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After the 2020 Supercross series was hauled after the tenth round in Daytona heading into the Indy Supercross, there has been a lot of speculation where and when Supercross would resume, if even this year. With the effects due to Coronavirus, state governors are all unsure of what the right thing to do is. Some want the lockdowns to last for months on end like California and New York and some states such as Arizona and Utah want to open for business as soon as possible. We don’t know who is right, and eventually, when this is all over we will know who to point the finger at. We are just happy that Supercross found a home sooner than we thought.

If you heard rumors that the next Supercross rounds were going to be held in Arizona, you were right. If you heard it was going to Orlando, Florida, you were right, and if you speculated it was going to be held in St. Loius, you were right. Feld was looking anywhere they could to get the series up and running again.

It is no secret that teams and riders all want to stay safe and local, which is why Arizona was the best option for Supercross. However, Arizona already had bigger events that got first dibs on the date slots. So, Salt Lake City was the next best bet.

We don’t have many details, but what we do know is there will a Supercross round held on May 31, 2020, inside Rice–Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are unsure if the media or fans will be able to attend, or if there will be multiple races on the same weekend or just one, but we do know they will be racing.

It is no secret that some racers and teams want to get back to work and racing as soon as possible. Cooper Webb was very passionate on Social Media about wanting to get back to racing, but saying some riders and teams say they don’t have enough time to prepare. We have a hunch one of the riders is Ken Roczen. Why? We aren’t sure as you would think he wants to get back into the points lead.

We expect an official press release by tomorrow evening. Stay tuned.

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As some of you know and have heard there’s an opportunity to go racing around May 15th. I’ve been asked my opinion and have been on the phone talking to multiple different people about it the last few weeks. As of April 17th it sounded like a go but as of yesterday it is becoming questionable because some teams and riders feel there isn’t enough time to get ready. I’m blessed to be on @ktmusa where we are always #readytorace but this had me thinking a bit. Feld is prepared to bring back employees, work with the riders an teams to have very limited amount of people at the venue and in the stadium, have multiple health care workers to check every single persons temperature and symptoms every time we come into stadium, as well as to be the first sport back to action while practicing social distancing with some adjustments to the racing and schedule with unfortunately no fans allowed at stadium. I know myself and almost every person in our industry has had some pay deduction or even extreme been laid off until we are back racing. I feel as professional supercross racers it’s our jobs to be ready to race and do our jobs whenever called upon. As of April 17th an possibly prior riders got told of the possibility of racing May 15 which made it fair to everyone to know that in 4 weeks we could be back racing. With bikes ready, SX settings we already have, the 26 weeks of sx we’ve already done this year (off-season preparation) with 3-4 days of riding each of those weeks ( appx 95-105 days of riding sx) I feel like we should do our SX/Mx community a favor and try to be ready to race. With that being said it gives us an opportunity to grow our sport, give people jobs back, and give all you fans a chance to see us race on TV while we do everything possible to stay safe, clean and do the proper testing to insure we don’t spread this virus. A bit of a rant but that’s how I feel what do you guy think? Would you like to see us race @supercrosslive soon?

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