The 12-round schedule spans coast to coast and boasts some of the sport’s revered venues like Budd’s Creek, Unadilla and Washougal. New for 2019 is a return to Pala, California, at Fox Raceway for a Memorial Day weekend Celebration on May 25 and the sport’s return to the southeast at the all-new WW Ranch Motocross Park in Jacksonville, Florida on June 22.
Spearheading the team’s campaign in the 450MX class is Justin Barcia aboard the factory-prepped YZ450F. A reenergized Barcia looks to pick up where he left off at last season’s Pro Motocross finale at Ironman – on top of the box.
Making his debut with the factory team this weekend is three-time Australian Motocross Champion Dean Ferris who is standing in for Aaron Plessinger as he continues to recover from his injury from the Daytona Supercross. Ferris is eager to build on his success in Australia and make his mark in the competitive U.S. National Championship.
The much-anticipated Hangtown Motocross Classic season opener gets underway with practice starting at 8:00 a.m. PT.