SANTA MONICA, CA (March 22, 2012) –Tickets are now on sale for fans to watch the planet’s best freestyle motocross riders compete at the Red Bull X-Fighters stop at Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California, on arguably the biggest FMX course ever. In a nod to the event’s historic location, a three-night camping and riding option is also available, in which fans can ride on Glen Helen’s motocross track and off-road trails each day. The Red Bull X-Fighters event will take place on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. PT.
The 12th year of the world’s premier FMX series kicks off its six-stop world tour on April 13 in Dubai. Following the inaugural visit to Glen Helen, the riders will travel to Istanbul (June 16), Madrid (July 20), Munich (August 11) and cap off the season in Sydney (October 6). More than 230,000 fans witnessed the incredible competition live in 2011, and after two years away from the US, now is the opportunity to catch the high-flying action in person.
Visit the series website at www.redbullxfighters.com and go to the Glen Helen event page, where the link to purchase tickets is located.
There are four ticket options available:
General Admission $20 – includes access to: standing room only, vendor row and the pit area. Please note this may require walking on steep, uneven terrain.
Grandstand Seating $30 – includes access to vendor row and the pit area and a reserved spot to sit in the Grandstands. Each Grandstand section is open seating. You will be able to choose your Grandstand section based on ticket availability.
FOX VIP Area Tickets $275 – includes access to vendor row and the pit area and a trackside hospitality suite with food and beverages included.
Camping and Riding $400/camping space – Each campground space includes four Grandstand tickets and camping for three nights (Thursday, Friday and Saturday), plus access to The Hub, live music, the Traxxas RC Track, and access to ride Glen Helen’s National MX Track and Off-Road Trails on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Up to three additional tickets may be purchased per camping space for an additional $50/ticket.
Dany Torres of Spain will be looking to defend his title after dethroning 2010 champion Nate Adams. He will also face a challenge from his fellow riders including Andre Villa of Norway, Aussies Robbie Maddison and Josh Sheehan, 2008 series champion Mat Rebeaud of Switzerland and the “Rubber Kid,” Levi Sherwood, who hails from New Zealand. The battle for the series crown will be intense!