Courtesy of Scott Lukaitis
Minneapolis, MN – April 12, 2018 – The Legend and Heroes Tour traveling moto museum is pleased to announce that they will honor former motocross and supercross competitor Chad Pederson this Saturday night at round fourteen of the Monster Energy Supercross series at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN.
The Tour stands behind the belief that “We Don’t Leave History Behind” and has kept the founding fathers, and mothers, pure in their thoughts by honoring the men and women that shaped supercross and motocross into what it is today. Each honoree receives a special commemorative plaque during a special podium presentation on the stadium floor before opening ceremonies.
About Chad Pederson:
Originally from Fort Dodge, Iowa, Chad Pederson was one of the top mini bike racers in the country in the mid-80’s. He scored podium finishes at Loretta Lynn’s in 1986 and 1987 and was a double class champion in 1988 winning both the 250 B Stock, and 250 B Modified classes. He turned pro in 1989 and was quickly considered a top contender.
Pederson would score 67 top 10 finishes during his professional motocross and supercross career with eight podiums and a win in the 125 SX East class in 1993 at the Tampa Supercross. During his career, he rode for a wide variety of satellite racing teams including; Noleen Yamaha, DGY, Pro Circuit Kawasaki, Atomic 22, Primal Impulse Suzuki, Neilson Kawasaki, and Moto XXX.
Following his motocross and supercross career, Pederson would go on to have success racing Arenacross and Canadian Nationals.
Today he lives in Minnesota with his family.
With nearly 5000 square feet of display space, the Legends and Heroes Tour is a definite must-see during the Pit Party at a supercross near you.
The mobile museum features walk-through display videos that allow our guests the opportunity to take a trip back to back to where the sport began. The videos show the heroes of the sport from the beginning of their careers to the races that made them famous. New to the tour in 2018 is the Supercross Virtual Reality mobile experience (SXVR) where fans can experience the thrill of supercross via VR technology and feel like they are on the racetrack.
Fans are also encouraged to stop by early and pick up a complimentary copy of RacerX magazine while supplies last. And thanks to our local friends at each round, the Legends Tour features some of the best vintage motocross bikes on display in a single location. Featuring different vehicles at each round, our guests can relive the machines of their youth and show their family and friends the early days of motocross and supercross.
See behind the scenes footage and great vintage photos and stories by visiting our website and social media accounts.
Website – www.legendsandheroestour.org
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YouTube – www.youtube.com/user/LegendsAndHeroesMX
About the Tour: The Legends and Heroes Tour is a professional, historical display and timeline of America’s greatest motorsports, motocross, and supercross. On-site, the tour encompasses nearly 5000 square feet of moto-history with bikes, gear and other memorabilia that transport our guests back in time through the history of the sport. Visited by more than 9 million guests during its previous seven years of existence, the Legends and Heroes Tour attends each stop of the Monster Energy Supercross Series and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series. Visit us in the Pit Party at a supercross or motocross near you or online at www.legendsandheroestour.org
The Legends and Heroes Tour would not be possible without great sponsors like: Feld Entertainment, Monster Energy Supercross, Food for Life Bakery, Dunlop, EZup Shelters, Wossner, Yuasa, Boyesen, Motion Pro, Engine Ice, Acerbis, Rockwell, Bell, KTM, Rich Designs, Moto X Roads, The Early Days of Motocross Museum, RacerX, MX Sports, Brad Whitworth Photography, Retro Moto, Cycle News, Pro Circuit and Renthal for help with our awards and Langston Motorsports for vehicles for our SXVR program. Thank you all.