The 2018 AMA Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship schedule has been introduced. Racing kicks off on the Hangtown Motocross Traditional outdoors of Sacramento, CA on Could 19.
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MORGANTOWN, WV – October 12, 2017 – MX Sports activities Professional Racing and NBC Sports activities announce the 2018 Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship schedule, sanctioned by AMA Professional Racing. The summer-long battle for the worlds most prestigious title in off-road bike racing will as soon as once more encompass 12 rounds, starting with the Hangtown Motocross Traditional, the oldest race in American motocross, on Could 19.
Every cease of the championship will characteristic a pair of motos throughout the 450 Class and 250 Class, leading to 24 grueling fights for victory in every division that can in the end crown a pair of champions at season’s finish. The opening spherical from Hangtown, within the shadow of the California state capital of Sacramento, will rejoice its landmark 50th yr in 2018 and can set the stage for a compelling summer time of competitors.
The championship’s 11-state journey spans from the forests of the Pacific Northwest to the shores of New England. On the middle of the schedule is famous RedBud, which represents the game’s annual Independence Day custom and was simply revealed because the host venue for the 2018 FIM Motocross of Nations. The summer time will come to a dramatic conclusion at American motocross’ latest monitor, Ironman Raceway, which continues its rise in recognition amongst riders and followers alike.
“Following an unimaginable 2017 season that noticed a pair of latest champions emerge with American motocross’ most esteemed title, it’s anybody’s guess as to who will make their presence felt in 2018,” mentioned MX Sports activities Professional Racing President Davey Coombs. “We welcomed an array of latest winners final season, and this new technology of riders is definitely going to proceed to showcase the brilliant way forward for the game. So lots of the tracks within the Lucas Oil Professional Motocross are etched within the annals of historical past, they usually proceed to thrill followers and problem riders to the fullest. It’s why successful this championship is such a milestone achievement for any racer.”
The Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship has served because the preeminent competitors in motocross since 1972, and stays arguably essentially the most troublesome championship to win in all of motorsports. Final season, Monster Vitality Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac broke by means of for his first 450 Class title, whereas Rockstar Vitality Husqvarna Manufacturing facility Racing’s Zach Osborne parlayed a breakout season into his first championship within the 250 Class.
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2018 Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship Schedule
|Could 19||Hangtown MX Traditional||Prairie Metropolis SVRA||Rancho Cordova, CA|
|Could 26||Glen Helen Nationwide||Glen Helen Raceway||San Bernardino, CA|
|June 2||Thunder Valley Nationwide||Thunder Valley MX Park||Lakewood, CO|
|June 16||Excessive Level Nationwide||Excessive Level Raceway||Mt. Morris, PA|
|June 23||Tennessee Nationwide||Muddy Creek Raceway||Blountville, TN|
|June 30||Southwick Nationwide||Southwick MX Park||Southwick, MA|
|July 7||RedBud Nationwide||RedBud MX||Buchanan, MI|
|July 21||Spring Creek Nationwide||Spring Creek MX Park||Millville, MN|
|July 28||Washougal Nationwide||Washougal MX Park||Washougal, WA|
|Aug 11||Unadilla Nationwide||Unadilla MX||New Berlin, NY|
|Aug 18||Budds Creek Nationwide||Budds Creek MX Park||Mechanicsville, MD|
|Aug 25||Ironman Nationwide||Ironman Raceway||Crawfordsville, IN|
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Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship
The Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Professional Racing, options the world’s quickest out of doors motocross racers, racing aboard the very best bikes every manufacturing facility affords, on the roughest, hardest tracks on the earth. The 12-rounds sequence begins at Hangtown in Could and ends at Indiana’s Ironman Raceway in August. It contains stops on the premier motocross racing amenities in America, with occasions in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Michigan, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington, New York and Indiana. The professional riders race on Saturday afternoon, with competitors divided into two lessons: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. The Lucas Oil Professional Motocross Championship is managed by MX Sports activities Professional Racing, the business chief in off-road energy sports activities occasion manufacturing. The sequence is televised on NBC, NBCSN and MAVTV and streamed reside on NBC Sports activities Gold Collection companions embrace Lucas Oil (sequence title sponsor), Purple Bull, WPS, Fly Racing, GEICO Bike, MotoSport.com, Garmin, 100%, KTM, FMF, Deltran Battery Tender, Pirelli, Suzuki, Husqvarna, Pivot Works, Vertex, Alpinestars, KMC Wheels, MotionPro, VP Racing Fuels, Acerbis and Racer X. Extra info will be discovered at www.ProMotocross.com.