Tuesday, August 9, 2022

New in 2023: Supermotocross World Championship in the USA

From next year there will be a Super Motocross World Championship in the United States, a world championship that will combine supercross and motocross. The most important works have already pledged their support.

Series marketers ‘Feld Motor Sports’ and ‘MX Sports Pro Racing’ are throwing US$10 million into the ring as prize money and jointly want to launch the new supermotocross world championship from 2023. After the US Supercross Championships lost the FIM World Championship title to the US Supercross Championships late last year, the Supercross World Championships were re-advertised and found a promoter in the Australian series ‘SX Global’, which offered prize money of US$250,000 to the participants. offered. Dollar per event greed. The Supercross World Championships is set to begin in Cardiff (Wales) from 8 October.

The newly formed alliance between Feld Motor Sports, the promoter of the US Supercross Championship and MX Sports Pro Racing, the marketer of the US Motocross Championship, will now establish another series in the USA that will combine supercross and motocross. a world championship. However, the Super Motocross World Championship will not take place under the auspices of the World Association FIM.

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The Supermotocross World Championship is scheduled to take place next year. Closing is already scheduled and will take place on October 14, 2023 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. As a reminder: the ‘Super Bowl of motocross’ was held at the Coliseum in the 1970s. Several US Supercross events later took place.

“With the Supermotocross World Championships, we are taking a significant step forward in positioning the game for an expanding global market,” said Kenneth Feld, CEO of Feld Entertainment. “As media and technology continue to evolve rapidly, Supermotocross will take advantage of this development to reach and grow new audiences.”

The AMA Supercross Championship and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will both remain their respective end-of-season champions. The top 22 250cc and 450cc riders then qualify for two knockout Supermotocross playoff rounds for the finals.

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KTM Group Director of Motorsport Roger de Coster praised the new series: “The Supermotocross World Championship is the biggest and most positive step forward in our sport. Supercross and motocross racing in the US is very strong and has been hailed by Feld Motor Sports and MX Sports Pro. The investment from racing will bring the next generation of fans into motorsport.

The seven most important manufacturers (OEMs, Original Equipment Manufacturers) have already confirmed their participation: KTM, Husqvarna, GasGas, Kawasaki, Honda, Yamaha and Suzuki will accompany the factory teams.

The announcement is a major challenge for series marketer ‘SX Global’ and world association FIM, as the only teams mentioned so far for the new Supercross World Championship are satellite teams.

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