Historical Timeline of Monster Energy Ama Supercross Salt Lake City UT
Motorcycle racing fans know the importance of January. They eagerly wait for this month since it marks the beginning of the AMA Supercross. An American motorcycle racing series, the AMA Supercross Championship seasons starts in January and ends in early May. This event is either held in football or baseball stadiums and the upcoming event in Salt Lake City will be held at Rice-Eccles Stadium. This is the same venue where the 2002 Winter Olympics were held. AMA Supercross event has taken place here since 2001 and due to its limited capacity, it gets filled rather quickly, so get your Monster Energy AMA Supercross Salt Lake City tickets now, before they are all sold out.
A variety of motorcycles are used in this exciting event, which are made by world famous manufacturers Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Honda and others. An America, Ryan Dungey is the reigning champion.
This motorcycle racing event was founded in 1974 with the permission of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). The event is sponsored by Monster Energy and therefore the full name of this racing series is Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship.
Supercross came out of motocross. The latter is also a racing event in which motorcyclists ride on closed courses and a natural terrain. In contrast, Supercross riders ride on man-made dirt tracks, with obstacles and steep jumps. And the fact that only off-road motorcycles are involved in Supercross, makes it all the more exciting. This is why, Supercross attracts a lot more spectators than motocross.
AsRyan Dungey is the reigning champion. Over all, American riders have an upper hand on this sport with Jeremy McGrath winning this series 72 times. Other famous names are Ryan Villopoto, Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart Jr. Chad Reed, an Australian, has won this series 44 times.
The Rice-Eccles Stadium where this event will be held in the Salt Lake City is owned by the University of Utah, where the university’s sport teams, Utah Utes, play their home games. An ideal place to enjoy Supercross, the Rice-Eccles Stadium offers excellent view of the sport, so do not wait and get your Monster Energy AMA Supercross Salt Lake City tickets now.