FIM President Vito Ippolito Congratulates Youthstream on MXoN's Return to USA

FUNCHAL (PORTUGAL) – After the announcement of the Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations’ comeback to the USA the FIM President, Mr. Vito Ippolito, offered his congratulations to Youthstream.

The FIM President Mr. Vito Ippolito stated: “It is positive to see the Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations coming back to the United States in 2010, Youthstream has reached an important target with this agreement. I remember the 2007 edition of the event in Budds Creek, again in America: it was my first Motocross race as the FIM President and I was impressed by the passion of a massive crowd, by the good working organization and by the atmosphere.”

The President of Youthstream Mr. Giuseppe Luongo continued: “I am glad to hear Mr. Ippolito’s enthusiasm, our goal is to make an even better event than in Budds Creek, this is how Youthstream works, we want to make things better year by year, and I am sure the 2010 venue of the Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations, Thunder Valley Motocross in Lakewood, Colorado, has got the potential to make a superb race. I would like to thank again Mr. David Clabaugh, the owner of Thunder Valley Motocross Park, Youthstream USA General Manager Mr. Mario Marini, the FIM and the AMA. We have set an ambitious goal and we will reach it together.”

This year’s edition of the Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations will be held in Franciacorta, Italy, while the 2010 event set to happen at the Thunder Valley Motocross Park facility, just outside metro Denver, in Lakewood, Colorado on September 25 & 26, will represent the 64th edition of the “Olympics of Motocross”.