Parker To Guest Announce

Paul Carruthers | June 23, 2006
The following is from Live i Sports…

Nine-time AMA National Champion, Scott Parker, will be a guest announcer for Live i Sports during its live Webcast of the AMA Championship race from Allen County Fairgrounds Saturday, June 24.

Doug Stewart, Live i Sports President, said he was thrilled about having Parker on-board. “It is an honor to have Scott Parker, a racing legend, share his insider analysis with our global Internet audience. His 22-years of experience and expertise as a flat track champion will provide viewers with a unique perspective on the races this weekend and next,” said Stewart.

Parker said he was very excited when he found out about the live Webcasts. “Our fans needed this. The industry needed it. Now, people from all over the world are discovering our sport and that is amazing,” said the former Harley team rider.

Parker, who is in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, is one of the greatest motorcycle riders in the first century of AMA racing. His nine titles and 94 national wins, makes him an all-time leader in AMA Grand National history. The “King of the Mile,” also earned flat track victories in half-miles, short track and TT Steeplechase and was awarded the AMA Athlete of the Year three times. Parked retired in 2000 after 22-years of racing.

Live i Sports is Webcasting the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship series at this season. The Internet-based company is a revolutionary product for extreme sports fans, seeking online entertainment. For $10 per event, viewers can log-in and watch the sport live, on-demand at The races are also archived on the site for users to retrieve at their convenience. Once a race is purchased, subscribers have unlimited viewing access to it throughout the season. Advertising opportunities are also available during the Webcast and on the Web site.

Paul Carruthers | Editor

Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America's Daily Motorcycle News Source.