2009 AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, Schedule Announced
The 2009 AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, schedule includes three new cities and four new stadiums. The 2009 Supercross season begins January 3 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim CA and concludes at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas May 2.
The calendar is announced simultaneously by the FIM, the AMA and the main Series promoter Live Nation Motor Sports. Some changes were made for 2009. The round in Indianapolis will take place at the Lucas Oil Stadium. Rounds will also be held in the New Orleans Superdome, in Jacksonville Municipal Stadium and in Salt Lake City’s Rice-Eccles Stadium. The round in Toronto, Canada, will take place on March 28.
- January 3, 2009 – Anaheim CA – Angel Stadium
- January 10, 2009 – Phoenix AZ – Chase Field
- January 17, 2009 – Anaheim CA – Angel Stadium
- January 24, 2009 – Houston TX – Reliant Stadium
- January 31, 2009 – San Francisco CA – AT&T Park
- February 7, 2009 – Anaheim CA – Angel Stadium
- February 14, 2009 – San Diego CA – Qualcomm Stadium
- February 21, 2009 – Atlanta GA – Georgia Dome
- February 28, 2009 – Indianapolis IN – Lucas Oil Stadium
- March 6, 2009 – Daytona Beach FL – Daytona International Speedway
- March 14, 2009 – New Orleans LA – Superdome
- March 21, 2009 – St. Louis MO – Edward Jones Dome
- March 28, 2009 – Toronto, Canada – Rogers Centre
- April 4, 2009 – Jacksonville FL – Jacksonville Municipal Stadium
- April 18, 2009 – Seattle WA – Qwest Field
- April 25, 2009 – Salt Lake City UT – Rice-Eccles Field
- May 2, 2009 – Las Vegas NV – Sam Boyd Stadium
The joint efforts of Live Nation Motor Sports, the AMA and the FIM, and Daytona International Speedway have again set the riders’ and teams’ stage for an exciting 2009 AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship season. For many riders and teams, Anaheim will once again be the start of their quest for the supercross grail. For the many supercross fans all over the world, it will be the beginning of another thrilling season. In the end, only one rider will be standing and he will be crowned the 2009 World Champion. With the consolidation of the AMA/FIM Series this past season into one unified World Championship, supercross has reached world status. The next challenge will be to export Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, events worldwide – from FIM President Vito Ippolito.
The AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, is the pre-eminent supercross championship on the planet. For 2009, the AMA is very proud to, once again, partner with Live Nation Motor Sports and Daytona International Speedway to showcase the international stars, teams and stadiums that make this championship the most exciting, best-attended and widely viewed competition of its kind anywhere in the world – from Rob Dingman, AMA president and CEO.