Riders Wanted for SX Event in Finland

August 4, 2011 1:05pm

Riders wanted for indoor supercross in Finland, October 21st

General information:
A two day final of Open Finnish Supercross series will take place in Lahti, Finland on October 21st - 22nd 2011. We are looking for a riders from the US and also from Europe to participate in the event. The race is open for both MX1 (SX) and MX2 (Lites) riders. The promoter of the race will arrange the flights, transportation and accommodation for the riders and provide them with a bike and a mechanic for the race. We are looking for riders having experience in Supercross or/and Arenacross. No start money.

Last year US riders Matt Boni, Chris Gosselaar, Weston Peick and Joey Rossi raced at the event. Boni was crowned as King of Lahti, while Peick placed third, Chris Gosselaar fifth and Rossi sixth. There will be also a whip contest for extra prize money. This year the races will be on Friday and Saturday and big Supercross afterparty on Saturday night.

So don't miss your chance to gain some international racing experience and visit the home country of Santa Claus and Nokia!

Check out the video from last year here:

If you are interested, please email (preferred) or call:
Kusti Manninen
Finnish Motorcycling Federation
email: kusti.manninen@smlsupercross.fi
tel: +358405545173

The race is held at "Lahden Suurhalli", an indoor soccer arena located in the city of Lahti, about 60 miles north of Helsinki. Click HERE for Map.

Timetable SML Supercross fueled by Monster Energy & One Industries:

Friday 21st of October:
15:00 Free practice (three groups, each 15 min)
15:45 Timed practice ((three groups, each 15 min, top 15 from each group to evenings program)
18:00 Opening ceremonies
18:15 Race starts
20:45 Final
21:00 Award ceremonies
21:20 Best Whip Contest

Saturday 22st of October:
12:00 Free practice (three groups, each 10 min)
12:45 Timed practice (three groups, each 10 min, top 15 from each group to evenings program)
15:00 Opening ceremonies
15:15 Race starts
17:45 Final
18:00 Award ceremonies
18:20 Jump contest
21:00 Supercross after party at club Seurahuone, Lahti

Price money for each night:
- plus separate money for winner of best whip contest:
1. 1000€  (about US $1450)
2. 600€ (about US $860)
3. 500€ (about US $715)
4. 400€ (about US $570)
5. 300€ (about US $430)
6. 200€ (about US $285)