Details of Monster Energy Fan Fest at Southwick Revealed

2009-08-26 11:31
Details for Friday afternoon's Monster Energy Fan Fest from Moto X-338, the official preview of the Moto-X 338 Motocross National, have been revealed and motocross fans throughout New England will have the chance to take advantage of their only opportunity to get up close and personal with the stars of the sport. A casual, laid-back setting will greet enthusiasts as several memorable activities are schedule to help them indulge in the atmosphere surrounding the national all free of charge. Gates open at 3 p.m. ET.

Kicking off the afternoon will be a media ride featuring the Star Yamaha and Valli Motorsports teams with their riders Darryn Durham, Michael Hall, Matt Lemoine, Lucas Moraes, Broc Tickle, Jimmy Albertson and Kyle Regal. Joining the men on-track will be WMX Class competitors Sara Price and Sarah Whitmore.

Following the riding at 4 p.m. ET, the pits will open for all in attendance to take their chance to interact with the riders on hand and receive autographs as well as take advantage of special tours a handful of Factory teams are offering through their race rigs. While fans mingle, the band Ten Man Push, the official band of motocross, will provide a live performance.

The track comes alive once again to bring the afternoon to a close as the always entertaining pit bike national brings bar-banging action to the masses on a smaller scale.

With a full slate of teams preparing for Saturday's race, fans can be sure to see the impressive machines of the 250, 450 and WMX classes on display as well as the chance to catch the series' biggest names making their way into town. You never know who might show up!

All proceeds from this weekend's Moto-X 338 Motocross National will be distributed for charitable cause, a trait that sets Southwick apart from other tracks in the country. Groups benefiting from the race include the Southwick Recreation Department, Southwick School Department and American Legion 338, among others.

Race day tickets are available are available at the box office or online at www.motocross338.org and www.allisports.com. Saturday tickets: Adults - $35, Children (6-12) - $20, 5 and Under - Free.

Source: MX Sports Pro Racing

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