Red Bull Pro Nationals Motocross returns to Northern Ireland

ON the 3rd and 4th September, Desertmartin plays host to round 6 of the of Red Bull Pro Nationals Motorcross. In an action packed weekend riders from all over Europe will compete in the penultimate event of the series.

It is a weekend jam packed with events for all the family. As well as the main races at the famous Desertmartin circuit, there are plenty of events for all the family.

The Suzuki Motocross experience provides an opportunity for youngsters and novices to try out their skills on a motocross bike in a safe and informed environment. As well as this there is a kids zone which has bungee bouncers and zorb balls.

Series organiser Matt Bates was delighted to be coming back to Northern Ireland. Bates was extremely complimentary of the Northern Irish fan base and he is excited about the event.

“It’s a great feeling to be saying that I’m coming back to Northern Ireland to stage another great event. I have to be honest by saying that I have really missed the enthusiasm and support of the Northern Irish fans. They are without a doubt the most passionate bike-lovers in the world!”

The Desertmartin track is regarded as one of the most testing circuits in the world and in recent years it has hosted some world class events.

Two of Northern Ireland’s finest, Martin Barr and Gordon Crockard will be battling it out in the MX1 event.

Over the duration of the weekend, there will be four major events taking place. The Red Bulls Pro Nationals is the main event of the weekend. In addition the Red Bull Elite Youth Cup and the Fuchs Silkolene 2 Stroke British Championships will be taking place.

In addition, the local crowds will be delighted to hear that the FMX Live Tour will also be at the event. Over the weekend there will be 3 Freestyle Motocross shows where riders will perform mid air tricks and stunts.

The event starts on Saturday 3rd September. Gates open at 8.30am and racing will starts at 10am and concludes around 5pm.

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