The bad news may be that off-road racing’s newest facility now finds itself at the forefront of motorsport’s return to hosting live spectators and weekend camping. The good news is Minnesota’s ERX Motor Park is more than ready.
Plans are in place for ERX to hold its first race back with spectators, the upcoming ERX Off-Road Nationals scheduled for July 10-11. The two-day race weekend will also finally unveil the new Championship Off-Road (COR) series to racers and fans alike.
Located about 30 miles from downtown Minneapolis, ERX is located at the junction of the Mississippi and Elk River. What opened as a modest 13-acre snowmobile racing track in 2008 has now evolved into a 500-acre off-road playground that is one of the most well-conceived and executed premiere motorsports venue in the entire Midwest.
Co-owned by business partners Chris Carlson and Todd Plaisted, the facility has shared its extensive and comprehensive COVID-19 plan with RACER.com, covering areas as limited ticket and camping sales, separate spectator and participant procedures, modifications to seating and concession sales and much more.
All of the Midwest off-road tracks have seen the ERX plan and are looking to emulate as many of the safety procedures and protocols as possible. Given the short summer window for suitable weather in that section of America, it is imperative for teams and tracks to get their season completed by the end of
By: Marty Fiolka
Title: ERX Motor Park shares plans to host short-course off-road events with spectators
Sourced From: racer.com/2020/06/09/erx-motor-park-shares-plans-to-host-short-course-off-road-events-with-spectators/
Published Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 23:37:55 +0000
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