Racer X will be on hand at this weekend's GPR Amateur National at Pala Raceway. Stop by our booth to pick up a one-year subscription and an exclusive Ryan Villopoto Racer X Field Blanket for just $25.
We'll also host giveaways with free products from One industries, Spy, Tag, DC shoes and DVS. All you have to do is sign up for our weekly newsletter and you are automatically entered in the raffle, no purchase necessary. Winners’ names will be announced at the end of each day over the PA, and prizes will be handed out at that time.
And even if you don't want to sign up, at least stop by and sign hello for a free sticker!
Full info on the race below:
Gateway Race Promotions is proud to announce the GRP Pala Amateur Championship at Pala Raceway on September 2nd, 3rd and 4th, being held on the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Pala National Track. This will be the same layout besides a couple of toned down jumps that the AMA Pros will be racing on and its your opportunity to say you raced where Ryan Dungey, Chad Reed, Ryan Villopoto, Dean Wilson, Tyla Rattray and Blake Baggett decide their championship battles just one week later.
GRP is extremely excited about the new contingency program we were able to work out with Pala Raceway for Pala Raceway Member Contingency. Over $20,000 worth of Practice Ride Passes will be up for grabs, with Hole Shot Awards for Pala Raceway Members to win. See the pay out schedule.
Suzuki Motorcycles will have contingency at the GRP Pala Amateur Championship with $7,575 per for the event. Check out all the info here on Suzuki Contingency. Suzuki Contingency pay out listed below.
The GRP Pala Amateur Championship will have tons of PRIZES, media coverage and event support from Unit, DC Shoes, One Industries, Go Pro, Spy, Bel Ray, Toyota of Escondido, Wireless Works, Racer X, Haro Bikes, ODI, Suzuki Trackside Support, Dunlop Tires, Yamaha Trackside Support, Factory Connection, Pole Position Raceway, Ride MX, Cycle Parts West, DT1 Filters, Vurb Moto, Birdhouse SkateBoards, and more sponsors are coming on board to make the event a huge success.
Pre Entries are $50 per Entry; Post Entries are $65 per entry. Most Classes will be limited to the first 42 riders signed up per class. (250 Intermediate/250 Novice/250 Beginner/Supermini/Schoolboy/450 Intermediate will be limited to 80 riders and will run a 2 Heat/LCQ/Main Event format) No Refunds or Rain Checks, all sales are final.
Pre Entries Close on September 2nd at 8pm.
There will be Event Awards for Class Champions, 30% Trophies for each class race, for a class to be eligible for Championship awards and GRP Contingency a minimum of 10 riders must race the class. 100% Pro Payback in the 250 Pro, 450 Pro, Women Pro, Vet 30+ Pro, Open Pro. Per AMA Pro Rules, licensed AMA Pro Racers that are entered in the Pala National on September 10th are eligible to race. There is a 5 day track usage moratorium which starts on Monday September 5th.
We plan on having long motos for each class, with 15 minutes for Amateur Classes and 20 minutes for Pros, and will be utilizing double gates and a unique split schedule for Saturday and Sunday Classes.
We want to make the program run smoothly and allow riders to get the most out of their days racing. All Vet riders, Women, and Armed Forces Classes, Open, Supermini, 65cc Open, Super Peewee, School Boy and College Boy will run on Saturday. All 250 and 450, 85cc, 65cc, 50cc race on Sunday.
National Track Practice is available August 31st and September 1st for Open Practice with normal Practice Rates of $25 for big Bikes and $20 for Mini Bikes (9am-6pm).
Friday September 2nd is reserved for Split Practice. It is $25 per rider to Practice on Friday, No Membership is Required. See Schedule Here.
Spectator gate fees are $10 per day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday or $20 for the weekend. General Dry Camping is available Thursday Night, Friday Night and Saturday Night for $20 per Night.
You must check in even if pre-entered before your race. Racer Check in will be available, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Pala Raceway.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-PALA-MX1 for additional information.All Pala Raceway Practice Tracks will be closed due to the National Construction and Amateur Race on the National Track during racing events.