Amateur Supercross For Anaheim 3 & San Diego

Clear Channel Motor Sports Amateur Supercross 2003

AURORA, Ill (January 6, 2002) – Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports division announced today the times and dates for amateur supercross races during the 2003 THQ World Supercross GP season.  Selected sites will be Anaheim, Calif., and San Diego, with each event to be held on Sunday following the Saturday night professional races. The amateur supercross races will be solely produced by Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports and sanctioned by Formula USA.

“With a very strong amateur Arenacross program held nationwide, it seemed time for us to expand into amateur supercross,” says Mike Kidd vice president of arenacross. “Our goal is to use our experience and expertise to insure a fun-filled event for every rider and family member that attends, in addition to developing new amateur talent.”

Entries will be limited to 40 riders in each of the 18 classes. For entry information call (817) 332-4822.

Schedule

Sunday, February 2 Edison International Field Anaheim, California
Sunday, February 9 Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, California

For more information, please contact Denny Hartwig at 630-566-6305 or email at dennyhartwig@clearchannel.com. Tickets for the THQ World Supercross GP are also available at all ticketmaster outlets, www.sxgp.com, and www.tickets.com (San Francisco only), and www.unlvtickets.com (Las Vegas only).

About THQ World Supercross GP and AMA Supercross Series

THQ World Supercross GP is a 17-round global series that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L.  Riders must compete in all 17 rounds, including the international rounds, to be eligible to win the world championship.  In 2002-2003, the 17-event THQ World Supercross GP will be comprised of two international events in Geneva, Switzerland and Arnhem, Holland, and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major markets throughout the United States as a part of the AMA Supercross Series. The other AMA Supercross Series event held in Daytona Beach, Fla., is independently produced by the International Speedway Corporation, and is not a part of the THQ World Supercross GP. An AMA Supercross Series rider will be crowned for the series of events conducted in the United States only. 

THQ World Supercross GP is the premier off-road motorcycle racing series in the world.  Clear Channel Entertainment is the largest promoter and producer of live events in the world, with a broad based tradition in the promotion and production of motorcycle racing events. The FIM, Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme, is the body that globally governs motorcycle sport at the world level. Among other matters, the FIM groups together 85 affiliated National Federations relating to the sport of motorcycle racing. AMA Pro Racing is the National Federation representative that sanctions motorcycle-racing events in the United States. Dorna Off Road S.L. is an internationally recognized sports management group established in 1988 with an emphasis on major international motor sports events.  Dorna is headquartered in Madrid, Spain with branch offices in Barcelona, London and Tokyo.  In addition to its involvement with THQ World Supercross GP, Dorna manages the rights to MotoGP and the FIM Motocross World Championship. For more information on THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series, log on to www.sxgp.com.