MAVTV To Air Pirelli World Challenge


CORONA, Calif. – MAVTV American Real is continuing to expand motorsports coverage with an agreement to broadcast the Pirelli World Challenge.

The first broadcast, scheduled for Jan. 2, 2014, will show GT/GTS rounds one and two from St. Petersburg, Fla. The broadcast terms feature more than 40 hours of Pirelli World Challenge as each race will air four to five times over a Thursday to Sunday schedule.

“We’re very pleased to announce that we’ll be presenting the 2013 Pirelli World Challenge Series on our network,” said MAVTV Programming Director Jason Patison. “Our viewers are going to love the action and excitement of a full season of this highly-competitive road racing series. The production value of the show is top notch and we’re looking forward to a long relationship with the Pirelli World Challenge.”

Following is the initial first half of the broadcast schedule on MAVTV. The second half will be announced shortly. All times listed below are Eastern. Note, dates and times are subject to change.

St. Petersburg, Fla.

Thursday, 1/2/14, 1 p.m.

Saturday, 1/4/14, 8 a.m.

Saturday, 1/4/14, 1 a.m.

Sunday, 1/5/14, 4 p.m.

Sunday, 1/5/14, 7 p.m.

Long Beach, Calif.

Thursday, 1/9/14, 1 p.m.

Saturday, 1/11/14, 8 a.m.

Saturday, 1/11/14, 1 a.m.

Sunday, 1/12/14, 4 p.m.

Sunday, 1/12/14, 7 p.m.

Austin, Texas

Thursday, 1/16/14, 1 p.m.

Saturday, 1/18/14, 8 a.m.

Sunday, 1/19/14, 1 a.m.

Sunday, 1/19/14, 7 p.m.

Detroit, Mich.

Thursday, 1/23/14, 1 p.m.

Saturday, 1/25/14, 8 a.m.

Saturday, 1/25/14, 1 a.m.

Sunday, 1/26/14, 4 p.m.

Sunday, 1/26/14, 7 p.m.

Lime Rock, Conn.

Thursday, 1/30/14, 1 p.m.

The broadcast dates for the second half of the Pirelli World Challenge will be announced on