Breakfast at the Brickyard
27 May 1999
ChannelSEEK Partners with The Auto Channel To Bring "Breakfast at the Brickyard" To Web Surfers "Breakfast at the Brickyard" features in-depth interviews with participants in the greatest spectacle in racing, the Indianapolis 500. Drivers, team owners, crew chiefs, and Indy Racing League Association personnel participate in the five hour show that webcasts all of the qualifying events and behind-the-scene activities leading up to the race. "Breakfast at the Brickyard" is produced annually by ABC-TV affiliate WRTV Ch. 6 for the Indianapolis market. This is the third year that The Auto Channel will be carrying the show live over the Internet. At the conclusion of the 5 hour live show, Breakfast at the Brickyard will be automatically archived for continuous on-demand access. ChannelSEEK provides links to thousands of live and pre-recorded streaming media webcasts. ChannelSEEK is unique in offering both webcasters and viewers an open, non-player/content specific, streaming media site. As a result, ChannelSEEK offers the broadest spectrum of available streaming media content on the Web. ChannelSEEK's webcasting partners include The Auto Channel, CNN, the House of Blues, Pseudo, the Rolling Stone Network, and hundreds of other webcasters. ChannelSEEK offers many services designed to simplify the web user's experience such as automatic time correction of the event to the viewer's time zone and the ChannelSEEK Event Notification System ("Remind Me"). The "Remind Me" service is free and available through ChannelSEEK's website and through affiliated sites. Visitors browsing through upcoming webcast events can click on a "Remind Me" button to receive a reminder e-mail prior to the event so they don't miss the show. The Auto Channel, (http://www.theautochannel.com) offers more than 600 streaming media programs, covering all aspects of the automotive world, from documentaries to do-it-yourself programs, and competitive events. Programs such as RACELINE; INSIDE TRACK; AMERICA ON THE ROAD; AUTOWORLD; SPEEDWAY HEAT; OPEN ROAD RADIO; DRAG RACING TONIGHT; and AUSTRALIAN INSIDE MOTORSPORTS. Archives of past episodes are available on a continuous on-demand basis and can be accessed through ChannelSEEK's Streaming Media Guide. The Auto Channel is an example of the immense and growing diversity of international, national and local programming including; concerts, movies, news, sports and multimedia educational programming available to viewers via ChannelSEEK, the Internet's premier streaming media guide. Video2Net, a division of The Auto Channel is supplying the technical webcasting expertise for Breakfast at the Brickyard. Video2Net has pioneered video on the net and has been producing, encoding, and streaming since the start of the webcast industry.