Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events Viewing Guide: June 15 – 22
Upcoming Weekly Motorcycle Racing and Events: June 15 – 22
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.
|June 16|| 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.
|High Point Raceway – Mt. Morris, PA – Click here to watch|
|June 8-9|| 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 fastes growing sport on two wheels.
|Round 10 at the Oklahoma Mile – Click here to watch|
|June 17|| 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.
|Round 4 – Snetterton – Click here to watch|
|June 17|| 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.
|Round 11 – Lombardia, Italy – Click here to watch|
|June 17|| FIM World Trials|
The FIM Trial World Championship and FIM X-Trial World Championship are the most prestigious motorcycle trials tournaments of the world, organised by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme. The outdoor championship is held since 1964 and the indoor (X-Trial) since 1993.
|Sant Julia de Loria, Andorra – Click here to watch the recap|
|June 17|| Full Gas Sprint Enduro|
Picture the sweetest, best flowing grass track you’ve ever ridden combined with some great, wide, fast trails, and you holding it full gas (Euro slang for wide open) for 6-10 minutes around the track trying to do a lap as quick as possible. This is enduro racing, so riders are racing against the clock not head-to-head against other riders.
|Round 4 – Wellston, OH – Click here to watch the recap|
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