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SPEED SPORT Announces Fifth Season of “Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT” on MAVTV

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The 2018 lineup will feature some of the biggest short track events of the year on dirt and pavement.

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2017) — MAVTV, available in more than 30 million households in the U.S., has renewed SPEED SPORT’s multi-award winning program “Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT” for 2018. Twenty-six new episodes are on the docket, with the possibility for more.

SPEED SPORT, America’s Motorsports Authority since 1934, produces a broad portfolio of motorsport media content, including its authoritative monthly magazine SPEED SPORT Magazine, its motorsports news website, the popular “SPEED SPORT News Center” and “Short Track Roundup” digital news programs — and award-winning television productions including “Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT.”

The 2018 television lineup includes some of the biggest short-track events of the year on dirt and pavement, including the 70th running of the Little 500 from Indiana’s Anderson Speedway, the 47th DIRTcar Nationals from Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park, the Hall of Fame 100 from Weedsport (N .Y.) Speedway, and the 62nd International Classic 200 and 47th Super DIRT Week from the New York’s Oswego Speedway.

In addition, “Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT” will showcase winged sprint cars from Must See Racing and the Empire Super Sprints, as well as DIRTcar Late Models, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, Novelis Supermodifieds and the fast-paced and always-entertaining winged karts from the Red Bluff Outlaws in Red Bluff, Calif.

“We are very proud of our relationship with MAVTV,” said Ralph Sheheen, SPEED SPORT President. “Together, we have worked hard to turn ‘Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT’ into the benchmark of short-track racing television. Now in our fifth season, our award-winning productions will continue to thrill fans with exciting racing from legendary venues and the story telling that SPEED SPORT is famous for.”

“The team at Speed Sport has consistently brought MAVTV high-quality motorsports programming that our viewers really enjoy,” said Jason Patison, Director of Programming at MAVTV. “I'm looking forward to another great season and I'm confident that Speed Sport will continue delivering some of the best racing action on MAVTV.”

Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT airs Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. and again at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific on MAVTV. MAVTV is available on DirecTV, Verizon FIOS and many other providers. Visit to find out how to get MAVTV where you live. The program is also available on-demand at and


SPEED SPORT ( is America’s Trusted Motorsports Authority. Since 1934, SPEED SPORT has been the destination for all things motorsports news and information…from NASCAR to Formula 1, Sprint Cars to Top Fuel dragsters, Supercross to Superbikes. From its venerable print publications SPEED SPORT and Sprint Car and Midget Magazines, to its awarding winning television productions, digital media and news services, SPEED SPORT is leads the way in creating credible, authentic motorsports media.



Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV Motorsports Network is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world. MAVTV offers an unparalleled line-up of exclusive motorsports that includes prestigious events such as the Chili Bowl, The AMA Pro Motocross series, the Lucas Oil Challenge Cup and NHRA Drag Racing. But MAVTV also covers multitudes of grassroots series' from across the globe including drag boats, sprint boats, drag racing, pro pulling, rally racing, drifting, dirt racing, ice racing and everything in between plus a package of automotive reality and custom build shows. If it has a motor, it's on MAVTV.

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