Motors TV Weekly Highlights

19th - 27th July - Channel 413 on Sky Digital and 545 on Virgin Media

The Indy Lights championship leaves the ovals behind with a trip to Watkins Glen for round 7 of the 2008 season. The IndyCar feeder series is led by Britain’s own Dillon Battistini, and the road course specialist should be among the favourites to collect a fourth win of the season in New York. Motors TV has highlights of all the action.

Indy Lights, Round 7, Watkins GlenSaturday 19 July, 21:00MX2 - LIVEMotors TV brings LIVE action from the two FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship races from Nelspruit, South Africa. The series’ only trip outside Europe in 2008 will provide the usual test of the riders’ bike handling, speed and stamina. Brit Tommy Searle (KTM) lies second in the championship and is hungry for a third race victory. Motors TV also has full DELAYED-AS-LIVE coverage of the MX1 races on Tuesday 22 July at 9pm.

FIM MX2 Motocross World Championship, Round 10, Nelspruit, South AfricaSunday 20 July, Race 1 – 11:00 LIVE, Race 2 – 14:00 LIVE V8 SUPERCARS – DELAYED-AS-LIVEThere’s no point staying up into the early hours to find out the result of round 7 of the V8 Supercars Championship, as Motors TV brings all three races, in their entirety, DELAYED-AS-LIVE at a far more sociable hour! An ever changing battle for supremacy between Holden and Ford has made for an exciting season and that’s set to continue at the Queensland 400 as championship leader Mark Winterbottom (Ford) fights with Holden’s Garth Tander and Rick Kelly..

V8 Supercars, Round 7, QueenslandSunday 20 July, 15:00 – DELAYED-AS-LIVEALMS – DELAYED-AS-LIVEThe worldwide motorsport action continues on Motors TV as the ‘High Speed Television’ channel visits a third continent for LIVE or DELAYED-AS-LIVE action. This time it’s the turn of the USA and the all-action American Le Mans Series. Mid-Ohio marks the resumption of the 2008 season following the break for Le Mans, but will Audi repeat their victory at La Sarthe or will the P2 Porsche Spyders dominate once more? Find out with AS LIVE coverage.

American Le Mans Series, Round 6, Mid-OhioSunday 20 July, 18:00 – DELAYED-AS-LIVE THUNDERSPORTS ARE GO!Thundersport GB has firmly established itself as a must-see motorbike racing festival in 2008 and Motors TV has followed this burgeoning race series with two hour highlights from each round. 12 classes, ranging from GP1 to Moto 450 and including Streetfighter and Junior Powerbikes, means there’s something for everyone and non-stop action. The fifth meeting of the year comes from the UK’s fastest race track: Snetterton.

Thundersport GB, Round 5, SnettertonMonday 21 July, 19:00WORLD SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIPA winless weekend for Ducati’s Troy Bayliss in the last round at Misano has raised hopes that the rapid Aussie can be caught in the fight for the World Superbike Championship. Bayliss still enjoys a healthy lead but, as the series heads to Brno in the Czech Republic, Germany’s Max Neukirchner, a race-winner last time out, is closing the gap. Motors TV also has full highlights from the Supersports race.

World Superbike and Supersports Championship, Round 9, Brno, Czech RepublicThursday 24 July, 21:00