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Red Bull Straight Rhythm at Fairplex Pomona

  • Fairplex 1101 West McKinley Avenue Pomona, CA, 91768 United States (map)

Red Bull Straight Rhythm at Fairplex in Pomona

  Red Bull Straight Rhythm 2016 © Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool

Red Bull Straight Rhythm 2016 © Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool

In its fifth year, riders will leave their cushy factory four-strokes at home and will run what they brung as they go head-to-head on the ½-mile-long straight rhythm track on nothing but two-smoke power. The event will continue the format started last year where practice, qualifying and racing will all take place on the same day, with the finals taking place at night under the lights. 

 from 2016  © Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool

from 2016 © Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool

After the two-stroke class was introduced at the event last year, nostalgia took full effect, and everyone cared about little else. While most of the action takes place on the track, it also gets pretty heated online, as riders like Ryan Villopoto, Chad Reed and Ronnie Mac talk serious trash to each other before lining up to race. The race will consist of two classes - 250cc+, and 150cc & under. And, yes, it is all two strokes … well, with one exception, the mad scientists at Alta Motors as they will be allowed to run electric in the 250cc+ class. Think of it as a “return to the past, but keep an eye on the future” philosophy.

Despite the bike changes, the concept of this competition remains the same. Line up side by side and race head-to-head down a half mile of rollers, whoops, doubles, tables and all other kinds of rhythmic insanity. Racing is a best-of-three format, so each rider gets at least two chances to grab victory.

Adult Ticket- $35 Provides full venue access, with great viewing from multiple shaded grandstands alongside the track.  

Child Ticket - $15 Provides full venue access, with great viewing from multiple shaded grandstands placed along the track. Kids 5 and under enter for FREE.  

4-Pack - $120 Take advantage of this great rate on this 4-pack of general admission tickets. 

*All tickets Include a 1 year subscription to The Red Bulletin per order

For those that can’t make it to the event, Red Bull Straight Rhythm will air live October 20 on Red Bull TV.   Event details can be found at redbull.com/straightrhythm

Parking is $12 at Gate 17 on Fairplex Dr. 

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