SST Hires Markham to Oversee SST Productions

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Charlotte, N.C. (October 30, 2012) – Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series announced Monday that effective immediately, Jason Markham will lead the efforts for the newly formed SST productions which will hold offices in both Los Angeles, Calif., and Charlotte, N.C.

Markham, will oversee the development of SST Productions along with the in house production/post-production, editing, and distribution of each of the 12 events and additional programming to NBC Sports Group.

“It’s a real honor, to have Jason come on board as our director of productions,” said SST President Robby Gordon. “He brings the amount of experience needed to round out the entire circle, where we not only have races, race trucks, and television, but now the production side of things.”

SST Productions will be a rights management, content production, distribution and entertainment company designed to increase exposure, media and content opportunities for the entire sport, while also helping to better serve the public relations and media industry that cover Stadium Super Trucks worldwide.

Previously, as founder and CEO of Mag7Films, Markham served as the Supervising Executive Producer for the 2010 and 2011 seasons of “The Off Road Championship” which aired on Discovery’s newly launched Velocity Network. In addition to his role in the production of the series, Mag7 Films provided all the post production services for the 28-episodes that also aired on the Velocity Network.

His experience in the sport began in 1992 when Jason partnered with his father, Monte Markham, to create Perpetual Motion Films. Over the next two decades, the two Markham’s were able to produce upwards of 250+ hours of documentary, series and live motorsports programming shown on networks such as NBC Sports, A & E, The History Channel, Discovery, and SPEED to name a few. In the Fall of 2008 Markham resigned as CEO of Perpetual films to accept an offer to become Commercial Director of the USF1 Formula 1 race team.

Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks series will begin in 2013. The series will consist of 12 stadium truck racing events that will bring entertainment and the excitement of off-road racing to the masses. Series offers Quad, Side-by-Side/UTV, BIGFOOT® and Stadium Super Truck racing to fans of all ages. Series President Robby Gordon will bring off-road racing back to the glamorous glory days it once enjoyed.

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Stadium SUPER Trucks on NBC in 2013

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New York (September 18, 2012) –Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks and NBC Sports Group have reached an agreement to televise the 2013 Inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks Season on NBC and NBC Sports Network. Starting in April of 2013, NBC and NBC Sports Network will televise 12 races (11 domestic and one international).

Capitalizing on what was once known as Mickey Thompson’s Off-Road Racing, Robby Gordon’s Stadium SUPER Trucks will feature high-flying off-road action motorsports fans have been asking for. The entire championship season will be broadcasted on NBC and NBC Sports Network, with the series awarding $500,000 to the Champion driver of Stadium SUPER Trucks.

“It has always been my dream to bring back stadium racing to the masses. I started my career winning a championship in Mickey’s series and now I want to revive his vision and bring back what the motorsports world needs. NBC Sports understands what kind of excitement and value our show will exhibit. This will be extreme wheel-to-wheel, door-to-door, roof-to-dirt racing action for all ages,” said Robby Gordon, President of Stadium SUPER Trucks.

NBC and NBC Sports Network 2013 schedule (All times ET, subject to change)

DATE LOCATION TIME NETWORK

April 14 University of Phoenix Stadium, Ariz. 5 p.m. NBC

April 28 Long Beach, Calif. 12 p.m. NBC Sports Network

LA Coliseum, Calif. 1 p.m. NBC Sports Network

May 12 Qualcomm Stadium, Calif. 1 p.m. NBC Sports Network

May 25 Qualcomm Stadium, Calif. 12:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network

June 9 Edward Jones Dome, Mo. 2 p.m. NBC Sports Network

June 23 Soldier Field, Ill. 2 p.m. NBC

July 7 Georgia Dome, Ga. 2:30 p.m. NBC

July 20 Cowboys Stadium, Texas 2 p.m. NBC

July 27 Metro Dome, Minn. 2 p.m. NBC

Aug. 4 Site TBD 2:30 p.m. NBC

Nov. 10 Sam Boyd Stadium, Nev. 2 p.m. NBC

ABOUT STADIUM SUPER TRUCKS
Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks series will begin in 2013. Series will consist of 12 stadium truck racing events that will bring entertainment and the excitement of off-road racing to the masses. Series offers SIde-by-Side/UTV, BIGFOOT® and Stadium SUPER Truck racing to fans of all ages.

ABOUT NBC SPORTS
NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcast 12 Olympic Games, more than any other network. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 215 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

NBC Sports partners with numerous leagues and governing bodies to broadcast some of the most prestigious properties in sports, including: ‘NBC Sunday Night Football,’ which is the premier primetime NFL game of the week; ‘Football Night in America,’ which is the most-watched NFL studio program; Notre Dame football; the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes; the U.S. Open Championship, THE PLAYERS Championship, and the Ryder Cup; the NHL Winter Classic, NHL ‘Game of the Week,’ and NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final; and Wimbledon and the French Open.