Monday, September 25, 2017

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Moto-America is coming to Pittsburgh August 25-27.
For everyone who loves motorcycle road racing but can't get to an event because their too far away...Pittsburgh International Race Complex is hosting round 8 of the MotoAmerica Series. Read the Post-Gazette story HERE and please visit the PIRC website for more information. 


AMA Supercross is coming to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on April 29th. You can save 10% on tickets by using code: SXSHP that expires on April 28th. If you can't attend you can watch all the exciting racing action on Fox Sports beginning at 5:00pm.


KTM North America sponsors AMA National Adventure Riding Series...read more HERE


District 5 would like to send their condolences to the Slusser family for the loss of the their son Dylan who passed away earlier today from a brain aneurysm. Twenty-five year old Dylan was well known as one of the top local motocross racers in the District. He will surely be missed by many friends and family on and off the track.


A is A, B is B, C is C
Ride out of class and you might be suspended from starting another race for 12 months.
Read HERE for the full article.


AMA CEO to testify February 15th against European motorcycle tariff
Click HERE for more info


What's the beef with motorcycles?
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The American Beef Industry wants a 100% Tax on European Motorcycles.
Concerned??  Click HERE.


The 2017 AMA competition rulebook is now available for viewing and/or downloading. Clink on the link to the left to view your copy.


The 2017 AMA "A" and "B" class racer advancements are now available. Click on the links to the left to see who advanced.


Some exciting news just came from the AMA for those who love roadracing. The AMA will be co-sanctioning roadracing events in 2017 along with WERA Motorcycle Roadracing. Please read the press release that can be found HERE.


The 2017 MXGP will be absolutely full of intense action as eight time Motocross World Champion Antonio Cairoli and three time Motocross World Champion Jeffrey Herlings will line up on the same gate and it’s anyone’s guess who takes out the title. The old versus the new of MXGP, both riding the Austrian bikes, and both looking for their own piece of history.


Want to know how the 2017 open motocross bikes compare? Head over to the VitalMX page where they compare 7 bikes. The top bike might just surprise you. Want to skip the reading, watch the video that can be found HERE.


While you're here, check out the all new AMA website where you will find information on Roadside Assistance, Member Discounts and Places to Ride. You can get there by clicking HERE.


The 2017 Amsoil Arenacross schedule has been released. With 14 events around the country there will sure to be some great competition. Check out the 2017 schedule HERE and choose which event(s) you will be attending. And don't forget, as an AMA member you can get discounts on your Arenacross tickets. Go to the Member Discount section of the AMA website to learn more.


The provisional 2017 MXGP schedule has been released and once again Charlotte has been added to the schedule on September 2nd. More information will be added as we receive it. And while your at it, check out the MXGP magazine to read about the 2016 MXGP events that came to the USA.


Our friends over at Feld Entertainment wanted us to send out a reminder that the Ringling Brothers circus is coming to town at the PPG Paints Arena on November 3rd thru the 6th. Tickets can be purchased by following this LINK. This is one fun show everyone should attend.


The event you don't want to miss is coming to "The Dirt Track" at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on September 2-3 when the top motocross riders in the world compete in the "Monster Energy MXGP of the Americas." 
For all you flat track lovers, check out the AMA Pro Racing Flat Track website located HERE for everything related to flat track racing. There's still some nearby events for 2016, they can be found HERE. If you want to check out something really cool, click HERE for the 2016 media guide. It sure would be nice to have a media guide like this for motocross.
Once again we would like to give a big "thank you" to the folks over at Feld Entertainment for all their support throughout the season and the past few years. Feld Entertainment is the producer of Amsoil Arenacross, Monster Energy Supercross, Monster Jam and many other different venues including of course...the circus. Please head over to their website and check them out. They can be found HERE.
Over the years Silkolene has been a huge sponsor of District 5 and our racers by giving us the opportunity to offer their products at Arenacross events. We can't thank their team enough for their support and dedication throughout the years. To learn more about Silkolene and to find out why they are truly superior to other lubricants, download their product brochure from HERE
Do you lose power and performance in your bike engine? Do you feel your engine bogging when you twist your throttle? Are you not getting the maximum amount of horsepower from your engine? Regular pump gas today has 10% ethanol added to it. Did you know that E10 gasoline will keep roughly .5% water by volume suspended in gasoline. The solution is ethanol free gasoline which can be found by searching the database at pure-gas.org.

October 15th is right around the corner and we all know what happens on October 15th, don't we? It's the 2016 Monster Energy Cup live from Las Vegas. As stated on their website"the Monster Energy Cup showcases the world’s top supercross riders in a head to head battle for the coveted Monster Energy Cup and the chance to win one million dollars."


Need a trailer to haul that motorcycle, landscape or farm equipment with? Smouse Trailers and Snow Equipment in Mt. Pleasant is absolutely the place to go for just about anything you need to haul. They recently fixed us up with an Aluma trailer, offered great pricing along with courteous and professional service. For more information regarding all that Smouse has to offer, please click HERE.


Need that perfect gift for that special someone who loves Pittsburgh sports teams? Look no further than the Steelers-Store where you can pick up anything from the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates and others. 


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