Naples, ME – For many years now, race fans throughout the country have been telling their friends, “I wish there was a way to watch live video of the Oxford 250.” In 2015, those wishes will come true.
Speed51.com, the Pro All Stars Series and Oxford Plains Speedway are pleased to announce that the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 will be able to seen around the world via a live pay-per-view broadcast on 51 TV, the online video streaming service on Speed51.com powered by JEGS.
Fans can purchase their three-day video (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) ticket for Oxford 250 weekend now for just $51.99. A single-day ticket for Sunday only can be purchased for $29.99.
The race, coined “the richest single day short track racing event in North America,”will see the winner take home a minimum of $25,100 and as much as $50,000 on Sunday, August 30. It is an event that race fans throughout the country drop what they’re doing to follow, and now for the first time, those same fans will be able to watch the race as well.
“The AIM Recycling Oxford 250 is big in its own right, but now this makes it even bigger,”said Tom Mayberry, owner of the Pro All Stars Series. “So many people come to this race each year, but so many more cannot. Now people all over the country that can’t make it, for whatever reason, will be able to watch it through Speed51.com.
“This race is talked about throughout the United States and we’re excited to bring it to everyone with this live broadcast.”
Part of what makes the Oxford 250 so special is the heat race format used for qualifying. Some even say the qualifying is worth the price of admission. In this case, it will be worth the price of a video ticket as well, because all three rounds of qualifying (heats, consis and last chance race) will be broadcast live on 51 TV.
Currently, 53 drivers are on the entry list for the biggest Super Late Model event in the Northeast and many expect there to be 70-80 cars attempting to qualify on August 30. The entry list currently reads like a who’s who in Super Late Model racing with recent NASCAR Camping World Truck Series winner Christopher Bell, current PASS North points leader Mike Rowe and defending PASS North champion DJ Shaw being just a handful of drivers hoping to end two-time defending race winner Travis Benjamin’s bid at three straight wins.
“The Oxford 250 is one of the crown jewel events of short track racing,”said Bob Dillner, Executive Editor of Speed51.com. “I’ve been to the race as a fan and as a competitor, so now I’m personally excited to be there to bring it to fans on a streaming video broadcast to a worldwide audience. We will have multiple cameras to bring a network-style feel to everyone watching from home, work or while they are out and about.”
In addition to all of the action on Sunday, 51 TV will also be live covering the racing action on Friday and Saturday night.
51 TV will go live for the first time at Oxford Plains Speedway on Friday afternoon to cover a portion of the first Super Late Model practice session. The track’s weekly warriors will also be highlighted to a national audience on Friday night’s broadcast that will feature the PASS Modifieds, Street Stocks, Outlaws, Sports Trucks, Ladies, Rebels, Cruisers and Bandits.
Friday night’s action can be purchased separately for just $14.99.
Saturday’s live broadcast will once again feature a portion of Super Late Model practice as teams dial in their cars for the prestigious Oxford 250. The ground-pounding Modifieds of the Valenti Modified Racing Series will be in the spotlight on Saturday night and their 100-lap event will be broadcast live on 51 TV. They will be joined by the North East Mini Stock Tour, Street Stocks, PASS Modifieds, Wicked Good Racers and Classic Lites.
Saturday night’s live broadcast can be purchased by itself for $19.99.
On Sunday, it will be the granddaddy of them all, the 42nd Annual AIM Recycling Oxford 250 live on Speed51.com. The live broadcast will kick off with a pre-race show and continue until the winner of the $25,000 race is crowned.
More information about 51 TV’s live broadcast of the 42nd Annual Oxford 250 will be announced in the coming weeks.
51 TV is the live-event broadcasting arm of Speed51.com, the “100% Short Track Racing”news leader. To order the live AIM Recycling 250 click here.
Advertising inquiries about 51 TV’s live broadcast of the Oxford 250 can be sent to Speed51.com’s Director of Business, Jana Wimmer at [email protected]. For more information on 51 TV, visit www.speed51.com.