Motors TV Weekly Highlights

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NASCAR Nationwide Series Season Preview  Live NASCAR Nationwide Series action returns to Motors TV this year with all 33 rounds covered on the High Speed Television Channel. The 2012 campaign promises to be one of the finest to date, with the likes of Sam Hornish Jr, Danica Patrick and Travis Pastrana set to duke it out with a host of Sprint Cup racers - including NASCAR's own enfants terrible Kurt and Kyle Busch. We begin the countdown to the opening race at Daytona with our season preview.            - Saturday, 18 February 6.25pm Rally Sweden Highlights  Highlights of this season’s running of Rally Sweden where Sebastien Loeb will be looking to record only the second victory for a non-Nordic driver in the event’s 60 year history. The fact that he became the first to achieve the feat in 2004 counts in Seb’s favour, but in 2012 his competition is particularly fierce, with past winners Jari-Matti Latvala, Petter Solberg and Mikko Hirvonen all desperate to kick-start their world title bids.- Sunday, 19 February 10.35pm  FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators Sticking with the theme of motor sport held in sub-zero temperatures, this week we’re bringing you the FIM Ice Gladiators’ encounter from Russian venue Ufa. Essentially speedway racing on a skating rink, the series is nearing the conclusion of its campaign, with trips to the Netherlands and Sweden set to decide this year’s king of the ice.

-  Sunday, 19 February 8.00pm AMA Supercross  With Ryan Villopoto, Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey and James ‘Bubba’ Stewart all contesting this year’s AMA Supercross championship, 2012 promised to be a seriously close-fought affair – and thus far it’s more than lived-up to that billing. This week the series travels to the Qualcomm Stadium in California for round six of the campaign.

- Tuesday, 21 February 6.55pm  Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series More buggy-based mayhem as the LOORSS posse travel to Speedworld for another round of all-action off-road racing.

- Tuesday, 21 February 9.00pm Andros Trophy Season Review  A look back at the 2011/2012 Andros Trophy campaign, which saw F1 legend Alain Prost add yet another piece of silverware to his collection by taking the ice racing title.

- Saturday, 18 February 9.00pm