ELLENTON, FL – April 24, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Tune in today at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET for the continuing Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, virtual press conference series as NBC Sports Broadcaster Daniel Blair speaks with the points-leaders in the Eastern Regional 250SX Class.
In this #SXAtHome series, fans will hear from GEICO Honda’s Chase Sexton, Monster Energy Star Yamaha Racing’s Shane McElrath and Rockstar Energy Husqvarna’s RJ Hampshire.
All three contenders were off to a solid start to their season which began with the first round of the Eastern Regional 250SX Class series in mid-February at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Since then, the trio has fought one another for wins and podium finishes during their 4-race run which ended after Round 10 of the Supercross Championship at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach.
Supercross fans will hear how the pandemic has affected their personal lives, the abrupt halt to the series, training during uncertainty, plus Blair gives them the chance to fire back some candid thoughts towards their Western 250SX Class rivals.
Click the image below to watch the Supercross 250SX Class (East) Rider Roundtable:
Monster Energy Supercross Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship Standings
- Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda (98)
- Shane McElrath, Murrieta, Calif., Yamaha (88)
- RJ Hampshire, Minneola, Fla., Husqvarna (80)
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Feld Entertainment, Inc. – Supercross Public Relations Manager
About Monster Energy Supercross:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet visiting 13 different states in 2020. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1974, Supercross is currently co-sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the official global governing body for motorcycle racing, thus making it a formal World Championship. Over 17 weeks and a million-dollar All-Star Race, Supercross attracts some of the largest and most impressive crowds inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America to race in front of nearly one million live fans and broadcast to millions more worldwide. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.
About Feld Entertainment, Inc.:
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, Jurassic World Live Tour and DreamWorks Trolls The Experience. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit feldentertainment.com for more information.
About the American Motorcyclist Association:
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit americanmotorcyclist.com.
Source: Feld Entertainment, Inc.