RURAL RADIO Sets New Guinness World Record

RURAL RADIO Sets New Guinness World Record

RURAL RADIO Sets New Guinness World Record at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for World's Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks  

Indianapolis, IN, (www.ruralradio147.com) - Just moments ago at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway, RURAL RADIO set the record for the World's Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks.  A total of 386 pickup trucks, of every make and model, were officially added to the record book, smashing the previously held record of just 273, which was set in 2012 on the Dresden Raceway in Ontario, Canada.

More than 500 pickup trucks were on parade and display today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. However, 386 officially met the strict requirements and parade standards as specified byGuinness World Records rules and the officiating judge.  

In addition to the World's Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks, more than 300 antique tractors were also on display and included in their own special infield parade.  Spectators were in attendance from all 50 states, as well as several international visitors.  Pickup trucks from more than 30 states were registered and represented in the parade.

More details and photos will be available early next week at www.ruralradio.com.  

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NOTES TO EDITORS:

About RURAL RADIO, L.L.C.: RURAL RADIO is a 24/7 international satellite radio station devoted to serving rural needs and interests. RURALRADIO is slated to launch in the U.S. and Canada on SiriusXM channel 80. Broadcast operations for the station are located in Nashville, TN and corporate headquarters are in Omaha, NE. The channel is affiliated with Rural Media Group, Inc. RURAL RADIO's program schedule revolves around original productions focused on agriculture, equine, hunting, fishing, western sports, and living the country life in small towns and on acreages.  Details on SiriusXM at www.siriusxm.com/ruralradio. Facebook: www.facebook.com/RURALRADIO147 and Twitter @RURALRADIO147

About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG): Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world's leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western lifestyle.  RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV, FamilyNet, RURAL TV, RFD-TV the Magazine and RFD-TV the Theatre. RFD-TV, the flagship network for RMG, launched in December 2000.  RFD-TV is the nation's first 24-hour television network dedicated to serving the needs and interests of rural America with programming focused on agriculture, equine and the rurallifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RMG acquired FamilyNet, America's trusted entertainment network dedicated to providing wholesome and responsible viewing choices for today's diverse family.  RURAL TV produces rural business news covering commodity markets for both cash and futures. Daily productions include Market Day Report and the Rural Evening News. RMG networks are distributed into more than 63-million homes worldwide by DBS, telco and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV®, Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter, Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. RFD-TV The Magazine is the print programming guide for the networks, which has attracted over 180,000 paid subscribers.  RFD-TV The Theatre is a 2000 capacity soft seat venue in Branson, MO where entertainment programming is produced.  Corporate headquarters are in Omaha, NE, and production operations are in Nashville, TN.  For more information, visit www.rfdtv.com, www.myruraltv.com, and www.familynet.com.  Follow us on Twitter and Facebook: @OfficialRFDTV @RURALTV @FamilyNet

CONTACT: Sarah A. Chase: sarahc@rfdtv.com,  (Mobile) 402-889-5152 

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