WMX Championship

WMX Kicks Off at Daytona International Speedway

WMX Kicks Off at Daytona International Speedway

Sunday, March 8, 2015 | 9:00 AM
Sunday, March 8, 2015 | 9:00 AM

The 2015 Women’s Motocross Championship kicks off in grand style this Sunday and Monday, March 8-9, at Daytona International Speedway in conjunction with the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross.

The 2015 series marks an eight round schedule which partners with premier amateur motocross events throughout the country – including the Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross, Freestone Spring Championship, and California Classic. Additionally, the WMX Championship will also be featured at five rounds of the professional motocross tour with Friday racing at the Hangtown Motocross Classic, High Point National, and the Ironman National, and Sunday racing action after the Tennessee National and RedBud National. 

Competitors count their best six of the eight rounds and a champion will be crowned following the final moto in Indiana. All races with feature both motos on the same day except for the opening round at the RCSX, which is a two-day event.

Defending champion Marissa Markelon will be back in 2015 to defend her title, while Australian motocross specialist Mackenzie Tricker will be expected to be among the title contenders as well.

After the Daytona race, the series moves to Texas for the Freestone Spring Championship in Freestone, Texas March 21st. From there the series moves to San Bernardino, California for the California Classic.

Round four will also be in California, at Rancho Cordova on May 15th for the Hangtown Motocross Classic. June 7th will mark the fifth round of the series at the Tennessee National at Muddy Creek, while the RedBud National will host round seven on July 5th. 

Finally, the final round of the series will be at the Ironman National in Crawfordsville, Indiana on August 21, where the WMX champion will be crowned alongside the Pro Motocross Championship.

For more information on the WMX series check out http://racewmx.com.

2015 Women’s MX Championship Schedule

Round 1: March 8-9, RCSX Daytona, Daytona Beach, FL
Round 2: March 21, Freestone Spring Championship, Wortham, TX
Round 3: April 12, California Classic, San Bernardino, CA
Round 4: May 15, Hangtown Motocross Classic, Sacramento, CA
Round 5: June 7, Tennessee National, Blountville, TN
Round 6: June 12, High Point National, Mt. Morris, PA
Round 7: July 5, RedBud National, Buchanan, MI
Round 8: August 21, Ironman National, Crawfordsville, IN