2006 Prequel UpdateTuesday, April 11, 2006 | 12:36 PM
Even in “New Math” 15 minutes doesn’t equal 30 minutes plus two
laps, nor does it make for an easy transition for many of the AMA
Motocross or Motocross Lites riders going from the short sprint like 15
minute main events in Supercross, to the grueling thirty minutes plus
two lap motos that make up Outdoor motocross. The adjustments required
in mental and physical conditioning can be brutal with unprepared
riders fading faster than a cheap pair of jeans during the opening
rounds of the outdoor season. Losing too many points early in the
season can spell the end to the title hopes after only a few events.
May 13th will see the third annual Primm Prequel at Glen Helen Raceway set to give the stars of the AMA National Motocross/Motocross Lites Championship an opportunity on to hone their outdoor skills in a true racing environment without the risk of losing valuable points. Two thirty minute motos on the famed Glen Helen circuit will more than just simulate the conditions the riders will face the following weekend at Hangtown, it will give them, their machines and teams that one last chance at final preparation before the series kicks off.
In racing preparation is everything.
The Women Motocross Association will also be participating with the opening round of their National Championship series and if the pace and action of last year ‘s racing was any indication of what can be expected, watch out! The women that compete at this level in the WMA are truly astonishing and the battles are fast and furious.
Mark your calendars now for May 13th (the day before Mother’s day) for a race like no other. Updates, developments, camping information and invited riders lists can be found at www.glenhelenraceway.com
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