BT Sport to Broadcast The ASDA StreetVelodrome TV Series
UK viewers will be able to catch all the excitement and drama from the 2015 ASDA StreetVelodrome Series as it bursts on to BT Sport in October.
The Series of four episodes will now start on Saturday 10th October with showings on both BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 2 repeated throughout the week. See our TV schedule for the latest dates and times.
The ASDA StreetVelodrome Series is the World’s most accessible cycle sport which brings the theatre and drama of Olympic style track pursuit racing right into the heart of the city with a unique pop up banked track.
This Pro/Am national series offers complete amateurs the chance to compete alongside pro riders, including Olympic medallists, in rounds held across the UK. Only the best will qualify to race at the all important SuperFinals in central London. But who will make the cut?
Viewers should expect close race finishes and plenty of spills and thrills as the series shows the tour making its way across the UK.
StreetVelodrome Series Director Carl Thompson comments “We are really proud to be working with BT Sport, our 2015 event host partners and sponsors enabling us to bring StreetVelodrome, the UK’s premier gateway to cycle sport, to more and more people”.
ASDA's Marketing Innovation Director Dominic Burch commented "We're really pleased to be part of the StreetVelodrome TV Series which brings the excitement of cycle sport to a wide audience and hopefully inspires more people, especially families and their kids, to try cycling for themselves and to be more active."
The television series has been made by cycle sport specialist production company Cyclevox and the executive producer was Olympic cycling presenter and StreetVelodrome ambassador Jill Douglas. Its a magazine style show with lots of great on track action footage, rider profiles and interesting features on the topic of making cycle sport more accessible.
Viewers will be able to get to know the main pro riders featured in the series, including TV presenter Anna Glowinski and Olympian Craig McLean, and learn more about the amateurs who made it all the way to the SuperFinals.
The series will start with a double bill of Episodes 1 and 2 to be aired on BT Sport 2 from 10th October starting at 3.00pm with further repeats scheduled. See our latest TV Schedules for up dates.
Episode one will introduce viewers to the unique pro/am racing format and show some of the explosive action from the first two rounds of the series. Episodes two and three follow the tour as it makes its way right across the UK. In the fourth and final episode viewers will get to know the amateur riders who made it to the SuperFinals in central London. Expect some of the closest racing of the series as the riders battle it out in head to head knockout races to win the coveted champion’s jersey.
For more information about the ASDA StreetVelodrome TV Series please go to www.streetvelodrome.co.uk