Supercross Fan Fest ¿The Music and Motorcycle Festival¿ to take place at Bank One Ballpark and Downtown Phoenix

Inaugural Supercross Fan Fest to run in Conjunction with THQ World Supercross GP/ THQ AMA Supercross Series

AURORA, Ill. (December 2, 2003) – The 2003-2004 THQ World Supercross GP/ THQ AMA Supercross Series will make its annual Phoenix visit, January 9 – 10, 2004, at Bank One Ballpark. In conjunction with the series, this year the ultimate Supercross Fan Festival will fill the streets surrounding the Bank One Ballpark Copper Square area.

Supercross Fan Fest, The Music and Motorcycle Festival, is a two-day street festival that will highlight the excitement and culture of supercross adjacent to Bank One Ballpark, near 4th Street and W. Jackson. This first-time event will bring the riders and fans together and give the fans an up-close look at the sport and superstars of supercross.

Supercross Fan Fest will feature live on-stage entertainment from national recording artists and other local musicians and bands.  Headlining the live music stage at the inaugural Supercross Fan Fest will be national recording artist COLD. Other national and local artists will be announced soon.  In addition to the live music, Supercross Fan Fest will feature special supercross team Q & A sessions, autograph opportunities, a manufacturer and vendor expo, interactive sponsor booths, an extreme mini-cycle exhibition, and food & beer gardens.  Supercross Fan Fest will also offer fans access to the new, larger supercross pit area and the Friday afternoon practice session inside Bank One Ballpark.

Festivities surrounding Supercross Fan Fest, The Music and Motorcycle Festival, will kick off with Friday practice (January 9) from 1pm until Midnight and on Saturday (January 10) from 11am until 6pm.  The night racing for the 2004 THQ World Supercross GP/ THQ AMA Supercross Series starts at 7:00pm on Saturday January 10 inside Bank One Ballpark.

Tickets for Friday¿s Supercross Fan Fest are available for only $15 through Ticketmaster by calling 480.784.4444 or on line at  In addition select motorcycle dealerships that will be selling tickets to Supercross Fan Fest will be announced soon.  Saturday¿s portion of Supercross Fan Fest is free to all fans that have supercross event tickets.  The Supercross Fan Fest will be located in the parking lot on 4th St. and W. Jackson adjacent to Bank One Ballpark.

Limited vendor/ exhibit space are available to area companies that are looking to target the supercross demographic.  Please contact Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports or Select Artists, LLC for pricing information or log onto

Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports:  630-566-6100 (

Select Artists Associates, LLC:  480-994-0471 (

With over 45,000 fans that annually fill Bank One Ballpark for THQ World Supercross GP/ THQ AMA Supercross Series, Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports and Select Artists Associates, LLC is pleased to unveil Supercross Fan Fest to the 2004 THQ World Supercross GP/ AMA Supercross Series in Phoenix.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please log on to, , (Las Vegas only), (San Francisco only).

About THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series

THQ World Supercross GP is a 17-round global serries 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 2003-2004, the 17-event THQ World Supercross GP will be comprised of two international events in Seville, Spain and Arnhem, Holland, and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major cities throughout the United States as a part of the THQ AMA Supercross Series. The other THQ 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. A THQ AMA Supercross Series rider will be crowned as the national champion 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 THQ AMA Supercross Series, log on to  

About Clear Channel Entertainment

Clear Channel Entertainment, the world’s largest producer and marketer of live entertainment events, is a subsidiary of Clear Channel Worldwide (NYSE:  CCU), a global leader in the out-of-home advertising industry.  Clear Channel Entertainment currently owns, operates and/or exclusively books 135 live entertainment venues, including 44 amphitheaters in the U.S. and 28 venues in Europe.  Each year, more than 62 million people attend approximately 26,000 events promoted and/or produced by the company, including:  Live music events; Broadway, West End and touring theatrical shows; family entertainment shows; and specialized sports and motor sports shows.

In addition, Clear Channel Entertainment owns leading talent management businesses that specialize in the representation of athletes and broadcasters, including independently operated baseball, basketball and football businesses.  Clear Channel Ent rtainment is headquartered in New York City.

About AMA Pro Racing

AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its properties include the AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship, the AMA Progressive Insurance U.S. Flat Track Championship and the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship. Nearly 2 million race fans attended AMA Pro Racing events during the 2002 season. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit