Monday, 9 May 2011

International Motocross Championship Hodmezovasarhely

Hodmezovasarhely Center Motorsport Club is organising an international motocross race on Roland-Ring Motocross Circuit. The competition is the second round of the Hungarian Republic’s International Championship. Apart from junior, there are professional and senior categories too. In ProMX1 category you can see Kornel Nemeth Jr. who accepted the invitation of Center Motorsport Club.
He has taken part in numerous world championships and finished in the first part of the racers. His racing is a special experience for the spectators. In ProMX2 category we will see Alex Nagy, and in Super Senior category Zoltan Tapai too.

There will be about 100-120 competitiors and about 2000 spectators are expected. Entrance tickets cost 1000 HUF (4 Euro) for adults and 500 HUF (2 Euro) for children and pensioners.

Motocross has been very popular in Hodmezovasarhely since Sandor Tecsy became a national champion int he early 60s. The first part of the 80s were extremely successful when members of the club became the most important racers of the national 125 team for years and were able to win the Eastern-European Cup. The circuit in Hodmezovasarhely has provided place for several international championships where spectators could see national and international stars. It is also the success of the club to create Hungaroring Motocross circuit as they designed and built it. As a result of the great job and outstanding sport achievements the management of the Hungaroring trusted the club in Hodmezovasarhely to manage the circuit.

Hodmezovasarhely Motocross Circuit
The circuit of the Center Motocross Club provides facilities for some other technical sports. The circuit is 11 ha and is only about 1.5 km from the town, between Szeged and Hodmezovasarhely. It hasn’t been changed since 1980. It was the place for the Eastern-European Cup twice and spectators could see World Championship bronz medalist Rangelov and BBK winner Kornel Nemeth.

Hodmezovasarhely Motocross Roland-Ring
The circuit in Hodmezovasarhely is 1750m long and 10m wide. The level difference is 7.5 m. What makes this circuit difficult is its ground which is a mixture of sand, clay and saline parts of the place.

Satellite picture of the Hodmezovasarhely Motocross Circuit

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