This weekend, Some of the world’s greatest motor-cross riders will descend on the 100 year old stadium in Pretoria, all competing for what is the biggest prize purse in South African motorsport, a staggering US $50,000 . Motorcross is said to be one of the most physically challenging sports and makes for great fan-fare. around 3000 tons of dirt has been moved onto the field to create a unique stadium motrocross track. This track was the brain child of the mastermind Justin Barclay, the designer of some of the best off-road tracks in the world!
The winner of the Monster Energy Supercross Africa will walk away with twenty thousand US dollars, the second place will pay out ten thousand dollars and the third position will get a cool five thousand, making Supercross Africa the biggest purse in South African motorsport.
With top international riders like Justin Hill and Darryn Durham pitched against the next generation of stars, the battle for the winning position is going to be a fierce competition that will keep the fans out of their seats and on their feet.
Timed practice and 2 qualifying heats will kick off the event at 5pm, followed by a FMX (Freestyle Motocross) show. A semi final heat, before the LCQ (Last Chance Qualifier) will see the 40 rider field narrowed down to the 20 rider final race. The Event’s Final races will be held after Sunset to allow for the full Lights, Pyrotechnics and Racing to reach a spectacular climax, followed by an After Party with the Monster Energy Girls that will go on till late.
15:00 – STADIUM GATES OPEN TO PUBLIC
15.10 – OFFICIAL PROGRAMME START
15.15 – 16:00 – SENIOR TIMED QUALIFYING ROUNDS
16:10 – RAD KTM JUNIOR SUPERCROSS AFRICA CHALLENGE (PRACTICE)
17:00 – MAIN PROGRAMME START
17:10 – SENIOR PRO HEAT 1
17:30 – SENIOR PRO HEAT 2
17:50 – FMX FREESTYLE DEMO
18:05 – RAD KTM JUNIOR SUPERCROSS AFRICA
18:20 – SENIOR SEMI FINAL 1
18:40 – SENIOR SEMI FINAL 2
19:00 – FMX FREESTYLE DEMO
19:25 – LAST CHANCE SENIOR QUALIFIER
20:00 – MAIN EVENT SENIOR FINAL
20:30 – TROPHY PRESENTATIONS & FINALE
20:45 – EVENT CLOSE
Other exciting activities, such as open pit areas and rider autograph sessions will be available throughout the afternoon.
Tickets are available from www.ticketpro.co.za
For more info visit: www.supercrossafrica.com