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PRESS RELEASE: During tonight’s television broadcast of the DAYTONA Supercross, Round 8 of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and SuperMotocross World Championship, lead analysts Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart revealed that zMAX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, and The Strip at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host the 2024 SuperMotocross


PRESS RELEASE: Throughout tonight’s tv broadcast of the DAYTONA Supercross, Spherical 8 of the Monster Power AMA Supercross Championship and SuperMotocross World Championship, lead analysts Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart revealed that zMAX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, and The Strip on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff Rounds and Closing in September.

Final yr’s landmark inaugural season noticed two of the game’s youngest and brightest stars cement their place within the historical past books. At simply 17, Haiden Deegan earned Rookie of the 12 months and captured the 250cc World Championship whereas Australian sensation Jett Lawrence, at 20, turned the first-ever 450cc World Champion within the premier class, additionally as a rookie.

Exhibiting the world this was no fluke, each Deegan and Lawrence are off to spectacular begins of their 2024 campaigns. Deegan simply earned his first win of the season (and his profession) this previous weekend at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and sits a mere seven factors again within the Japanese Regional 250SX Class Championship after two rounds. Lawrence, then again is the present factors chief within the very deep 450SX premier class and has two wins already in a yr that has witnessed 5 totally different race winners within the first seven rounds.
SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff 1 will happen on Saturday, September 7 at zMAX Dragway in Harmony, N.C. and Playoff 2 will happen on Saturday, September 14 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Value, Texas. The SMX World Championship Closing will happen on Saturday, September 21 at The Strip on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, marking a long-anticipated return to a metropolis that has hosted many memorable ultimate Championship rounds in Supercross’ wealthy historical past.

“Final yr, we created a very new off-road bike racing playoff sequence that mixed each disciplines of indoor stadium racing (Supercross) and out of doors motocross racing (Professional Motocross) that was totally embraced by the groups, athletes, trade and followers,” stated Dave Prater, Vice President of Supercross, Feld Motor Sports activities, Inc. “Collectively, greater than 110,000 followers from all around the world made their approach right here to attend the inaugural three spherical SMX World Championship Playoffs and Closing and for the primary time within the sport’s historical past witnessed the crowning of a real World Champion. The SuperMotocross World Championship is the place the world involves race.”
zMAX Dragway is located adjoining to Charlotte Motor Speedway in Harmony, N.C. and its world well-known four-lane dragstrip and twin grandstands supplied the proper backdrop to host final yr’s first-ever SMX World Championship Playoff. The Charlotte space is a hotbed for followers of the game and is a simple metropolis to get to from most factors within the Japanese area. Final yr’s playoff turned the “should see” occasion of the yr and is a main purpose for our return. zMAX Dragway proved to be a world-class facility in each approach the place the SMX expertise was totally delivered to life with a full day of fan actions on Friday, an trade packed FanFest on Saturday and a large number of prime tenting choices for each funds. The “Bellagio of Dragstrips” additionally supplied the proper quantity of width and depth to create a very distinctive, world-class SMX observe that stunned the groups and caught lots of the sport’s star athletes off guard which led to dramatic racing and unpredictable outcomes.
“Final yr, we reworked a four-lane drag strip into the final word off-road playground and followers have been handled to a full day of action-packed racing on the opening spherical of the inaugural SMX World Championships,” stated Greg Walter, government vice chairman and normal supervisor of Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Constructing on that have, we’re excited to as soon as once more accomplice with Feld Motor Sports activities to deliver collectively the highest Supercross and Motocross riders from around the globe at zMAX Dragway to placed on a high-flying, white-knuckled present for the followers.”

The twin-lane break up begin was one among a lot of distinctive options of the SMX World Championship Playoff observe design held final fall at zMAX Dragway at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Photograph Credit score: Feld Motor Sports activities, Inc.
Texas Motor Speedway, situated in Fort Value is definitely accessible for followers touring by automotive or airplane with its central location and proximity to a number of worldwide airports. The 1.5-mile quad-oval superspeedway sits on over 1400 acres of land and is likely one of the largest sports activities services within the nation. Being a world-class venue, Texas Motor Speedway isn’t any stranger to marquee occasions as they’re an everyday cease on the NASCAR Cup Sequence and supply all the fashionable facilities motorsports followers count on when buying an occasion ticket. Final week’s Supercross spherical (7) in Arlington, Texas broke attendance data and this Playoff spherical might show to be a fair larger spectacle with a deliberate Friday FanFest, and fan tenting choices being made out there.
“All of us at Texas Motor Speedway are thrilled to have been chosen to host Spherical 2 of the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and we look ahead to welcoming a completely new and energetic group of race followers, from throughout the nation and around the globe, to our world-class facility,” stated Texas Motor Speedway Govt Vice President & Normal Supervisor Mark Faber. “Supercross and motocross followers within the Fort Value/Dallas metroplex have confirmed for years how a lot they love their sport so we look ahead to proving to them how a lot we recognize them coming to Texas Motor Speedway.”
Aptly named, The Strip on the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is conveniently situated simply twenty minutes away from the world-famous Las Vegas strip and was a significant deciding think about bringing the SMX World Championship Closing to Las Vegas.
“The Strip” is likely one of the most iconic dragstrips within the nation and joins zMAX Dragway as being one among simply two dragstrips within the nation to function four-wide racing. This expansive footprint will enable our grasp observe builders to get very imaginative in creating the ultimate SMX World Championship observe of the season. Located proper throughout the road from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Strip is residence to greater than 50 occasions a yr and supplies an intimate viewing expertise from the grandstands and suites whereas additionally providing followers the flexibility to “line the fence”, comparable to what’s executed at a Professional Motocross occasion.
“The head of two-wheel racing is making its return to Las Vegas, and we’re thrilled to crown the final word champion at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, surrounded by the passionate followers of Supercross and Motocross,” stated Chris Powell, Las Vegas Motor Speedway President. “Lately, Las Vegas has emerged as the final word sports activities hub, making it becoming to incorporate the SuperMotocross World Championship Closing on the checklist of prestigious occasions hosted right here.”

Followers “lining the fence” and gaining access to areas which can be extra in step with a Professional Motocross occasion are an enormous a part of the SMX Playoff expertise that may be supplied in a Speedway setting. Photograph Credit score: Feld Motor Sports activities, Inc.
The SuperMotocross World Championship Playoffs and Closing will function the most effective athletes on this planet as the highest 20 in mixed Supercross and Professional Motocross factors are robotically seeded into the playoff rounds. As in different sport playoffs, athletes might be competing for the game’s final World Championship title, and the status that comes from overcoming adversity by way of a 28-round, dual-discipline (indoor and out of doors) season, plus two SMX Playoffs and a Closing.
The SMX World Championship is the premier off-road bike racing sequence on this planet and as such pays out extra whole prize cash than any off-road bike racing sequence on the planet.
All 17 rounds of the 2024 Monster Power AMA Supercross Championship and 11 rounds of the Professional Motocross Championship are on sale. Tickets for the SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff Rounds and Closing will go on pre-sale, Tuesday, April 2, adopted by public on-sale Tuesday, April 9. Friday FanFest, Saturday FanFest and tenting choices for every spherical and venue might be introduced later within the season.

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