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Glen Helen to host World Championship Motocross Grand Prix in 2010

Published March 31st, 2010

We received this information from the FIM (Federation Internationale Motocyclist). Glen Helen MX Raceway will host the USGP of Motocros on May 30 this year. Rumor is they have also agreed to a five year agreement, which includes hosting of an upcoming Motocross of Nations event. More info to follow …

New 2010 World Motocross Grand Prix and Motocross of Nations Calendar – Date, Federation, City, Country

04 April BMF Sevlievo, Bulgaria

11 April FMI Mantova, Italy

25 April KNMV Valkenswaard, Netherlands

09 May FMP Agueda, Portugal

16 May RFME Bellpuig, Spain

30 May AMA Glen Helen, United States

06 June FFM Saint Jean d’Angely, France

20 June DMSB Teutschenthal, Germany

27 June Latvia Kegums, Latvia

04 July SVEMO Uddevalla, Sweden

01 August FMB Lommel, Belgium

08 August ACCR Loket Czech, Republic

22 August CBM Campo Grande, Brazil

05 September KNMV Lierop, Netherlands

12 September FMI Fermo, Italy

23, 24, September, AMA, Lakewood, Denver, Colorado USA


More info on Glen Helen World Championship Motocross Grand Prix – updated 1am April 1. 2010



Yesterday a five year contract was signed between Youthstream and Glen Helen Raceway for the organization of the FIM Motocross World Championship, Grand Prix of the United States of America. The 2010 Grand Prix of USA is to be held on the 29 and 30 May 2010. Glen Helen Raceway is one of the most famous and historical Motocross circuits in USA, and Youthstream is very proud to be bringing the FIM Motocross World Championship back to this prestigious venue in California.



“Today is a fantastic day for the whole Motocross world” Mr. Giuseppe Luongo, President of Youthstream, said. “I want to really thank Dr. Bud Feldkamp for his trust and enthusiasm towards us, so that the FIM Motocross can return to this great venue in the USA. Being near the industry and the teams, the location of the Glen Helen Raceway couldn’t be better. We are sure that together we will build a fantastic and stable event for those who come to the event and for those who will follow it via internet and television. Naturally all the top World Championship MX1 and MX2 riders will be participating and all the top American riders are very welcome, altogether we will make the ‘Race of the Century’.”



“We don’t have much time to organize everything for the 2010 MX Grand Prix, but we trust in the experience of the Glen Helen Raceway staff, FIM, AMA, the Youthstream staff and all our partners to organize the travel and to promote the event. Finally I would like to thank the FIM and AMA for their support, just as I would like to thank like all the other professional people and fans who support having an FIM Motocross Grand Prix in the USA and who, altogether, help us to succeed with this great event.”



Dr. Bud Feldkamp, President of Glen Helen Raceway, added: “I am very excited and enthusiastic to have this world class event at Glen Helen Raceway. It has been a life-long dream of mine and the staff to have this extraordinary World Championship event at Glen Helen. This will give motocross fans across the US an opportunity to see our top American riders compete against MX champions from around the world on US soil. Working with Mr. Giuseppe Luongo has been a pleasure and productive from the first moment we spoke. I am confident this is the launch of a long and beneficial relationship with FIM Motocross World Championships. What an opportunity to thank our fans and staff for their loyalty to motocross and Glen Helen throughout the years. The fans can be assured this event: ‘Race of the Century’ will be spectacular and continue for many years to come. We look forward to seeing everyone Memorial Day Weekend at Glen Helen for a race you will always remember.”



Dr. Wolfgang Srb, FIM/CMS President, ended: “This is the most exciting news for the Motocross fans all over the world and in particular in the USA. A US MX Grand Prix adds additional quality to the FIM Motocross World Championship Calendar and is a win-win situation for all the parties involved. My sincere congratulations go to Youthstream and Glen Helen Raceway for having made this important agreement.”


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