Wickens and Rockenfeller to be guests on ‘The Racing Insiders’

“The Racing Insiders" continues to roll out top-notch guest talent as well as tackle the very latest issues in motorsport at the same breakneck pace that the industry itself exists in. Race fans from all over will be able to take part in another excellent discussion about upcoming events and hot topics, including insight from the following guests:

  • Robert Wickens, a Canadian racing driver currently driving in the DTM for STIHL Mercedes AMG.
  • Mike Rockenfeller, successful German race car driver, former Le Mans 24 Hours winner, and Audi factory driver competing in DTM

The TRI crew as always also covers the world like no other source and talks about the week that was in motorsport. Kansas Speedway is home to some major discussion regarding the recent Grand Am Rolex Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge races. Also pairing quite nicely with the guest lineup is talk centered around the most recent DTM round at the famed Nürburgring. Topping it all off is a look at the awesome Super GT series at Suzuka in Japan, and the TRI crew’s always-funny R U Kidden Me segment.

Don’t miss the next episode, premiering on August 22nd! “The Racing Insiders" airs on MAVTV every Thursday at 2:30pm and 5:30pm EST, as well as 2pm EST every Saturday.

Of special note is that MAVTV American Real has received a new channel assignment on the DirecTV system. Effective August 17, 2013 MAVTV moved from Channel 219 to Channel 214. "We are moving towards adding more and more motorsports, especially grassroots motorsports to our line-up," says Bob Patison President of MAVTV American Real. Don't miss all the action!

About “The Racing Insiders" on MAVTV:

“The Racing Insiders" is a weekly “talking heads" 30-minute news show, covering Pro and Club Sports Car racing in North America. The Show is focused on providing passionate fans with “Behind the scenes, cutting edge information. Each show provides conversation on a variety of topics from the top pro racing series (Grand Am, ALMS, World Challenge, Global RallyCross and Rally America) as well as the Club/Amateur racing community (Sport Car Club of America “SCCA" National Auto Sport Association “NASA") giving viewer’s in-depth knowledge.

The Racing Insiders airs weekly on the MAVTV Network with a reach of 43,000,000 households and a target demographic of 25 to 54 year olds. MAVTV's programming includes several Motorsport programs and, is owned by Forest Lucas, of Lucas Oil. Lucas Oil has the naming rights to the Indianapolis Colts' football stadium and now "bookends" the 2013 American racing season with the "ARCA Lucas Oil 200" raced in January at Daytona and October's IndyCar season finale "MAVTV American Real 500" at Auto Club Speedway in Southern California. It is obvious that Lucas Oil and MAVTV doesn't do anything half way and we expect The Racing Insiders on the MAVTV Network to live up to that trend.ng Association “NARRA") giving viewer’s in-depth knowledge.

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