Legends of Supercross, Ricky Carmichael and Ben Townley will go head-to-head for the first time ever on New Zealand soil at this year’s Monster Energy S-X Open Auckland, in what will be one of the greatest Supercross battles Kiwi fans have ever witnessed.

The Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) and 5-Time World Supercross Champion – Carmichael, will go up against the Greatest Kiwi Of All Time and World Motocross Champion – Townley, at Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium, and will be the first time the pair have raced side-by-side since 2007.

Carmichael, who won an astonishing 12 World Championships in the premier 450cc class across his hall-of-fame Supercross and Motocross career, will head to New Zealand for the first time ever to take on his old training partner Townley, on his home turf, and claims he is pumped to be racing in front of the passionate Kiwi fans for the first time.

These 2 incredible riders join two-time World Champion Chad Reed, 2018 World Champion Jason Anderson, 2019 World number 8 Joey Savatgy, 2019 World number 10 Justin Brayton and four-time World Champion and the greatest of all-time Ricky Carmichael all CONFIRMED, plus more of the best riders from the USA, Australia and local kiwi heroes including the likes of Cody Cooper who was just announced!

With Tickets starting from $39.99 via Ticketmaster.co.nz* you will NOT want to miss the World’s best Supercross riders going up against New Zealand & Australia’s best as they battle it out to become the S-X Open Supercross FIM Oceania Champion.