Monster Energy Kawasaki Aims for Back-to-Back Victories at the Monster Energy Cup
AURORA, Ill. (June 29, 2012) – Feld Motor Sports® caught up with Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Manager Dan Fahie to discuss the second-annual Monster Energy Cup at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on October 20. Fahie announced the Monster Energy Kawasaki team will compete at this year’s Monster Energy Cup.
“The Monster Energy Cup is an incredible event,” said Fahie. “It’s different and gives us an opportunity to see where we are as a team. There’s $1 million the line - who wouldn’t want to race this. It’s one thing to go out there and race 30 laps, but starts are really the key. Anything can happen out there. We are excited about the race and look forward to being there.”
The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season marked Fahie’s first campaign as team manager. Fahie successfully led the squad to their first back-to-back championship with four races remaining. Overall, the team earned nine race wins and seven podium finishes throughout the season.
The 2012 Monster Energy Cup features an all-new track design inspired by five-time Supercross Class Champion Ricky Carmichael. The Carmichael-inspired track design will consist of supercross and motocross obstacles unlike any other racetrack design in the world. More than 200’ of the track will be built into the grandstands, and the riders exit the stadium and race through the Monster Energy Fan Zone outside of the stadium and through the pit area before they catapult back into the stadium. The Monster Energy Cup posts a $250,000 purse with the winner walking away with a $100,000 check, and any rider that wins all three Main Events will take home $1 million.
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Tickets for the 2012 Monster Energy Cup can be purchased at the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office, UNLVtickets outlets, online at www.UNLVtickets.com, www.MonsterEnergyCup.com, or by phone at (702) 739-FANS. Tickets will be available at the Sam Boyd Stadium Box Office on the day of the event only.
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