Trans AM by MTA Distributing

Facts & 411 About This Weekends Race

The third annual TWMX Trans Am presented by MTA Distributing is one of the must-attend amateur races of 2017!  It all happens this weekend Feb 10th-12th so we wanted to compile some of the important info you will need to attend this awesome event. Pre register and save $5 per class at As you can see in the video above Mike Sleeter is working with Glen Helen to create one off unique track layout.

TWMX has made some changes for the 2017 round of the Trans Am.  Each class will enjoy extended laps for more track time on a two-moto, two-day format.  We have a first of its kind Forum Friday night after practice which will bring together industry gurus and families to learn about helmet safety, suspension setup, fitness and nutrition. Our last panel segment will include multi-time champion Ryan Villopoto and current GEICO Honda 250 East Coast rider Christian Craig, who will share stories about their paths to success.  Even if you aren’t available to attend the race you can tune into this forum live on our Facebook page so make sure to mark your calendars!  Of course; the TWMX Trans Am presented by MTA Distributing will have full coverage in Transworld Motocross magazine as well with 6-10 editorial pages of photos interviews and race results.

Location – Glen Helen Raceway, San Bernardino, CA

Date – Friday Feb 10 – 12, 2017

FRIDAY, FEB 10TH, 2017

Overnight camping is available for the weekend for just $10!  No hookups.

9:00am – 2:00pm – We will have scheduled group practice for registered racers only.  Each group will get timed practice sessions and we will aim to get through the schedule three times so everyone gets plenty of track time.

#1 – 9:00am Big Bikes 125-450 (45 minutes)

#2 65cc – 9:45am (15 minutes)

#3 85/150f 10:00am (15 minutes)

#4 51cc/PeeWee 10:15am (15 minutes)

Repeat schedule until 2:00pm.

New for 2017 we will be doing sight laps in between every 6 motos throughout the day. For instance our first break for site lap will occur after moto 6 concludes. Moto's 7-12 only will be permitted to do a slow one lap inspection of the track being aware there will be different skill levels and size bikes in these site laps. ***Anyone riding in the wrong group of site laps will be penalized 3 finish positions in the following moto.

12:00pm – 5:00pm – Registration open and pick up your free transponders for the weekend.

5:00pm – 6:30pm – Live Forum! A first ever event for TWMX gathering in the museum at Glen Helen Raceway we are pulling together industry gurus to speak on subjects like helmet safety, suspension setup, proper training and nutrition, and wrapping up the show with a pro panel including multi time champions, Ryan Villopoto and Christian Craig. Food will be provided and the entire show will be on facebook live as well. This will be an informa­tive gathering and hangout for all riders and families.

Saturday Feb 11th, 2017

To make the pro class racing schedule easier we will have both moto’s of the pro class on Saturday only.  Race schedule will be posted Sat morning at registration.

Vendor row opens Saturday and will include display’s, demos and discounts on products courtesy of MTA Distributing, 6D Helmets, 100%, Spectro Oils, SPY, BTO Sports, Alpinestars, Walter’s Mercedes Benz, ASV, Temecula Motorsports, MX Pro Parts, Fast House and Mad Moose event photography!

6:30am – Registration opens

8:00am – Site laps for moto’s 1-6 only

8:15am – 4:00pm -Racing (live timing available at

7:00pm – 10:00pm – Come hang out with the TWMX Trans Am crew at the museum at Glen Helen Race­way and don't miss a minute of the Monster Energy AMA SX from Arlington TX. It's the last round before the 250 class goes to the East Region and see if Eli Tomac can make it three in a row. Bring your own food and beverage and bench race with the crew!

Sunday Feb 12th, 2017

8:00am – Site laps for moto’s 1-6 only

8:15am – 4:00pm -Racing (live timing available at

Trophies for all classes passed out approximately 30 minutes after the final moto for that class.

That should get you all the info you need to have a great weekend at this years Trans Am!  We look forward to seeing you there.