Canadian Champ Car TV deal Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Score Television Network Ltd, has acquired the Canadian television broadcast rights to ten races of the 2007 Champ Car World Series. Included in the broadcast package are the online and mobile rights to highlights and features. The Score's broadcasts will start in April of 2007.
"We look forward to bringing the best Champ Car coverage to hardcore race fans," said Anthony Cicione, Vice President, Programming of The Score Television Network. "With our recent multi-platform successes, in addition to our television broadcast of the races we will bring race highlights to theScore.ca and Score Mobile Video."
Canadian's Paul Tracy and Alex Tagliani will be back this season tying to steal the title from three time champion, Sebastien Bourdais. Also joining he circuit this year will be newcomer, Graham Rahal - 18 year old son of Bobby Rahal.
The Score's coverage of Champ Car World Series includes the following race schedule:
April 22 - 3pm (ET) - Reliant Park, Houston, Texas
May 20 - 11pm (ET) - Road Course, Zhuhai, China
July 1 - Time TBA - Circuit Mt. Tremblant, St. Jovite, Quebec
July 8 - Time TBA - Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario
July 22 - Time TBA - City Centre Airport, Edmonton, Alberta
July 29 - 5pm (ET) - Street Course, San Jose, California
September 2 - 1:30pm (ET) - Assen Circuit, Assen, Holland
September 9 - 1pm (ET) - Zolder Circuit, Zolder, Belgium
October 21 - 5pm (ET) - Street Course, Surfers Paradise, Australia
November 11 - 2pm (ET) - Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City, Mexico
About Score Media Inc.
Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) is a media company committed to creating consumer value through creative solutions, technology, and innovation in response to sports fans' growing desire for increased participation in their consumption of sports content. Score Media's main asset is The Score Television Network, a national specialty television service providing sports, news, information, highlights and live event programming, available
across Canada in more than 6.2 million homes. Score Media also operates Hardcore
Sports Radio, a satellite radio network available across North America on SIRIUS Satellite Radio, and other interactive assets including TheScore.ca, Score Mobile, and Score Poker.