Salt Lake City, UT (October 5, 2021) – Feld Entertainment, Inc. in partnership with the Utah Sports Commission announced today that tickets are on sale for the 2022 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Season, with the championship series concluding in Salt Lake City at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, May 7, 2022 as Utah, the “State of Sport” once again hosts the racing Finals.
Pre-sale begins today for Supercross Insider preferred customers and will run through next Monday, October 11; tickets will then go public on-sale starting on Tuesday, October 12. Fans can sign up for preferred access or make ticket purchases online at SupercrossLIVE.com.
Following modified 2020 and 2021 seasons due to the pandemic, the 17-race schedule returns to its traditional weekend routing format as the series visits 15 cities spread across 13 states including California, Colorado, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Michigan and Washington.
Storylines abound for the 2022 Supercross season as the 450SX Class continues to feature what has become an ever-expanding, deep array of talent. Three Supercross champions will be competing for another title – 2x champion Cooper Webb, 2020 champion Eli Tomac and 2018 champion Jason Anderson as both a domestic and international “who’s who” list of competitors vie for their first title – Ken Roczen (Germany), Marvin Musquin (France), Dylan Ferrandis (France), Adam Cianciarulo, Justin Barcia, Aaron Plessinger, Malcolm Stewart and Chase Sexton, all from America.
The 250SX Class will see a return of both reigning champions – Justin Cooper (Western Regional) and Colt Nichols (Eastern Regional), while Australian super-star brothers Jett and Hunter Lawrence and Japan’s Jo Shimoda seek their first title.
In addition to the World Finale bringing together the top riders in the world to close out the 17-race series throughout the United States, Salt Lake City will also play host to the competitive Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Showdown race which is the only time throughout the season where both the Eastern Regional 250SX Class and Western Regional 250SX Class athletes race together. This past season, Australian sensation Jett Lawrence took it to the wire and beat both 250SX Class Regional Champions Justin Cooper and Colt Nichols, plus his teammate and brother Hunter while winning his third and final race of the season.
Supercross FanFest is currently planned to return to Salt Lake, the expansive outdoor footprint will feature the race team rigs, Monster Energy exhibitions, sponsor displays, photo opportunity set ups, food and beverages, plus the red-carpet styled Ride of Fame. FanFest tickets are priced at $15 each.
Six Supercross events throughout the season will serve as qualifying rounds for the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship. Athletes competing in the 250SX Futures Class will be awarded points towards their pro Supercross license based on their finishing positions at these Premiere qualifying events. The top four athletes from each Premiere qualifying race will advance to the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship in Salt Lake City where 24 athletes will vie to become the 250SX Futures Class Champion.
Kicking off its 23rd year of racing, KTM Junior Supercross presented by Wells Fargo, will return to competition and the 2022 program will feature participants racing aboard KTM’s highly competitive electric KTM SX-E 5 platform, with a fully solar operational semi and set up. A fan favorite, KTM Junior Supercross presented by Wells Fargo, will take place at 10 rounds culminating in a championship at the finale in Salt Lake City. For the program overview please visit www.KTMJrSX.com. Registration for the 2022 season opens October 15 at KTM Junior Supercross, presented by Wells Fargo – Registration Link.
As the pandemic recovery progresses, Supercross is monitoring changes to government mandates, public health guidelines and industry standards and is working closely with our venue partners to adjust protocols for the safety and wellness of guests based on state and local requirements. Please monitor the venue website Rice-Eccles Stadium for health and safety policies, including face covering and entry requirements, which are subject to change. For details about Supercross Fan Wellness, please go here.
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