WSORR: WSORR names TV production team

WSORR SPEED TV PRODUCTION TEAM ANNOUNCED PALOS HILLS, IL -- The Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR) has announced NeWave Television Productions as the production company for the 2007 WSORR television series on SPEED. With 18 ...

WSORR SPEED TV PRODUCTION TEAM ANNOUNCED

PALOS HILLS, IL -- The Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing (WSORR) has announced NeWave Television Productions as the production company for the 2007 WSORR television series on SPEED. With 18 original one-hour prime time programs, NeWave Television Productions will produce and concentrate on bringing drivers, teams, fans, and sponsors a high quality, race results orientated Series.

"Lucas Oil has a long and successful history with NeWave Television Productions and we are proud to announce them as the production company for the Lucas Oil World Series of Off-Road Racing," stated Bob Patison, executive vice president, Lucas Oil Products. "The NeWave team has a serious passion for motorsports and have produced technically sound and innovative programming for Lucas Oil, SPEED and a number of other television networks," said Patison.

Since 1994, NeWave has produced hundreds of TV programs and recent credits include Lucas Oil: On the Edge, NitroJam IHRA Drag Racing Series, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, ASA Speed Truck Challenge and Lucas Oil IHBA Drag Boat Racing for the SPEED and Versus networks.

NeWave will be taping the entire Series and will be joined by new as well as familiar faces in front and behind the cameras. The majority of the production crew has worked at WSORR tracks in the past. The broadcast team is in the process of being solidified and will be announced soon.

"We are really looking forward to broadening our motorsports programming and bringing this television Series back to the race results show that teams, sponsors, and drivers deserve," said Steve Grein, executive producer for NeWave Television Productions. "We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and the relationships we form with drivers, teams and sponsors during the course of production," he said. "A prime time show requires a prime time production and we are delighted to be a part of this high impact, colorful and dramatic Series."

At the opening WSORR race in Owatonna, MN, the NeWave Television Productions crew will be visible on track and in the pits. "We plan to introduce ourselves to the drivers and crews to build an immediate comfort level," said Jen Ashley, producer of the WSORR TV Series. "Our whole team is excited about this opportunity and looks forward to bringing our experience to the WSORR television Series."

The Series will begin airing on SPEED in late 2007. WSORR will feature a total of 36 hours of prime time and repeat programming on SPEED. All 14 rounds of PRO points racing in three classes will be broadcast. Additionally, two "heavy metal challenge races", including the most significant off-road race in the nation -- the BorgWarner Shootout -- will be aired. WSORR will broadcast a total of six hours of SRT Division racing.

More information on NeWave Television Productions is available on the web at newavetv.com WSORR (WSORR.com) is the largest off-road racing organization of its type and features one of the country's most explosive and thrilling forms of motorsports for live audiences as well as SPEED TV.

-credit: wsorr

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