Nexen Tire signs as EnduroCross sponsor
Nexen Tire has signed on as an EnduroCross sponsor for the upcoming 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil series.
Nexen will be offering cash incentives to the high-intensity starts with a $500 Holeshot award for Pro Main Events.
Nexen joins EnduroCross as the series expands to nine rounds with two new cities and venues on the schedule. “The consistent growth of the series and fan base in 2014 ensure Nexen Tire's products will be showcased to the world's best off-road racing fans,” the company says. "We are very impressed with the EnduroCross series and look forward to a great partnership," says Kyle Roberts, director of marketing for Nexen Tire. "EnduroCross represents the highest-quality off-road racing and features the most exciting and talented racers. Even more, the fans are real enthusiasts who ride -- the perfect customers for Nexen's line of light truck, high-performance and passenger tires. We look forward to showcasing our premium line of products to the EnduroCross community in 2014."
Las Vegas will again host the opening round coming up on Friday, May 2, during the Monster Energy Supercross finals weekend. The traditional EnduroCross finals in November will now be held in Ontario, Calif., on November 22. The X Games Enduro X event in Austin, Texas, also will be included as a points paying event for the GEICO AMA EnduroCross championship.
Here is the 2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy, schedule:
May 2 - Las Vegas, Orleans Arena
June 6 - Austin, Texas, X Games Circuit of the America's
June 21 - Sacramento, Calif., Sleep Train Arena
August 23 - Atlanta, Gwinnett Center
October 4 - Denver, Colo., National Western Complex
October 11 - Salt Lake City, Nev., Energy Solutions Arena
October 18 - Everett, Wash., Comcast Arena
November 15 - Boise, Idaho, Ford Idaho Center
November 22 - Ontario, Calif., Citizens Business Bank Arena
EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off-road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole -- and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in. It is known as the "toughest racing on two wheels." See www.mavtv.com/shows/endurocross for local air dates/times. For more information on the series, visit www.EnduroCross.com.
See also www.nexentireusa.com.