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Fan guide to the 2010 Redbull FIM Motocross of Nations

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The countdown clock is moving fast! For motocross enthusiasts the world over, the 64th Red Bull FIM Motocross des Nations is but 4 days away and set to take place right here in Lakewood, Colorado. Teams from more than 30 countries will be on hand to battle it out for the coveted championship title, also known as the Chamberlain Trophy. This isn’t just a big deal…this is the deal in the entirety of the sport. As a matter fact, this is only the third time this event has ever been hosted in the United States. Without further adieu, here’s your fan guide to what this weekend has to offer.

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
11:00 am - 6:00 pm Tech inspection
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Freestyle Show

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
10:00 am 450 Free Practice MX1
11:00 am 250 Free Practice MX2
12:00 pm Open class Free Practice
1:15 pm Riders meeting
2:00 pm Opening Ceremony
2:30 pm 450 Qualifying Heat (20 min + 2 Laps)
3:30 pm 250 Qualifying Heat (20 min + 2 Laps)
4:30 pm Open class Qualifying Heat (20 min + 2 Laps)
5:30 pm Freestyle Show

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
8:40 am B Final practice (13 teams/39 Riders)
9:10 am MXDN Group practice (Positions 1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17,19)
9:40 am MXDN Group practice (Positions 2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18)
11:00 am B Final (30 Min + 2 laps)
1:08 pm 250/450 MXDN moto (30 min + 2 laps)
2:38 pm 250/Open MXDN moto (30 min + 2 laps)
4:08 pm 450/Open MXDN moto (30 min + 2 laps)

TICKETS
Two-day general admission $90 (adults), $45 (6-11)
One day general admission $40 Saturday, $70 Sunday (available at the event gate only)
Two-day pit pass $50 (adults), $25 (6-11)
Two-day parking fee $25 (prepaid)
One-day parking $20
Saturday and Sunday VIP pass $400
VIP Pass Child $200

TRACK RULES
NO bicycles, pit bikes, golf carts, scooters, taking banners from the track will be prosecuted, hanging on fences, glass bottles, campfires, fireworks, furniture, scaffolding, beach, EZ-ups, pets in spectator areas.

TRACK RADIO
Keep your radio tuned to FM 93.1 for up to date announcements, racing news, interviews and other information throughout the weekend.

CAMPING
The camping pass will allow you to camp from Thursday at 12:00 pm (noon) until Monday morning. All campers need to be out of the camping lot by Monday at 10:00 am. We suggest you reserve your spot prior to arrival to the track to insure you get a spot. Cost $150.

LODGING/HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Thunder Valley is conveniently located near numerous hotels within minutes from the track in Golden and only 15 minutes from downtown Denver. For more information: City of Denver or Jefferson County

DIRECTIONS

Visitors should be advised that Rooney Road will be closed for the weekend of MXoN. The only way to enter the parking lots is from the South on Alameda Parkway.

From the South: Head north on I-25 to C-470 (west), take the Alameda Pkwy exit and turn left (west), then turn right (north) on Rooney Road. One mile to track (on left).

For your GPS: 701 South Rooney Road, Golden, CO 80401

Up next: A fan guide to who's who at this year's MXoN.

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