Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events Viewing Guide: August 24 – 31
August 24th, 2018 4:33 PM Share
Upcoming Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events Viewing Guide: August 24 – 31
Here’s our weekly guide to the upcoming motorcycle races and events that are happening within the next week and how to watch. Don’t see a race or event that’s happening in your neck of the woods? Leave a comment to let us know.
|August 25|| AMA Pro Motocross|
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, racing aboard the best bikes each factory offers, on the roughest, toughest tracks in the world. Motocross racing is survival of the fittest as well as the fastest every weekend; it’s where legends like Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, James Stewart, and Ryan Villopoto were built.Motocross is the original extreme action sport, and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross is the pinnacle of pure motocross. The 12-round series begins at Hangtown in May and ends at Indiana’s Ironman Raceway in August. It includes stops at the premier motocross racing facilities in America, with events in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Washington, New York, Maryland and Indiana. The pro riders meet up on Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc bikes, and one for 450cc machines.
|Ironman – Crawfordsville, IN – Click here to watch|
|August 25|| World Speedway|
One gear and no brakes. World Speedway racing takes place on a flat oval track usually consisting of dirt, loosely packed shale, or dolomite. Competitors use this surface to slide their motorcycles sideways, powersliding or broadsiding into the bends. On the straight sections of the track the motorcycles reach speeds of up to 70 mph.
|Gorzow, Poland – Click here or here to watch|
|August 26|| FIM World Motocross MXGP|
FIM Motocross World Championship is the premier championship of motocross racing, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), currently divided into two distinct classes: MX1 and MX2. Race duration is 30 minutes plus 2 laps per moto. The series runs 18 events with two motos at each round.
|Sevlievo, Bulgaria – Click here to watch|
|August 26|| MotoGP|
MotoGP is the world’s premier motorcycle racing series and the championship is currently divided into three classes: MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3. All three classes use four-stroke engines. The 2018 MotoGP season comprises 19 rounds, with 12 held in Europe, four in Asia, two in the Americas, and one in Oceania.
|Silverstone – Click here to watch|
|August 26|| MotoAmerica|
MotoAmerica is the premier road racing organization here in the U.S. that is Sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association and the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). It features five classes of road racing – Superbike, Stock 1000, Supersport, Twins and the Liqui Moly Junior Cup.
|Pittsburgh, PA– Click here or here to watch|
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Published August 24th, 2018 4:33 PM
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