Legends & Heroes of MX Tour to Honor Stefan Everts at 2011 Monster Energy GP

Glen Helen - Press Release

  • 10 time World Champion Stefan Everts has accumulated 101 GP victories in his MX career, making him one of the winningest riders in MX history.
  • The Award will be given in a special podium ceremony at 2:20pm on Sunday May 15th between races at the 2011 Monster Energy Grand Prix of the United States.

San Bernardino, Calif. - May 13, 2011 - The Legends and Heroes of Motocross Tour has chosen Belgian motocross legend Stefan Everts as the latest recipient of their Legends and Heroes Award. The 10 time World Motocross Champion will be accepting the award in a special podium ceremony to be held at 2:20pm between motos at the 2011 Monster Energy Grand Prix of the United States.

The son of 4 time motocross world champion Harry Everts, Stefan got into motorcycling at a early age. Stefan took his first 125cc title at the age of 19, and went on to become the youngest World Champion in history in 1991. By the time he retired at the end of the 2006 season Everts had accumulated a record 10 World Motocross Championship titles, and 101 GP race wins.

The Legends and Heroes of Motocross Tour is a traveling museum display that was developed by a small group of dedicated motocross enthusiasts to preserve the history of the sport. Previous winners of the Legends and Heroes of Motocross Award include motocross legends like Broc Glover, David and Gary Bailey, Danny LaPorte and Mike LaRocco. The tour will travel to MX races throughout the 2011 season, honoring the legacy of these and other motocross greats.

For more information about the Legends and Heroes of Motocross Tour, check out their website at www.legendsandheroestour.org. To get the latest information and updates on events at Glen Helen Raceway, head to www.glenhelen.com, or "Like" them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenhelenraceway.
Glen Helen Raceway: Glen Helen Raceway is the premier Off-Road Racing facility in Southern California and is known as a world class racing facility. The 256 acre facility located near the San Bernardino County town of Devore, has featured Motocross, Sand Drags, Short and Long Course Buggies & Trucks, AMA 125/250 MX Nationals, Pro ATV Racing, Off Road G.P. and Endurance races, and the FIM United States Grand Prix, World Championship Motocross event_