Fan Voting Taking Place Now Through Sunday, July 17 at ESPYS.com
PALMETTO, FL – July 5, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – ESPN recently announced the 2022 ESPY Award nominations and two-time Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion Eli Tomac is nominated for his first ESPY Award in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports Category.
The Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing athlete had an amazing Supercross season winning 7 of 17 races with his new team including 4 additional podium finishes while claiming his second Supercross championship. Tomac’s 7 race victories in 2022 brought his career total to 44, landing him in a tie for fourth with Chad Reed on the all-time Supercross wins list.
Supercross fans can cast their votes for Eli Tomac up through Saturday, July 17 at 8:00 p.m. ET at Vote Here – 2022 ESPY Awards – Best Athlete Men’s Action Sports.
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing athlete Eli Tomac en route to clinching his second Supercross title in three years at Empower Field at Mile High in his home state of Colorado. Photo Credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc.
Tomac is competing in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports category against American freestyle skier and 2022 Olympic Gold Medalist, Alexander Hall, Japanese skateboarder and 2020 Olympic Gold Medalist, Yuto Horigome, and Japanese snowboarder and 2022 Olympic Gold Medalist, Ayumu Hirano.
Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing athlete and two-time Supercross champion Eli Tomac is nominated for his first ESPY Award in the Best Athlete, Men’s Action Sports Category. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 20 live from Los Angeles, California on ABC.
Photo Credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc.
This year marks the 30th iteration of the ESPY Awards which will be broadcast live on Wednesday, July 20 at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Sports fans can vote across 35 different categories for their favorite athletes, plays and sports moments from this past year.
Cooper Webb (two-time Supercross champion) was the last Supercross athlete to be nominated for an ESPY award in 2021 following his Supercross title win. In 2015 and 2016 Ryan Dungey (four-time Supercross champion) was also nominated for an ESPY Award, in which he won both years in the same Best Athlete, Men’s Actions Sports category.
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Eli Tomac Photo Gallery
Video and Photo Credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc.
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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 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, and Jurassic World Live Tour. 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 Monster Energy Supercross:
Monster Energy AMA Supercross is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) since 1974. 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 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.