Click for more information on the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450

Click the Fullnoise Logo to return to the home page
Click here for more info


Supercross News
Jason Anderson confirmed to lock horns with Chad Reed at the 2017 AUS-X Open


Posted: Tuesday, 16th May, 2017 : 6:47 PM - - 22,395 Reads




Fresh off an emphatic win at the World Supercross season finale in Las Vegas just a fortnight ago, American superstar and world number four – Jason Anderson, has been announced to compete at the 2017 AUS-X Open Sydney, ensuring a clash of the titans between he and Australian hero, Chad Reed.

The duo will face off against a whole host of A-List riders from around the world, along with Australia’s best domestic supercross stars, duking it out inside Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on November 11 & 12.

There certainly isn’t any love lost between Reed and Anderson, with the latter controversially slamming Reed off the track for the win in Vegas. The move subsequently relegated the 35 year-old veteran from Kurri Kurri, NSW to sixth position, whilst Anderson claimed the win.

Reed’s comment post-race of Anderson’s move simply was ‘(I) can’t wait for the tight confines of the AUS-X Open’, suggesting that pyrotechnics will not be the only fireworks inside Qudos Bank Arena come November.

At just 24-years-of age, Anderson has already established himself as a star of supercross, having captured the 2014 AMA 250cc West Coast Supercross Championship and winning his debut 450cc championship race in January last year.

For Anderson, the prospect of heading down under to compete in Sydney’s famed Olympic Park precinct was an opportunity that he couldn’t pass up.

“I’m super psyched to be heading to Australia in November and throwing down at the AUS-X Open!” Anderson said. “It’s always been a race that I’ve kept a close eye on – the last two years have seen some intense racing, and I’m excited to be adding to the amazing legacy that the event has already created.”

When questioned about competing against rival and hometown hero Reed, Anderson mentioned that things could get interesting.

“To race Chad in his home country will be awesome. He’s a legend around the world and has had an amazing career. I have a huge amount of respect for him.”

“We get along really well off the track, but we’re both competitors, both want to win and will do anything to do so – even if it means a bit of aggressive riding. I actually won’t be racing him again until we line up in Sydney, so who knows what will happen – fans will definitely get their money’s worth!”

Event Co-Founder and Director - Adam Bailey, said the addition of Anderson to the 2017 line up will bring much more to the event than the most intense racing seen on Australian shores.

“Jason represents exactly what the AUS-X Open is about. He has a certain style and swagger to him unlike any athlete in the world – but above all, is incredibly fast and determined to win,” Bailey said.

“We are really excited to see he and our own hero in Chad Reed go head-to-head, along with a whole host of international and domestic stars; who knows what will happen?!"

Whilst the news of Anderson’s signing to compete in Australia for the first time in November is sure to create enormous buzz with AUS-X Open fans, Bailey maintains there’s plenty more to come.

“We really enjoy keeping people guessing but let’s just say we’re certainly not done yet. We’ll ensure we give fans plenty of reasons to travel to Sydney on November 11 and 12. You will not want to miss a minute.”

The securement of Anderson for the AUS-X Open couldn't have been done without the support of leading manufacturer brand - Husqvarna, and the National Brand Manager for Australia - Jon Hafey, is incredibly excited to see the #21 down under.

“It’s absolutely fantastic that Jason Anderson has chosen to compete in the 2017 AUS-X Open. Jason has long been associated with the Husqvarna brand and having a World Class rider competing in Australia at this event is a mouth-watering concept! Jason is exciting, aggressive and blisteringly fast.

Jason is absolutely one of the top five riders in the world right now which he demonstrated by winning the final World Supercross race in Las Vegas a fortnight ago. We have no doubt that he will provide the SX fans with a thrilling and more than memorable experience," finished Hafey.

The AUS-X Open has been touted as the largest Supercross, Freestyle Motocross and Action Sports event in the Southern Hemisphere. Featuring the world’s best on two wheels, combined with concert like entertainment values, all within the comfort of one of Australia’s iconic indoor venues.

With each Saturday night selling out within days in both 2015 & 2016, and last year’s Sunday event almost reaching capacity, fans are urged to sign up to the AUS-X Open pre-sale registration to avoid disappointment.

Further announcements regarding athlete line up, revised ticket pricing and much more are expected to follow in the coming days.

Signing up to the pre-sale ensures first preference of ALL available seating on both nights of competition. CLICK HERE to register for pre-sale tickets


Click to go back Click here for a print friendly format Click here to email this news item to a friend

Click here for more info






Click here for more info







Enduro
KTM Extreme Riders Ready To Race At Red Bull Romaniacs 2017
25th Jul, 2017
Motocross
A record-breaking weekend for BCP Honda
25th Jul, 2017
Off Road
Active8 Yamaha Close in on AORC Class Success
25th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Ryder Kingsford in Fine Form at East Coast MX
25th Jul, 2017
Motocross
First 450 class double moto win a dream come true for Marvin Musquin
25th Jul, 2017
Off Road
Danile Milner reflects on Kyogle double win
25th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Dean Wilson scores best finish of the season at Spring Creek
25th Jul, 2017
Off Road
Derek Grundy calls time with championship win
25th Jul, 2017
Off Road
Lachlan Stanford makes home round count
25th Jul, 2017
Rallye
Joan Barreda wins fourth Baja Aragon
25th Jul, 2017
Enduro
2017 YAMAHA AORC RD 9 and 10 Highlights From, Kyogle NSW
24th Jul, 2017
Enduro
Holcombe and McCanney top day 2 in Portugal
24th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Courtney Duncan Takes the WMX Red Plate in Loket
24th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Hunter Lawrence impressive on racing return at Czech GP
24th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Double Grand Prix victory for Red Bull KTM in Czech Republic
24th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Jed Beaton makes solid debut with HRC MX2
24th Jul, 2017
Motocross
2017 American MX Spring Creek National Race highlights
23rd Jul, 2017
Off Road
Support classes wrap-up from Kyogle Yamaha AORC
23rd Jul, 2017
Off Road
Junior class wrap up from Kyogle Yamaha AORC
23rd Jul, 2017
Off Road
Ruprecht, Milner, Stanford and Driscoll take the wins at AORC Round 10
23rd Jul, 2017
Enduro
Watson and McCanney on top on day one in Portugal
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
Musquin takes second Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship win at Spring Cre..
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
Trey Canard retires from professional racing
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
Jed Beaton comfortable with HRC MX2 debut
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
Hunter Lawrence makes positive return to racing
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
Points leaders Cairoli and Jonass take Pole in Czech Republic
23rd Jul, 2017
Motocross
FIM release statement of passing of Igor Cuharciuc
23rd Jul, 2017
Speedway
Janowski storms to Adrian Flux British FIM SGP victory
23rd Jul, 2017
Off Road
Wilson, Hutton, Grundy Show Enduro Prowess at Yamaha AORC
22nd Jul, 2017
Enduro
Juniors Brierley, McMahon and Bacon ride to victory
22nd Jul, 2017
Off Road
Ruprecht, Milner, Stanford and Higlett Conqure Kyogle
22nd Jul, 2017
Off Road
KTM’s Glenn Kearney Discusses AORC Championship Tilt
20th Jul, 2017
ATV
New date and venue for 2017 Australian ATV Nationals
20th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Hunter Lawrence set to return for Czech GP this weekend
20th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Jed Beaton to join Honda HRC MX2 for three rounds
20th Jul, 2017
Motocross
U.S MXGP moves to new location
19th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Glenn Coldenhoff re-signs with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing
19th Jul, 2017
Motocross
All eyes will focus on Courtney Duncan this weekend.
19th Jul, 2017
Dirt Track
2017 Australian Junior Track Championships Success
18th Jul, 2017
Motocross
Mitchell Evans keeps MX2 title hopes alive in Victoria
18th Jul, 2017

  More News Articles....



Click here to read
Click here to read
2017 Honda CRF450R Ride Review
We spend a day at Ranch MX in NSW riding the 2017 Honda CRF450R
  Click here to read....  |  Insider archive

Click here for more info




E V E N T S   N E X T   W E E K E N D:

 Round 5 2017 Airoh Helmet Gippsland Motocross ..
 Round 8 2017 Australian Motocross Championship..
 Round 6 2017 FIM Trial World Championship
 Round 8 2017 Canadian Rockstar Energy Drink Mo..
 Round 9 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Champions..
 Round 11 2017 Belgian National Motocross Champ..
 Round 7 2017 Maxxis ACU British Motocross Cham..
  Go to Details


T E L E V I S I O N:

  Go to TV Guide





  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 FIM WMX
  2013 AMA SX Rd9
  2013 NZMX Champs Rd2
  2013 Aus AAX Champs
  2013 AMA ArenaX Race - Rd2
  2013 AMA SX Rd8
  2013 AMA SX Rd7
  NZMX Champs Rd1
  2013 AMA ArenaX



Click here to go to the Choice Suspension Website
Click here to go to Apex Imports
Click here for more info on Mountian Shade
Click here to visit Bolton Motorcyles, Australia's largest KTM, Honda and Suzuki parts store
Click here for more info
Click here for info on Penrite
Click here for more info on Endura products
Click here for more info on MX Ink Graphics
Click here for more info on Polisport products

Click here for the biggest range of tear off's


Click here to visit Click28.com


Unifilter Releases New 2018 YZ450F Filter
Australian air filter manufacturer Unifilter, released the all new 2018 YZ450F Filter.   View

2018 Suzuki RM-Z250
The RM-Z250 continues to deliver a high level of performance for 2018 .   View

JUST1 J12 Carbon Fluro Helmet
JUST1 Range Continues to Expand with new Fluro Colourways.   View





FULLNOISE CONTENT:
Home
News Archive
Results > National - Local - International
Photo Galleries
Features
New Products
Product Reviews
Film / Video
Classifieds
Links
TV Guide
Calendars > This Weekend - Australia - International
Club Information

FULLNOISE BUSINESS:

Privacy Statement
Contacts
About Fullnoise
Logos
Add to Favourites



PREMIUM ADVERTISERS:
100% Moto
Ficeda Accessories
Honda Australia
Husqvarna Motorcycles
John Titman Racing
KTM Australia
Lee Hogan Racing
Link International
Moto National Accessories
Steve Cramer Products
Suzuki Australia
Yamaha Australia
Yamaha Parts & Accessories



All content © Fullnoise.com.au 2002-2017 - New



Click for more information on the 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450