via press release:
RED BULL HARE SCRAMBLE REVS UP NBC SPORTS NETWORK AS PART OF RED BULL SIGNATURE SERIES
Red Bull Hare Scramble Airs Tonight at 11 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network
New York, New York – July 24, 2012 – As part of the Red Bull Signature Series, the Red Bull Hare Scramble airs tonight on NBC Sports Network at 11 p.m. ET. Approximately 1,500 of the world’s best enduro motocross riders will navigate some of the roughest terrain on Erzberg Mountain in Austria, hoping to defeat the natural elements and finish the course – only about 100 competitors are expected to finish. Host Sal Masekela will take viewers through each twist and turn of the adventure.
A true mental and physical test of strength and stamina, the Red Bull Hare Scramble will follow the motocross racers as they push the limits through unforgiving conditions. Viewers will be on the edge of their seats, as riders take to the off-road track battling rocks and mud, while maintaining high speeds. Only one winner will be crowned, while less than 10 percent of the competitors will have the skills and endurance necessary to reach the finish line.
The Red Bull Hare Scramble is part of the Red Bull Signature Series – made up of 35 hours of one-of-a-kind programming on NBC and the NBC Sports Network all year long. Red Bull Media House and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, are showcasing the most progressive and innovative snowboarding, mountain biking, freestyle motocross, ice cross downhill, skiing and BMX events, showcased on custom courses from the inspiration of the athletes themselves. Go to http://www.redbullsignatureseries.com for preview videos, photo galleries and to see more of the action that makes up the Red Bull Signature Series.
Upcoming Red Bull Signature Series programming includes:
US Open of Surfing (September 15 at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC): The world’s largest professional surfing competition, this pivotal point on the ASP World Tour for both men and women creates exciting contests with the biggest names in the sport.
Red Bull Joy Ride (October 6 at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC): Changing the game in freeride mountain biking, this by the athletes, for the athletes event showcases the best riders in the world in a slopestyle BMX format.