Motors TV Monthly Highlights: February

Ahead of the main motorsport season kicking off in March, we’ve got some great coverage to keep your inner petrolhead happy. The first round of the 33-race NASCAR Xfinity Series gets underway on February 21st, as well as the second half of the action-packed Andros Trophy. We’re also taking a trip to New Zealand for the Toyota Racing Series, which sees future stars of motorsport battle it out. With all this and much more on Motors TV this month, your racing fix is well taken care of.NASCAR Xfinity SeriesNASCAR’s second-tier championship kicks off under the new guise of the Xfinity Series at the Daytona International Speedway this month. The new season sees Chase Elliott returning to defend his title against some familiar faces, such as Regan Smith, Elliott Sadler and Brian Scott, all of who gave the youngster a run for his money throughout the 2014 campaign. There will also be some rising stars joining the grid this year, particularly NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion Ben Rhodes. Watch all the action from the first two rounds this month on Motors TV.Alert Today Florida 300: Saturday 21 February at TBCAtlanta 250: Saturday 28 February at TBCAndros TrophyThe world’s premier ice racing championship, the Andros Trophy, continues on Motors TV, with coverage from Clermont Ferrand and the all-important Super Finale in Saint Dié des Vosges. Five-time winner of the Elite class, Jean-Philippe Dayraut, remains dominant in the series as he chases his sixth title in this high-octane ice driving challenge.Other big name competitors in recent years have included rally legend Sebastien Loeb, F1 champion Jacques Villeneuve and three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Benoit Treluyer.Round 6, Clermont Ferrand: Wednesday 4 February at 21:00Round 7, Super Finale: Wednesday 11 February at 21:00Toyota Racing SeriesNew Zealand’s premier single-seater category provides fast, competitive racing with drivers from around the world. Previous competitors have included Formula One star Danil Kvyat, GP2 driver Mitch Evans and GT Academy graduate Jann Mardenborough. The season opener taking place at Ruapana Park near Christchurch will see the emerging talents of motorsport compete in an all-new and improved chassis. You can follow all the action from the 2015 season on Motors TV.Round 1, Christchurch: Broadcast date TBCRound 2, Invercargill: Broadcast date TBCRound 3, Auckland: Broadcast date TBCRound 4, Taupo: Broadcast date TBCRound 5, Manfield: Broadcast date TBCAll times are GMTBroadcast time and dates subject to alteration


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