sports: (dates and times are subject to change)

DATE
TIME (ET)

Sunday, May 25
12:30-2 p.m.

Sunday, June 15
1:30-3 p.m.

Sunday, July 6

3-4:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 27

3-4:30
p.m.

Sunday, August 31
12-1:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 28
2:30-4 p.m.

Sunday, October 5
2:30-4 p.m.

Sunday, October 26

2:30-4 p.m.

Sunday, November 16
4:30-6 p.m.

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