News 3 Feb 2012

Red Bull X-Fighters to return to Sydney in October this year

The world’s best Freestyle Motocross riders will take off to the air again when the Red Bull X-Fighters kicks off its six-stop 2012 world tour on April 13 in Dubai.

Red Bull X-Fighters will span over six high-flying rounds in 2012. Image: RedBull.

The world’s best Freestyle Motocross riders will take off to the air again in front of huge crowds at some of the most legendary locations when the Red Bull X-Fighters kicks off its six-stop 2012 world tour on 13 April in Dubai.

With six stops on four continents, the FMX riders will be battling it out for championship points before enormous crowds in returning hotspots Dubai, Madrid and Sydney.

“The Red Bull X-Fighters is the most important championship with the best riders in the world,” said defending champion Danny Torres. “There may be surprises with any of the riders.”

Torres launched a thrilling come-from-behind battle for the title with an exhilarating victory in front of 23,000 home-town fans in Madrid midway through last season.

He knows he will also face a run for his money from returning riders Andre Villa, Nate Adams, Sydney winner Josh Sheehan and Levi Sherwood.

Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2012:
Rd1 Dubai (UAE) 13 April
Rd2 Glen Helen (USA) 12 May
Rd3 Istanbul (TUR) 16 June
Rd4 Madrid (ESP) 20 July
Rd5 Munich (GER) 11 August
Rd6 Sydney (AUS) 6 October

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