Las Vegas, Nev., (May 6, 2019) – Merely hours after Monster Energy Supercross’ season came-to-a-close by crowning three Champions – Cooper Webb (450SX Class), Chase Sexton (Eastern Regional 250SX Class) and Dylan Ferrandis (Western Regional 250SX Class), Supercross Futures racers took to the same track as their heroes the previous evening.
Inspired by Saturday night’s racing over 600 entrants lined up in the 90-degree heat to compete across 26 different classes at Sam Boyd Stadium as this was the last round to qualify for the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship which will also take place at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on October 20 and 21.
Supercross Futures AMA National Championship is the official advancement platform of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. The series provides an exclusive opportunity for amateur competition on a Supercross track. As expected, names like Vohland (KTM), Johnson (KTM) and Jarvis (Yamaha) were at the top of the leaderboard but Supercross Futures provides a one-of-a-kind experience for racing enthusiasts of all ages.
Jordan Jarvis qualified first and led every lap in the Women’s Class at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Photo Credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc.
The Supercross Futures series comprised 8 events that took place over the course of the 2019 Supercross Season and leads to an AMA National Championship where over 6100 amateur racers competed in 26 different classes – beginning with 4-year-olds in the 51cc Limited Class…through the elite 250SX Futures Class.
Supermini 2 Class Results1. Maximus Vohland (711), KTM2. Jett Reynolds (79), Kawasaki3. Ryder DiFrancesco (199), Kawasaki4. Talon Hawkins (71), Husqvarna5. Marcello Leodorico (44), KTM6. Thomas Welch (98), KTM7. Tyler Mashbir (117), Yamaha8. Slade Varola (45), Suzuki9. Coen Eiklenborg (111), Husqvarna10. Christopher Croushorn (204), Husqvarna
The 250SX Futures class provides riders with the opportunity of earning their 250 Supercross license. To earn his or her 250SX license, a rider must compete within the 250SX Futures class and earn a total of 6 points. If a rider places 1st thru 5th, the rider earns 3 points. If a rider places 6th thru 10th, the rider earns 2 points. Only A-classification riders may compete in the 250SX Futures class.
250SX Futures Class Results1. Tyson Johnson (13), KTM2. Colton Eigenmann (815), Suzuki3. Adrian Galamba (906), Kawasaki4. Chase Felong (154), Yamaha5. Mitchell Gifford (311), Yamaha6. Richard Taylor (44), Yamaha7. Braden O’Neal (127), Yamaha8. Jamison DuClos (223), Yamaha9. Addison Emory IV (538), Yamaha10. Kyle Greeson (200), KTM
The following list of Riders earned enough points to apply for their Supercross license through the Supercross Futures AMA National Championship series.
- Tyson Johnson (13), KTM
- Colton Eigenmann (815), Suzuki
- Adrian Galamba (906), Kawasaki
- Chase Felong (154), Yamaha
- Mitchell Gifford (311), Yamaha
- Richard Taylor (44), Yamaha
- Addison Emory IV (538), Yamaha
Women’s Class Results1. Jordan Jarvis (30), Yamaha2. Samantha Peters (45), KTM 3. Jaymie Hajewski (455), Suzuki4. Sheva Anela Ardiansyah (75), Husqvarna5. Ashley Avalos (117), Honda6. Emily Horzen, (335), KTM7. Gussie Greenwell (50), Kawasaki8. Kristen Gibbert (250), KTM9. Ashley Ross (205), Yamaha10. Angie Wright (710), Honda
The Supercross Futures experience is designed to produce a higher-quality, more competitive stadium racing landscape with an advanced path to Monster Energy Supercross. It’s the start of an incredible career pursuing and competing in a sport followed by millions of fans. And it’s something that all riders will remember long into the future as Women’s Class racer Kristen Gibbert summed up, “This had to be one of the best weekends of my life. I’ve never done anything like this before and can’t wait to do it again.”
The Supercross Futures AMA National Championship occurs on October 20 and 21 in Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium. For more information on Supercross Futures and those who have qualified for the National Championship, check out SupercrossFutures.com
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About Supercross Futures: Supercross Futures, an AMA National Championship, is the official advancement platform of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. The new series provides the world’s fastest up-and-coming talent a chance to compete in the same stadium and on the same dirt as the elite athletes of Monster Energy Supercross while honing their skills in advance of their professional careers. With eight individual races taking place on Sunday in 2019, the ground-breaking concept will develop approximately 6,100 athletes across 26 classes inside the same stadiums and on the same dirt as the professionals – beginning with 4-year-olds in the 51 Limited class, through the elite 250SX Futures class, providing athletes the opportunity to earn their 250SX Class Supercross license through the Road to Supercross. Visit supercrossfutures.com for more information.
About Feld Entertainment, Inc.: Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!,DreamWorks Trolls The Experience and Jurassic World Live (coming Fall 2019). Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit feldentertainment.com for more information.
About the American Motorcyclist Association: Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit americanmotorcyclist.com.
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