Motorock Trans-Am Tour 'Year in Racing' To Air Dec. 18 on SPEED

LANSING, Mich. (Dec. 11, 2003) -- SPEED Channel will celebrate the 2003 Motorock Trans-Am Tour for the BFGoodrich Tires Cup during its Trans-Am "Year in Racing" show, airing on Thursday Dec. 18 at 9 p.m. EST. The show will re-air Friday, Dec. 19 at 3 a.m. and 9 a.m., and again on Friday, Dec. 26 at 4 p.m.

The one-hour show will document every thrilling moment of the 2003 tour. It will include the return of Scott Pruett, and his dominant run toward his third Trans-Am title; Jorge Diaz, Jr.'s heady drive to Rookie of the Year; Jaguar's third manufacturers' title, the welcoming of title sponsor Motorock, and much more. It will also highlight Trans-Am's travels across North America, with rounds at premier venues in the United States, Canada, and its first race in Puerto Rico.

The Motorock Trans-Am Tour features closed-fendered, production-based, V-8-powered sports cars, competing on permanent road courses, and temporary street and airport circuits throughout North America. The Trans-Am Tour is America's oldest continuously running road racing series and will celebrate its 39th anniversary in 2004.

Motorock is the creation of a popular culture brand that blends the enthusiast markets of cars, stars and guitars. It is a yearly series of destination live events that showcases the excitement of motorsports, music and lifestyle while delivering a unique new form of broadcast entertainment programming.

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