The Supercross Series in Bilbao
The best riders from the world of Supercross racing delighted over 9,000 spectators
D.A.S. Audio Aero systems were on track at the third edition of the spectacular MoviStar International Supercross Series held at the Baracaldo Bizkaia Arena in Bilbao, Spain. This wonderful multi-use stadium forms part of the Bilbao Exhibition Center (BEC) and hosted the second round of the European Supercross Championship on October 20th. who enjoyed the European Championship qualifying races and were also treated to an incredible display of Freestyle motocross by some of this increasingly popular indoor motorcycle sport's top specialists.
It was one of the most spectacular set-ups ever to be seen at the BEC, taking over 5 days for the build-up of the event and 3 days to take it all down again. To get an idea of the size of this event, consider that 4,000 cubic meters of earth, enough to fill 350 heavy duty trucks, were used to make the track and the huge jumps used by the riders and their machines for back-flips and other spectacular moves. On top of that, a huge lighting display, a 30 square meter giant screen and the powerful Aero line array sound reinforcement system which were flown for the event.
The San Sebastian-based firm, Soinua, led by Jorge de la Torre took charge of installing the tried and trusted D.A.S. powered Aero 28A line array systems. A total of 28 CA-28A modules together with ten CA-215A subwoofer units were divided into six arrays and flown from the ceiling of the magnificent Bizkaia Arena.
Four arrays were comprised of five model CA-28A units flown below two CA-215A subwoofer units. The remaining two arrays were configured with four CA28A units and one CA-215A unit. The sound system easily covered the entire venue in every direction thanks to the array of adjustable splay angle enclosures.
Around thirty riders from more than ten countries as well as one or two stars from the US took part. The magnificent quarter and semi-final races preceded the long awaited final and the top 12 riders qualified.
The French rider Marvin Musquin was declared winner, beating the great Italian favorite, Antonio Cairoli. Four Spanish riders took part in the exciting Freestyle display, including Spain's Nº 1 Freestyle rider, Dany Torres from Seville who won the Red Bull X-Fighters Championship in front of a crowd of over 45,000 spectators in Mexico.