2021 Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross Provides Points-Earning Opportunity for Supercross Futures

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Kawasaki Rider Jett Reynolds Captures Victory on Monday Afternoon

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – March 11, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Organizers of the United States’ premier professional motocross championships came together to continue the progression of the sport’s amateur level at the 12th running of the MX vs ATV All Out Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross (RCSX) from legendary Daytona International Speedway. In the absence of stadium events for the 2021 season, Feld Entertainment, organizers of Monster Energy Supercross, partnered with MX Sports to host a points-paying race for Supercross Futures.

Supercross Futures class competed for points at the 2021 Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross

The Supercross Futures class competed for points
at the 2021 Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross.
Photo: Ken Hill

“Prior to the start of the 2021 season, when it was confirmed that COVID-19 protocols would still be necessary, our longtime associates at Feld Entertainment reached out seeking some assistance for their amateur efforts,” said MX Sports’ Davey Coombs. “The Supercross Futures program has become a successful tool for the progression of the sport’s next generation of talent, while RCSX has served as an established proving ground itself for more than a decade. The opportunity to leverage RCSX as a platform for Supercross Futures was an obvious choice for all parties, and we were more than willing to provide assistance during this time of need.”

On Monday, March 8, the sport’s most promising up-and-coming talent converged on the famed tri-oval infield at The World Center of Racing for the first high profile amateur race of the calendar year. The Supercross Futures class saw Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green’s Jett Reynolds emerge triumphant ahead of Biese Brothers Racing Yamaha’s Carter Biese and ATVs & More/Club MX Yamaha’s Wyatt Liebeck.

Kawasaki rider Jett Reynolds captured the Supercross Futures win on Monday

Kawasaki rider Jett Reynolds captured the Supercross Futures win on Monday.
Photo: Ken Hill

This year’s MX vs ATV All Out Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross was a historic one, with a record number of entrants signing up to participate across 35 different classes of competition. Collectively, the 2021 event featured a stellar 1,274 entries, including an impressive 58 competitors in the Supercross Futures class alone.

For more information on the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross, visit the series official website at www.racedaytona.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.

About Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross (RCSX):

The Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross is the world’s premier amateur supercross event hosted annually since 2010 at the World Center of Racing – Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.  The class structure includes 35 classes from youth riders on 51cc bikes all the way to Golden Masters (60+). The program follows a supercross format, using heat races and last chance qualifiers to seed the field of riders into the main event in each class. In collaboration with 15-time champion Ricky Carmichael, this event is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.

About Daytona Vintage Supercross (DVSX) and AMA Pro ATV Supercross:

The Daytona Vintage Supercross was added to the event roster in 2019 and has doubled in size in one year.  The program features 34 classes from Vintage (through 1974) to Evolution (through 1979, 1984, and 1986) and Revolution (through 1998 and 2008), sprinkled with some modern classes.  The highlight of the race action is the AMA ATV Pro Supercross, featuring the world’s fastest Pro ATV racers. Held the Tuesday after RCSX, the program attracts vintage motorcycle enthusiasts and older riders. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.

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 www.americanmotorcyclist.com.
Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.

Source: MX Sports, Inc.

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