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RCSX Hosts Supercross Futures with Addition of 250 Futures Class
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (January 8, 2021) – The 12th Annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross (RCSX), sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), is excited to serve as an AMA Road to Supercross points-earning event by bringing the 250 Futures to the 2021 event at Daytona International Speedway.
“We are excited to have the 2021 AMA Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross serve as an AMA Road to Supercross points-earning event,” said Mike Pelletier, AMA Director of Racing. “Riders will have the opportunity to compete at the historic Daytona International Speedway, which is the same venue the stars of the AMA Supercross series will have raced on the night prior. These are the future stars of AMA Supercross, and the future looks bright.”
With the recent announcement of the Monster Energy Supercross 2021 season schedule, Feld Entertainment also announced that they will be partnering with the AMA Amateur National at Loretta Lynn’s and additional AMA Major Championships, such as RCSX, to host the Road to Supercross platform.
Dave Prater, Director of Supercross, for Series organizers Feld Entertainment, Inc, reported that “Monster Energy Supercross is pleased to have the opportunity to feature the next generation of Supercross athletes at the iconic Daytona International Speedway. The Daytona Supercross has been an integral element in the history of our sport, hosting events for 50 years and the inclusion of the Supercross 250 Futures program is a fitting addition to the overall Supercross race weekend.”
The 12th annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross Championship will take place Sunday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 9 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
For more information on the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross, visit the series official website at www.racedaytona.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.
For more information on Supercross Futures, go to supercrosslive.com.
About Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross (RCSX):
The Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross is the world’s premier amateur supercross event hosted annually since 2010 at the World Center of Racing - Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The class structure includes 34 classes from youth riders on 51cc bikes all the way to Golden Masters (60+). The program follows a supercross format, using heat races and last chance qualifiers to seed the field of riders into the main event in each class. In collaboration with 15-time champion Ricky Carmichael, this event is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.
About Daytona Vintage Supercross (DVSX) and AMA Pro ATV Supercross:
The Daytona Vintage Supercross was added to the event roster in 2019 and has doubled in size in one year. The program features 34 classes from Vintage (through 1974) to Evolution (through 1979, 1984, and 1986) and Revolution (through 1998 and 2008), sprinkled with some modern classes. The highlight of the race action is the AMA ATV Pro Supercross, featuring the world’s fastest Pro ATV racers. Held the Tuesday after RCSX, the program attracts vintage motorcycle enthusiasts and older riders. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.
About the American Motorcyclist Association:
Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.