The Latest: Racing in AZ

Most are eagerly waiting to see if the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross series will resume at State Farm Stadium in Arizona in May. The latest news from the United States will be added to this page.

April 21 (17:28).

MX Vice correspondent Steve Matthes (@PulpMX on social media) has shared more news on the potential of 2020 Monster Energy Supercross picking back up on his social-media channels. The following tweets offer a look at the current situation in the United States.

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April 19 (15:08).

Fans of sports are losing their minds currently, as there is just nothing going on. It is impossible to find new stuff to sink teeth into! Monster Energy Supercross could fill that void though, as reports from the United States suggest that there is a chance that the series will start back up in Arizona in the middle of May. MX Vice correspondent Steve Matthes (@PulpMX on social media) was the first to break the news via the following tweet.

“According to some teams, new tentative plan is for SX to start mid-May, end early June, all 7 races in Glendale, AZ. Key word: Tentative.”

It is hardly surprising that all of the events will take place in one venue, as that has been on the cards for a while. Both St. Louis and Las Vegas were also rumoured earlier in the year. The biggest change here is that riders and teams would be able to wrap up their indoor campaign before starting the 2020 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series, therefore following the traditional structure. The outdoor series is set to start on June 13 in Florida but that could be moved to June 20, as per the following statement.

“The current Pro Motocross schedule consists of 11 rounds spanning from June 13 through September 05. However, additional changes are expected and will be announced shortly. The series will most likely extend from June 20 through September 12, but no later.”

This is all subject to change, as the global pandemic is impossible to predict. It is important to note that there has not yet been confirmation from Feld Entertainment that they are going to try to race in May, hence the use of the word tentative. If the plans do come to fruition though then it is almost certain that no fans will attend the final seven rounds at State Farm Stadium.

Words: Lewis Phillips | Lead Image: KTM Images/Simon Cudby

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