Rio Tinto Stadium, one of Utah's world-class sports and entertainment venues, will host the Western Nationals in January 2010. The first-time event is one of nine Nationals on the 2009-2010 schedule and the only one west of the Mississippi.
The day-long, open-air event culminates with the Main Event and will feature the Pro and Semi-Pro racing, freestyle shows and other finals from the day's qualifying racing.
Rio Tinto Stadium is a state-of-the-art, sports and entertainment facility in Utah, providing a stunning new home for world-class events, one with breathtaking views of both the Oquirrh and Wasatch Mountain ranges.
The venue seats 20,008 people for various sporting events, including Real Salt Lake games, with capacity rising up to 25,000 for concerts and other events. For more information, visit www.riotintostadium.com
This is Lane Beattie for KSL News Radio.