Carmichael Ready to Defend SX TitlesMonday, November 28, 2005 | 10:25 AM
AURORA, Ill. (November 28 2005) – On December 3rd, Canadian
supercross fans will witness Ricky Carmichael, the greatest motocross
racer of all time, defend his World Supercross GP championship at the
opening round of the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP at Toronto’s
That evening Suzuki’s Carmichael, who won seven supercross main events last year, will begin his defense of the greatest season of all time. After winning last year’s World Supercross GP in dominant fashion, the Havana, Fla., native captured every other major championship, including the AMA Supercross Series, the 250cc AMA Motocross, the Motocross des Nations and the U.S. Open.
Lining up with Carmichael, the winner of 40 World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series races, in Toronto is the most impressive field of riders the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP has ever had. Carmichael will be challenged by two-time regional AMA Supercross Series champion James Stewart and former World Supercross GP champion Chad Reed.
“I’m going to Canada to defend my championship,” said Carmichael. “I’m excited that Chad Reed, James Stewart, Michael Byrne and David Vuillemin will be there as well. My training program is dialed in, and I am doing everything I can to prepare for this season.”
Fans can be a part of Carmichael’s return to Toronto by taking advantage of hotel and discounts on event ticket packages.
Holiday Inn on King
Includes Hotel room, 2 Gold Circle seats, 2 practice tickets,
1 event program, and discount coupons to the Toronto Motorcycle Show
$115/ per person (based on double occupancy)
$180/ per person (based on double occupancy)
For more information on hotels, call Lori Parker at 416-341-2255
For more information about the Amp’d Mobile World Supercross GP/Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, please log on to www.supercross.cc.com. For media requests, please contact Denny Hartwig at 630-566-6305 or e-mail at [email protected]
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