From September 23 to 25, the Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations was held in RedBud, Michigan. It is the season's largest conventional motocross event globally, and it is only the fifth time it has been staged in the United States in its 75-year existence. Each of the 34 teams represented a different country, and each was made up of the three top riders from MXGP, MX2, and Open, as the relevant national motorcycle organization chose.
RAM, a 100% American company, was also a partner of MXoN Promoter, Infront Moto Racing, at the event, with four top models: two RAM 1500 Rebels, a RAM 1500 Limited, and a RAM 2500 Power Wagon. More than 80,000 spectators could view the models with a "strong" look and great performance, keeping the spirit of racing and appropriate for meeting the expectations of motocross fans throughout the event. RAM's involvement in the Monster Energy FIM Motocross Of Nations USA Red Bud was a fitting end to an exceptional year that saw the RAM brand team up with Red Bull KTM Factory Racing and its champion, MX2 World Champion Tom Vialle.
The United States team was one of the favorites and did not disappoint. Chase Sexton and Eli Tomac finished ahead of French and Australian competitors, claiming the title for the first time since 2011 in Saint Jean d'Angely. Furthermore, it was the US's 33rd podium appearance and 23rd victory in 39 attempts, making it the most successful nation in the history of Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations. The three winning teams then rode in RAM trucks from the podium to the Media Center, where journalists worldwide applauded them.
Furthermore, on Friday the 23rd, the customary MX of Nation Teams Parade was held atop the RAM Trucks, which was live-streamed on the MXGP channels on YouTube and Facebook, as well as MXGP-TV. The public greeted the RAM trucks with the same enthusiasm and pride they displayed during Saturday practice and Sunday racing. The American truck was displayed along the track. It was also utilized for some GoPro camera footage, garnering the attention of dozens of news teams at the event.
"These have been thrilling and wonderful days, both on and off the track!" The overwhelming number of fans and media from around the world left me speechless. "I am pleased that RAM was able to participate actively in this amazing event," stated Domenico Gostoli, Head of RAM and Dodge Europe. "This stars and stripes victory emphasized American greatness as well as the values of power and agility shared by our customers and followers of one of the most thrilling sports."