The Interbike organisation announced today that it will be the presenting sponsor of the World Criterium Championship, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Thursday, September 27, 2007 in conjunction with day two of Interbike's international bicycle expo.
The World Criterium Championship is the final race in the 10-city 2007 USA Crits Championship Series and will be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, near Interbike's home at the Sands Convention Center.
"Each year we consider several after-hours events to entertain show attendees," said Lance Camisasca, Interbike's show director. "This year we are excited to support the World Criterium Championship, a world premier bike race. Besides it being a great event for the industry, it will also be a great event to promote cycling in Las Vegas, as well as nationally with lots of media attention."
The World Criterium Championship will have Men and Women's pr races, and for Interbike exhibitors, an Industry Cup Challenge. The Pro- Women's race will be at 7:00 p.m., the Industry Cup at 8:00 p.m., and the Pro-Men will race at 9:00 p.m. with an after party hosted at Mandalay Bay.
The fast and technical, six turn, 1-kilometer course will wind through many of the popular areas of the Mandalay Bay resort. For more information about the World Criterium Championships, please visit www.worldcriteriumchampionships.com, and for more information about the 2007 OutDoor Demo and Interbike Expo, please visit www.interbike.com.