This year marks the first time that every event on the American Le Mans Series schedule will be broadcast on XM. Additional races will be heard on XM Sports Nation (XM 144) and XM 166 during the season. More information for the Series’ coverage on XM is available online at www.xmradio.com/alms.
“We are certainly pleased to welcome XM as an American Le Mans Series media partner. With our fans’ active lifestyles, XM Satellite Radio is a great new opportunity for them to follow the Series live from event to event. We are also looking forward to the marketing partnership that XM brings to the Series with the many manufacturer relationships we already have in common," said American Le Mans Series CEO and President, Scott Atherton.
In addition to American Le Mans Series race coverage, XM and the series will work cooperatively on a broad marketing program to reach auto enthusiasts who are the Series’ core fans. XM automotive partners Acura, Chevrolet, Ferrari and Porsche are participants in American Le Mans Series racing.
“XM is excited to bring racing fans full American Le Mans Series season coverage for the first time. XM is dedicated to providing racing fans and auto enthusiasts with access to the fast-growing and exciting form of racing represented in the Series," said Kevin Straley, vice president, talk programming, XM Satellite Radio."
In addition to American Le Mans Series coverage, XM’s motorsport coverage includes the IndyCar Series season, the “Andretti-Green Racing Hour," “Dale Jr.'s Unrestricted," “Michael Waltrip Out Loud," and shows from premiere motorsports broadcasters like Claire B. Lang’s “Dialed In" and Joe Castello’s “Power Shift." XM Sports Nation also offers the popular Performance Racing Network (PRN) show “Fast Talk" and “Alltel Pit Reporters."