Arenacross bike lovers are getting revved up for a flaming hot Valentine’s date at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, writes Graham Walker.
After 2014’s sell out debut, the 2015 Arenacross Tour is back with flames, laser lights and some of the world’s top riders for the penultimate round of the series on Saturday, February 14.
SEE THE STAR ON SATURDAY FOR A LOOK AT THE SHEFFIELD SCHOOLBOY BIKER AND ARENACROSS STARS SET TO WOW FANS
The hottest new live arena show is back bigger bolder and more bar-banging than ever before.
An exhilarating night of live entertainment for the whole family headlined by some of the biggest action sports heroes in the world.
Its superfast, supercharged Motocross Racing, lights, lasers, fireworks, Youth racing, incredible Freestyle Motocross, music, crashes, pure grit and passion.
If you’ve never been before, now is the time to experience the show that’s sweeping the nation and leaving fans screaming for more.
Fans this weekend can expect awesome new thrills for 2015; a glittering spectacular show opener with incredible pyrotechnics, lights, lasers, dancers and Freestyle Motocross Show lit up with LED lights with Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Dan Whitby performing Freestyle Motocross in the dark!
An incredible 3,000 tonnes of earth will transform the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield into a dirt paradise, shaped into whoops, berms, table-tops and set off with an eye wateringly huge freestyle ramp in the middle for a night of adrenaline fuelled pro racing, merging into a jaw-dropping freestyle show.
The show sees a line-up of pro’s from 10 different countries, an intoxicating mix of world class Pro racing and Freestyle Motocross stars.
The freestyle part of the evening or ‘FMX’ will be headlined by this insane line up: Edgar Torronteras (X-Games Gold medallist), Dan Whitby and Samson Eaton (Britain’s Got Talent Semi Finalists) Jamie Squibb, Arran Powley and Dave ‘Disco’ Wiggins.
Living legends, thety defy gravity on a 100kg motocross bikes throwing the biggest whips, tricks and flips ever at an astonishing 45ft in the air across a mind blowing 75ft gap.
Tickets start at £10 for children, £19 for adults and £49 for family ticket. For more information go to www.arenacrossuk.com
Tickets bought online at www.motorpointarenasheffield.co.uk or by calling the box office on 0114 256 5656 are adult £42.90, £31.90, £20.90;Child (12 years and under) £31.90, £20.90 & £11; family (two adults & two children 12 and under) £97.92 and £53.92.
Tickets purchased in person at the Arena Box Office are adult £40.95, £30.45, £19.95; child (12 years and under) £30.45, £19.95, £10.50; family (two adults & two children 12 and under) £93.44 & £51.44.
All prices include booking fees.
Also see The Star’s entertainments and listings site at www.wow247.co.uk.
EVENT INFORMATION FOR ARENACROSS TOUR AT SHEFFIELD MOTORPOINT:
These are the show running times for Arenacross. These timings are supplied to us by the promoter of the show and are intended as a guide only and are subject to change.
6.00pm DOORS OPEN*
7.00pm Event Begins
10.30pm Event Ends
*Why not arrive at 6pm miss the traffic and take advantage of our new food & drink outlets, serving delicious fresh food from the minute the doors open.