Fox Raceway I National, Thunder Valley National, and High Point National
Set to Kick Off New Season at Limited Capacity
MORGANTOWN, WV – April 1, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – MX Sports Pro Racing has announced that tickets for the opening three rounds of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, are now on sale. Due to ongoing mitigation measures surrounding COVID-19 fan attendance at each of these events will be at a limited capacity, while the paddock will be closed to spectators.
The season will kick off in Southern California, in the heart of the motocross industry, with a Memorial Day Weekend showcase from Pala’s Fox Raceway on Saturday, May 29, with the Fox Raceway I National. The following weekend, the championship begins the month of June with its annual visit to the mile-high altitude of Thunder Valley Motocross Park, just outside of Denver, on Saturday, June 5, with the Thunder Valley National. After observing the first break in action of the 2021 season racing will resume at legendary High Point Raceway for its traditional Father’s Day celebration on the Pennsylvania and West Virginia border on Saturday, June 19, with the 44th running of the High Point National.
Tickets to the championship’s anticipated return to High Point Raceway are now on sale.
Photo: Jeff Kardas
“The 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will be upon us before we know it and we’re eager to get back to the sport’s most iconic and historic venues, back in front of our incredibly passionate and loyal fans, and back to what makes this the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series,” exclaimed Davey Coombs, President of MX Sports Pro Racing. “The past year has been a challenging one for all of us, but true to our nature we persevered and are optimistic about what lies ahead for the 2021 season. We’re excited to see Fox Raceway, Thunder Valley, and High Point up and running in preparation for their events, and we look forward to making similar announcements for the remainder of the tracks on the schedule in the near future.”
The 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will once again consist of a 12-round season to crown a pair of AMA National Champions across two classes of competition. In the 450 Class, the world’s most high profile riders will look to capture the Edison Dye Cup, where Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Zach Osborne serves as defending champion. In the 250 Class, a wide open field of both young and experienced talent will converge to pursue the vacant Gary Jones Cup, led by former champion and Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing rider Jeremy Martin and past winners like Monster Energy/Star/Yamaha Racing’s Justin Cooper, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Austin Forkner, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s RJ Hampshire, and Team Honda HRC’s Jett Lawrence.
Tickets to additional rounds of the 2021 season will be announced in the coming weeks.
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Now available for download for both Apple and Android devices is the official Pro Motocross App. Fans of American motocross can have access to the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series right at their fingertips on their mobile devices. Developed by AMA Pro Racing, the Pro Motocross App provides users with the most important information surrounding the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, from series news to schedule and ticket information, as well as broadcast schedule details and live timing & scoring. Download it now via the App Store or Google Play.
Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, competing aboard homologated bikes from one of seven competing manufacturers on a collection of the roughest, toughest tracks on the planet. Racing takes place each Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. MX Sports Pro Racing, the industry leader in off-road powersports event production, manages the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The title sponsor is Lucas Oil, a leading producer of premium oils, greases, and problem solving additives, all made in America. More information can be found at www.ProMotocross.com.
NBC Sports & Peacock
NBC Sports and Peacock will provide coverage of the 2021 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season across all 12 rounds, including every practice session, qualifier, Moto 1 race and Moto 2 race. The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is part of NBC Sports’ “Home of Motorsports” programming throughout 2021, spanning NASCAR, INDYCAR, IMSA, Mecum Auctions, Monster Energy Supercross, MotoGP, Progressive American Flat Track, Monster Jam, Dakar Rally, and more.
Source: MX Sports Pro Racing, Inc.