The Fox Raceway National in Pala, California, is returning to serve as the location of the second round in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship circuit. Pala was previously the site of the final round of the series in 2010 and 2011. The winners during these two seasons were Ryan Dungey and Dean Wilson, who won back-to-back victories for the 450 class and 250 class, respectively. Wilson was the undefeated champion for all four of the 250 class motos.
The Pala Band of Mission Indians, who are strong supporters of motocross events, will be hosting this second round of the exhilarating race series. Their goal is to promote and support the entire motocross community throughout the year. The Fox Raceway has a new covered patio area, a comprehensive retail store, a "Jeff Emig's Learn to Moto" center, and multiple activities that take place all summer.
The Fox Raceway is located on the Pala Band of Mission Indians reservation in Pala, California, between the Cleveland National Forest on the east and the cities of Escondido and Carlsbad on the west. San Diego is also nearby. Here's the full address:
Fox Raceway National
Pala, CA 92059
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is set for another exciting year in 2020. The lineup is unchanged from 2019, and this 12-round schedule highlights some of the most exciting motorsports race tracks in 11 different states across the U.S. This 49th season of the most prestigious motocross series in the world takes place over the entire summer, beginning with the Hangtown Motocross Class on May 16 and finishing with the Ironman National on August 29. Each round consists of two motocross races for the 250 and 450 classes, for a total of 24 motos. The winners will receive the coveted Edison Dye Cup in the 450 and the Gary Jones Cup in the 250. The 2020 schedule of rounds takes place at some of the most dynamic and storied tracks across the country, including the Fox Raceway.
The Fox Raceway National takes place on Saturday, May 23, 2020. On Friday, the racers will take part in a bike inspection and conduct media interviews. On Saturday, the practice races begin at 8:00 a.m., the 125 All-Stars Race starts at 11:45 a.m., the 250 Consolation Race begins at noon, and the 450 Consolation Race begins at 12:15 p.m. The opening ceremonies begin at 12:40 p.m., and the moto races start at 1:10 p.m. For a full listing of the schedule, visit the Fox Raceway National schedule site.
There is available camping at the Fox Raceway National for both RVs and tents. However, it is dry camping with no electricity or water hookups. If you reach an area with RED Flag warnings, no campfires are allowed. Pets are welcome but must be leashed. Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., and checkout time for campers is 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit the Fox Raceway National website.
Pala is located in Southern California near the coast and several national forests. There are many RV parks and campgrounds near the cities of Escondido and Carlsbad, with your choice of proximity to the ocean or more inland.
Escondido RV Resort - This resort is located on the north side of Escondido. It has lots of amenities and is conveniently close to attractions like the San Diego Zoo and Ron McLeod City Park. It has a dog park, a hot tub, and a pool. There are 127 sites with full hookups that are a mix of back-in and pull-through sites.
Champagne Lakes RV Resort - You can relax under the many shade trees at this small and quiet campground. Palomar Mountain is only 35 miles away, and downtown Escondido is very close. There is a playground as well as a stocked pond for fishing. The park has 74 back-in and pull-through sites and a pool with a hot tub.
All Seasons RV Park & Campground - Located north of Escondido, All Seasons has wonderful views of the surrounding hillsides. You will enjoy the numerous palm trees, and you can both swim and fish in the large lake. There are 150 back-in and pull-through sites and three laundries for your convenience. Pets are allowed.
Oceanside RV Park - You'll love the location of this park, which is in Oceanside, west of Escondido. Both Buccaneer Beach and the Oceanside Pier are within walking distance. The 139 RV sites are all separated by privacy fences, and you'll love the on-site Jacuzzi and the pool.
South Carlsbad State Beach - This state park, which is located next to Interstate 5, has a long coastline and great beaches. The RV area is large with 220 full-hookup sites with big-rig access, and the campground store is quite large. The sites are well-spaced out and private, and you will enjoy the uniquely shaped shrubbery between the sites.
You can find hotels in the nearby cities of Temecula, Pala Mesa, Carlsbad, Escondido, San Marcos, and other localities. If you are traveling to this event in an RV, there are campsites at the racetrack campground for primitive camping, and there are also numerous RV parks and campgrounds located all around the venue.
The Fox Raceway National is conveniently close to major interstates and highways. From San Diego, take I-15 north to Highway 76 and drive east. From Carlsbad and Oceanside, take Highway 76 east. From Los Angeles, take I-5 south and 76 east.
Parking is available for a fee of $10 per vehicle. The gates open Thursday at noon and close at midnight to 6:00 a.m. daily.
The Fox Raceway National webpage has tickets for sale for the 2020 round. The prices are listed alongside the race times.
While you are attending this event, you'll naturally want to see what else Southern California has to offer. This area of the Golden State has some of the most beautiful beaches around, and alternate habitats of forest and desert abound. Traveling in a rental RV from RVshare is one of the best ways to visit many sites during a road trip. You are sure to find many opportunities to take photos of all your activities; share your pictures with readers on RVshare. Send your photos of your trip to [email protected], and you may see them posted on RVshare's blog and social media channels.
Be sure to stay up to date on all the news and events that will be happening at the Fox Raceway National by visiting @foxraceway on Facebook and Instagram and @Pala_Raceway on Twitter.
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