WORLD SX C’SHIP: 2023 CALENDAR ANNOUNCED


2 weeks in the past | Phrases: Andy Wigan | Photographs: SX World

Delivering on its promise to take supercross to followers the world over, SX World has confirmed WSX Championship rounds for Australia, UK, France, Germany, Canada, and Southeast Asia in 2023.

After two extremely profitable pilot occasions in 2022 that noticed greater than 85,000 followers take pleasure in world-class supercross motion in Cardiff, Wales and Australia, SX World has introduced six occasions for the 2023 FIM World Supercross Championship (WSX).

The 2023 schedule will develop the championship’s world footprint with FIM-sanctioned Championship rounds in France, Germany, and Canada, whereas additionally returning to Australia and the UK. The championship may even develop into Southeast Asia, with the precise location to be introduced within the close to future.

“It’s extremely gratifying to see our imaginative and prescient for a very world supercross championship steadily coming to fruition. Our objectives, whereas formidable, are clear to raise supercross to a world viewers by means of a very worldwide calendar of occasions, go to various locations which have well-established and passionate fan bases, and go to new areas the place supercross can develop and flourish,” mentioned SX World CEO, Adam Bailey. “We consider the 2023 schedule delivers on these guarantees, but it’s solely the tip of the spear. We’ve got a lot extra room for progress in areas throughout the globe which are hungry to witness this unimaginable spectacle firsthand. We’re solely scratching the floor of our long-term plan for WSX.”

WSX will deliver its pioneering supercross expertise again to the UK, at Villa Park, Birmingham, for the opening spherical on July 1. The Championship will then cross the Channel to France for Spherical 2 on July 22 at Groupama Stadium in Lyon-Décines. The sequence will make its method into South-East Asia on September 30, earlier than heading to Dusseldorf, Germany, on October 14 at Merkur Spiel Area. On October 28, WSX might be in Canada at BC Place in Vancouver and, as soon as once more, the sequence finale will happen in Melbourne, Australia at Marvel Stadium, on November 24 and 25.

“Our pilot season was designed to check what is feasible and show that the game of supercross has robust demand from followers in beforehand underserved international locations the world over,” mentioned Bailey. “The unimaginable fan response and attendance for occasions in Cardiff and Melbourne strengthened that our instincts have been certainly right, and we at the moment are powered by robust momentum and curiosity from cities, promoters, broadcasters and sponsors – all desirous to be a part of the brand new world championship. We’re excited to proceed to showcase this unimaginable sport to followers throughout the globe”.

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FIM WORLD SX C’SHIP – 2023 CALENDAR

Rd 1: July 1 – Villa Park, Birmingham, UK
Rd 2: July 22 – Groupama Stadium, Lyon-Décines, France
Rd 3: Sept 30 – SE Asia (TBC)
Rd 4: Oct 14 – Merkur Spiel Area, Dusseldorf, Germany
Rd 5: Oct 28 – BC Place, Vancouver, Canada
Rd 6: Nov 24-25 – Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia