The AMA KENDA SRT National Hare and Hound Championship series is happy to announce the addition of the Hooligan Open class, presented by Scrambler Ducati, for the remainder of the 2020 season. The four round championship begins in two weeks at the fourth round of the series in Panaca, Nevada. Racers of the “Hooligan Open” class will compete for an AMA #1 National Hare and Hound Championship title, which will be awarded at the season finale in Lucerne Valley, California.

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Racer Productions, Inc., producers of the 2020 Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series presented by Specialized, an AMA National Championship, is proud to announce that the upcoming Loretta Lynn eMTB race, Round 5 of the 8-round Specialized Turbo eMTB GNCC Series, will be also serve as the first ever FIM North American eMTB Championship.

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The following is an industry press release … Larry Little is retiring after more than 40 years and a variety of important work in the powersports industry – from publishing, to consulting, to co-founding the American International Motorcycle Expo, to volunteer work for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, plus a

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KTM North America Inc. is pleased to join forces with Stacyc Inc. in its mission to create the next generation of riders by introducing the 2020 KTM Factory Replica Stacyc 12eDRIVE and 16eDRIVE electric balance bikes. To be sold exclusively through authorized KTM dealers, this co-branded venture with Stacyc supports KTM’s philosophy of growing the sport of motorcycling by providing an entry level two-wheeler to the youngest of riders.

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Husqvarna Motorcycles North America Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the new MY21 motocross range, highlighting nine true-performance minibikes and full-sized motorcycles, in addition to three cross-country machines that all deliver superior riding experiences. Featuring the latest technological advancements, all machines ensure uncompromised power-to-weight, leading ergonomics and aesthetics.

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ELLENTON, Fla. — Feld Entertainment Inc. announced Thursday that the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will resume racing at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 31 and will run through June 21. The final seven, made-for-tv races will be broadcast on NBC networks without fans in attendance. The Utah Sports Commission, a longtime partner of Supercross, has coordinated our return to Utah.

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IRVINE, Calif. — MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Series, has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the Governor of Wisconsin’s safer-at-home order being set to expire on May 26, the racing portion of the opening round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series, May 29-31, at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, will continue, but without fans.

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IRVINE, Calif. — The MIC’s American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is moving to Jan. 21-23, 2021 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Previously scheduled for this October, North America’s largest powersports show is changing more than timing; the show will become a trade-only event and emerge as an integral part of the buying season.

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The following is an industry press release … The Race Leadership Team has appointed a Safe-to-Race Task Force to manage our sport’s race to recovery. Members of the committee include representatives from AMA, AMA Pro Racing, Feld Entertainment, Ignite Partners, MX Sports Pro Racing, USMA, and others experienced and knowledgeable

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The following is an industry press release … MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The first round of qualifying for the 2020 Loretta Lynn’s MX vs. ATV Online Championship concluded  April 18-19. More than 1,190 riders attempted to qualify for the championship during the first weekend. A total of 658 Xbox users attempted

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Experts offer training for aspiring ATV and motorcycle competitors at Snowshoe Mountain Resort The following is an industry press release … MARIETTA, Ga. — Yamaha Motor Corp., USA’s, annual Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) University is scheduled to return to Snowshoe Mountain Resort in West Virginia this June 24-26 during

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Stay-at-home order in Virginia means no racing in May The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — MotoAmerica has announced that it has been forced to cancel the MotoAmerica Superbikes at Virginia event scheduled for May 1-3 at VIRginia International Raceway due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

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The following is an industry press release … KTM AG have assessed their overall strategy for the rest of 2020 and have decided to make several key decisions in the wake of COVID-19 impacting public health, communities, the motorcycle industry and business on a global scale. In the best interest

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Indy 500 move necessitates change The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it has rescheduled the Indy 500 to Aug. 23. To accommodate the change, MotoAmerica has rescheduled its Superbikes at the Brickyard event

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Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta To Host Round Five The following is an industry press release … MotoAmerica has announced that it has rescheduled the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta round of the 2020 MotoAmerica Series from April 17-19 to July 31-Aug. 2 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the opening

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No Pause for MIC Staff as We Ride It Out The following is an industry press release … IRVINE, Calif. — As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Motorcycle Industry Council staff members are operating remotely and haven’t slowed down one bit. In the interest of physical distancing, MIC offices are empty but

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