Are you aware of the U.S. Dealers Challenge? The event is taking place at Three Palms Extreme Sports Park in Houston, Texas, October 24th-26th. Parts Unlimited and THOR are the anchor sponsors of the event. Additional sponsors include Moose, FMF, Pro Circuit, PJ1, UNI Filters, DP Brakes, Renthal, Acerbis, Alpinestar, Pirelli, Scott, Wiseco, and NGK with contingencies totaling over $10,000 so far.
Three Palms Extreme Sports Park sits on two hundred acres with three Motocross tracks, two mini cycle tracks, and two small lakes on the perimeter of the pit area. Both tracks are equipped with irrigation systems, safety fencing, and seating for up to 1000 spectators. One track is equipped with stadium lighting. The tracks are estimated at over one mile each.
Coming in the summer of 2003, Three Palms Extreme Sports Park is adding sixty RV hooks-ups, and increasing the pit area to thirty-five acres. The Park will be equipped to handle an estimated two thousand participants and five thousand spectators per day.
The USDC is a team format as well as an individual¿s race. There are two categories of Teams, Dealer Team and a Trophy Team. Dealer Teams represents motorcycle dealers as well as Mod/Accessory Shops. Trophy Teams are not associated with any motorcycle Dealer or Shop. Teams are 4 man rosters with a 5th as an alternate. The alternate must be a Pro rider. Dealers can enter as many Teams as they choose. The Trophy Teams may also enter as many teams as they choose. Riders cannot compete on different teams. Teams are built on the Team Manager’s discretion.
Each Team’s riders must compete in different classes. Each rider will accumulate points from their overall finish as well as a point for every rider that’s on the gate, in their class, provided they finish the moto. Team sheets must be entered before the first moto on Saturday morning unless the riders on a Team are racing on Sunday (Pros, Open Classes and (B)-Intermediates).
Trophies and cash will be given for 1st through 3rd for the Dealer teams. The Trophy teams are 1st through 10th. Individual¿s overall finish will receive trophies for 1st through 10th. Pro purse has yet to be determined. Race Entries are $50 pre-entry and $60 day of the race. Dealer team sheet $25 per team and Trophy team sheet $10 per team. Spectator fee $10 per day.
For more information go to www.esetrackbuilders.com and select the U.S. Dealers Challenge logo. Look for the U.S. Dealers Challenge Ads in Transworld Motocross, Racer X, and Southern Dirt Bike.
U.S. Dealers Challenge
Track Hotline 936-321-8725