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SiriusXM to Broadcast 24 Hours of Le Mans Live June 16-17

SiriusXM to offer Radio Le Mans broadcast to U.S. listeners; Fans can hear every minute of the 80th Grand Prix of Endurance live from France

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that it will offer U.S. listeners live coverage of the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race on June 16-17 from the Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France.

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SiriusXM subscribers will hear uninterrupted Radio Le Mans coverage of the race, produced by Radio Show Limited, from the time the flag drops at 9:00 am ET on Saturday, June 16 through the finish at 9:00 am ET on Sunday, June 17 on Sirius channel 94 and XM channel 208.  The broadcast will also be available on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices and online at

The coverage will also feature an hour of pre-race news and analysis starting at 8:00 am ET as well as post-race coverage following the finish, with the podium ceremony and interviews with the top finishers.

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest and most famous endurance sports car race.  Since 1923 it has tested the competitors' skills by requiring them to balance speed with the ability to efficiently run the car for 24 hours straight.  The event features four classes of cars — two classes of custom built Le Mans prototypes (LMP1 and LMP2) and two classes of production based Grand Touring cars (GT Endurance Pro and GT Endurance AM).  Manufacturers include Aston Martin, Audi, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Porsche, Toyota and others.

Radio Le Mans is the official English language radio station at the 24 Hours.

In addition to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, SiriusXM broadcasts every NASCAR race, IndyCar Series race and every Formula 1 race, giving motorsports fans around the country access to world class racing on oval tracks, road course tracks and street circuits.

About Sirius XM Radio

Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has more than 22 million subscribers.  SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; news and comedy; exclusive entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.

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