Hickory, NC (January 18, 2016) — Hooper Media, LLC, promoter of the KENDA AMA Full Gas Sprint Enduro Championship Series, presented by Moose Racing, is excited to announce its final 8-round 2016 event schedule along with its new and returning series partners. After an inaugural season that featured five rounds of racing, FGSE is looking forward to growing the number of events for 2016 and welcoming old and new sponsors and racers to this exciting format of off-road racing.
Returning as title sponsor of the series is KENDA tires, who will also have on-site tire sales and installation available at all eight rounds in 2016.
“We’re excited to continue our long term partnership with such a great series. Kenda is focused on off-road, so being involved with the Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series is a perfect fit for us. The racers love these events, so we’re excited to see how much this will grow over the next few years with Jason’s team behind it,” said Mike Tosch, Motorcycle Events and Sponsorship Manager of American KENDA.
Moose Racing has come on board for 2016 as the official racewear and presenting sponsor of the series.
“Moose Racing is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series. For 30 years Moose Racing has been known as an industry leader in parts and accessories for riders and their bikes regardless of what style of off-road riding or racing they do. We look forward to this new opportunity to support those who have been with us and also to add new fans to the Moose Racing family,” said Steve Van Zuylen, Moose Racing’s Pro Rider Support Manager.
All eight rounds of the Championship Series will be AMA Sanctioned and racers will be competing for an AMA Regional Championship that will include an AMA #1 plate as well as an invitation to the year-end AMA Awards banquet.
‘The AMA is pleased to have the Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series sanctioned with us yet again this year,” said Chuck Weir, AMA Off-Road Racing Manager. “The series has established a following by national-caliber competitors and rightfully so with the quality terrain and smooth race operation throughout the season. We look forward to the safe and fair competition among AMA members this year,” added Weir.
Seat Concepts, manufacturer of high-quality racing seat covers and foam has signed on as the Timing and Scoring sponsor for the 2016 season. Live test scores will be available on sprintenduro.com as well as the MyLaps Hive app available for iOS and Android.
“We ended 2015 with our biggest and best race of the year and we’re looking to carry that momentum into the 2016 season, along with our great series partners, to give our racers the best experience possible,” said Full Gas Sprint Enduro founder, Jason Hooper. “We’ve gained a great following of racers because of our fun format of racing, great special tests, and attention to detail and we look forward to continuing with that formula of running races with an 8-round series in 2016,” added Hooper.
Online pre-entry for all rounds will be done exclusively on LiveLaps.com, with registration for the first round of racing already open and filling up quickly.
The series will kick off in Gaston, SC at Moto-Vated Sports Complex on February 13-14 with the first round being presented by FMF Racing. The series will then travel to Florida and kick off the Daytona Bike Week with racing at the home of the Alligator Enduro and the Daytona Dirt Riders Club in Bunnell, FL on March 2-3. The series will visit West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Indiana, and Georgia before finishing up at the the Turner Family Big Buck Farm in Union, SC for the season finale.
2016 Event Schedule
Round 1 – February 13-14 – Moto-Vated Sports Complex – Gaston, SC
Round 2 – March 2-3 – The Alligator – Daytona, FL
Round 3 – April 23-24 – Boyer’s Farm – Romney, WV
Round 4 – June 4-5 – Altamont, TN
Round 5 – July 9-10 – Lost Valley Motorsports Park – Connelly Springs, NC
Round 6 – July 30-31 – Staunton MX – Brazil, IN
Round 7 – August 13-14 – Rockcrusher Farm – Young Harris, GA
Round 8 – November 12-13 – Big Buck Farm – Union, SC