Dahlgren Joins Robbie Floyd and Daniel Blair as Pit Reporter
ELLENTON, Fla. (October 8, 2015) – Feld Motor Sports® and FOX Sports announced today that the 2016 AMSOIL Arenacross season, once again will be broadcast exclusively on FS1. As part of the continued relationship with FS1, the three-member broadcast team for the highly anticipated season features a new, yet recognizable face handling pit reporting duties. Five-time Miss Monster Energy Supercross, Dianna Dahlgren, will team up with returning play-by-play man Robbie Floyd and analyst Daniel Blair. This trio will bring the racing action into over 90 million homes each week as reigning champion Kyle Regal looks to defend his AMSOIL Arenacross title against an aggressive young field led by 2015 runner-up Jacob Hayes.
During her five-year reign as Miss Supercross, in which she served as the proverbial spokesperson of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, Dahlgren established herself as one of the most recognizable personalities in the sport. She not only served an integral part at the races but also helped increase the sport’s social media exposure, assuming the role of social media correspondent during the live Monster Energy Supercross broadcasts on FS1.
Dahlgren’s popularity resulted in the opportunity for her to step into the fold of AMSOIL Arenacross for the first time, assuming a more significant role as the championship’s full time pit reporter. She will serve as the eyes and ears of AMSOIL Arenacross viewers in the pits, bringing behind-the-scenes information and all the breaking news from the paddock during each round of the 2016 season.
“Dianna brings a natural charisma and captivating personality to AMSOIL Arenacross that is sure to enhance the broadcast coverage for the 2016 season,” said Michael Prince, Vice President of Television, Feld Motor Sports. “She made quite the impact during the Monster Energy Supercross broadcasts the past couple of seasons and we are excited for the opportunity to team her up with Robbie [Floyd] and Daniel [Blair] for AMSOIL Arenacross. Robbie and Daniel do an incredible job of translating the excitement and drama of the sport to the viewers and the addition of Dianna will surely result in our most entertaining broadcasts to date.”
Floyd has handled play-by-play duties for AMSOIL Arenacross since the 2013 season when he helped bring a Telly Award to Feld Motor Sports. His experience in the booth dates back to 2001 but his history with the sport goes back even further. Floyd has covered a variety of motorsports events, including the IndyCar Series, and was also a field reporter for both the summer and winter Olympics. From action sports to bass fishing, Floyd has done it all, making him the ideal choice to lead the action and excitement of AMSOIL Arenacross for the viewers.
As a reigning Arenacross Lites Class Champion and former Monster Energy Supercross rider, Blair brings the knowledge of racing at an elite level into the homes of viewers all over the world. Blair got his start with the FS1 broadcast team last season as he stepped into the booth with Floyd as the color commentator and analyst. Blair’s racing experience provides a unique perspective into the ever-changing world of AMSOIL Arenacross and is a great fit to the broadcast team.
The FS1 team will help bring the action from the 2016 season to the masses as reigning AMSOIL Arenacross Champion Regal chases back-to-back titles against a highly talented field of eager young riders, led by last season’s runner-up Jacob Hayes, and rising stars like Austin Forkner. The 2016 AMSOIL Arenacross season kicks off on January 9 from U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati.
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About Feld Motor Sports®
Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, and AMSOIL Arenacross. Feld Motor Sports is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. Official Monster Truck Series only at Monster Jam. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visitwww.americanmotorcyclist.com.Not a member? Join the AMA today:www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/joinELLENTON, Fla. (October 7, 2015) – Feld Motor Sports® announced today that FOX Sports’ regional sports networks (RSN) will be re-airing the entire Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season as “Monster Energy Supercross Rewind” episodes beginning this week, until the 2016 season starts in Anaheim, Calif.
“We couldn’t be happier that the FOX Sports regional sports networks will be re-airing the 2015 season,” said Ken Hudgens, Chief Operation Officer, Feld Motor Sports. “Monster Energy Supercross Rewind will get fans excited for the upcoming 2016 season. It will also give them a chance to look back at their favorite races and Ryan’s Dungey’s championship run, including all the bar-to-bar action that made 2015 so thrilling.”
The 20+ FOX Sports regional sports networks will re-air each race, one week at a time. The below schedule outlines the specific races and weeks they are scheduled to re-air. Each FOX Sports RSN will program the individual races based on their local availability. Check your local listings for specific times.
WEEK DATE EPISODE
1 10/01/2015 Supercross Rewind 1- Anaheim
2 10/08/2015 Supercross Rewind 2 – Phoenix
3 10/15/2015 Supercross Rewind 3 – Anaheim
4 10/22/2015 Supercross Rewind 4 – Oakland
5 10/29/2015 Supercross Rewind 5 – Anaheim
6 11/05/2015 Supercross Rewind 6 – Arlington
7 11/12/2015 Supercross Rewind 7 – Atlanta
8 11/19/2015 Supercross Rewind 8 – Indianapolis
9 11/26/2015 Supercross Rewind 9 – Detroit
10 12/03/2015 Supercross Rewind 10 – St. Louis
11 12/10/2015 Supercross Rewind 11 – Houston
12 12/17/2015 Supercross Rewind 12 – Santa Clara
13 12/24/2015 Supercross Rewind 13 – East Rutherford
14 12/31/2015 Supercross Rewind 14 – Las Vegas
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