Irvine, CA (October 16, 2012) – The Pacific Northwest is known for its rainy days and that means that everything is saturated. That includes the logs and dirt used to create the GEICO AMA EnduroCross track that will be constructed inside the Comcast Arena. That moisture makes for extremely slick logs and soft rutted dirt that favors technique over a wide open riding style. In fact, the 2011 EnduroCross podium was filled with riders that have a Trials background as Taddy Blazusiak topped Geoff Aaron and Cody Webb.
So the track map shows the usual mix of rocks, logs, sand, a water hole and other obstacles but the hidden obstacle is the moisture that will make all of these sections even more difficult. Even the best riders have struggled in the past two visits to this venue so you can expect more of the unexpected for 2012.
Like all EnduroCross events, the pit area will be open all day for free and the arena is also open for free for the daytime qualifiers and MVP Racing pro hot laps that determine the gate picks for the heat races. So plan to come early to meet the riders and see a full day of great action.
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15202 Smokey Point Blvd
|Lynnwood Motoplex Kawasaki
17900 Washington 99
For more information on the TV Coverage, check your local listings or www.motorsportshour.com.
For more information on EnduroCross, go to www.EnduroCross.com.
2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Schedule
|Location||Date||Arena / Additional Information|
|Las Vegas, NV||May 4, 2012||Orleans Arena (Friday during Supercross weekend)|
|Sacramento, CA||June 9, 2012||Power Balance Pavilion|
|Los Angeles, CA||July 1, 2012||Staples Center (X Games Expert Men and Women only)|
|Ontario, CA||September 15, 2012||Citizens Business Bank Arena|
|Denver, CO||October 6, 2012||National Western Complex|
|Everett, WA||October 20, 2012||Comcast Arena|
|Boise, ID||October 27, 2012||Idaho Center|
|Las Vegas, NV||November 17, 2012||Orleans Arena|
EnduroCross tracks incorporate various elements of extreme off road racing into a Supercross-style setting, including rocks, boulders, logs, sand, mud, a water-hole…and even a few special obstacles like giant tires thrown in! Known as the “toughest racing on two wheels,” this indoor off road racing will certainly keep you on your feet. For the seven EnduroCross events, be sure to log-on to www.motorsportshour.com for local air dates/times for the Lucas Motorsports Hour on the Versus network.
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