ESPN2 to air 2001 THQ U.S. Open

2001 THQ U.S. Open To Air On ESPN2 LA CANADA, Calif. (August 23, 2001) - The 2001 THQ U.S. Open, the world's richest motorcycle race, will be broadcast on ESPN2 Sunday, Nov. 11. As a prelude to the 2002 supercross season, the THQ U.S. Open...

2001 THQ U.S. Open To Air On ESPN2

LA CANADA, Calif. (August 23, 2001) - The 2001 THQ U.S. Open, the world's richest motorcycle race, will be broadcast on ESPN2 Sunday, Nov. 11. As a prelude to the 2002 supercross season, the THQ U.S. Open will showcase the talents of the world's greatest supercross riders on ESPN2, which has become knows as the home of motocross racing, as they vie for a part of the largest single race purse in motorcycle racing history -- $300,000.

"Supercross has been a mainstay on ESPN2 for the past 10 years, and now fans can catch the bar-banging action of the THQ U.S. Open as well," said Tim Clark, Director of the THQ U.S. Open. "The tight confines of the MGM Grand Arena make for some of the greatest racing, and fans will be able to watch it all on ESPN2."

Tickets for this year's THQ U.S. Open can be purchased online at www.ussx.com, through the MGM Grand box office or by calling Ticketmaster at 702-474-4000. Chaparral Motorsports also has tickets available by calling 800-841-2960.

For hotel reservations, contact the MGM Grand Hotel at (800) 929-1111 or visit the Las Vegas Reservation System's web site, www.lvrs.com, or call them directly at (800) 233-5594. Book now, as hotel space in Las Vegas becomes extremely limited that time of year.

- www.ussx.com <http://www.ussx.com>

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