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TAYLOR ROBERT’S CORONAVIRUS WORKOUT

Taylor Robert is stuck at home just like the rest of us. No gyms are open no tracks are running and he’s going a little crazy. Check out his KTM 450XC workout he’s developed to stay fit while he’s waiting out the apocalypse.     View this post on Instagram   No gym? No problem! […]

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR PRO RACERS

In the fallout of the Coronavirus shutdown, racers and promoters who rely on competition for their income are among the hardest hit. The Race Leadership Team at at MX Sports and GNCC Racing recently sent Competition Bulletin 2020-4 to address this and make them aware of the possibility for financial aid. The bulletin follows: Financial […]

RICKY JOHNSON’S CORONAVIRUS DIARY

On March 29,  Ricky Johnson announced on social media that he had Covid 19, Coronavirus.  At that point, he was already “on the backside,” as he put it. Since then, he’s made a number of  reports on how it affected him. Yesterday he reported that he was “10 days passed my quarantine and feeling great. […]

NEW DATE SET FOR 2020 VIRGINIA CITY GP

The organizers of the Virginia City GP have set a new date for the 2020 edition of the race, which will be the 49th.  Along with the date change, there will be several changes. The following is the letter the club sent to vendors and sponsors: As Americans, we recognize these are trying times, unprecedented […]

NO ISDE FOR 2020

The FIM Today announced that the International Six Day Enduro, originally sceduled to be held in Italy next fall, will not take place. Although the official language uses the term “postponed” rather than canceled, the event is said to be run in the same period of 2020 in Italy.  The official press release follows. Following […]

NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2020 LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS

MX Sports Pro Racing today announced a new schedule for the outdoor MX season. Now, Florida will host the opening round, provided the Coronavirus situation allows. The following is the official press release. In response to the evolving health crisis surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus, MX Sports Pro Racing has officially announced an amended event schedule […]

2020 LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS SEASON DELAYED

The outdoor National Motocross season has been delayed due to concerns over the Coronavirus outbreak. The following press release was distributed by MX Sports today. For more information on the Coronavrus and motorcycle race cancellations, click here. Due to concerns surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, California’s Dirt Diggers North Motorcycle Club has announced […]

NATIONAL ENDURO, NATIONAL HARE & HOUND POSTPONED

Two more National Championship level events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns over the Coronavirus. Both the National Hare & Hound scheduled for March 21-22 in Murphy, Idaho, and the National Enduro set for March 22 in Turkey, Texas will not be run. The following statements are from their organizers. NATIONAL ENDURO With […]

WORCS HAVASU POSTPONED

The organizers of the WORCS series updated their situation regarding  Coronavirus precautions and  the March 22 Havasu events. The following is their press release. We are saddened to announce that we will have to unfortunately postpone WORCS MC Round 3 and 4 of Lake Havasu. The City of Lake Havasu got the call this evening that they […]

FULL GAS SPRINT ENDURO POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

The organizers of the Kenda Full Gas Sprint Enduro series have postponed the March 28-29 event at North Carolina Motorsports park.  The following announcement appeared on their social media: Due to the North Carolina Governor’s Executive Order No. 117, issued on March 14, 2020, that prohibits mass gatherings, the promoters of the Full Gas Sprint […]

STEELE CREEK GNCC POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

GNCC Racing has just announced that the Steele Creek GNCC, originally scheduled for April 4-5 in Morganton, North Carolina will be postponed, due to concerns over the Coronavirus. However, the General GNCC, scheduled for this weekend, is still full steam ahead. For more information on race cancellations, click here. The following is the official statement. […]

KTM, HUSQVARNA, GAS GAS TO SUSPEND PRODUCTION

Pierer Mobility AG, parent company of KTM, Husqvarna and Gas Gas motorcycles, today announced that production will be suspended for two weeks as a measure to prevent spread of the Coronavirus. The factory in Mattighoffen, Austria will be closed from March 30 to April 10. The nearby WP factory will likewise be closed. The measure […]