It appears Chad Reed is not done racing professionally! The two-time AMA Supercross premier class champion hung up the boots after the 2020 Monster Strength AMA Supercross Championship, but now is confirmed to race the all-new FIM Environment Supercross Championship (WSX). Reed will contend in the SX1 (450cc) division as a member of MDK Motorsports. So considerably, Reed will join Eli Tomac (just the opener), Ken Roczen, Justin Brayton, Vince Friese, Luke Clout, and far more in the SX1 course this tumble in the pilot time. The PR also—kinda quietly—announces Dean Wilson will race the sequence, whilst that has not been completely announced still. It states:
“The Australian Winner will join a star-studded industry of planet-course riders together with recent Environment selection two, German, Ken Roczen, Globe quantity 10 Justin Brayton, Vince Friese, Cole Seely and a lot more from the United states of america, with the UK’s very best Dean Wilson (Scotland) and Max Anstie (Britain), likely head-to-head with the remaining field manufactured up of riders from France, Italy, Brazil and extra.”
Today’s launch also confirms that Melbourne, Australia, has secured the second spherical of the pilot time for October 21 and 22 in Marvel Stadium. The release also states a a few-calendar year offer concerning the location and SX Worldwide, promoters of the WSX, that will operate by way of 2024. Take note, the SX Global group is an Australian-primarily based organization, and vital customers of that team produced the successful Aus-X Open up party, which last took location at Marvel Stadium in 2019.
Down below is the total press release from SX World-wide:
Supercross news Melbourne secures multi-yr deal to host a spherical of the FIM Earth Supercross Championship solely for Australia and New Zealand & Previous Earth Supercross Champion and Australian Legend Chad Reed and much more set to supercharge Marvel Stadium this Oct
Worldwide Australian Supercross Stars Announced in addition to reveal of Melbourne spherical of the FIM Planet Supercross Championship (WSX) on Oct 21-22 at Marvel Stadium
AUSTRALIA – Melbourne has today been introduced as the Australian metropolis to protected the unique rights to host a round of the FIM World Supercross Championship in 2022, 2023 and 2024. This 12 months, the WSX Australian Grand Prix, will remodel Marvel Stadium into the supreme dirt battlefield for two times of unmissable motion on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 Oct 2022.
Australian & World-wide supercross celebrity, Chad Reed, has been confirmed to arrive out of retirement to problem for his 3rd FIM Environment Supercross Championship title, in the premier WSX (450cc) group. Chad Reed joins the effectively-recognized American supercross operation, MDK Motorsports.
The Australian Winner will join a star-studded industry of entire world-class riders which include latest Entire world quantity two, German, Ken Roczen, Earth variety ten Justin Brayton, Vince Friese, Cole Seely and far more from the United states of america, with the UK’s ideal Dean Wilson (Scotland) and Max Anstie (Britain), going head-to-head with the remaining discipline produced up of riders from France, Italy, Brazil and extra.
Supporting the Globe Championship action, Australia’s very best domestic competition will contest the opening spherical of the FOX Australian Supercross Championship, on Friday night time. The ideal Australian riders will not only contend for the domestic championship honours, they have the opportunity for the to start with time to compete on the globe stage in the WSX Championship racing on Saturday evening as a Wildcard.
Above two enormous nights, the Entire world Supercross Australian Grand Prix will offer supporters environment-course motion with powerful racing, epic freestyle stunts and a supercharged level of amusement showcasing are living performances by Peking Duk (Friday) & Bliss n Eso (Saturday).
SX Global, is the Australian company spearheading the FIM sanctioned Environment Supercross Championship. SX Global’s President, Tony Cochrane, mentioned “SX World is thrilled that Melbourne has secured a round of the prestigious championship for the people today of Victoria and Australasian enthusiasts for the future 3 years until 2024. The long run of supercross is on a global phase and for Melbourne to host a round the championship adds to its outstanding portfolio of big sporting gatherings. We increase our gratitude to The Hon Minister Dimopoulos and the Visit Victoria group for recognising the broad opportunity and doing the job with us to convey it to existence.”
Tony Cochrane added, “With Australia’s faithful and passionate Supercross fanbase, the unique WSX Australian Grand Prix will not only catch the attention of enthusiasts to Marvel Stadium from each individual corner of our place, but the world, all eager to watch the finest riders struggle it out for Environment Supercross Championship glory. It is also an opportunity to showcase what Melbourne has to supply, to our at any time-developing worldwide supercross audience across North America, Europe and Asia.”
“The addition of Australia’s personal supercross legend and two-time Entire world Winner Chad Reed and the world’s ideal up and coming supercross athletes to the 10 group – forty earth course rider field answers the contact from Australian lovers.” mentioned Adam Bailey, SX Global’s Handling Director – Motorsport. “The 2022 FIM Globe Supercross Australian Grand Prix, will be a historic situation for all supercross supporters and an unbelievable weekend of racing and reside amusement. We are not able to wait around to see a packed Marvel Stadium in Oct.”
Chad Reed commented “Opportunities like WSX really don’t arrive together each and every day, I’ve witnessed loads all through my vocation, but this is super amazing and something I experienced to be associated in,” claimed Reed. “I’m psyched to be here right now from the US to help launch the Melbourne spherical and hopefully emphasize to all people about the globe how epic this championship is heading to be. The WSX Championship heading world wide is the major factor to happen to supercross in its background.
“It’s the starting of one thing specific that will develop supercross on a global level and give riders diverse/new chances at an international and community amount. It opens a whole lot of doorways for everybody,” mentioned Reed. “I haven’t raced in Melbourne due to the fact 2019, so cannot hold out to get back listed here in October and go up in opposition to the very best current riders in the globe. It’s going to be one particular hell of a 2022 championship.”
On Friday 21 and Saturday 22 Oct Marvel Stadium will be reworked into the greatest dirt bicycle battlefield for two epic nights of unmissable action and extreme level of competition racing, the place 10 teams and 40 of the ideal riders from across the world will do fight for over USD$250,000, equal to around AUD$360,000, in funds and international supremacy. The two evenings also attribute Reside music entertainment, freestyle motocross stunts, pyrotechnics, and more.
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