Motors TV Weekly Highlights

16th - 24th August - Channel 413 on Sky Digital and 545 on Virgin Media

 BRITISH F3 Over recent years, the British F3 International Series has enhanced its reputation as one of the premier Formula One-feeder categories by adding European rounds to its impressive calendar. The visit to Spa-Francorchamps for rounds 15 and 16 gives the drivers a chance to sample another F1 circuit and with the championship so delicately poised, a full-blooded title battle should ensue. Motors TV has hour-long highlights of one of the most important meetings of the season.

British F3 International Series, Rounds 15 & 16, Spa-FrancorchampsSaturday 16 August, 17:00LE MANS SERIES - LIVEAfter a lengthy mid-season break for the Le Mans 24 Hours, endurance racing’s most prestigious championship returns with the Le Mans Series’ visit to the Nurburgring. Peugeot, who’ve dominated so far, will be looking for revenge over Audi in LMP1, with the Porsche Spyders looking to control LMP2 from a clutch of plucky rivals. In GT1 the battle will between Aston Martin and Corvette, while Porsche and Ferrari battle for GT2 honours. Motors TV has full LIVE coverage of the 1000km race with commentary from Mark Cole and female racer Liz Halliday.

Le Mans Series, Round 4, the NurburgringSunday 17 August, 10:45 – LIVE AMA SUPERBIKEAs the AMA Superbike season heads into its final third, Texan Ben Spies leads the championship, but knows he faces stiff competition for the rest of the year from Mat Mladin and Jamie Hacking. Britain’s Neil Hodgson is fourth and needs victories at rounds 13 and 14 from Mid-Ohio to reduce his deficit. Can he do it? Find out with extended highlights on Motors TV as well as coverage of the Supersport and Formula Xtreme categories.

AMA Superbike, Supersport and Formula Xtreme Championships, Mid-OhioMonday 18 August, 21:00BIOCARAs the price of petrol continues to rise at the same time as environmental concerns increase, the search for greener forms of motoring is now paramount for the car industry. Formula One are doing their bit with new regulations to encourage Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems, while motorsport in general is taking a much ‘greener’ approach. The August edition of Biocar examines the latest technological advances and developments in the industry

Biocar 08, August Tuesday 19 August, 19:00 FORMULA PALMER AUDIWith only a handful of races remaining in 2008, anyone who wants to stop hot-shot Jason Moore winning the Formula Palmer Audi title must act quickly. Snetterton hosts round 13 of the championship and the likes of youngsters Jolyon Palmer, Alex Brundle and Jack Clarke, all sons of ex-F1 stars, need victories to halt Moore’s relentless charge to the crown. Overtaking should be plentiful at the high-speed Norfolk circuit as Motors TV brings highlights of the race.

Formula Palmer Audi, Round 13, SnettertonThursday 21 August, 20:30INDY LIGHTSThe young hopefuls of the Indy Lights series are back resume battle on the high-speed oval of the Kentucky Speedway as the fight for the title resumes. British drivers Jay Howard and Alex Lloyd have won the last two championships and compatriot Dillon Battistini wants to follow the trend, but a couple of poor rounds have dropped him down the rankings. Victory in Kentucky is crucial to resume his challenge. Motors TV has highlights of the race.

Indy Lights, Round 10, Kentucky SpeedwaySaturday 23 August 21:00