NEW 2021 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS SCHEDULE
The original 2021 Monster Energy Supercross schedule was released back in October and it forecasted a 17-round season, but it didn’t include the dates or locations for round 13 through 16. Now, the original schedule has been changed and the empty dates have been filled in. In 2021, Supercross will complete a full 17-round season in five different states and seven different venue. The series will stop in Texas, Indiana, Florida, Georgia and Utah. Texas and Florida will both host rounds at two different venues. Florida will feature one stop in Daytona and two stops at in Orlando and Texas will host races in Houston and Alrington. See below for the official schedule and press release:
2021 AMA SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
Jan. 16 (Saturday)…Houston, TX (250 East)
Jan. 19 (Tuesday)….Houston, TX (250 East)
Jan. 23 (Saturday)…Houston, TX (250 East)
Jan. 30 (Saturday)…Indianapolis, IN (250 East)
Feb. 2 (Tuesday)….Indianapolis, IN 250 East)
Feb. 6 (Saturday)…Indianapolis, IN (250 West)
Feb. 13 (Saturday)…Orlando, FL (250 East)
Feb. 20 (Saturday)…Orlando, FL (250 West)
Mar. 6 (Saturday)…Daytona Beach, FL (250 West)
Mar. 13 (Saturday)…Arlington, TX (250 West)
Mar. 16 (Tuesday)… Arlington, TX (250 West)
Mar. 20 (Saturday)…Arlington, TX West)
Apr.10 (Saturday)…Atlanta, GA (250 East)
Apr.13 (Tuesday)…Atlanta, GA (250 East)
Apr.17 (Saturday)…Atlanta, GA (250 West)
Apr. 24 (Saturday)…Salt Lake City (250 East)
May 1 (Saturday)…Salt Lake City (250 East/West)
FLED Entertainment press release: Feld Entertainment, Inc., announced the complete schedule for the upcoming 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season. The three rounds originally scheduled for Glendale, Ariz. were removed from the schedule and the series will now split those races between Orlando, Fla., and Salt Lake City.
State Farm Stadium in Glendale is a tremendous partner and the Arizona fans have strongly supported Supercross since 1999 but current attendance restrictions and local health mandates have created a difficult environment in which to plan this far in advance. We hope to return to Glendale in 2022.
After the trio of races in Indianapolis, Ind., the series will venture to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. for two races on Saturday, February 13 and Saturday, February 20, followed by the annual visit to the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. on Saturday, March 6.
The Arlington, Texas dates remain the same – Saturday, March 13, Tuesday, March 16 and Saturday, March 20 at AT&T Stadium.
The three previously unannounced events will now take place in Atlanta, Ga. at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 10, Tuesday, April 13 and Saturday, April 17. The final two races of the season will take place at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, May 1.
Orlando is no stranger to Supercross as the Florida Citrus Bowl, now named Camping World Stadium hosted 13 450SX Class races and 11 250SX Class races from 1983 through 2007. Coincidentally, that last race, on March 17, 2007 was also the final race of 5-time Supercross Champion and NBC Sports Broadcaster Ricky Carmichael’s historic career.
The Atlanta Motor Speedway now joins a small list of venues in Atlanta to host Supercross dating back to 1977 at Fulton County Stadium. When the Atlanta Motor Speedway opened its doors in 1960 it became the seventh Super Speedway in the country and now joins just Darlington, Charlotte, and Daytona as one of the original seven still in operation. The April triple-header will be a first for the Speedway and a first for the Atlanta market.
All 17 rounds of the Monster Energy Supercross season will feature a standard race format as Triple Crown events will be put on hold until the 2022 season. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.