Off-road racing returns to the Island

February 22, 2019

The World Off-Road Championship Series is coming to Lake Havasu City for the next two weekends.

This weekend the ATV/SXS will run from Friday through Sunday and next weekend motorcycles will run from Friday, March 1 through Sunday, March 3.

“The race will run, rain or shine,” said a spokesperson with WORCS in a phone interview.

The event will take place at Crazy Horse Campgrounds with practice rounds beginning tomorrow at 8:45 a.m. The gates will open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Race hours for Saturday run from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gate hours for each day will be from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Camping is $15 per night and parking is $10 per vehicle. However, parking outside of the gate is free.

Adult entrance fees are $10 per day or $20 for a weekend pass, children 12 and under are $10 per day or $15 for a weekend pass. Seniors over 65 and those with military I.D. will receive free admission. The weekend passes will be only good for one weekend.

Hours and fees will remain the same for both weekends.

Race entry fees are as follows, $100 for a pro race, $70 for beginner sportsmen, $50 for an adult race and $35 for a youth race. Practice fees are $25 per vehicle entered.

A special UTV expo will be held as well. The entrance is included in the admission price.

Safety information and requirements for riders can be found on the WORCS website.

According to its website, WORCS was established in 2001 to identify the best amateur and professional off-road riders in the U.S.