San Bernardino, CA — Chaparral Motorsports will be turning back the clock on January 29 in anticipation of the A3 Supercross race by hosting a Throwback Thursday pre-party and Bike Night with legendary riders such as seven-time Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath, 1980 Supercross Champion and AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Mike “Too Tall” Bell, six time Motocross Champion Broc Glover and two-time World MX champion Sebastien Tortelli. In addition to meeting racing luminaries of yesterday, fans will also have a chance to get autographs from the rising stars of today with Yoshimura/Suzuki’s Blake Baggett, Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil KTM’s Jessy Nelson, Shane McElrath, and Darryn Durham, Monster Energy/Kawasaki’s Davi Millsaps, and sponsored Thor riders Jason Anderson, Tyler Bowers, and Arnaud Tonus scheduled to be in attendance as well. Open to the public, the free event will run from 5-8pm and is guaranteed to be a thrilling night.
Hosted in conjunction with Thor, Parts Unlimited, and Moose Racing, companies will pack the Chaparral parking lot with their big rigs and displays with product demonstrations from Icon, Cobra, Michelin, Yuasa, Starbrite, Saddlemen, Alpinestars, MagnaFlow, Renthal, and Biltwell. Inside and outside the store Chaparral Motorsports will be buzzing with excitement. Everyone is encouraged to ride their motorcycles to the event for the first ever ChapMoto Winter Bike Night. Chaparral will give away free Alpinestars T-shirts as holeshot prizes to the first 250 people that ride their motorcycle to the event. There will be plenty of entertainment for the entire family, with a Throwback Gear Contest, stunt show, giveaways, a Q&A session with the riders and special guests, and huge savings for shoppers with throwback pricing on select brands.
To help fill out the throwback vibe of the night Chaparral encourages all those planning on attending to show up in their old riding gear as there will be a Best Dressed in Throwback Gear contest with the winner receiving a $250 ChapMoto.com gift card. Stunt rider Tony Carbajal will be heating up the parking lot with smoky burnouts and wheelies, while inside the Q&A session will give the audience the chance to chat with the riders and hear their stories and favorite moments from past and present. And for those that love a good deal, for one night only Chaparral will have very special throwback pricing on select brands.
The blast-from-the-past themed pre-party and Bike Night will be an exciting evening for Supercross fans as it will reunite the winning combination of Chaparral Motorsports, Jeremy McGrath, and top ten AMA National rider and world class team manager Larry Brooks. As many Supercross fans will recall the combination of Chaparral Motorsports, Jeremy McGrath, and Larry Brooks proved to be a highly successful one as the group was the first privateer team in history win a National AMA Supercross Championship, winning three total together (1998, 1999, and 2000).
The event will be held at CHAPARRAL MOTORSPORTS at 555 South H Street, San Bernardino CA 92410.