Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Holeshot Good, Mud Hole Bad: Wood Wins Florida GNCC 4X4 Lites ATV for KYMCO
Kymco USA - For immediate release: March 15, 2017
Spartanburg, South Carolina: At Round 2 of the 2017 Amsoil GNCC Racing series, at the Wild Boar event in Palatka, Florida, racer Justin Wood racked up win number two in the 4X4 Lites ATV class. With two wins in two races Wood has extended his lead and set the momentum for the moment or maybe for the season, from the woods of South Carolina to the sandy whoops of Florida.
Right from the race’s start Wood’s day went from awesome to unawesome and then back to awesome again, as he tested the differences in types of holes on the course. Wood said, “I got the holeshot then got buried in a mud hole up to the seat. The only one around me was my good buddy “Gator” Adam McGill. He helped me out but the left footboard was broken in the process and the battery wires damaged. This put us in last place. We put on a charge and got back to the top, only to then find that the course was badly marked, setting us back about a half mile.”
Wood continued; “The charge was on again after we pitted and we soon took the lead for our second win in a row. The track was really whooped-out and tough. We are now looking forward to Georgia. I would like to thank my sponsors for putting together one heck of a program for us, and an awesome bike: KYMCO USA, CST Tires, DW Rims, Motorex, Fastt Flexx, Rox Speed FX, Golding Clutches, Fly Racing, MZM, Axis Shocks, Tireblocks, Spider Graphics, Vanilla Gorilla, McGill Mafia, GSE Performance, Kenny Vincent, The Sleep Temple, and Vigilant Vet Racing.”
The next Amsoil GNCC Racing event is the Maxxis Cannonball in Sparta, Georgia, . Can Justin Wood go three for three? Is the dirt in Sparta red?
The KYMCO brand of scooters, motorcycles, ATV’s, and side by sides, are exclusively distributed in North America by KYMCO USA. Founded in 1963, KYMCO manufactured products are today respected worldwide for their quality, value, and durability. KYMCO USA, wholly owned by Kwang Yang Motor Co. Ltd., has its sales, marketing, and distribution center in Spartanburg, SC. KYMCO USA serves over 500 dealers nationwide, building the KYMCO brand’s reputation and market share through superior value, new products, excellent dealer support, enthusiast events, race support and sponsorship, and strategic industry partnerships with other quality brands. Learn more at www.KYMCOUSA.com.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Iconic New Jersey Track Opens for 42nd Consecutive Motocross Racing Season on March 19th
Englishtown, NJ, March 10, 2017- Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey will open its motocross racing season on March 19th. The 2017 season marks the 42nd year that the facility has hosted motocross racing events.
The iconic facility in central New Jersey has hosted a wide variety of activities on the premises. The facility contains both a ⅛ and ¼ mile drag strip, multiple motocross tracks, and a road course popular with the drifting community. Since the early 1970’s motocross has been a staple at Raceway Park. Over the years, virtually all of the elite riders in the sport have turned a wheel on the Raceway Park track.
Following the March 19th opener, the track will host an additional 11 events for all two wheel classes. Most of the events will pay track and district points towards year end championships.
The Regional Qualifier at the beginning of June will be the first time in the 42 year history of the track that a Regional Qualifier will take place at Raceway Park. Raceway Park will host the Northeast Youth Regional Qualifier for the AMA Amateur National Championship where riders qualifying out of that event will punch their tickets to the AMA Amateur Nationals held each year at Loretta Lynn's Dude Ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN for a chance at a National Championship.
Also included in the 12 season events are several unique races including the NJ State Championships in August and the 41st annual Kawasaki Race of Champions at the end of September.
2017 Motocross Racing Schedule
● March 19th
● April 2nd
● April 15th (Saturday Event)
● May 28th
● June 3rd & 4th (Loretta Lynn’s Youth Regional)
● June 25th
● July 16th
● August 20th (NJ State Championship)
● September 3rd
● September 29th -October 1st (Kawasaki Race of Champions)
● October 21st (Vet and 2-Stroke Mayhem)
● October 22nd
● November 5th
The track will also host a 6 round Youth MX and Quad series that will take place on Saturday mornings before many the other racing events.
2017 Youth MX & Quad Series
● April 1st
● May 27th
● June 24th
● July 15th
● August 19th
● September 2nd
For more information on Raceway Park Motocross, along with all of the other activities available, visit them online:
About Old Bridge Township’s Raceway Park-Founded in 1965 as a drag strip the facility has evolved into more than 500 acres of motorsports and family fun. The facility contains two drag strips (1/4 mile and 1/8 mile), three motocross tracks, a 1.3-mile road course, competition kart racing track, autocross, ride & drive site, airport and more. From March through November, Raceway Park hosts a full schedule of motorsports events including; NHRA-sanctioned drag racing events; AMA-sanctioned motocross racing, ATV racing, kart racing, road course events, corporate gatherings, the annual Englishtown Swap Meet & Auto Show, the largest monster truck shows in NJ and much more. Visit
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