Contact: David Evans
Toyota/Yamaha/JGRMX Team Media Relations
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 19, 2014) – Round eight of the 2014 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series was held at Spring Creek Motocross Park in Millville, Minn. MAVTV aired the first moto live, and the second moto was broadcast on the NBC Sports Network.
Phil Nicoletti was not scheduled to race in Millville. He will race the upcoming event in New Berlin, N.Y. on Aug. 9. Justin Brayton began the first moto in the top-five, with Josh Grant inside the top-10. At the conclusion of the opening lap Grant was sixth and Brayton seventh. Grant rode a steady race finishing fifth, Brayton was 10th.
In the second moto Brayton rounded turn one in second, and then passed for the lead. He led about half a lap before being shuffled back to third. Grant was ninth after the first lap. Brayton briefly ran off the track and became tangled in some trackside banners on lap six relegating him to 18th. At the checkers Grant was consistent earning fifth again, while Brayton was able to ride back to 15th. Grant’s five – five scores gave him fifth overall, and Brayton’s 10 – 15 finishes were good for 11th on the day.
Washougal MX Park in Washougal, Wash. will host round 10 of the series on July 26. MAVTV will broadcast the first moto live at 4:00 p.m. (EST), and the NBC Sports Network will air the second moto at 6:00 p.m. (EST). The first moto will also stream live on promotocross.com.
Budd’s Creek Statistics:
Live stream uniques: 29,470
Live stream visits: 37,277
Live stream starts: 83,854
NBCSN viewership: 210,000
NBCSN viewership: 164,000
MAVTV-High Point: 86,000 Live, 81,000 Re-air
MAVTV-Muddy Creek: 79,000 Live, 78,000 Re-air