For those sport bike, motard, ATV, or dirtbike racers out there, where do you go to race? There are several great tracks around the NWA area where you can satisfy your need for speed! Racing on a circuit, or even just on the occasional weekend, can be a great way for beginners to see if they have what it takes to race, or for experienced racers to hone their skills. Many tracks sponsor racing schools for every level of rider, which can be beneficial not only to your track skills, but also your street riding ability. Whatever your skill level, if racing is something you may be interested in, there are plenty of ways to get into it!
Hallet Motor Racing Circuit is a 1.8 mile, 10 turn road racing course located in Northeastern Oklahoma (only a few hours’ drive from NWA!). For over 30 years, Hallett Motor Racing Circuit has played host to Auto Racing, Motorcycles and High Speed Go Karts. Organizations that run at Hallett include Competition Motor sports Association (COMMA), Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), Central Motorcycle Riders Association (CMRA), and Local Porsche, Shelby, Alfa Romeo, Corvette, BMW, Viper and Ferrari clubs.
Oklahoma SuperBikers is a great club of motard enthusiasts that race in Tula and Oklahoma City. Their members consist of pro and semi-pro level racers, club racers, track day participants, and motorcycle commuters. Fees are small considering how much fun you can have racing all year long for trophies!
JRP Speedway is a ½ mile road course located conveniently in Tulsa, OK and is considered the home track for the Oklahoma SuperBikers circuit.
MacArthur Park Raceway is a nationally-recognized ½-mile paved asphalt sprint track with nine turns in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It has hosted go-kart racing since the 1970s, and became one of the tracks for the Oklahoma SuperBikers in 2006.
Dirt Bikes and ATVs!
Living in the great natural state of Arkansas typically means you can get a good woods ride on your dirt bike or ATV just outside your back door. In case you don’t already live out in the country, here are some links to dirt tracks around the state.
Ascot MX – Dora, OK: www.ascotparkmx.com
Bowie Bottoms Motocross Park – Enola, AR: www.bowiebottomsmx.com
Pine Bluff MX – Pine Bluff, AR: www.pinebluffmx.com
Sundance MX – Branch, AR: www.sundancemotocross.com
Tony Wynn MX – Sherwood, AR: www.sherwoodmx.com
Lost Creek Park – Amity, AR: www.dirtbikemike.com/lostcreekpark.htm
NOTE: This is absolutely NOT a complete list of dirt tracks in Arkansas and nearby, just a short collection of currently operating ones!
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Administered by the Honda Riders Club of America™ (HRCA®), this rewards program supports racers all across the United States during the 2011 race season. Model-year 2009 and newer machines are eligible for the program, so whether you're road racing, or competing in local motocross events, the Red Rider Rewards contingency program has something for you.