MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (July 7, 2011) –   What does it take to make it to the podium in the ATV Nationals?  For most racers, it’s your mechanic – the guy, girl or parent under your tent who not only tunes your bike, but also your racing style and attitude. In Episode #3 of “ATV-24/7,” viewers get a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes to learn what it takes to compete in the pits.

Episode #3 of “ATV-24/7” airs this Saturday, July 9th, at 4:30 p.m. EST on the Versus network.

Filmed on location during Round 5 at the famed Sunset Ridge track in Walnut, IL, the episode also profiles the up-and-coming rookies who have raced their way into the top five of the pro ranks.

2011 sponsors of “ATV-24/7” include Can-Am, DWT Racing, Suzuki and Amsoil.  The show is co-produced for Racer TV by Long Haul Productions and Mainstream Media Group, Inc.

The episode will air online at www.atv247.com after the broadcast.