SUPERCROSS: World Supercross final riders named

Final list of riders confirmed for THQ World Supercross GP International rounds. Season kick off this weekend in Geneva. AURORA, Ill. (December 6, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division, along with its partner, Dorna Off...

Final list of riders confirmed for THQ World Supercross GP International rounds.
Season kick off this weekend in Geneva.

AURORA, Ill. (December 6, 2002) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division, along with its partner, Dorna Off Road N.A., are thrilled to announce the final entry list for the opening round of THQ World Supercross GP presented by Thor and Parts Unlimited this weekend (Dec. 6-7) at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland. <pre> # Riders NAT FMN Machine 2 McGRATH Jeremy USA AMA KTM 5 LAROCCO Mike USA AMA HONDA 12 VUILLEMIN David FRA AMA YAMAHA 15 FERRY Timmy USA AMA YAMAHA 20 HUFFMAN Damon USA AMA HONDA 22 REED Chad AUS AMA YAMAHA 23 LEWIS Kyle USA AMA HONDA 28 VOSS Heath USA AMA HONDA 35 JOHNSON Keith R. USA AMA YAMAHA 36 ROY Jean-Sébastien CAN CMA HONDA 37 CLARK Ryan USA AMA YAMAHA 40 POVOLNY Jr James USA AMA HONDA 41 SHORT Andrew USA AMA SUZUKI 52 VIALLE Frédéric FRA FFM YAMAHA 55 BONIFACE Steve FRA AMA KTM 61 RISTORI Marc SUI FMS HONDA 62 CHARLIER Nicolas FRA FMS KTM 63 BILL Julien SUI FMS KTM 67 SKAGGS Robbie USA AMA YAMAHA 68 BEAUDOUIN Raphaël FRA FFM YAMAHA 70 RIVAS Manuel SPA RFME KAWASAKI 71 OEHLOFF Joe USA AMA YAMAHA 72 PAGET Pierrick SUI FMS HONDA 73 TURPIN Vincent FRA FFM HONDA 74 DEMARTIS Stéphane FRA FFM YAMAHA 75 CAMPBELL Ted USA AMA HONDA 76 McCORMICK Jason USA AMA HONDA 77 BEGUE Tony FRA FFM nc 78 MONTI Michele ITA FMI HONDA 79 CARSTEN Barry USA AMA SUZUKI 80 ATKINS Darryl NZL DMSB HONDA 81 MASON Brian USA AMA HONDA 82 KARLSSON Karl SWE SVEMO KAWASAKI 83 DEGLI ESPOSTI Davide ITA FMI SUZUKI 91 ISRAEL Jeremy CHL AMA HONDA 103 TORTELLI Sébastien FRA AMA SUZUKI 108 RODRIGUES Joaquim POR FNM KTM 111 LANGSTON Grant SAF AMA KTM 179 VALLEJO Erick USA AMA YAMAHA 221 LACEY Tiger USA AMA YAMAHA

For Round 1 at Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland log on to www.ticketcorner.ch For Round 2 at Gelredome in Arnhem, Holland log on to www.ticketservice.nl </pre> About THQ World Supercross GP and AMA Supercross Series
THQ World Supercross GP is a 17-round global series that is produced and promoted by Clear Channel Entertainment and Dorna Off Road S.L. Riders must compete in the international rounds to be eligible to win the world championship. In 2002-2003, the 17-event THQ World Supercross GP will be comprised of two international events in Geneva, Switzerland and Arnhem, Holland, and 15 of the 16 events that are conducted in major markets throughout the United States as a part of the AMA Supercross Series. The other AMA Supercross Series event held in Daytona Beach, Fla., is independently produced by the International Speedway Corporation, and is not a part of the THQ World Supercross GP. An AMA Supercross Series rider will be crowned for the series of events conducted in the United States only.

THQ World Supercross GP is the premier off-road motorcycle racing series in the world. Clear Channel Entertainment is the largest promoter and producer of live events in the world, with a broad based tradition in the promotion and production of motorcycle racing events. The FIM, Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme, is the body that globally governs motorcycle sport at the world level. Among other matters, the FIM groups together 85 affiliated National Federations relating to the sport of motorcycle racing. AMA Pro Racing is the National Federation representative that sanctions motorcycle-racing events in the United States. Dorna Off Road S.L. is an internationally recognized sports management group established in 1988 with an emphasis on major international motor sports events. Dorna is headquartered in Madrid, Spain with branch offices in Barcelona, London and Tokyo. In addition to its involvement with THQ World Supercross GP, Dorna manages the rights to MotoGP and the FIM Motocross World Championship. For more information on THQ World Supercross GP and the AMA Supercross Series, log on to www.sxgp.com.

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