THE S-X OPEN AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND’S GREATEST OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLE EVENT
Official Schedule *Subject to change
2:00 pm – Gate A Opens – Pit Party Starts
2:15 pm – International Riders Autograph Signing
3:00 pm – VIP & Ultimate VIP Seats Access
3:00 pm – Afternoon Practice and Qualifying
4:45 pm – AUS & NZ SX Championship Rider Signings
4:45 pm – Monster Energy SX & FMX Signings & Giveaways
5:00 pm – All Seats and Gate C Opens
6:00 pm – S-X Open Auckland Event Starts
10:00 pm – Approximate S-X Open Auckland conclusion
WORLD CLASS EVENT
The largest-ever international Supercross and off-road motorcycling event to hit New Zealand, the Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland is returning to Mt Smart Stadium on November 16 and promises to be even bigger!
Don’t miss two-time World Champion Chad Reed take on 2018 World Champion Jason Anderson, 2019 World number 8 Joey Savatgy, 2019 World number 10 Justin Brayton, 7-Time New Zealand Motocross Champion – Cody Cooper, 2-Time World Champion & Kiwi legend – Ben Townley and five-time World Supercross Champion – Ricky Carmichael, plus more of the best riders from the USA, Australia and our local kiwi heroes!
The Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland doubles as the fourth round of the Australian Supercross Championship, and the first round of the FIM Oceania Supercross Championship – the most prestigious Supercross Championship, outside of the USA.
The largest attended off-road motorcycle event on record in New Zealand with over 22,500 attendees in 2018 at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium, fans were left captivated by ‘the 20/20 of motorsports’ due to its short, exciting and energetic racing. Famed for its non-stop entertainment, suitable to audiences of all ages, the anticipation for this year’s S-X Open Auckland event will be elevated to new heights, with just the one chance, to see the best Supercross riders in the world go head-to-head with the very best from New Zealand, Australia and all over the world.
EXCLUSIVE PIT PARTY
There’ll be plenty of giveaways, autograph signings, live music, activations, demonstrations the free opportunity to learn to ride a motorbike in the Yamaha blU crU activation, and much much more in the Monster Energy Pit Party, fee to all ticket holders and kicking off at 2:30pm!
FMX BEST TRICK/WHIP COMPETITION
For the first and last time in New Zealand ever, Levi Sherwood will battle for glory in the Best-Trick Freestyle Motocross competition.
See New Zealand’s own Freestyle Motocross legend and X Games Gold Medialist Levi Sherwood, go head to head with aussie favourites Blake ‘Bilko’ Williams, Harry Bink, Cam Sinclair and more, for Best Trick Gold Medal.
YAMAHA LEARN TO RIDE
This year in the Monster Energy Pit Party outside Mt Smart Stadium, the Yamaha Learn to ride activation will give your young ones the opportunity to try out the all-new Yamaha PW50 and TTR-50 dirt bikes while being supervised by professionals and getting life long tips on how to ride safely. FREE to all ticket holders 12 years of age and under.
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MT SMART STADIUM
New Zealand’s premier outdoor concert and festival venue, Mt Smart Stadium hosts some of the world’s best entertainment acts.
For the second year in a row, the S-X Open crew will transform Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium, into a Supercross battlefield. More than 6,000 tonnes of dirt will be trucked into the venue creating one of the most extreme tracks NZ has ever seen as Auckland plays host to opening round of the Monster Energy S-X Open Supercross FIM Oceania Championship.
As well as the main arena, Mt Smart features an international standard athletics facility, multi-purpose function spaces and a range of community-focused facilities catering for more than 500,000 visitors a year.