_GEICO and Monster Energy headline the list of returning and new sponsors for the May 7th event that features the first ever World Final Race
ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 11, 2010) **- The list of returning and new sponsors for the upcoming (May 7th) **GEICO Powersports MiniMotoSX, presented by Monster Energy, at Las Vegas' Orleans Arena is now in place and reads like a who's who of top mini bike industry manufacturers and after market component suppliers.
"Everyone's on board and pumped to get this thing going!," says Lance Bryson, Director of Sales & Marketing for GEICO MiniMotoSX. "Despite the downturn in the economy the interest in GEICO MMSX is at an all-time high and we've seen a record number of industry sponsors come on board with us this year for what will be the biggest mini bike racing event of the 2010 competition season."
Joining GEICO Powersports and Monster Energy as sponsors of the heralded May 7th event are:
Red Baron Racing
Also ... New for 2010 will be the MMSX World Final race intended to crown the fastest mini bike racer on the planet. The top three Youth and Expert 10" and 12" riders will be joined by the top ten international racers for one insane main event with $6,000 in podium prize money at stake for the Experts!
"The new World Final will be the war to settle the score as to a year's worth of bragging rights to the coveted King of MMSX," said Source Interlink Media's VP of Events Mike Karsting. "United States' best versus the top international riders. You couldn't ask for a more thrilling gate to cap off the night's show!"
For the first time ever, MMSX at the Orleans will feature electric bikes competing head-to-head with the combustion bikes in the 16" class. After years of being an exhibition class, electric bikes will finally get the chance to see if they can hold it down against the gasoline-powered bikes. Will they be able to keep up? Could they dominate? Are they gonna get waxed? You'll have to be in Vegas on May 7th to find out!
The annual GEICO MiniMotoSX, presented by Monster Energy, is the largest indoor Motorsports competition of its kind. With more than 600 registered riders in 2009 the event literally allows for mini bike enthusiasts to become part of the show. As one racer put it: "At GEICO MiniMotoSX you don't just show up and watch racing in Vegas - you boot up and get on the track yourself to race in front of a packed house at the Orleans." Featuring numerous classes at all age and ability levels, GEICO MiniMotoSX delivers an unforgettable day of racing action for both fans and racers alike, along with an affordable 'Vegas experience' given the hotel and ticket package at the Orleans Hotel and Arena. Registration for the event is open right now on www.minimotosx.com
Source Interlink Media Motorsports:**
Encompassing the highly successful AMA GEICO MiniMotoSX presented by Monster Energy, the AMA GEICO EnduroCross Championship Series and the AMA EnduroCross Grand Championships, the Source Interlink Media Motorsports brands reach millions of motorcycle enthusiasts with live events, DVD packages, web sites, television and magazine coverage. Visit www.minimotosx.com or www.endurocross.com._