MORGANTOWN, W.Va. ( ) - The Eighth Annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross is quickly approaching, MX Sports and 15-time National Champion Ricky Carmichael are pleased to welcome back a host of returning sponsors. The event takes place , and , at the historic Daytona International Speedway (DIS), and will feature some of the biggest names in amateur racing, as well as the industry as a whole.
This unique event takes place just one day after the Daytona Supercross by Honda, allowing for the sport's upcoming stars to ride on the same track as their idols. Many industry personnel will remain on site and display their newest and best products for 2017.
RCSX is supported by the most prestigious companies in the motorcycling business, including Rocky Mountain ATV/MC, Thor, Bell Helmets, Pro Circuit, Cometic Gaskets, Fox Racing, Sunoco Race Fuels, and Dunlop. KTM, Yamaha, Suzuki, Cobra, Honda, Husqvarna, and Kawasaki will also take part in this esteemed event.
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC will play a key role in the LIVE streaming production provided via Racer TV. Rocky Mountain ATV/MC remains heavily involved in amateur racing, and their support only continues to grow. Race fans from across the world will have the opportunity to watch their favorite racers battle in the finals for the No. 1 plate during the Racer TV LIVE streaming on Monday, March 13. In addition, every participant will receive a $20 Race Gas gift card redeemable on the entire Rocky Mountain ATV/MC inventory.
The Holeshot Awards will once again be sponsored by Bell Helmets. Bell Helmets will be providing a $100 gift certificate to every racer who claims the holeshot in each of the 36 final class motos. Dunlop will be selling and mounting tires in the NASCAR garages with the help of MXTire.com.
Thor, Pro Circuit, Fox and Cometic Gaskets will continue to back the unique two-day amateur supercross event. Sunoco Race Fuels, a brand synonymous with Daytona International Speedway, will return as the official race fuel of RCSX and will have fuel available for purchase both days of the event.
The class structure includes 36 classes for youth riders on 50cc bikes all the way up to vet and senior classes. The race will follow a supercross format, using heat races and last chance qualifiers in each class to seed the field of riders over the course of two days into the main event .
This event also serves as the opening round of the eight-round ONSIA Sound Art Women's Motocross Championship (WMX), featuring the fastest females on two wheels. Racers must be pre-approved for a 2017 WMX license before registering. For more information on the WMX schedule, licensing and rules, click HERE.
For additional information, visit the official series website at www.racedaytona.com or call (304) 284-0101. Also, follow the official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for exclusive content and to catch the latest news.
About Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross:
The Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross event is the world's largest two-day amateur supercross event. Hosted annually since 2010 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, the class structure includes 36 classes for youth riders on 50cc bikes all the way up to vet and senior classes. The race follows a supercross format, using heat races and last chance qualifiers to seed the field of riders into the main event in each class. In collaboration with 15-time champion Ricky Carmichael this event is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.
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