New venues highlight national snocross schedule
AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series features nine races
Story by Staff, Sep. 28, 2009Email a friend Print Friendly RSS
“We are very excited about the new race venues for this season,” says ISOC CEO John Daniels. “We’ve worked very hard to find locations which will lend to success for not only ISOC, but most importantly our racers, fans, sponsors and the entire sport of snocross.”
ISOC’s goal when adding new venues is to make sure they fit a certain criteria to benefit everyone involved with snocross and will expand the sport of snocross. Among other factors, the evaluation process weighs the combination of race track set-up, community population, expected event media coverage, local commitment to support the race to ensure success and long-term potential for growth.
The schedule for the 2009-2010 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Series is below. New National events for this season are noted by an asterisk (*).
|Nov 27th - 29th||AMSOIL Duluth National - Spirit Mountain||Duluth, MN|
|Dec 19th & 20th||Potawatomi National* - Milwaukee Mile||Milwaukee, WI|
|Jan 9th||Western Nationals* - Rio Tinto Stadium||Sandy, UT|
|Jan 23rd & 24th||Air Force National - Canterbury Park||Shakopee, MN|
|Feb 5th & 6th||Eastern Nationals - Finger Lakes Gaming & Casino||Farmington, NY|
|Feb 13th & 14th||New England Nationals* - Rockingham Park||Salem, NH|
|Feb 20th & 21st||Canadian Nationals* - Hiawatha Horsepark||Sarnia, ON, CA|
|March 6th & 7th||Hayward 300 - LCO Casino||Hayward, WI|
|March 19th - 21st||Nielsen Enterprises Grand Finale - Grand Geneva Resort||Lake Geneva, WI|
The five venues which were part of the ACSS schedule last season will again be the focal points for the season.
“Snocross tradition can almost be summed up with three events – the AMSOIL Duluth National, Nielsen Enterprises Grand Finale and the Air Force National at Canterbury Park,” continued Daniels, “we are thrilled we have multi-year agreements to keep these events as cornerstone events for the ACSS.”
The final two returning Nationals are the Eastern Nationals and the Hayward 300. Both held their first ever snocross National last season and were deemed successful by the community support, spectator turn out, media coverage and excitement by all parties to build on initial success.
“We are very happy with how the ACSS schedule has come together in only our second season,” says Scott Lorentz, ISOC director of operations. “We had many great venues we had to turn down this season because the dates just did not work with the rest of our schedule. But after our first season, we are already working on next year’s schedule and are very excited to work those venues into future seasons.”