2015 GEICO AMA EnduroCross CalendarThe 2015 GIECO AMA EnduroCross schedule was released Friday. Two new venues have joined the calendar – Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.
The 2015 schedule features 11 rounds that run from March through November, including Enduro X in Austin, Texas, during the X Games.The series will open Friday, March 6, during Daytona Bike Week – one of America’s largest motorcycle gatherings.The rounds in Salt Lake City and Sacramento will occur earlier in the year, allowing 2015 EnduroCross to conclude in Ontario, Calif., November 21.“It is really exciting to expand the GEICO EnduroCross championship for 2015 and showcase EnduroCross to new fans in different parts of the country” said Mike Karsting, VP of events for TEN, the producers of EnduroCross.“Opening the series during Bike Week in Daytona will be awesome and with a lot of the top riders coming from the Phoenix area, including Taylor Robert and Destry Abbott, that will pull in a lot of fans to see EnduroCross in person”.Series promoters says Enduro X will again be a part of the X Games taking place in Austin, Texas in June. Details are being finalized and it may again count towards the expert AMA EnduroCross series points. More details will be released when they are confirmed.2015 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Schedule
March 6, 2015 – Daytona Beach, Florida. Ocean Center (Friday Daytona Bike Week)
March 21, 2015 – Salt Lake City, Utah. Energy Solutions Arena
April 25, 2015 – Sacramento, California. Sleep Train Arena
May 1, 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada. Orleans Arena (Friday – Supercross weekend)
May 30, 2015 – Phoenix, Arizona. Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
June 5, 2015 To Be Confirmed – Austin, Texas. X Games, Circuit of the Americas
August 22, 2015 – Atlanta, Georgia. Gwinnett Center
October 3, 2015 – Denver, Colorado. National Western Complex
October 17, 2015 – Everett, Washington. XFINITY Arena
November 7, 2015 – Boise, Idaho. Ford Idaho Center
November 20/21, 2015 – Ontario, California. Citizens Business Bank Arena
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