Revamped Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open

AURORA, Ill. (August 31, 2007) – As the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open celebrates its 10th Anniversary October 12-14, inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, fans and racers will enjoy a variety of enhancements that offer great value and excitement to the two-night showdown. In what’s being considered the industry’s biggest party of the year, the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open is the culminating event of the 2007 for the world’s top supercross racers.

The VIP Giveaway is the perfect start for fans to register for a chance to win the experience of a lifetime by registering at Valued at $3,000, the VIP Giveaway is the all-access experience.

VIP amenities include:

Airfare for two to Las Vegas for the ultimate party weekend
Suite accommodations at the MGM Grand for Friday and Saturday nights
Two VIP passes to Friday and Saturday night’s race
Two Weekend Pit Passes
Two passes to a Rockstar Energy Drink post-event party
Private track walk with a rider
A rig tour of Team Rockstar Energy Drink race team transporter
Autographed rider jersey
Pictures with Rockstar Energy Drink girls
Rockstar Energy Drink Swag
10 Cases of Rockstar Energy Drink delivered to your home

The Xtreme Packs, which include the event’s best seats for Friday and Saturday, a free ticket to Sunday’s Amateur Arenacross World Finals, a free pit pass good for the entire weekend, an official Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open shirt and a free Rockstar Energy Drink hat for $210. Adult super value seats are just $20 and kid’s super value seats are half price. Discounted hotel accommodations at the MGM Grand where the entire industry will call home for the weekend. Room rates are as follows: Thursday: $149; Friday & Saturday: $199.

Each night of racing will feature a new track featuring a variety of timing sections and the newly added sand section. Both tracks can be viewed by clicking the following link

This year’s race format has been revised, combining AMA Supercross and AMA Supercross Lites riders into one ‘open class.’ The one-class-one champ format allows riders to compete aboard the 250F or 450F motorcycle during the race.

Also included in this year's U.S. Open format will be the three part Trifecta bonus program that will pay additional money to the fastest qualifier for each night's event, a bonus to each night's holeshot winner and a bonus for any rider that can complete the Trifecta challenge by being the fastest qualifier, getting the holeshot and winning the main event. Any rider that hits the Trifecta will earn a $50,000 bonus each night in addition to the regular event purse and any rider that can "Double Down" and hit the Trifecta both nights will walk away with $250,000 for the weekend.

Another new enhancement this year is the rematch race, featuring former champions Damon Huffman (’98), Jeff Emig (’99) and Mike LaRocco (’02). In a five-lap exhibition race, Huffman, Emig and LaRocco will showcase their skills on both nights of competition. 

Fans can follow the event live at as hosts Jim Holley and Jason Weigandt call the race and interview the top riders for the pre-race show. CBS Sports, the race’s television partner, will broadcast :90 of coverage October 20 1:30-3:00 p.m.

More exciting announcements about the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open will be made shortly. Stay tuned to for more news and information.

Tickets are now available for the 10th annual Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas October 12-14, 2007 at,, by phone at 702-474-4000 or the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office. Regarded as one of off-road motorcycling’s premier races, the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open is the final ‘major’ race of the motocross season. Tickets are available for as low as $20 through All tickets subject to 5% Las Vegas Entertainment tax.