Monster Energy Cup on FOX Sports 2
Feld Motor Sports announced that the Monster Energy Cup will air live on FOX Sports 2 from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. ET. There will be 3.5 hours of live coverage as the biggest names in the sport battle it out for $1 million. FOX Sports 1 will re-air the entire race at 1 p.m. ET on Oct. 20.
The popular team of Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig and Erin Bates will call the action as the world's top racers, including Justin Barcia, Ryan Villopoto, James Stewart and Ryan Dungey, lay it on the line for a shot at $1 million on the new track designed by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael.
“It’s great to hear that FOX Sports 2 is providing the fans at home 3.5 hours of live coverage from the Monster Energy Cup as I defend my title against the sport’s heavyweights in Las Vegas,” said defending champion Barcia.
“Heading into its third year, the Monster Energy Cup has quickly grown into one of the most anticipated races of the year, and showcasing it live on FOX Sports 2 will deliver this world-class race to a new, multi-sport audience,” said Ken Hudgens, COO, Feld Motor Sports.
“It’s awesome to be able to share a showcase event like the Monster Energy Cup live on FOX Sports 2,” said FOX Sports SVP of Programming and Research Patrick Crakes. “This world-class race delivers a very passionate, young and growing fan base. And while final touches are still being put on the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross programming schedule, we can now say that most of the season’s races will air live on FOX Sports 1, America’s new sports network.”