International Field to Compete on Carmichael-Inspired Track for $1 Million
Feld Motor Sports has announced the list of riders set to compete at the third-annual Monster Energy Cup taking place Saturday, October 19, at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.
The biggest names in the sport, led by former Monster Energy Cup Champions Ryan Villopoto (Kawasaki KX450F) and Justin Barcia (CRF450R), will line up for three 10-lap Main Events in an attempt to claim the $1 million top prize. Joining the elite class of riders below are the best amateur riders in the country, representing the Amateur All-Star and Super-Mini Classes in two separate six-lap races. The lists below reflect riders currently confirmed to race the Monster Energy Cup, and are subject to change.
The Monster Energy Cup airs live on Fox Sports 2 on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 9:00 p.m. ET. The announcing team of Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig, and Erin Bates calls the action as the world’s top Supercross racers, including Suzuki’s James Stewart, Honda’s Eli Tomac, and KTM’s Ryan Dungey, take a shot at a $1 million bonus on the new track designed by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael. Foreign entrants include KTM riders Marvin Musquin and Ken Rockzen, plus Kawasaki’s Dean Wilson.
Amateur All-Star Class
James Gardiner III
Super Mini Class
KTM JR. Supercross Challenge Class
The pre-race press conference and the afternoon qualifying sessions for the Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium will be streamed live at MonsterEnergyCup.com and Facebook.com. The Monster Energy Cup pre-race press conference, featuring the defending champion Justin Barcia, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey, will stream live Thursday, October 17 at 8pm ET. The afternoon qualifying sessions on race day will also be streamed live on Saturday from 4-7pm ET.
Tickets for the 2013 Monster Energy Cup can be purchased at the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office, UNLVtickets outlets, online at www.UNLVtickets.com, www.MonsterEnergyCup.com, or by phone at (702) 739-FANS. On the day of the event, tickets will be available at the Sam Boyd Stadium Box Office only.