The promoters of the Superprestigio of the Americas, SMI, announced late last week the addition of eight riders to the field for the big race scheduled at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 21.
Among the riders named were Ohio native and soon-to-be-officially announced 2015 AMA Pro Flat Track Rookie of the Year Jarod Vanderkooi, California resident and Daytona Short Track winner Stevie Bonsey, and 2015 AMA Pro Flat Track GNC2 Champion and Oregon resident Davis Fisher.
In the shot above, Bryan Smith on the #42 Crosley Brands/Howerton Motorsports/Villa-Esparza-sponsored Honda CRF450R leads Stevie Bonsey on the #80 Cernics Suzuki/Yoshimura/Cliff Racing-backed Suzuki RMZ450, and Jarod Vanderkooi on the #17F Don's Kawasaki/DPC Racing/Woody Kyle Racing-sponsored Honda battle for position during the running of round 10 of the AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Championship Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines series at the Peoria TT on August 16, 2015. Bonsey and Vanderkooi will join Smith among 11 other riders previously announced and announced this past week in the Superprestigio of the Americas race in Las Vegas on November 21.
As of now, a total of 14 riders have been named to take part in the United States' version of the Superprestigio event that pits riders against like-built equipment against one another in a battle royale on a 1/10th mile size track inside the confines of the Orleans Arena in Vegas. 4-Time AMA Superbike Champion Josh Hayes was announced as one of those previously announced riders that also include Jarod Mees, Jake Johnson and Bryan Smith.
Check out the official press release below to get more details on the who, what and when of what should be a super event coming up in Las Vegas in just over a month!
Press release courtesy of SMI Promotions, promoters of the Sacto Mile, Charlotte Half-Mile and the Las Vegas Finals.
EIGHT ADDITIONAL RIDERS NAMED TO SUPERPRESTIGIO OF THE AMERICAS LINEUP
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