Trans Am Unveils 2023 Broadcast Package with MAVTV
February 21, 2023
TA/XGT/SGT/GT & TA2 Races to Air in Thursday Night Prime Time Block with “Road to Glory”
CHARLOTTE (February 21, 2023) — The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is thrilled to announce its 2023 broadcast package with MAVTV Motorsports Network, which will see Trans Am races air in a one-hour format on the Thursday night after 12 National Championship event weekends, in addition to being streamed live on social media.
MAVTV Motorsports Network is the only linear television network and media platform dedicated exclusively to the global culture of motorsports and powered by a passion for speed. Offering an unparalleled line-up of exclusive events and narrative programming, MAVTV explores the people, vehicles, races and places within the depth and breadth of global motorsports.
Produced by Greenlight TV, races will initially air in their entirety live on Trans Am and SpeedTour’s YouTube channels, before being edited into 60-minute features and broadcast to MAVTV’s 22 million North American linear households and 175 million connected devices. The Thursday-night primetime slot will include a two-hour block of racing, with the Big Machine Vodka SPIKED Coolers TA2 Series airing at 8:00 p.m. ET and the TA/XGT/SGT/GT class race airing at 9:00 p.m. ET. The block will be capped off by the 30-minute Showtime Motorsports docuseries, Road to Glory.
“We couldn’t be more excited about our 2023 broadcast package with MAVTV,” said Tony Parella, CEO of Trans Am. “We are thrilled to be able to offer fans coverage of Trans Am races on a consistent night and time. MAVTV’s Thursday-night block is the place to be for fans of all of Trans Am’s classes, and pairing the races with Road to Glory allows fans to see the ins and outs of our sport and get to know its drivers and teams. We’re also pleased to continue to provide our free, live race coverage on social media.”
“Trans Am has been a leader in motorsports for years in this country, and we feel privileged to collaborate with Tony’s team to bring the marquee category to our audience,” said CJ Olivares, Interim President of MAVTV. “The program will be a major pillar of our new primetime programming block, ‘World of Racing.’”
The 2023 Trans Am season kicks off at Sebring International Raceway February 23-26, with the races airing on MAVTV on March 2.
About MAVTV: MAVTV is the only linear television network and media platform dedicated exclusively to the global culture of motorsports and powered by a passion for speed. Offering an unparalleled line-up of exclusive racing and narrative programming, MAVTV explores the people, vehicles, races, and places within global motorsports, from Stock Cars to Rally, Drag Racing to Late Model Dirt, Trans Am to Sprint, Superbike to Enduro, and everything in between.
MAVTV goes beyond racing with a curated collection of documentary, reality and “build” series and specials that inspire, inform, and grow our community of race fans and auto enthusiasts with compelling storytelling. From our LIVE and exclusive content on MAVTV Motorsports Network to our free streaming offering MAVTV Select and our LIVE streaming service of MAVTV on Flo Racing, MAVTV is Your Motorsports Home!? For more information, visit www.MAVTV.com?
About the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli: The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is the longest-running professional road racing series in North America. The Trans Am Series was founded in 1966 for racing factory pony cars on iconic road courses. More than 55 years after the series’ launch, Mustangs, Camaros and Challengers continue to be sold today, with Trans Am racing credited as playing a major role in their success and longevity. With six diverse and competitive classes of racecars and both National and Western Championships, Trans Am offers something for every fan and every competitor. SpeedTour will host the professional race series at 19 events nationwide in 2023.