MX Nationals Introduce Friday Fan Fest (updated)

Press Release | May 12, 2009

As part of the continued focus on rebranding American Motocross, MX Sports Pro Racing has announced the introduction of Monster Energy Fan Fest, a Friday night pre-race party, at each of the 12 rounds of the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.A reliable, tenured sponsor of the sport of motocross for many years, Monster Energy has stepped up to support each of the Fan Fest events throughout the season. The energy, excitement and upbeat atmosphere that Monster brings everywhere it goes will ensure a night of fun for everyone in attendance while also adding to the anticipation to the national event on Saturday.Beginning with the opening round at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif., Monster Energy Fan Fest will serve as an interactive and fan friendly way to preview to the following day’s race. Special events will highlight each respective event, but those in attendance can count on the opportunity to meet some of the world’s fastest riders in a relaxed environment, as well as watch minibike racing and many other fan-friendly events. In addition, many events will feature marquee legends riders, who will be available for bench racing and autographs. Closing out the evening party will be a rock concert, with the motocross-friendly band Ten Man Push leading many of the events.”Monster Energy Fan Fest is a great chance for the fans to get up close and personal with their favorite riders and get a sneak preview of the national track prior to race day,” said MX Sports Pro Racing Director of Operations John Ayers. “With so much excitement surrounding the season and each round, the addition of a Friday night celebration will bring a festival-like atmosphere to every event, and allow for a more relaxed environment to meet top riders and sample some of what the events have to offer.”Each track will host a unique event, with a variety of activities and special features. Details of each Fan Fest will be announced throughout the season, and will be posted at as they become available.For more information, please contact Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship media coordinator Brandon Short via email at or by telephone at (949) 365-5752.For fan and racing information on the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, log onto

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