Dean Wilson confirmed for FIM World Supercross Championship, excited for home Grand Prix.
Amazingly, there will be two British riders at the opening round of the 2022 FIM World Supercross Championship, the Grand Prix of Great Britain, on October 08. Following the announcement that Max Anstie would be racing for Honda Genuine Honda Racing in the SX2 division, it’s been confirmed that Dean Wilson will be lining up in SX1 for a team that’s yet to be announced. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing will not be competing though, so this all but confirms that he will not be returning to the team once his current contract expires.
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Dean Wilson will bolster the line-up of British riders competing for world championship glory when Cardiff hosts the opening round of the 2022 World Supercross Championship, with the British Grand Prix taking place in Principality Stadium on Saturday, October 08.
The 30-year-old Scot will race in the WSX (450cc) class, alongside world class names such as two-time World Supercross champion Chad Reed from Australia, former World Motocross champion from Germany Ken Roczen, and former World Supercross champion and current AMA Supercross champion, Eli Tomac.
Wilson has yet to finalise and announce which of the 10 exclusively licensed teams that he will compete with.
Wilson, who boasts a US Pro Motocross title to his name and a best of sixth in the World Supercross Championship in 2019, said, “Despite all my years competing in supercross in the USA, I’ve never had the chance to do so in front of a home crowd. I’m naturally really excited for the new World Supercross Championship to be coming to the UK and to Cardiff. Hopefully I’ll be able to feed on that and challenge for the win, in front of my friends and family.”
Supercross is the spectacle of intense dirt bike racing in a stadium environment and combines the adrenaline-fuelled action with live music, freestyle motocross stunts, and awe-inspiring pyrotechnics, making it a perfect family night out.
When Principality Stadium is transformed into a dirt bike battleground on Saturday, October 08, 10 teams and 40 of the best riders from across the globe will do battle for over US$250,000 in prize money and international supremacy.