News from the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally
For the first time ever, Sturgis will host a USA Pro Supermoto race in downtown Sturgis on September 14 and 15. A Supermoto involves a special track designed for urban racing. The track will feature sections of pavement as well as dirt. Jumps, hairpin turns and straight stretches all provide excitement for both racers and spectators. Professional racers from around the country as well as amateurs will be racing for top prizes.
Pros will race on Saturday and amateurs will race on Sunday. Sunday racing will include beginner, novice, unlimited sportsman, youth, mini and vet classes. There will be classes for knobbies and flat trackers on Sunday as well. This is a free spectator event and everyone is encouraged to come to downtown Sturgis to cheer on their favorite racers.
For a taste of Supermoto racing, visit www.usaprosupermoto.com. To view a map of the track, visit the Sturgis website at http://www.sturgis-sd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3686.