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Friday, February 26, 2010
1st Annual Pure MX Racer Warm-Up
Hosted by US Open Champion Greg Schnell & Doni Wanat
March 3rd, 4th & 5th
Pure MX Park, Montalba Texas
Concept: Pure MX will host the first ever racer warm up for Lake Whitney & Oak Hill. 3 days of racer preparation with overseen timed laps, organized sprint motos, pursuits, racer critique and advice. General practice sessions will be held each day with organized racer training running late morning to early afternoon. Rider advice & competition pointers will be discussed with each racer individually. Open discussion at the end of each day for parents and participants.
Merge racing will be on-site to help with suspension & overall bike set up. Some of the Merge Technologies racers will also be participating in the warm-up, including Honda Houston rider Jeremy Kress and Suzuki rider Jeremy Martin.
Goal: Our main objective is to provide racers with the ultimate training preparation for the big day(s). We feel that racing encompasses both the physical as well as the mental aspect of competition. By providing this type of racer training format, we hope to better prepare our young riders to effectively compete on any level.
Free over night camping with open track days before & after warm up.
About the track: Pure MX Park was formed in January of 2010 by former racer Doni Wanat. Doni has been on riding scene for sometime starting in the early 90’s racing Supercross & outdoors as a privateer. Most recently Doni has been the manager & rider on the Rockstar Hart & Huntington Supermoto team, where he finished in the top ten in points for the last 4 years. Now he is here in Texas, sharing his riding and mx industry experience, all while living the dream of owning a motocross training facility.
The track is 1 ½ miles long with 11 tabletops, whoop section, elevation changes and plenty of rough track for training. The terrain is sandy loam with a red clay base which has been very forgiving during this wet Texas winter. There are currently 8 RV water hookups (electrical coming soon), and a bike washing station. Jump faces are groomed daily. Palestine is under 15 minutes away with many hotels, restaurants, Walmart and Lowes. LakeWhitney is 90 minutes west of the track. Space is limited, so early sign up is encouraged.