Maxxis U.S. Open Pre-Race Press Conference will be Broadcast Live on

AURORA, Ill. (September 29, 2004) – Clear Channel Entertainment¿s Motor Sports division will broadcast the Maxxis U.S. Open pre-race press conference on,  featuring reigning Maxxis U.S. Open champion Chad Reed, three-time 250cc supercross champion Ricky Carmichael and X-Games star Travis Pastrana Thursday, October 7 from Noon-2:00 p.m. (PST) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Reed, Carmichael and Pastrana will be on hand to answer questions for the media followed by a private, media-only riding session.

To listen to the webcast log on to and click on the webcast icon on the right-hand side of the screen.

About Clear Channel Entertainment

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