CHARLOTTE, N.C. (October 6, 2017)– SST officials have announced for the inaugural Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Finals to take place Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium located in no other than the World Capital of Action Sports; Lake Elsinore, California.
“The 2017 SST World Championship fight has been contested in three unique countries; United States, China and Australia, on nine different race tracks, with four completely different surfaces. It’s only fitting to decide the tight Championship fight with a thrilling Stadium battle in the birthplace of Stadium racing (Southern California), just like how Stadium Truck Pioneer Mickey Thompson would want to see it.” Stated Stadium SUPER Trucks President Robby Gordon.
Lake Elsinore, California a city where short-course off-road, motocross, FMX, and the UTV industry all collide on a daily basis provides the perfect location to host the SST World Championship Finals.
Mayor of Lake Elsinore, Bob Magee voiced the cities excitement for the newly announced Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Finals.
“The City of Lake Elsinore is thrilled to have Legendary Racer Robby Gordon and Stadium SUPER Trucks back in our valley. Working in partnership with the Lake Elsinore Storm, Diamond Stadium will be transformed into an off road playground as these high horsepower trucks will fly over jumps and bang fenders. This will be good clean dirty fun!”
Built in 1994 for the Single-A affiliate of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres, Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium home of the Lake Elsinore Storm will be completely transformed from a baseball diamond to a off-road playground with nearly 150,000 square feet of dirt hauled in, and sculpted into a challenging off-road track featuring multiple obstacles such as a huge container crossover jump, that will send the trucks souring into the air nearly 35 feet.
“Everyone at Storm Events are super stoked to be working with the legendary Robby Gordon and bringing Stadium SUPER Trucks to Lake Elsinore. This is a perfect fit for our demographic and fans. It’s sure to be an amazing event that no one will want to miss.” Stated Ian Singleton, Director of Storm Events.
Joining the highflying Stadium SUPER Trucks on the track will be a full field of Production 1000 UTV’s. Quickly becoming one of the most popular, and most affordable forms of off-road racing today. Drivers of all ages, and experience levels will compete for a huge purse both Friday and Saturday night under the lights.
Young Hot Shots in the Modified Trophy Kart ranks will also have an opportunity to race on a similar track to the SST Stars. Past Modified Kart graduates have stepped into SST’s with great success most notably being Sheldon Creed a two-time SST Champion.
Current SST’s drivers Gavin Harlien and Jeff Hoffman both developed their off-road skills in Modified Trophy Karts, before moving up to the larger scale trucks. With these young Trophy Kart racers having the opportunity to race in front of their piers and heroes it ought to be a memory to last a lifetime.
Not just the young Modified Trophy Karts drivers will have their opportunity to tackle the temporary built SST track. During the day on Friday and Saturday make sure to come out to the track early as SST would like to showcase the kids 170 UTV’s on the Stadium floor. Drivers qualified during the day’s races will be invited to compete in a Final event that evening.
The Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Finals is not just action-packed racing on track, make sure to come out to the track early each day as a full off-road and life style village will be happening throughout the day. This will serve as one of the last opportunities to visit with your favorite off-road vendors and exhibitors to get those last minute Christmas gifts for the off-road enthusiast on your list.
Tickets for the first ever Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Finals can be purchased HERE
Looking to entertain family and friends or host a small holiday party? Fully furnished, catered, and climate controlled suites are available to view all the entertainment on the stadium floor in luxury. Pricing is available by contacting Stadium SUPER Trucks at firstname.lastname@example.org
Drivers looking to participate in either the Production 1000 UTV’s , Modified Trophy Karts or 170 UTV’s are urged to pre-register for the event at http://www.stadiumsupertrucks.com starting October 15th to receive a discounted rate on their entry fee. Prices will increase on December 10th.
2017 SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Winners
Round No. Race Location Race Date Winner
1 Adelaide, SA, Australia March 3, 2017 Craig Dontas
2 Adelaide, SA, Australia March 4, 2017 Sheldon Creed
3 Adelaide, SA, Australia March, 5, 2017 Paul Morris
4 St. Petersburg, Florida March 11, 2017 Robby Gordon
5 St. Petersburg, Florida March 12, 2017 Matt Brabham
6 Long Beach, California April 8, 2017 Matt Brabham
7 Long Beach, California April 9, 2017 Robby Gordon
8 Perth, WA, Australia May 6, 2017 Sheldon Creed
9 Perth, WA, Australia May 7, 2017 Robby Gordon
10 Perth, WA, Australia May 8, 2017 Sheldon Creed
11 Detroit, Michigan June 3, 2017 Sheldon Creed
12 Detroit, Michigan June 4, 2017 Sheldon Creed
13 No Limits, Texas June 10, 2017 P.J. Jones
14 No Limits, Texas June 10, 2017 Sheldon Creed
15 Darwin, NT, Australia June 16, 2017 Paul Morris
16 Darwin, NT, Australia June 17, 2017 Matt Brabham
17 Darwin, NT, Australia June 18, 2017 Paul Morris
18 Beijing, China July, 29, 2017 Matt Brabham
19 Watkins Glen, New York September 2, 2017 Robby Gordon
20 Watkins Glen, New York September 3, 2017 Matt Brabham
21 Lake Elsinore, California December 15, 2017
2017 Stadium SUPER Trucks World Championship Schedule
Round 1: March 3, 2017; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Round 2: March 4, 2017; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Round 3: March 5, 2017; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Round 4: March 11, 2017; St. Petersburg, Florida
Round 5: March 12, 2017; St. Petersburg, Florida
Round 6: April 8, 2017; Long Beach, California
Round 7: April 9, 2017; Long Beach, California
Round 8: May 5, 2017; Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Round 9: May 6, 2017; Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Round 10: May 7, 2017; Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Round 11: June 3, 2017; Detroit, Michigan
Round 12: June 4, 2017; Detroit, Michigan
Round 13: June 10, 2017; Fort Worth, Texas
Round 14: June 10, 2017; Fort Worth, Texas
Round 15: June 16, 2017; Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Round 16: June 17, 2017; Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Round 17: June 18, 2017; Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Round 18: July 29, 2017; Beijing, China
Round 19 September 2, 2017; Watkins Glen, New York
Round 20: September 3, 2017; Watkins Glen, New York
Round 21: December 15, 2017; Lake Elsinore, California
Round 22: December 16, 2017; Lake Elsinore, California