Motors TV Weekend Highlights January 17,18‏

If you’re dying for some kind of relief from January’s naff weather and boring detoxes, join us this weekend on the High Speed Television Channel for all the exciting action from the world of motorsport.The 2015 season got under way with the Autosport International Show at the NEC in Birmingham with a sensational line-up of stars, including former F1 race winner and presenter David Coulthard and newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg. We’re bringing you the best bits from the on-stage interviews, as well as everything else from around the annual pre-season motorsport exhibition.We’re heading to Barbados for some Global Rallycross Championship action that sees the likes of Ken Block and Nelson Piquet Jr. battle it out for the title. Best described as a cross between circuit, off-road and rally racing, round one of this global series provides edge of your seat entertainment.With the FIM X-Trial World Championship also kicking off last weekend, we’ve got highlights from the opening round in Sheffield. Reigning champion Toni Bou will no doubt be fighting for a ninth title this season as his rivals attempt to put an end to his winning streak. The question remains though: can Bou be beaten? We’re also heading across the Irish Sea on Saturday to re-live round five of the Road Racing Series, the North West 200. The quiet streets of Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine play host to the largest annual outdoor sporting event on the Emerald Isle. Tune in for guaranteed wheel-to-wheel action at speeds of over 200mph that will leave you questioning the sanity of the brave riders taking part. Extreme motorsport doesn’t get much cooler than Drift All Stars; this weekend we’re showing the second round of this global championship. This time we’re in the Czech Republic as the drivers are judged on their speed, angle and showmanship. We’ve also got coverage from the third round of the Canadian Rally Championship at the Rallye Defi Ste-Agathe, which comprises some 20 stages. Seemingly unstoppable Antoine L’Estage enjoyed another flawless weekend at the challenging event, taking him one step closer to a record seventh title.More rallying will be hitting your screens as we look back over the BTRDA Rally Championship. This season review of Britain’s most popular stage rally series revisits some of the best-known forest events around the UK. And if you just can’t get enough of V8 Supercars, you’re in for a treat this weekend as we show the best bits from what was a very exciting 2014 season. There’s also more from the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series and a replay of Race Of Champions from tropical Barbados.With Motors TV providing so much exciting motorsport on the box this weekend, who says January has to be boring?Saturday 17th January09:00 – Autosport International Show (Highlights)10:05 – Road Racing Series, Rd 5, North West 20011:05 – FIM X-Trial World Championship, Sheffield14:15 – Global Rallycross Championship, Rd 1, Barbados15:15 – Autosport International Show, Stage Interviews – Part 116:50 – Autosport International Show, Stage Interviews – Part 221:35 – Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing, Rd 7, Toole (Pro Lite & Pro 2)22:35 – Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing, Rd 7, Toole (Pro 4 & Pro Buggy)Sunday 11th January09:00 – Drift All Stars, Rd 2, Czech Republic09:35 – BTRDA Rally Championship, season review11:05 – Canadian Rally Championship, Rd 3, Rallye Defi Ste-Agathe13:40 – Best of V8 Supercars15:45 – ROC Nations Cup Replay18:55 – ROC Race Of Champions Replay

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