5/2/2014 3:11 P.M. ET
Feld Motor Sports announces new venue partnership with Petco Park in San Diego
Popular Motor Sports Events Monster Jam and Monster Energy Supercross To Debut At San Diego Ballpark in 2015 Season
By / MLB.com
San Diego, CA (Friday, May 2, 2014) - Feld Motor Sports®, a division of Feld Entertainment, the world leader in specialized arena and stadium-based motor sports entertainment, announced today a new venue partnership with Petco Park. The home of the San Diego Padres will become the San Diego venue to host the Monster Jam® and Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, events beginning with the 2015 season (events were previously held at Qualcomm Stadium).
Event schedule for the 2015 motor sports season at Petco Park will include:
- Monster Jam - Saturday, January 17, 2015
- Monster Jam - Saturday, January 31, 2015
- Monster Energy Supercross - Saturday, February 7, 2015
"We are excited to move our iconic stadium based motor sports events to Petco Park, and the historic downtown San Diego area. Working with the exceptional team at Petco Park, we are eager to develop new relationships in the San Diego community including a variety of promotional opportunities working with the San Diego Padres," said Ken Hudgens, Chief Operating Officer, Feld Motor Sports.
"As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Petco Park, we are thrilled to partner with Feld Motor Sports to bring a new genre of events to the ballpark," said Vice President of Petco Park Events Jeremy Horowitz. "Petco Park was designed and built to be a year-round, multi-use entertainment venue and we can't wait to see the ballpark transformed for Monster Jam and Monster Energy Supercross next year."
Tickets for both San Diego events will be going on sale July 12, 2014. Tickets will be available to purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the Petco Park Box Office.
To transform the ballpark into a specialized motor sports venue, Feld Motor Sports' track construction crew will bring in more than 7,500 tons of locally sourced dirt into the stadium, while working with Petco Park groundskeepers to ensure the field is on track to be ready for baseball in advance of MLB's Opening Day.
About Feld Entertainment
Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment's productions have appeared in more than 70 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Disney On Ice and Disney Live! More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.
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