Spike TV to Broadcast Champ Car Series

A new TV deal announced today has the Champ Car series airing on Spike TV.  All 16 races are scheduled to be televised starting with the first race, the Long Beach Grand Prix on April 18, 2004.

Spike TV, owned by Viacom, calls itself, "The First Network for Men". It used to be TNN, The Nashville Network.   Satellite provider Echostar Dish Network) has just dropped all Viacom programming in a contract dispute.