Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (December 11, 2013) – The world's greatest Speedway competitors are set to descend on Industry Racing for the second annual Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational. The race will be held at The Grand Arena in the City of Industry, Calif., at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 28 and will feature 16 riders from across the globe.

"Last year's Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational was a landmark event for Speedway racing in America," said Kelly Inman, Industry Racing Director. "We hosted a sold out event that showcased the worlds best talent in competitive races throughout the night. This year we know the event is going to be bigger and better so we are adding more seating along with increasing the in-show entertainment with our partner, Monster Energy."

7-time U.S. National champion Mike Bast will serve as this year's Grand Marshal. Bast will commemorate an event that features five former Speedway World Champions including top American riders Greg Hancock and Billy Hamill. Australia's Darcy Ward along with Poland's Maciej Janowski and Patryk Dudek headline the international riders travelling to compete.

Tickets for the Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational are available for purchase from now through December 26th by visiting the event website at Tickets are priced at $25 and $15 for Juniors and Seniors. Tickets purchased at the box office in advance will be an additional $5 and tickets purchased the day of the event will be an additional $10. All kids under 12 are free with adult admission. Grand Arena Parking is $10; remote parking will be $5 and motorcycle parking free of charge. The event will run rain or shine as The Grand Arena has a roof. The box office will open at 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 28.

Industry Racing at The Grand Arena

16200 Temple Ave.

City of Industry, CA 91744

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Confirmed Riders:

Billy Janniro, USA, 2012 Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational Champion

Greg Hancock, USA, 2x FIM World Champion, 8x US National Champion,
Billy Hamill, USA, 2006 FIM World Champion. 9x US National Champion
Darcy Ward, AUS, 2x U21 FIM World Speedway Champion
Gino Manzares, USA, 2012 U21 US National Champion, 2013 US Longtrack Champion
Maciej Janowski, POL, 2011 U21 FIM Speedway World Champion
Max Ruml, USA, 2013 U21 US National Champion, 2011

Edward Kennett, GBR, Former British U21 Champion
Patryk Dudek, POL, 2013 U21 FIM World Speedway Champion
Ryan Fisher, USA, US World Team Cup member
Scott Nicholls, GBR, 7x British Champion
Chris Harris, GBR, 3x British Champion
Hans Andersen, DEN, 2007 Danish Champion, 2013 Elite League Shield Champion
Ricky Wells, USA, 2009 US National Champion, 2x U21 National Champion
Tyson Burmeister, USA, 2nd place US National Championship

Charlie Venegas, USA,