(MONACO) Principality of Monaco, 19 July 2017 – As a consequence of an unexpected deadlock between the landowners and occasion promoter Limitless Sports activities, Youthstream broadcasts the 2017 Monster Vitality MXGP of the USA, scheduled for September 2-Three at Gatorback Cycle Park in Gainesville, Florida, will now be held at WW Motocross Park in close by Jacksonville, Florida. The transfer to WW Motocross Park comes after the present lease between Limitless Sports activities and the Gatorback Cycle Park landowners expired on June 30, and the events had been unable to come back to agreeable phrases for a renewal.
Happily, WW Motocross Park at WW Ranch is able to host a world-class occasion. The brand new facility, which opened in 2013 with a course constructed by DreamTraxx, was not too long ago rated the #1 Motocross Observe in Florida by Moto Playground Journal. Situated simply west of downtown Jacksonville, roughly 51 miles north of Gatorback Cycle Park, WW Motocross Park has a wealthy Florida sand base and well-crafted obstacles that make it a well-liked vacation spot for riders everywhere in the Southeast.
“We’re totally dedicated to producing a profitable MXGP of USA in 2017 with Youthstream and Limitless Sports activities, and this venue shift will assist be certain that prospect,” mentioned MX Sports activities Professional Racing President Davey Coombs. “Whereas we had been wanting ahead to returning to a extensively identified facility like Gatorback Cycle, we’re much more excited to be going to work on WW Motocross Park with Limitless Sports activities and naturally Youthstream to deliver the FIM Motocross World Championship and the Monster Vitality MXGP of the USA to a quickly rising WW Motocross Park.”
“We wish to thank Carrie and Davey Coombs and MX Sports activities for his or her reactivity to discover a answer so shortly,” mentioned Vice President of Youthstream David Luongo, “We’re certain that due to their efforts the FIM Monster Vitality MXGP of the USA will probably be much more profitable and that it’ll strengthen our relationship for the long run.”
“I’ve ridden WW Motocross Park many occasions and I even raced there earlier than I turned professional, and it’s a extremely good observe,” mentioned Monster Vitality/Professional Circuit Kawasaki rider Austin Forkner. “It’s a basic Florida sand observe, with a very good mixture of clay on the jumps and darkish sand straights, and whereas it begins out quick, it will get good and tough. I believe it’s going to be an important observe for the MXGP of the USA.”