Dan Nikirk takes a jump while the pack give chase during a moto at Seven Mile Motocross Track in May. The track host a pair of Vancouver Island points series events this weekend.

Motocross madness back for final run

Tri-Port Motocross hosts the 12th and 13th points series events on the Vancouver Island Motocross Series Schedule Saturday and Sunday.

SEVEN MILE TRACK—Competitive dirt-bike racing returns to the North Island’s track this weekend as Tri-Port Motocross host the 12th and 13th points series events on the Vancouver Island Motocross Series Schedule Saturday and Sunday.

Action begins at 9:30 a.m. both days, with competition across levels ranging from pre-schoolers on 50cc bikes to veterans in the plus-40 classification.

Saturday’s event includes two sets of motos, the first from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and, following a brief lunch break, another from 1-4 p.m.

Sunday’s session is a single moto, running in the 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. slot.

Riders are expected from each of the VIMX clubs, located in Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Campbell River and Tri-Port. The season wraps up with the final round and banquet Oct. 13 in Campbell River.

 

A concession trailer will be on-site both days. Admission for Saturday’s double-race session is $10 for adults; $5 for children. On Sunday, tickets are half-priced at $5 for adults and $2.50 for children.