Final List of Riders Confirmed for THQ World Supercross GP International Rounds

Season Kick off this Weekend in Geneva

AURORA, Ill. (December 6, 2002) – Clear Channel Entertainment’s Motor Sports
division, along with its partner, Dorna Off Road N.A., are thrilled to
announce the final entry list for the opening round of THQ World Supercross
GP presented by Thor and Parts Unlimited this weekend (Dec. 6-7) at Palexpo
in Geneva, Switzerland.

# Riders Nat FMN Machine
2 Jeremy McGrath USA AMA KTM
5 Mike LaRocco USA AMA HON
12 David Vuillemin FRA AMA YAM
15 Timmy Ferry USA AMA YAM
20 Damon Huffman USA AMA HON
22 Chad Reed AUS AMA YAM
23 Kyle Lewis USA AMA HON
28 Heath Voss USA AMA HON
35 Keith R. Johnson USA AMA YAM
36 Jean-Sébastien Roy CAN CMA HON
37 Ryan Clark USA AMA YAM
40 James Povolny Jr. USA AMA HON
41 Andrew Short USA AMA SUZ
52 Frédéric Vialle FRA FFM YAM
55 Steve Boniface FRA AMA KTM
61 Marc Ristori SUI FMS HON
62 Nicolas Charlier FRA FMS KTM
63 Julien Bill SUI FMS KTM
67 Robbie Skaggs USA AMA YAM
68 Raphaël Beaudouin FRA FFM YAM
70 Manuel Rivas SPA RFME KAW
71 Joe Oehloff USA AMA YAM
72 Pierrick Paget SUI FMS HON
73 Vincent Turpin FRA FFM HON
74 Stéphane Demartis FRA FFM YAM
75 Ted Campbell USA AMA HON
76 Jason McCormick USA AMA HON
77 Tony Begue FRA FFM nc
78 Michele Monti ITA FMI HON
79 Barry Carsten USA AMA SUZ
80 Darryl Atkins NZL DMSB HON
81 Brian Mason USA AMA HON
82 Karl Karlsson SWE SVEMO KAW
83 Davide Degli Esposti ITA FMI SUZ
91 Jeremy Israel CHL AMA HON
103 Sébastien Tortelli FRA AMA SUZ
108 Joaquim Rodrigues POR FNM KTM
111 Grant Langston SAF AMA KTM
179 Erick Vallejo USA AMA YAM
221 Tiger Lacey USA AMA YAM

For Round 1 at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland log on to For Round 2 at Gelredome in Arnhem, Holland log on to

For more information, please contact Denny Hartwig at 630-566-6305 or email
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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 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