Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events Viewing Guide: August 3 – 10
Upcoming Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events Viewing Guide: August 3 – 10
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 5|| 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.
|Lommel, Belgium – Click here to watch|
|August 5|| AMA Pro Hillclimb|
This unique form of motorsport, which dates to the early part of the 20th century, was immortalized in the late Bruce Brown’s On Any Sunday motorcycle documentary, has advanced quite a bit in the last two decades. The machinery being used in the Extreme and Unlimited classes is as radical as it comes – with 300-plus-horsepower, multi-cylinder nitro-burning engines and wildly extended swingarms offering up crazed rides to the top of these steep and jump-laden hills.
|Muskegon, MI – Click here to watch|
|August 5|| British Superbike|
The British Superbike Championship (BSB) is the leading road racing superbike championship in the United Kingdom, and is widely acknowledged as one of the premier domestic superbike racing series in the world.The series typically races over twelve rounds from April to October, with the series concluding in a three-round ‘Showdown,’ where the top six riders are awarded points based on their podium finishes from the previous nine rounds and then compete over three rounds and seven races for the title. The Showdown format was introduced in 2010 in order to prevent a rider from making a runaway victory in the championship.
|Thruxton – Click here to watch|
|August 5|| American Flat Track|
The American Flat Track Series, formerly known as the AMA Grand National Championship and the AMA Pro Flat Track Series, is an American motorcycle track racing series that originally encompassed five distinct forms of competitions including mile dirt track races, half-mile, short-track, TT steeplechase and road races. The championship was totally revamped and is currently the fastest growing sport on two wheels.
|Buffalo Chip TT – Sturgis, SD– Click here to watch|
|August 5|| 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.
|Brno, Czech Republic – Click here to watch|
|August 5|| AMA Supermoto|
Supermoto originated in the U.S. in the late 70s as a made-for-TV “Superbikers” show. Supermoto is a cross-discipline event in which road racers, dirt-trackers and motocrossers compete on a unique track that combines pavement and dirt, resulting in a very competitive race track. The races feature jumps, high speeds and back-it-in sliding. Tracks can range from football stadiums to closed-course streets to parking lots and more.
|Quebec, Canada– Click here for race recaps|