2013 Daytona Supercross By Honda Scheduled for March 9

2012-05-04 17:12
Daytona International Speedway will host the only AMA Supercross event in the state of Florida in 2013 when it stages the Daytona Supercross By Honda on its legendary tri-oval Saturday night, March 9. Tickets for the event are now on sale.

The Daytona Supercross By Honda’s grueling and challenging course will once again be a Ricky Carmichael Signature Design. Carmichael, who owns a record five Daytona Supercross By Honda victories, will design the course for the sixth straight year.

“It’s a privilege to be able to return and design the race course again,” Carmichael said. “Daytona has so much history and I am honored to be a part of it. I enjoy sitting down with a blank piece of paper and designing a course that will produce great racing for the riders as well as the fans.”

James Stewart will be looking to defend his 2012 Daytona Supercross By Honda title against a tough field of challengers that are expected to include two-time defending AMA Supercross champion Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed, Trey Canard and Andrew Short.

Daytona International Speedway has been home to the original Supercross since 1971 – the longest continuous Supercross event in America. Among the Supercross greats that have captured the Daytona Supercross By Honda include Bob Hannah, Jeff Stanton, Jeremy McGrath and Carmichael.

Grandstand tickets for the Daytona Supercross By Honda are on sale today by calling 1-800-PITSHOP or visiting www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com. Special advance pricing is available and kids tickets start at $10. New for 2013 – fans that purchase in the month of May will also be given the option to select the Flex Payment Plan, allowing them to pick how much they want to pay and on what dates.

Source: Daytona International Speedway

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