MAVTV has laucnhed four highly episodes of “On the Rise”. The original documentary series delves into the personal journeys of promising young racers across the two-wheel and four-wheel motorsports worlds. Each episode follows a different driver chasing the dream of competing at the highest level.
“The future of motorsports is bright, and we’re proud to be giving fans an exclusive and in-depth look into the lives, raw talent, challenges and triumphs of some of the most promising young racers – whether it’s in NASCAR’s ARCA series to Supercross and everything in between,” said MAVTV President CJ Olivares.
“The next episodes are as compelling as ever, touching stock cars, dirt bikes and open-wheel. ‘On the Rise’ further reflects MAVTV’s larger strategic shift toward deeper storytelling and forging a stronger connection between motorsports fans and some of the top athletes and teams outside of just racing on the weekends.”
The new episodes cover:
* Gavan Boschele, who one of the youngest drivers within Team Chevy’s driver development program. Boschele races a diverse array of cars, including micro sprints, dirt and pavement sprint cars and late models across tracks nationwide.
* Jaxon Bell, who is following in the footsteps of his father, former IndyCar driver Townsend Bell, and has made waves in the 2023 Skip Barber Formula Race Series. With promising performances in the Toyota GR Cup and a growing presence in the championship, Bell’s journey in motorsports is one to watch closely.
* William Sawalich, a first-generation driver from Eden Prairie, Minn. has quickly made a name for himself, aiming to become the first person from Minnesota to win NASCAR’s Truck, Xfinity and Cup series. William currently races for Joe Gibbs Racing in the ARCA Menards Series, Tricon Garage in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, Setzer Racing and Development in the Late Model Stock division and Wilson Motorsports in the Super Late Model division.
* Julien Beaumer, at just 16 years old, has been making significant strides in the amateur ranks of motocross racing. His diverse experience across various bike brands and his refreshing no-nonsense style of racing mark him as one of the hottest prospects in Supercross and Motocross – currently representing Red Bull KTM in both series.
The first two episodes of “On the Rise” follow 14-year-old multifaceted driver Ben Maier, competing in various racing disciplines from road racing to off-road tracks, and 15-year-old karting driver Dane Idelson, who has begun the journey to open-wheel racing and is training to achieve his dream of becoming Formula 1 world champion. Fans can watch all six episodes featuring each of these young talents during a special “On the Rise” marathon airing exclusively on MAVTV on Thanksgiving Day.