Motors TV June Highlights

Channel 413 on Sky Digital and 545 on Virgin Media

 THE START OF THE TRANSORIENTALE10,000kms, 17 days, 3 countries… The start of the Transorientale takes place on Thursday 12 June in St Petersburg, Russia, and the race will finish on Saturday 28 June, in Beijing. This incredible journey will invoke feelings of adventure perfectly matched with the highest tradition of the legendary rally-raids. Organised by René Metge and Lagardère Sports, Motors TV is the exclusive pan European broadcaster of the Transorientale, with the ‘High Speed Television’ channel bringing the very best coverage of this first edition of the race. The events’ preview show will present the route and information on the countries crossed, while during the race a daily 26 minute programme will include the best footage of each day from 6.30pm. Complete coverage of this very special race is not-to-be-missed.

Transorientale, every day from 12 to 28 June at 6.30pmSUPERSTAR MOTOCROSSJune will be a busy month for Motocross! In 2008 Motors TV is the exclusive live broadcaster of the World Motocross MX2 Championship and also features delayed-as-live coverage of the MX1 races. In June, no less than three GPs are scheduled, including the French round in Saint Jean d’Angély, near La Rochelle. Motors TV has the best analysis of the races with all our commentary team being ex-world motocross champions: Mickaël Pichon, Yves Demaria, Frédéric Bolley and Christophe Pourcel.

MX2, Mallory Park (Great-Britain) – Sunday 1 June at 12pm and 15pm (live)MX1 Mallory Park – Tuesday 3 June from 9pmMX2 Saint Jean d’Angély (France) – Sunday 15 June at 11am and 2pm (live)MX1 Saint Jean d’Anglély – Tuesday 17 June from 9pmMX2 Teutschenthal (Germany) – Sunday 29 June at 11am and 2pm (live)MX1 Teutschenthal – Tuesday 1 July from 9pm

In addition, June will see the arrival of the American Motocross Championship, the famous AMA MX, on Motors TV’s schedule. Two categories are featured: Open and Lites.

AMA MX Open, Glen Helen – Monday 9 June at 9pm (1st round)AMA MX Lites, Glen Helen – Monday 9 June at 10.00pm (1st round)V8 & DTM: TWO PRESTIGIOUS RACESThe German DTM and Australian V8 Supercars, the world’s two major touring car championships, are exclusively screened on Motors TV. June sees two not to be missed meetings. The V8s visit the Sandown circuit on Sunday 8 June. This is this track that used to host the endurance race directly prior to the famous Bathurst 1000km although this year, it reverts to a normal meeting with 3 action-packed sprint races!

The DTM heads to Nüremberg and the so-called Norisring circuit. The championship’s equivalent of Monaco: a street circuit, which always welcomes a host of famous non-motor racing stars and always makes for thrilling battles on track! 100,000 spectators are eagerly waiting for this race…

V8 Supercars, Sandown – Sunday 8 June at 2.30pmDTM, Norisring – Sunday 29 June at 3.15pmWEC IN POLANDThere’s no break for the World Enduro Championship (WEC), of which Motors TV produces the official coverage. The races are coming thick and fast and at some highly original destinations. Thus, the fourth round of the season will take place in Kwidzyn, Poland. Complete highlights are on the High Speed Television Channel!

WEC, Kwidzyn (Poland) – Friday 20 June at 8.00pmKNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT F1!Thanks to Inside GP, you can discover everything you need to know about each Formula One GP, five days before everyone else! An exclusive magazine show presenting all the tracks through innovative 3D profiling and featuring exclusive driver interviews. The programme also goes backstage with the teams to find out exactly how they get organised between races. In June, we will travel to Montreal and Magny-Cours to learn a bit more.

Inside GP, Canada – Tuesday 3 June at 7.30pmInside GP, France – Tuesday 17 June at 7.30pm AND ALSO

Indy Lights: the second division of unified IndyCar IRL series arrives on Motors TV! Do not miss the Indianapolis and Milwaukee races.

Indy Lights, Indianapolis – Saturday 7 June at 10pmIndy Lights, Milwaukee – Saturday 14 June at 9pm

Formula Palmer Audi: highlights from every race of one of the UKs most prestigious junior formulas. Every Thursday in June brings the races from Donington Park and Brands Hatch.

Formula Palmer Audi, Donington – race 2 – Thursday 5 June at 8.30pmFormula Palmer Audi, Donington – race 3 – Thursday 12 June at 8.30pmFormula Palmer Audi, Brands Hatch – race 1 – Thursday 19 June at 8.30pmFormula Palmer Audi, Brands Hatch – race 2 – Thursday 26 June at 8.30pm

World Superbike: The World Superbike Championship heads to Germany and the Nürburgring. Motors TV has complete highlights of the two races as well as the Supersport race.

World Superbike, Nürburgring – Thursday 19 June at 8pm

British F3 & GT: in-depth highlights of the UKs premier championships from Snetterton

British F3 & GT, Snetterton – Saturday 21 June from 4.30pm

Danish Tractor: one of the greatest tractor-pulling championships in Europe

Danish Tractor – Friday 6 June at 7.00pm

British Rallycross Open Series: destination: Pembrey for the 3rd round of the season

British Rallycross Open Series, Pembrey – Wednesday 25 June at 7pm