The AMA Arenacross series’ annual stop in Reno, Nevada, is the oldest on the schedule and always one of the best. This year was no different as fans packed the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center for two nights of exciting racing.
Last season, Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki presented by Maxxis rider Tyler Bowers was the fastest competitor in the AMA Arenacross Series.
He posted nine wins and had a considerable points lead in the Arenacross class championship only to suffer a season-ending broken leg as the schedule drew to a close.
Over the last two seasons, a pair of the AMA Arenacross Series’ biggest stars suffered major injuries that not only forced them to the sidelines away from competition, but also left them with a very long road to recovery.
2011 AMA Arenacross Profile
The 2011 AMA Arenacross Series got underway last Saturday night with a hotly-contested battle for the win between TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson and the Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki presented by Maxxis duo of Tyler Bowers and Chad Johnson.
AMA Arenacross: Kansas Preview
The AMA Arenacross Series showcased tremendous on-track action at its opening round from Tulsa, Okla., with several of the sport’s biggest stars and some new faces sharing the spotlight throughout the evening.
2011 AMA Arenacross
The 2011 AMA Arenacross series started off with the familiar faces of Moose Racing athletes on the podium. The BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. was the site of round one and featured podium appearances by Babbitt’s Kawasaki riders, Tyler Bowers and Chad Johnson.
After months of hard work in the shop, on-track testing, and relentless training, the highly-anticipated premier of the 2011 AMA Arenacross Series championship was as captivating as advertised.
The 2011 AMA Arenacross Series started off with its trademark unpredictability when TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson, of Blacklick, Ohio, captured his first win since the 2009 season inside Tulsa’s BOK Center.
With the 2011 AMA Arenacross Series season just days away, the world’s best arenacross riders are gearing up for 14 weeks of bar-banging excitement from the most renowned arenas throughout the country.