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ERZBERG 2021 CANCELLED

Due to the ongoing complications felt by the Covid pandemic, the running of the Red Bull Erzbergrodeo has been cancelled for 2021. Ready to form round two of the FIM Hard Enduro World Championship, WESS GmbH with disappointment, but mutual understanding, learn that Austria’s Red Bull Erzbergrodeo won’t take place this year. Long regarded as […]

OFF-ROAD RACING 2020, WHO’S ON TOP: THE WRAP–UPDATED

The year 2020 is finally drawing to a close, and the various off road race championships that were postponed and rescheduled have, for the most part, played out. When the smoked cleared, most of the them had shortened schedules–but the good news is that they happened. There were some outright cancellations like the ISDE and […]

U.S. NO-SHOW FOR 2021 MX OF NATIONS

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association will not participate in the 2020 Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Motocross of Nations, Sept. 25-27, in Matterley Basin, Great Britain, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The health of our racers and staff is paramount, and current and future global travel restrictions make our involvement in an international […]

LUCAS OIL PRO MOTOCROSS DELAYED BEYOND JULY 4

The organizers of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series continue to be challenged by the changing picture in American sports for 2020. Unlike Monster Energy Supercross, outdoor motocross is driven by attendance at the gate of each event. This week MX Sports Pro Racing announced that the series will not open on July 4 weekend […]

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 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 […]

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. […]