World Off Road Racing (WORCS) 2019 season begins this weekend

Reigning WORCS champion, Giacomo Redondi, has plenty on his hands for 2019 if he’s to retain the crown at this season’s series.

 

January 18-20 sees the opening weekend’s action in this long West Coast Off Road series. Riders begin the 11-rounds with the ‘State Line Slam’ this weekend in Primm, Nevada, the same location for the final round (Buffalo Bill’s Casino Resort) all the way in November on 22-24. 

 
 

Among the Pro riders will be 2018 champion, Italian Giacomo Redondi back in the USA for some more. Taylor Robert returns too and will be hoping for an injury-free season this time around. 

Precision Concepts Racing will be out in force with Zach Bell the new man in green to watch. Among others Ty Tremaine is in for Beta USA and the new look Husqvarna USA duo of Thad Duvall and Andrew Short fresh from Dakar.

 

2019 Moto event schedule: 

Rnd 1 Jan 18-20 – Buffalo Bill’s, Primm, Nevada

Rnd 2 Feb 1-3 – Glen Helen, Devore, California 

Rnd 3 Mar 1-3 – Lake Havasu, Arizona

Rnd 4 Mar 22-24 – Canyon MX, Peoria, Arizona

Rnd 5 Apr 12-14 – Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada

Rnd 6 May 24-26 – Mesquite MX, Mesquite

Rnd 7-8 Jul 30-Aug 4 – Grays Harbor, McCleary, Washington State

Rnd 9 Sept 6-8 – Glen Helen, Devore, California

Rnd 10 Oct 4-6 – Honey Lake, Milford, California

Rnd 11 Nov 22-24 – Buffalo Bill’s, Primm, Nevada 

 

Attracting the Pro riders this year is the boosted prize purse of $10,000 per round. New also for this season is the split between moto races and ATV/SXS which will run separate weekends for 2019. 

 

More information: worcsracing.com

 

Photo Credit: Harlen Foley/Spencer Owens
 
 
 
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Jon Pearson
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