Red Bull Ride Day

June 24, 2011 10:05am
RED BULL RIDE DAY GIVES MOTOCROSS FANS THE CHANCE TO MEET THEIR HEROES

Top Professional Motocross Athletes to Mingle with Fans at 408MX in San Jose on June 29
One Lucky Rider will Win the Chance to Ride with Ronnie Renner in Oregon


WHAT: Red Bull Ride Day will give fans the opportunity to get up close and personal with their motocross heroes.  Taking place at 408MX in San Jose on June 29, fans will have a chance to watch, hang out and ride with some of Red Bull’s athletes and team riders.  Expected to attend are Ronnie Renner, Steve Haughelstine, Jessy Nelson and Colton Haaker.  In addition, one lucky rider will win the chance to ride with Renner at the last stop of the 2011 Red Bull Ronnie Renner Freeride Tour.  The winner will load up their bike in San Jose, Calif., hop in the Red Bull Motorcoach and travel to Portland, Ore., where they will watch the Red Bull Dirty Dozen races at Thursday Night MX at Portland International Speedway.  They will then head to Winchester Bay for the final stop of the Red Bull Ronnie Renner Freeride Tour.

To enter to win the "Ride with Renner" go to www.408mx.com and sign up by June 28, 2011.   You must be present at the Red Bull Ride Day at 408MX to win.

408MX is situated in the heart of the Silicon Valley and prides itself as being one of the premier Motocross tracks in Northern California. The track is located at the San Jose County Fairgrounds, which has been hosting motorcycle events since at least 1915, and possibly as early as 1910.

The Red Bull Ronnie Renner Freeride Tour
Motocross superstar and X Games gold medalist Ronnie Renner will head out to some of the top off-road riding spots in the West Coast to ride and mingle with the people he encounters.  There is no rigorous schedule, no info booths and no egos, just pure freeriding.  Stops in 2011 include Ocotillo Wells, Dumont, Pismo Beach and Winchester Bay.

WHO:  Professional motocross athletes expected include Ronnie Renner, Steve Haughelstine, Jessy Nelson and Colton Haaker.*

WHERE: 408MX

2542 Monterey Rd

San Jose, CA

408-595-0901

WHEN: Wednesday, June 29, 2011

3:30 p.m. – Track open to public

8:00 p.m. – Track closes

 

PRESS OPPORTUNITIES: Interview, capture footage and photos of professional MX athletes and local fans

WEBSITE: Track - http://408mx.com/

Contest - http://www.408mx.com/news.html?id=6

 

MEDIA CONTACTS: Chance Decker, Chance.decker@us.redbull.com,

Scott Houston, scott.houston@us.redbull.com, 310-740-7099

*Athlete attendance is subject to change upon availability and is not guaranteed