Falken Tire Signs
on as Exclusive Passenger/Truck Tire Manufacturer of the Monster Energy Cup
AURORA, Ill. (October 8, 2012) – Feld Motor Sports®
announced today that Falken Tire, based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has signed
on as the exclusive passenger/truck tire manufacturer for the 2012 Monster
Energy Cup taking place at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, October 20.
The 2012 Monster Energy Cup marks
Falken Tire’s first year as the exclusive passenger/truck tire manufacturer for
this one-of-a-kind event. Falken Tire has been a strong supporter of Monster
Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship since 2011 and will continue
their support into the 2013 season.
is proud to be named The Official Passenger/Truck Tire Manufacturer of the 2012
Monster Energy Cup and to support Ryan Villopoto as he makes his return to
defend his championship,” said Jonathon Bradford, supervisor of motor sports. ”We
look forward to exposing our line of products to the thousands of truck owners
who understand and demand real world all-terrain capability. The supercross
community has welcomed us with open arms and we are proud to continue to
support such an amazing sport and event.”
During the pit party festivities,
Falken Tire specialists will be on-hand to showcase their highly acclaimed
innovative product line for the thousands of fans in attendance. Falken Tire
will also be featured during the live SPEED TV broadcast of the Monster Energy
“We are very happy to have Falken Tire
as the exclusive passenger/truck tire manufacturer of the 2012 Monster Energy
Cup,” said Todd Jendro, vice president of two wheel operations, Feld Motor
Sports. “Their ongoing support of supercross and now the Monster Energy Cup
validates their dedication to producing and showcasing the best passenger/truck
tires on the market to thousands of fans.”
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. New to this year’s track will be a 200’ banked
sweeping turn that will be built in the stands, two 11 rider starting gates
split by 220’ before they converge at the apex of the 300’ start straight and
the joker lane that riders will have to race through at least once during laps
2-10. After racing through these sections of the track, fans will be treated to
equally exciting racing lanes that are built into the Monster Energy Fan Zone,
which is located outside of 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.
more information on the Monster Energy Cup, log on to www.monsterenergycup.com/.
For all media requests, please contact Denny Hartwig firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-566-6305. To
follow the Monster Energy Cup on Facebook and Twitter, log on to www.Facebook.com/VegasMECup
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.
About Falken Tire
Tire Corporation, based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, was introduced to the
North American market in 1985. Falken focus on UHP (Ultra High
Performance) products and utilizes pro drifting and American LeMans race
programs to further develop, improve and market passenger vehicle products for worldwide
distribution. For more information, visit Falken Tire’s website at
www.falkentire.com and its enthusiast site at www.wegetyougoing.com.
About Feld Motor Sports®
Motor Sports®, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and
stadium-based motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc.
productions include Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, Monster Energy
Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz®, and IHRA®
Nitro Jam®. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld
Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment.
For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com.