LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- TEN: The Enthusiast Network and its premier stand-alone automotive SVOD/OTT destination Motor Trend OnDemand, announced today an official partnership with Race Of Champions (ROC), an annual contest held for the past 25 years that brings together the world's finest drivers from numerous disciplines of motorsports competition. This year the competition will take place in Miami and, for the first time, fans in North America can tune-in to watch Saturday's races live only on Motor Trend OnDemand.
"We are thrilled to partner with the Race Of Champions," said Bobby Akin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Original Programming, TEN: The Enthusiast Network. "This event is truly the 'Olympics of Racing' and holds a storied tradition in the motorsports world as the best of the best to compete in identical cars. We could not be more excited to bring all the action for viewers to enjoy through Motor Trend OnDemand."
The ROC event brings together some of the world's greatest drivers from motorsport's major disciplines – including Formula 1, NASCAR, IndyCar, Le Mans, MotoGP, Touring Cars, World Rally and action sports – and sets them free to battle head-to-head in identical machinery. The top racers in the world will compete in the race including Kurt Busch, Alexander Rossi, Travis Pastrana, James Hinchcliffe, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sebastian Vettel, Juan Pablo Montoya, Tony Kanaan and more. Competition takes place over two days: first on Saturday, January 21 with the individual Race Of Champions itself featuring a flat-out battle for individual glory. Then on Sunday, January 22 the ROC Nations Cup will pair drivers in teams based on nationality to bid for the title of 'World's Fastest Nation'. This year, the U.S. will take on the rest of the world in a special contest in celebration of the host venue and first ever ROC event in the U.S.
Motor Trend OnDemand is offering racing fans in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico the opportunity to watch the racing action on their desktops or on the iOS and Android Motor Trend OnDemand apps. The ROC is one of the many live motorsports events Motor Trend OnDemand features every year. During the ROC, the service will feature live race action on Saturday and live race highlights after the race on Sunday. It's easy for fans to watch the Race Of Champions on Motor Trend OnDemand, by signing up for a free 30-day trial at https://www.motortrendondemand.com.
About Motor Trend OnDemand
Motor Trend OnDemand, the world's premier automotive subscription video service (SVOD), provides exclusive access to more than 1,500 hours of automotive content, including original programming, motorsports, live events, and historical archives. Motor Trend OnDemand also offers exclusive, first-look access, bonus episodes, and behind-the-scenes footage from its popular slate of MOTOR TREND original programs, including Roadkill, Dirt Every Day, Head 2 Head, and Ignition, along with all-new original series, such as Roadkill Garage, Head 2 Head Drag Race, and Daily Fix with host Carlos Lago. In addition, Motor Trend OnDemand is the exclusive North American distributor of more than 60 live motorsports events each year, including racing from Pirelli World Challenge, Blancpain GT Series, DTM, and Lamborghini Super Trofeo, as well as popular enthusiast events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
About TEN: The Enthusiast Network
TEN: The Enthusiast Network is the world's premier trans-media network of enthusiast brands, such as MOTOR TREND, AUTOMOBILE, HOT ROD, SURFER, TRANSWORLD SKATEBOARDING, and GRINDTV. With more than 60 websites, 50 publications, 50 annual events, Motor Trend OnDemand subscription video on-demand service, and the world's largest action/adventure sports media platform, TEN inspires enthusiasts to pursue their passions. For more information, visit enthusiastnetwork.com.
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Rob.Quigley@enthusiastnetwork.com or 310-363-4086
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