News 14 Jun 2017

2018 American Supercross calendar announced

Feld Entertainment confirms 17-round schedule for new season.

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The 2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, calendar has been announced featuring multiple updates to the 17-round schedule.

Once again the the 2018 series will get underway at Anaheim in California on 6 January before making its way throughout the country before wrapping up inside Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on 5 May.

The series will return to Foxborough in Massachusetts following a one-year hiatus from the calendar, it will also head back to Houston for the first time since 2015. Round eight of the championship will take place at Tampa in Florida making it the first time a supercross event has been held in that location since 1999.

“Monster Energy Supercross draws nearly 50,000 fans on average per race and more than 800,000 fans experienced the spectacle in person last season,” said Nicole Feld, executive vice president, Feld Entertainment. “Our goal is continued growth of the sport and with this schedule we believe we can surpass the one million mark in live attendance in 2018. Hosting races in more of the country’s larger capacity stadiums around the U.S. will allow us to expand the reach of the sport.”

2018 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, calendar:
Rd1 – 6 January – Anaheim, CA
Rd2 – 13 January – Houston, TX
Rd3 – 20 January – Anaheim, CA
Rd4 – 27 January – Glendale, AZ
Rd5 – 3 February – Oakland, CA
Rd6 – 10 February – San Diego, CA
Rd7 – 17 February – Arlington, TX
Rd8 – 24 February – Tampa, FL
Rd9 – 3 March – Atlanta, GA
Rd10 – 10 March – Daytona, FL
Rd11 – 17 March – St. Louis, MO
Rd12 – 24 March – Indianapolis, IN
Rd13 – 7 April – Seattle, WA
Rd14 – 14 April – Minneapolis, MN
Rd15 – 21 April – Foxborough, MA
Rd16 – 28 April – Salt Lake City, UT
Rd17 – 5 May – Las Vegas, NV