After months of waiting, on May 19, the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, will begin with the 44th annual FMF Hangtown Motocross Classic from Sacramento, California. The 450 Class, 250 Class, and Women’s Motocross Championship (WMX) will all make their way across the United States throughout the summer in a fight for the trophy and title.
The Hangtown Motocross Classic also starts the 2012 broadcast package with NBC Sports and FUEL TV. Opening motos will be broadcasted live on FUEL TV and AlliSports.com beginning at 4 PM EST, while same-day coverage, or technically the day before, will be provided of the second motos on NBC Sports Network at 12:30 AM EST.
The second motos of Lucas Oil Motocross will be broadcasted around the world, with over 24 hours of live racing showcased on SPEED Australia, ESPN Brazil, and ESPN Latin America. Additionally, 15 hours of produced highlight shows will be distributed to Extreme Sports Channel in Europe and the Middle East, Germany’s SPORT1, South Africa’s SuperSport, along with the three mentioned with the 24 hours of live racing. This will expand the reach of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship to over 65 million homes.