Courtesy of Legends and Heroes PR / Scott Lukaitis
Las Vegas, NV, May 4, 2018 – The Legend and Heroes Tour traveling moto museum is pleased to announce that they will honor motocross and supercross technician Tony Berluti this Saturday night at round seventeen of the Monster Energy Supercross series in Las Vegas, NV.
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 Tony Berluti:
Tony Berluti has been a lifelong fixture of the motocross scene, first as a racer and then as a mechanic to some of the most successful racers in the sport. Berluti is widely known as one of the most well-liked and respected members of the motocross/supercross industry.
Berluti’s career as a mechanic began in 1987 as he spun the wrenches for Kawasaki privateer Tommy Watts. After working with Watt’s, Factory Suzuki hired Berluti. During his twenty years with Suzuki, he would work with riders like Buddy Antunez, Damon Huffman, Ezra Lusk, Robbie Reynard, Stephane Roncada, Sebastien Tortelli, Michel Pichon, Ivan Tedesco and Michael Byrne winning many races and several championships along the way.
Following his years at Factory Suzuki, Berluti had the opportunity to work with an upstart young team owned by fellow Las Vegas resident Carey Hart. During his time at H&H Racing – then RCH Racing, Berluti shared his experience and guidance bringing the team and their riders to the next level. Riders like Ivan Tedesco and Broc Tickle benefited from Berluti’s expertise.
After stepping away from RCH to spend more time at home, in 2018 Berluti jumped at an opportunity to get back on to the supercross tour. This time with Motoconcepts Racing working with supercross and motocross veteran Justin Brayton. It was with Brayton that Berluti would win his first 450SX Main Event, the Daytona Supercross.
Join us on Saturday night as we honor this legend of motocross.
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.
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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.