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REM MX Kick Starts 2011 Glen Helen Season

2011 Motorcycle Racing

The 2011 season of motorcycle racing at Glen Helen Raceway gets underway this weekend for the opening rounds of the REM Saturday Motocross series and 2011 Vet X Winter National Series.

Sunday marks the beginning of the REM Motocross Series. REM racing is a popular series amongst motorcycle industry icons as well as local riders from beginner to pro.

With pro motocross races lasting 20 minutes and all others lasting 15, the relaxed atmosphere of REM Motocross is the perfect way to start off the New Year (for more information, visit

Also racing on Sunday is the opening round of the Vet X Winter National Series. With classes geared toward every rider, from first time beginner to experienced pro, Vet X Racing is one of the most successful racing series that comes to Glen Helen Raceway.

The 2010 Vet X season saw high turn outs and good, close racing in a variety of classes, including Pee Wee, Mini, Youth, Women, 25+, and Vet.

As with all Vet X races, no membership is required to sign-up, so everyone gets to race. For more information, including registration and a complete schedule of Vet X Racing, head to

For riders looking for a little practice time, open Motocross practice on the USGP track takes place on Saturday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

For track information, schedules, and even special fan promotions, check out Glen Helen Raceway online at or on Facebook at

Upcoming Glen Helen Events:

January 8 – Baja Cup Challenge
January 9 – ITP 6-Hour ATV Endurance Race
January 16 – CMC Golden State Series Round #1
January 23 – Vet X Winter National Series – Round 2
January 30 – SRA Grand Prix
March 27-28 – Dirt Fest 2011
May 14-15 – Monster Energy USGP

Glen Helen Raceway is the premier Off-Road Racing facility in Southern California and is known as a world class racing facility. The 256 acre facility located near the San Bernardino County town of Devore, has featured Motocross, Sand Drags, Short and Long Course Buggies & Trucks, AMA 125/250 MX Nationals, Pro ATV Racing, Off Road G.P. and Endurance races, and the FIM United States Grand Prix, World Championship Motocross event.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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