Fuel, Speed raise profile of motocross


Sports-themed networks Fuel TV and Speed have teamed up on a new one-hour programming block devoted to the world of freestyle motocross. The block, titled "Fuel TV's Moto Mix," will feature new original Fuel TV motocross series "The Great Ride Open," the best of "Firsthand" episodes featuring top motocross riders, Insane Cinema's moto favorites, Travis Pastrana's "Nitro Circus" and high-profile motocross events such as "Red Bull X-Fighters." The block will debut on Speed at 1 a.m. ET/10 p.m. PT on Sept. 1, running for 11 weeks, while Fuel will premiere the block at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Oct. 3 for a 26-week run.