From the 27th to the 29th of May, the Pietermaritzburg Royal Show will hear the roar of motorcycles in a gruelling three-day endurocross event, brought to you by Powasol Extreme Events.
In just over a decade, endurocross has become one of the world’s fastest growing ‘adrenaline’ sports. It’s an exciting hybrid between motorcross and off-road endurance motorbike racing and, for Royal Show 2016, a specialised dirt track – designed by multiple South African motorcross champion Brett Redman – has been built in the main arena of the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds. The idea is to test a rider’s skill and stamina over different obstacles like those you’d find cross country – logs, rocks, sand, pipes, pallets and tyres – and their speed, with riders being allowed a maximum of twelve minutes to compete each lap.
In a phrase – heart-stopping action! This blue-chip event sees several of South Africa’s best riders – plus some international competitors – vying for the top spot in their class:
The programme is as follows:
Looking forward to seeing the crowds join us for this event, which promises to be nothing short of exhilarating!