Legend Rick Johnson Announced as Grand Marshall of Circle K Unadilla Pro National
Race Takes Place Saturday, August 10th
New Berlin, NY (August 6, 2019)- Unadilla Motocross in New Berlin, New York announced today that racing legend Rick Johnson will serve as Grand Marshall of the Circle K Unadilla Pro National on Saturday, August 10th.
"We''re getting really excited to celebrate our 50th Anniversary with our fans old and new in just a few days", stated Unadilla co-owner Greg Robinson. "While we have a large number of racing greats who will be on-hand, we have named Rick Johnson as the Grand Marshall of the Circle K Unadilla Pro National."
"Rick will be arriving at the track on Friday and will accessible to fans both Friday and Saturday" further stated Robinson. "Rick is really
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getting into it. He is planning to bring a poster that used a picture of him at the 1987 MX des Nations at Unadilla--- one of the four times he was on a winning U.S. MX des Nations team. RJ also won back-to-back 250cc USGPs at Unadilla in 1988 and 1989 as well as the 500cc National in 1990. Long time fans will enjoy taking a trip down memory lane with this racing icon. And, of course, he will also be a big part of opening ceremonies as he takes his place in the Parade Lap of Honor."
The Circle K Unadilla Pro National Presented by Anderson Equipment Company, Eklund Farm Machinery and Massey Ferguson takes place on Saturday, August 10th.TICKETS for the event are available in advance or at the gate upon arrival. Questions about the Pro National can be directed to email@example.com or by calling 607/965-8450.
About Unadilla MX- Unadilla MX began promoting motocross races at its current facility in New Berlin, NY in 1969. Run by the Robinson Family since its inception, Unadilla hosted the "Inter Am", Trans Am, Trans USA, and began hosting the 250cc U.S. Grand Prix in 1978. It was the first track in the U.S. to host the prestigious MX des Nations in 1987, and has been a stop on the American Pro National MX circuit since 1992. All historically significant MX riders in the world have strapped on the leather and kicked the lever at Unadilla.
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