For the first time since 1998, National Motocross returns to Traralgon for the Yamaha bLU cRU 2 Stroke Nationals, Sunday Feb 10.
This new Amateur National series will showcase up and coming riders and see the return of old stars including Danny Ham, who raced at the last national motocross in Traralgon.
The first round of the Amateur Nationals will also play host to the World Junior Cup qualifiers, with a traveling road show of over 500 riders and crew to be flooding the Traralgon South circuit, and for the spectators and followers, an event not to be missed.
Series Director Kevin Williams expressed his gratitude to the Latrobe City Council and the Traralgon Motorcycle Club.
"It's a great feeling to be heading back to the Latrobe Valley where 23 years ago we started our event management business." Willams enthused. "The Latrobe City Council have played a huge part in helping this significant sporting event come together smoothly and, we are also excited to be working with a great local club in the Traralgon Motocycle Club.
"Their support and assistance in delivering this event has been tremendous." Williams added.
Latrobe City Council Mayor, Cr Graeme Middlemiss is thrilled to see the event return to Latrobe City Council after a 20 year absence.
‰ÛÏThe National Motocross circuit is an important part of the motorsport landscape and we are excited to see it back. The work of the club‰Ûªs volunteers and along with organisers showcases just how supportive of major events our community is.
"I encourage everyone to come down and witness some of the best amateur riders in the country here in our own backyard.‰Û