CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (December 18, 2013) – A lineup
of some of the best speedway competitors from the United States
and Europe was solidified on Wednesday, December 18, as the
official rider draw for the Monster Energy World Speedway
Invitational took place setting the field for the 23-heat
GP race format for the December 28 event at The Grand Arena
in the City of Industry, Calif.
The 16-rider lineup is a who’s who of global speedway
racing, featuring nine Americans, a trio of Brits, and a pair
Polish riders, as well as lone stars from Australia and Denmark.
Additionally, two alternates, each from the U.S., will be
ready to step in, if called upon.
The official score sheet shows the unique and exciting GP
format that features 20 initial four-lap heats from which
riders will accumulate points in an effort to become one of
the top eight competitors to reach one of the two semi finals.
The top two finishers from each semi move on to the final,
which will determine the overall winner of the Monster Energy
World Speedway Invitational.
The draw sets the program for the race on December 28, determining
which events a rider will compete in during the night. Below
is the draw order. Refer to the downloadable attached program
score sheet to see the events each rider has been placed in
by the draw.
Rider / Country
1- Tyson Burmeister USA
2- Ryan Fisher USA
3 - Edward Kennett GBR
4 - Ricky Wells USA
5 - Gino Manzares USA
6 - Max Ruml USA
7 - Scott Nicholls GBR
8 - Chris Harris GBR
9 - Billy Hamill USA
10 - Darcy Ward AUS
11 - Charlie Venegas USA
12 - Patryk Dudek POL
13 - Hans Andersen DEN
14 - Maciej Janowski POL
15 - Greg Hancock USA
16 - Billy Janniro USA
*17 - Jason Ramirez USA
*18 - Austin Novratil USA
The racing is sure to be exciting throughout the night as
the Australian Ward will go bar-to-bar against last year's
winner Janniro as well as two former World Champions, Hamill,
and Hancock. Three former U21 FIM World Champions will compete
as Janowski and Dudek join Ward in making the trip to the
U.S. Additionally, several of the sport’s brightest
young stars from both the U.S. and overseas will have the
opportunity to show their talents on a premier international
Monster Energy World Speedway Invitational tickets are available
for purchase at www.IndustryRacing.com from now through December
26. 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
Contact Track/Racing Director Kelly Inman at Kelly@IndustryRacing.com
• Box Office opens at 5:30pm • Gates
open at 6:00pm • Race start time at 7:30pm •
Lower admission prices!! • $10 for adults •
$5 for students & seniors • Kids under 12 - FREE
• $3 Parking • Motorcycles are always FREE
• Box seats with VIP table service • Fantastic
Speedway Motorcycle racing with no brakes • Great
family entertainment. • Spectator gates open at 6pm
• Great food - Reasonable prices • Live Rock
Music • Our famous Tiki and Dirt Bars
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