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Maitland revs up for more ProMX fireworks in 2024


Maitland is revving up for a return of the Penrite ProMX Championship presented by AMX Superstores in 2024.

The highly-regarded Rutherford track will host round four of the series on Sunday 26 May.

The Lower Hunter township has been a staple on the ProMX calendar since the championship’s inauguration in 2021.

And, it will race into a fourth year alongside a new partnership with Maitland City Council.

The ProMX Championship at the Maitland District Motorcycle Club in 2023. Photo: Marc Jones Photography

“Maitland is a region that has and continues to be a talent factory for producing some of the nation’s finest motorcycle racers,” Motorcycling Australia CEO Peter Doyle said.

“The ProMX Championship round in Maitland is always one of the halo events on the calendar.

“It boasts a great track, superb facilities and spectators who come from far and wide to witness motocross racing at its finest.

“So, I’m looking forward to the Maitland District Motorcycle Club again putting on an outstanding event.

“All the important elements are covered.

“Maitland will again serve as a critical juncture in the ProMX Championship, with the early-season front runners looking to tighten the squeeze while the slow-starters will be galvanised to make up for lost ground.

“It’s just the pressure-cooker environment to produce non-stop bar-banging action of the highest order.”

The MX2 starting gate at the Maitland District Motorcycle Club in 2023. Photo: Marc Jones Photography

The Sunday schedule features practice, qualifying and racing in a jam-packed program.

Spectators will also get a chance to meet their favourite riders and grab an autograph, find a bargain at Trade Alley or simply soak up the atmosphere of Australia’s premier motocross championship.

Plus, Maitland, with its wonderful parks and facilities and close proximity to beaches and vineyards, is also a great place to enjoy some downtime before or after the ProMX round.

“We’re proud to partner with Motorcycling Australia on this wonderful event,” Maitland City mayor Philip Penfold said.

“It’s great to see the ProMX Championship return to Maitland once again.

“There are plenty of motocross fans in our region and I’m sure the community will turn out in droves to catch all the action.”

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