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A refreshed four-rider combination will lead Red Bull KTM Factory Racing into the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX), beginning with the AMA Supercross Championship season-opener at Anaheim 1 on January 6, and with firm intentions of competing for title wins when the gates drop on the upcoming 31-round season. Red Bull KTM Factory Racing will field the all-star line-up of Chase Sexton and Aaron Plessinger on the KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION in 2024, alongside Tom Vialle and Julien Beaumer, who will each be READY TO RACE with the KTM 250 SX-F FACTORY EDITION under the guidance of Team Manager Ian Harrison.


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All four riders were presented this afternoon and into the evening during a special 2024 Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team media introduction under lights at RD Field, the organisation’s official testing and training facility based in Murrieta, California, as they enter the important final stages of the pre-season together.

Bringing the red number one plate to defend his 450SX championship is Chase Sexton, the 24-year-old who clinched a first-career premier class crown last May. Also ranked fourth in the AMA Pro Motocross Championship after a share of misfortune, as well as the third-place finisher in the inaugural SMX post-season, Sexton has the credentials and form to enter season 2024 as a legitimate title contender across the board once again.

Chase Sexton: “I’m excited and feeling refreshed for the start of the 2024 Supercross series. Testing is going well and I’ve enjoyed getting to know everyone more and more on the team, and feel like I’m gelling well with the crew and my new teammates. There’s obviously a level of expectation that comes with heading into 2024 carrying the red plate and I welcome the challenge, especially with the full support of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing behind me.”

Fan favourite Aaron Plessinger is back for his third term at Red Bull KTM Factory Racing, determined to build upon his 2023 campaign that saw him claim seventh overall in 450SX despite missing multiple rounds, a convincing third in 450MX, and fifth in the combined SMX standings. Those results will form a strong foundation for the 27-year-old to work from in the upcoming season, motivated to establish himself at the front of the pack year-round.

Aaron Plessinger: “I’m totally ready to get this show on the road and go racing! Preparation for the 2024 Supercross season is going to plan and I’m just eager to get back to the races to see all my friends and fans again. I’m hoping I can finally bag some of those elusive wins this season, that’s the goal for the team and I, and I think it’s achievable with the encouragement and support I receive from everyone in the Red Bull KTM family.”

Two-time MX2 World Champion Tom Vialle built immense experience this year in what was his first season of competition in the United States, with the 23-year-old Frenchman now looking to benefit from the lessons learned over the past 12 months. Vialle was eighth in the 250SX East points, sixth in 250MX with a single victory to his credit at Southwick, and P8 in SMX, which sets him up for a strong sophomore season ahead.

Tom Vialle: “The idea of getting to race at venues and on tracks that I’ve been to before is exciting and something I am really looking forward to next year. I feel like I learned a lot in my rookie season in the U.S., but it’s definitely tougher racing a brand new track every week when almost everyone in your class has already raced on them before. It’s really going to help my confidence a lot knowing the tracks I’m going to – it makes a big difference. 2024 should be a good year for me and the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team!”

As for 17-year-old newcomer Julien Beaumer, he will open his full-time professional career as the youngest member of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team and is in line to make his mark while his knowledge climbs on a week-by-week basis. Already a SX Futures Main Event winner, Beaumer is debuting in 250SX and will carry that rookie tag into Pro Motocross, as well as the SMX Finals series when it commences in September.

Julien Beaumer: “Making my debut in the 250 Supercross class next year is a dream come true and I’m super-grateful to everyone at Red Bull KTM Factory Racing for giving me this opportunity. My goal is to go out there and learn as much as I can this season, all the while giving it my all. The team and I have put in a lot of laps at the practice track to build a good base and gain as much experience as I can before the start of the 2024 season. I just want to do my best and make both the team and myself proud in my rookie season.”

Ian Harrison – Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team Manager: “Our 2024 team is excited to start the new race season. Two of our team members are new, so getting to know one another and developing their bikes specific to their needs and riding style can be a challenge, but so far it has gone very well. The team has spent many days at the test track working on fine-tuning the bikes and I am now looking forward to seeing how we stack up against our competition on January 6th. It is exciting for me as the Team Manager to see our four riders working together so cohesively while motivating and challenging each other to be better. Behind all this effort is always a group of people who are diligent at putting the hours in to get us ready for the start gate at Anaheim 1, and for them, I am very grateful. See you at the races.”

Roger De Coster – Director of Motorsports, North America: “I am very impressed with the dynamic amongst the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team and I’m looking forward to the start of the new season. With fresh blood in the team, it’s great to see the level of positivity amongst the group as a whole, working together and motivating one another. Watching them at the test track each day, there is good forward momentum amongst the group and I think we are in a strong position to challenge up front in all classes each weekend. Austria has been working extremely hard and has shown great support, which is really encouraging and I’m excited for 2024.”

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ClubMX Update: Jeremy Martin back for Daytona, Reynolds has surgery and Schock ready to rock again

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COOL BIKE DUDE!: The construction of this bike and the reason we built it was par for the course at ClubMX. We appreciate all the military does for this country and we will take any opportunity to thank them for their service. SKDA, Acerbis, FXR and Dubya all got onboard for this project and it came out perfect. It turned out so well that we loaded it on the truck to show off at Daytona this weekend. From the comments and support from active and retired military in attendance in Arlington, we thought it would be cool to share it with the Daytona crowd as well. If you did not get a chance to see or photograph it in person last weekend, swing by our pit area this weekend.


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GOOD NEWS: JEREMY MARTIN #6: Jeremy will be returning to action this weekend in Daytona. He has been training all week and completed the session with practising his starts today. Travel day tomorrow and he will be ready to line up in Daytona – a track he really enjoys. It has been ample time since Detroit to get back in the swing of things and he feels that he can be competitive. We all realise that these things take time, but Jeremy is a competitor at the highest level so although we will temper our expectations, we will celebrate his return to action.

JETT REYNOLDS #99: Jett’s shoulder surgery went well, and he is on the mend. The doctor said everything should heal nicely and he can return to riding after his physical therapy shows the progress they are looking for. Of course you will not see him in Daytona and we will keep you updated on his inevitable return. Jett’s a good kid and continues to deserve a chance at success. He will get there.

COTY SCHOCK #69: Coty carries the banner for the race team on the east coast at this point. Can you believe he is tied for 3rd in overall points after two rounds? We believe it as he continues to use his maturity and consistency to ride near the front. We all believe that is what it will take to have overall success this season and Coty appears to be the man for the job. Daytona is a track he has circled on his calendar because it suits his “loose” style. With the amount of training and racing he has done with the team so far this season, he continues to gain comfort and confidence in himself and the team. This will lead to even better results as we continue to click off events headed to the half way point in the season. If you pay close attention to Coty on race day, you will see his starts are really good. This has put him in a great position to start the season and as he continues to gel with the Yamaha, it can only get better.

ClubMX as a training facility has welcomed Jason Anderson this week. Jason is a brilliant rider and recognizes the opportunity to train at our facility will give him an advantage on the east coast races. ClubMX offers a variety of soil compositions on three different Dirt Wurx built tracks to get ready for whatever race is on the schedule next.

FUTURES: As if Daytona was not crazy enough, we will have three riders in the Futures program on Saturday. Mark Fineis (105), Trevin Nelson (112) and Alex Fedortsov (600) will all represent us in this amazing program. Feld along with the AMA have created this platform for amateur riders to get a taste of the big leagues. The Futures riders will mix right into the Saturday night schedule to see first-hand what it is like to be a professional and race under the lights. On Friday at 3:00 pm, there is a one hour classroom session for all of the participants and I have been invited to make a presentation. If you truly want to see the future of the sport, stop by and get a glimpse for yourself.

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Details on how to watch round eight of the 2024 AMA Supercross season from Daytona for both international and U.S. viewers can be found here.

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NBC Sports, Peacock, and the SMX League announced the 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship (SMX) broadcast and streaming schedule, including the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. All 31 rounds across the series, including exclusive live coverage of qualifiers, heats, Main Events and Motos will be presented on Peacock, NBC, USA Network, CNBC, and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Peacock is the home of the SuperMotocross World Championship Series in 2024, presenting comprehensive live coverage of all qualifying, heats, Main Events and Motos across both Supercross and Pro Motocross, spanning 31 rounds from January to September 2024. 17 races will livestream exclusively on Peacock. The platform will also provide on-demand replays of every race. Qualifiers and heats will be available exclusively on Peacock for every race throughout the season.

2024 marks the second year of the SuperMotocross World Championship Finals, fueled by Monster Energy which unified both disciplines of Supercross and Pro Motocross. The SMX World Championship culminates in a series-ending postseason playoff style of racing that features the best racers in the world competing for the sport’s ultimate title.

NBC Sports’ 2024 SuperMotocross World Championship coverage begins in under a month with the Monster Energy Supercross season opener from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., live on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network. An encore presentation will air the following day on Sunday, Jan. 7, on NBC at 2 p.m. ET and on Sunday, Jan. 8, on CNBC at 1 a.m. ET. CNBC will air a next-day encore for all 31 rounds across the series in 2024.

International

For international viewers, The SuperMotocross Video Pass (www.supermotocross.tv) is now available in every country outside the United States, live and on-demand, in both English and Spanish, giving viewers the choice on how to follow all the racing action. SuperMotocross Video Pass subscribers can enjoy all the live 2024 racing action between January and September, plus gain access to 13 years of archival race content dating back to 2010. New for the first time ever, you can now give the gift of a 2024 Subscription to SuperMotocross Video Pass for the holidays. Visit, https://app.supermotocross.tv/gift to finish your holiday shopping today. The SuperMotocross Video Pass is currently available via the web, and in all major app stores across IOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Roku, and Samsung CTV.

2024 Supermotocross Video Pass Features

Live & On-Demand access to 28 Rounds of the 2024 SuperMotocross regular season

Live & On-Demand access to 2 Rounds of the 2024 SuperMotocross Playoffs

Live & On-Demand access to the 2024 World Championship Final

Live & On-Demand access to ‘Race Day Live’ for the 2024 SuperMotocross full season

Live & On-Demand access to Spanish Language Play by Play of all 2024 Live Races

Extended Content including rider features, weekly news programs & extended archives

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