British Supercross returns to South Yorkshire

British Supercross at the Sheffiled Arena.
British Supercross at the Sheffiled Arena.
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Future West Promotions the promoter of the Future West ACU British Supercross Championship are excited to announce the return of the series to Sheffield at the Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 22nd October 2011.

Sheffield previously held 12 consecutive British Supercross events until 2008 when Heath Voss, Tommy Searle, Colton Facciotti and Jeff Alessi wowed the crowds. The very first Sheffield event featured Jeremy “Showtime” McGrath, Damon Bradshaw and event winner Larry Ward back in 1997. The last Future West event at Sheffield was the 2009 FIM Indoor Enduro World Cup event which drew rave reviews from all in attendance.

Future West’s John Hellam had this to say: “After a three year absence of Supercross from Sheffield we are confident the venue and the Sheffield faithful are set for the return of British Supercross to its historical home”.

SX1 and British Supercross defending champ CCM’s Tom Church will be ready to take on the best of the Brits including fellow team mate and former British Motocross champion Stephen Sword. Defending SX2 champion Jack Brunell is also expected to come out charging in the first round of the series along with a long list of top British riders.

As always British Supercross will also see the return of future champions with a full youth and clubman programme sprinkled in between the fantastic pro racing action. New to Sheffield will be the 4 wheel quad class which always provides carnage and excitement and the very exciting head to head one on one halftime elimination races.

An Earlybird discount is available if you book your tickets before Friday May 20th - a £5 reduction off all ticket prices except Family ticket deal.

Tickets, priced £38, £35 & £29 (£10 reduction for Under 12’s and OAP’s) go on sale 9am on Friday May 6. Family tickets for 2 adults & 2 under 12’s available priced £100. To book call the Arena Box Office on 0114 256 56 56, visit the venue in person or book online at www.motorpointarena.co.uk – tickets may be subject to booking fee. Practice session tickets that give you access to the amateur qualifiers and professionals practice sessions between 12noon and 6pm, all priced £12 are also available, but can only be purchased if you have tickets for the evening session.