Raceway Park Opens for 33rd Season


Sunday March 9th marks the opening day for Old Bridge Township Raceway Park’s 33rd anniversary season of motocross racing. Local dealer Monmouth Cycles is the presenting sponsor for this season’s events.  There are classes for everyone from the four year old beginners to the over forty year old expert racers. This season’s schedule contains 13 motocross events of which several are special events. The first of the special races is on March 30th as Raceway Park hosts round 2 of the Northeast Classic Motocross Series. April 12th and 13th is the 2nd annual Loretta Lynn Area Qualifier, June 29th is part of the District 6 Ultimate Motocross Series, and August 30th is the 16th annual Vet and Vintage Reunion sponsored by Mickey Kessler’s Kessler Pro Suspension. The first weekend in October, Raceway Park is the site for the 32nd annual Kawasaki Team Green Motocross Race of Champions and on October 19th the 23rd annual Suzuki NJ State MX Championship will be held.
In addition to its full schedule of motocrosnull racing Raceway Park also hosts a series of Quad and Supermoto racing as well. 
This New Jersey track is thought by many to be one of the best in the country and over the years has been ridden by the who’s who of the sport of motocross. Multi-time National champions Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, and X-Games champion Travis Pastrana have all raced one the famous Raceway Park motocross track. For a complete schedule of events see website @ www.racewaypark.com
About Raceway Park:
Raceway Park, located in the heart of Central New Jersey is just thirty-five miles south of New York City & the four surrounding boroughs and just fifty five miles northeast of Philadelphia, will celebrate forty-three (43) years of fast family fun in 2008.
Raceway Park conducts a very wide variety of motorsport events including Championship NHRA Drag Racing, Championship AMA Semi-Pro Motocross racing, WKA Karting, Auto Shows, null Sport Compact & Import Shows, Junior Drag Racing, Musical concerts including festivals like the annual Vans Warped Tour, Auto flea markets, motocross practice tracks, theme events, family shows, monster truck shows, and much, much more.  Opening soon will be an all-new 1.3 mile paved road racing course for cars and motorcycles.
Annual attendance (based on fair weather conditions) is 560,000 people per year at more than two hundred different events conducted between March and November.