Feld Motor Sports announced today the list of riders set to compete at the third-annual Monster Energy Cup taking place this Saturday, October 19, at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium.
The biggest names in the sport, led by former Monster Energy Cup Champions Ryan Villopoto and Justin Barcia, will line up for three 10-lap Main Events in hopes of claiming the handsome $1 million purse. Joining the elite class of riders below are the best amateur riders on the planet 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 recently launched FOX Sports 2 on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 9:00 p.m. ET., and the following day, FOX Sports 1, will re-air the entire race at 1:00 p.m. ET. The popular announce team of Ralph Sheheen, Jeff Emig and Erin Bates calls the action as the world’s top supercross racers, including Justin Barcia, Ryan Villopoto, James Stewart and Ryan Dungey, lay it on the line for a shot at a $1 million bonus on a fresh, new track designed by five-time Monster Energy Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael.
Amateur All-Star Class
James Gardiner III
Super Mini Class
KTM JR. Supercross Challenge Class (KJSC)
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 for free at www.MonsterEnergyCup.com/SupercrossLive and www.Facebook.com/VegasMECup.
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 8:00 p.m. ET. The afternoon qualifying sessions on race day will also be streamed live on Saturday from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. ET.
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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. Tickets will be available at the Sam Boyd Stadium Box Office on the day of the event only.