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Old Bridge Township’s Raceway Park Opens Motocross Racing Season Next Weekend
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: www.racewaypark.com
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 www.racewaypark.com for the complete schedule.
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