Motors TV Weekly Highlights

14th June - 22th June - Channel 413 on Sky Digital and 545 on Virgin Media

TRANSORIENTALEA rally raid to rival Dakar, the Transorientale begins in St Petersburg, Russia and ends in Beijing, China. The route will see competitors experience the white nights of Russia and the Ural plains of Kazakhstan before entering China via the Xinjiang Region and arriving in Beijing just a few weeks before the 2008 Olympic Games. Motors TV has highlights from each day of this incredible journey.

Transorientale Rally Raid, Daily HighlightsEvery day at 21:00LIVE MX2Round 7 of the FIM MX2 World Championship comes from France and a testing course at Saint Jean D’Angely. Motocross’ finest riders will challenge themselves and their machines across the whoops and troughs of the French course as the title race gathers pace. A clutch of British talent will be among the field as Motors TV brings LIVE coverage of both races.

FIM MX2 World Championship, Round 7, Saint Jean D’Angely, FranceSunday 15 June, Race 1 – 11:00 LIVE, Race 2 – 14:30 LIVEAMERICAN SUPERBIKESA treat is in store for fans of American bike racing as Motors TV brings three-hour highlights of the USA’s premier road racing series. Miller Motorsports Park in Utah is the venue for the AMA Superbike, Supersports and Formula Xtreme Championships as the high speed, two-wheeled action reaches fever pitch. Brits Neil Hodgson (Superbike) and Chaz Davies (Xtreme) should be among the contenders for victory.

AMA Superbike, Supersport & Formula Xtreme Championships, Miller Motorsports ParkMonday 16 June, from 18:00BIOCARThe latest instalment of Biocar keeps motorists abreast of the latest developments in environmentally friendly motoring. This programme features all the latest news surrounding ‘Green Cars’, including the latest technology, products and fuels. Tune in to motoring’s most eco-conscious TV show!

Biocar 08, June EditionTuesday 17 June, 19:00DUNLOP GREAT & BRITISH FESTIVALThe race programme which is putting British motorsport back on the map, Motors TV continues its coverage of the third year of the Dunlop Great & British Festival in 2008. This week the action comes from Snetterton with prototype Radicals, hard charging Minis and the youngsters of the Sport Maxx Cup.

Dunlop Great & British Festival, Minis, Radicals & Sport Maxx Cup, SnettertonWednesday 18 June, 19:00WORLD SUPERBIKESThe Nurburgring hosts round 7 of the 2008 World Superbike Championship as the world’s best production bike racers go head to head at one of Germany’s most famous venues. Aussie Troy Bayliss (Ducati) has made a stunning start to the season and is the man to beat. Meanwhile, Motors TV also has highlights of the Supersport category, currently led by Spain’s Joan Lascorz.

World Superbike & Supersports Championships, Round 7, NurburgringThursday 19 June, 21:30