Alessi Brothers Make Arenacross Debut at Reno's Livestock Event Center - News - Dirt Rider Magazine

Alessi Brothers to Race Reno ArenacrossClear Channel announced that X-Games Gold Medallist Matt Buyten, of Carson City, Nev., will race at the 13th-annual Arenacross event at Reno's Livestock Events Center November 19-20. Adding to the hype of this event is the signing of the fabled Alessi Brothers, Jeff and Mike.Buyten, a regular on the widely popular IFMA Freestyle Motocross tour, will make his 2004 National Arenacross Series debut along with a host of other talented riders. IFMA Freestyle Motocross star Dustin Miller and European racer Juss Laansoo will try their hand at Reno.Jeff and Mike Alessi, two of the most highly publicized motocross racers, will race in Reno for the first time ever. For the younger Jeff Alessi, Reno will be his professional debut, while older brother Mike has two professional races under his belt."This is one of the most talented starting gates the sport has ever seen," said Robert Hansen, director of arenacross, Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports. "We have riders from all over the world coming to race in Reno as well some of America's most talented racers."Local Riders:Matt Buyten, Carson City, Nev.Dustin Miller, Gardnerville, Nev.Mike Mason, Gardnerville, Nev.The 2004-2005 arenacross Series is the largest indoor motorsport in the world, and this year arenacross will celebrate its 21st anniversary. Top amateur and professional riders from across the country will compete for fame and fortune in the National Arenacross Series. Professional riders will compete for more than $2,600,000.00 in purse money, contingency, performance bonuses plus a Point Fund.Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets now and the box office starting Monday November 15th. Go to any local Smith's Food and Drug and receive $5 off any adult ticket when you show your Fresh Values reward card.For more information on the the Reno event, and arenacross, visit