2019 Monster Energy Cup Guide:Supercross returns to Las Vegas for the 2019 Monster Energy Cup, giving fans extra opportunities to enjoy the event. Our 2019 Monster Energy Cup Guide will help you get the most out of this once-a-year race.American viewers can watch the Pre-Show beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET. It will be streamed on SupercrossLive.com and is available without a subscription.
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Jeremy Martin and Malcolm Stewart will be hitting the Supercross track after long absences due to injury.“It was a really long time,” Martin observed, “three back surgeries and gnarly infections, but we’re here, and we’re healthy and ready to get back doing what I love to do. It’s just been day-by-day with the rehab and with riding the dirt bike and stuff, but last week I’m just like, ‘I’m not feeling too bad.’”Stewart concurred, saying, “It feels good to be back. Nine months? That felt like five years to me. But I’m just looking forward to being back, getting my feet wet. I’m so glad to be here at the Monster Energy Cup. For me, it’s just go out there and have fun and enjoy the race.”2019 AMA 250MX Champion Adam Cianciarulo will be taking on the 450 riders in the premier class for the first time in his career. “I just want to come out here and ride my best,” Cianciarulo said, “put myself in position and just get some experience out front riding with those guys, and ultimately I just want to ride good, so we’ll see where that puts me.”Other riders to watch at the 2019 Monster Energy Cup include Justin Barcia, Aaron Plessinger, Jordi Tixier, and Dean Wilson.Also announced at the pre-race press conference is the availability of the Monster Energy Supercross 3 video game on February 4, 2020. “After great success with the previous game, more than 53,000 tracks were created by our passionate community, the Track Editor is back and it’s better than ever: new modules and new stadium items to customize tracks in a unique way,” according to a Feld Entertainment spokesman referring to the milestone-developed game. “Thanks to brand new aesthetic customization items, such as Touch Block, Finish Gates, or Leader Pillars, players can now enhance realism and immersion of their custom tracks.” The game features 100 riders and 15 stadiums.
New technology will be tested at the 2019 Monster Energy Cup. Riders will be able to use Cardo Packtalk Bold communication devices, which allow the riders and their teams can speak to each other during the race. Previously, the only available contact source was pit boards.Photography by Will Embree