Nexen Tire Signs as EnduroCross Sponsor

—PRESS RELEASE— 

Irvine, CA (April 3, 2014) – EnduroCross is proud to announce the addition of Nexen Tire as a sponsor for the upcoming  2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil series. The global tire leader will be bringing cash incentive to the high-intensity starts with a $500 Holeshot award for Pro Main Events.

Nexen Tire, manufacturer of premium passenger, SUV, light truck and high-performance automotive tires, joins EnduroCross as the series expands to nine rounds with two new cities and venues on the schedule. The consistent growth of the series and fan base in 2014 ensure Nexen Tire’s products will be showcased to the world’s best off-road racing fans.

"We are very impressed with the EnduroCross series and look forward to a great partnership," said Kyle Roberts, Director of Marketing for Nexen Tire. "EnduroCross represents the highest-quality off-road racing and features the most exciting and talented racers. Even more, the fans are real enthusiasts who ride—the perfect customers for Nexen’s line of light truck, high-performance and passenger tires. We look forward to showcasing our premium line of products to the EnduroCross community in 2014.”

“We couldn’t be more proud to have a company like Nexen Tire come aboard to support the expanding EnduroCross series” said Lance Bryson, Director of Sales and Marketing for EnduroCross. “They are a passionate company that makes products to perform on the highest levels. Their support of EnduroCross and the $500 Holeshot Award is a win for the racers, fans and venues we’ll see in 2014.”

Las Vegas will again host the opening round coming up on Friday, May 2nd during the Monster Energy Supercross finals weekend. The traditional EnduroCross finals in November will now be held in Ontario, California on November 22nd. The X Games Enduro X event in Austin, Texas will also be included as a points paying event for the GEICO AMA EnduroCross championship.

Tickets are on sale now at www.EnduroCross.com/buy-tickets/

For more information, please visit www.EnduroCross.com

2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy Schedule

May 2, 2014 - Las Vegas, Nevada.  Orleans Arena (Friday Night)

June 6, 2014 - Austin, Texas.  X Games Circuit of the America's

June 21, 2014 - Sacramento, California.  Sleep Train Arena

August 23, 2014 - Atlanta, Georgia.  Gwinnett Center

October 4, 2014 - Denver, Colorado.  National Western Complex

October 11, 2014 - Salt Lake City, Utah.  Energy Solutions Arena

October 18, 2014 - Everett, Washington.  Comcast Arena

November 15, 2014 - Boise, Idaho.  Ford Idaho Center

November 22, 2014 - Ontario, California.  Citizens Business Bank Arena

EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole…and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in!  Known as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” this indoor off road racing will certainly keep you on your feet. Be sure to log-on to www.mavtv.com/shows/endurocross for local air dates/times.

ENDUROCROSS is a registered trademark of Source Interlink Media.

For rules and race information visit www.EnduroCross.com or email endurocross@sorc.com

Source Interlink Media’s GrindMedia is home to renowned action and adventure sports magazine brands Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, Bike, Canoe & Kayak, SUP-Standup Paddler, Transworld Motocross, and Paved. Along with our standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia produces more than 20 leading events and webcasts such as Surfer Poll Awards, Powder Video Awards, Lowers Pro, EnduroCross and International Surfing Day. Grind Media is also the exclusive action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. To learn more, visit www.grindmedia.com.

About Nexen Tire

Nexen Tire is a global manufacture of high performance, passenger, SUV / light truck and winter tires, utilizing the latest technologies and delivering the highest quality in the industry. Nexen is also one of a select group of tire manufactures that are specified as standard fitment on original equipment vehicles, which is a true testament to its quality products. Investments made in state of the art manufacturing and cutting edge research and development ensure that Nexen will continue to deliver on its brand promise to customers. Nexen is dedicated to ensuring that active families and individuals reach their destination safely while enjoying a smooth comfortable ride. More information about Nexen’s products and its brand promise is available online at nexentireusa.com.

Additional information about Nexen Tire products is available online atnexentireusa.com.

Technical support and customer service can be reached at 1-800-576-3936 or info@nexentireusa.com.