RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif – Due to concerns surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus, California’s Dirt Diggers North Motorcycle Club has announced it is canceling the 52nd running of the Hangtown Motocross Classic at Prairie City OHV Park that was scheduled for May 16.
“MX Sports Pro Racing, organizers of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, has continuously monitored the ongoing developments surrounding the coronavirus, both domestically and internationally, and has taken a proactive stance in discussing various amendments to the 2020 event schedule,” MX Sports Pro Racing officials said in a statement. “Alongside event promoters, series partners, and race teams, MX Sports Pro Racing is taking a collective approach to determining a practical and effective course of action for each of the remaining Nationals, and the entire series as a whole. As details regarding the future of the 2020 season become available, official announcements will be issued to notify both series partners and our loyal fanbase.”
The Hangtown Motocross Classic is the first Lucas Oil Pro Motocross event to be canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.