Fans can Stream International Competition this Weekend
L-R: Bryce Ford, Joel Hetrick and Chad Wienen
Members of Team USA ATVMX are in Cingoli, Italy, in order to begin onsite preparations for the Quadcross of Nations event on October 7-8. Bryce Ford, Joel Hetrick and Chad Wienen will collaborate in an attempt to bring home a fifth international title to the United States.
“Preparation for the competition has been ongoing for months, so it’s exciting to be onsite to make chasing our fifth championship a reality,” said Team Manager Mark Baldwin of Baldwin Motorsports. “This is the same team that earned the title last year against fierce global competition, and they are motivated to do it again.”
As the reigning champions, the team will run red numberplates on their Yamaha machines at the Bartlomeo Tittoni circuit as they compete against 54 other riders.
Phoenix Racing Yamaha’s Joel Hetrick, four-time AMA Pro ATV Motocross National Championship series champion, will sport the #1 on his ATV.
Ford Brothers Racing/FXR/SSi Decals/CST’s Bryce Ford will feature the #2.
Eight-time AMA Pro ATV Motocross National Championship series champion Wienen Motorsports/Maxxis/SSi Decals/Fly Racing/Yamaha’s Chad Wienen will run #3.
As the reigning champions, the team will run red numberplates on their Yamaha machines at the Bartlomeo Tittoni circuit as they compete against 17 teams from various countries, totaling 54 riders.
On Saturday, each rider will compete in their own moto against one member of each country to determine who will go to the gate first for the following day’s event.
On Sunday, they will each race in two 25-minute motos, with the team’s five scores combined for an overall finish position. The following includes the rider’s assigned motos, as chosen by the team’s manager:
- Moto 1: Hetrick and Ford
- Moto 2: Ford and Wienen
- Moto 3: Hetrick and Wienen
Fans can stream the competition for $21, starting with qualifying at 8:55 a.m. Eastern on Saturday, Oct. 10. The first race will take place on Sunday, Oct. 11 at 4:55 a.m. Eastern. A special presale price of $16 is offered through Oct. 6. Visit page.inplayer.com/fimsidecarcross to purchase a streaming pass.
Team USA ATVMX supporters can also follow updates throughout the competition at facebook.com/teamUSAatvmx and on Instagram at @teamUSAatvmx.
Sponsors supporting the team’s efforts this year include:
- 88 Live To Ride
- SSi Decals
- DWT Racing
- Ford Brothers Racing
- Phoenix Racing
- Adidas TERREX
- High Gear Success
- Londerville Steel
- Rock River Arms
- Springfield Armory
- Baldwin Motorsports
- Binky’s Forever ATC
- Geneseo Brewery
- Impact Solutions
- JB Racing
- Mechanix Wear
- MX Tire
- Ripitup Films
- Score Processing
- TDR Motorsports
- Tucker Freight Lines
- Wienen Motorsports
For questions regarding the team’s participation in the international event, please contact Harv Whipple at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-314-4879.
About Team USA ATVMX
Team USA ATVMX was established in 2017 by Harv Whipple. The team fielded three riders to compete in the Quadcross of European Nations that same year. The team won the title in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022. The team did not compete in the event during 2020 or 2021 due to the pandemic.
About High Gear Success
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