Adelaide starts work on World Cup track

Work on the BMX World Cup Supercross track in Adelaide, Australia commenced at 12.01 AM this morning at Adelaide Showground. The challenge of preparing the 310 metre track in a record 60 hours has organisers working against the clock.

The track will be used for the Olympic selection event on the weekend and requires a total of 200 truckloads of sand and clay. Beijing Olympic Games BMX track builder Tom Ritzenthaler will be on site to create the unique indoor track which will feature a 7.2 metre start ramp.

BMX World Cup Time Trial qualifications start on Saturday with racing on Sunday.

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