Official PR: Mx Sports and Youthstream partnership
Monaco (Principality of Monaco), 11 March 2017 – Youthstream is proud to announce that together with MX Sports Pro Racing a strategic deal has been made to promote MXGP events within the United States.
Today at Daytona Supercross at Daytona Beach, Florida, a Press Conference has been held whereYouthstream Vice President David Luongo and MX Sports Pro Racing President Davey Coombs, joined on stage by Carrie Coombs, CEO of MX Sports, Rob Dingman, AMA President, David Atlas, Managing Member and Principal of AMA Pro Racing, revealed the start of a long term partnership in order to cooperate in the organization of the MXGP events in the United States. This new partnership will start from the 2017 MXGP of the USA which will take place on September the 3rd, and whose official venue will be announced shortly. The 2017 MXGP of the USA will be the first of many events in this new partnership.
In addition it has been decided that the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations will be held in the United States in 2018.
David Luongo, Vice President at Youthstream stated: “Bringing Youthstream and MX Sports Pro Racing together for the USGP will ensure that event enjoys continued success and becomes a fixture on the global racing calendar. No one knows the sport of motocross and its illustrious history in American better than the Coombs family, and that expertise will help to make the USGP a new motocross tradition for fans to celebrate, bringing the planet’s best riders together in one place for a true showcase of this incredible sport.”
Davey Coombs, President of MX Sports Pro Racing said: “Since the final checkered flag flew at Ironman Raceway last August, MX Sports Pro Racing has diligently worked to enhance the scope of American motocross for 2017 and beyond. Welcoming a new strategic relationship with Youthstream, presents an exciting opportunity to create some unity between MXGP and American motocross, enhancing the presence of both the USGP and the Motocross of Nations by showcasing the sport’s true international scope.”