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Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and Dorna Off Road announce the International Rounds of the 2003 FIM World Supercross GP schedule. AURORA, Ill. and MADRID, SPAIN (August 28, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and...

Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and Dorna Off Road announce the International Rounds of the 2003 FIM World Supercross GP schedule.

AURORA, Ill. and MADRID, SPAIN (August 28, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports and Dorna Off Road today announced two international dates to complete the 2003 FIM World Supercross GP schedule. Round one will be held at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland on Saturday, December 7, 2002 and round two at the Gelredome in Arnhem, Holland on Saturday, December 14.

"This is an exciting time for supercross. With the success supercross already has in the United States and arrival of this premier series in Europe, we are at the beginning of an important new era for the sport," said Wolfgang Srb, motocross commission president, FIM.

"This opens doors on a global level for expanded television exposure and sponsorship opportunities for riders and teams, exposing the American sport of supercross to a worldwide audience," said Charlie Mancuso, president, Clear Channel Entertainment - Motor Sports.

Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO and managing director of Dorna added, "We are proud to bring supercross to fans internationally, exposing the sport to millions of fans worldwide and continuing the tradition of bringing the sport into premier venues, such as the Palexpo and Gelredome."

The two international events join the 15 Clear Channel produced events of the AMA Supercross Series to make up the 17-round FIM World Supercross GP schedule. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to the first two events of the World Supercross GP on September 14. The remaining rounds are already on sale.

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