The longest running motocross event in the Northeast

Englishtown, NJ, October 8, 2018 – Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey will host the 42nd annual Kawasaki Race of Champions on the weekend of October 19-21, 2018.

The Kawasaki Race of Champions or KROC as it has become know is one of the longest running and most popular late-season motocross events in the country. The event is also a “Featured Event” through the American Motorcyclist Association and for 2018, the competition will take place on the “new” Raceway Park track right across the street from the hallowed grounds of the previous track. Earlier this year, Raceway Park moved to a new track on the other side of the property. The all-new track features many of the iconic landmarks from the old track, including a new staircase, plunge, and flagpole straight. With a full season of testing and changes under their belt, the Raceway Park crew will have an excellent track for the racers on race weekend.

Racing begins on Friday the 19th and continues through Sunday the 21st providing a full weekend of racing action. The Kawasaki Race of Champions (KROC) has a special three moto format for all youth, amateur and vet expert classes with racing taking place over Friday and Saturday. Sunday is reserved for Pro-Am racing and special exhibition motos.

With more than $40,000 up for grabs in cash and contingency, the KROC is a must-attend event for racers across the country. Kawasaki and the local participating Kawasaki dealers have been the title sponsor of the event since 1982 and their support of this event has never wavered. Over the course of the weekend, 4 new Kawasaki motorcycles will be given away. Local Kawasaki dealers Montgomeryville Cycle Center, Mt. Holly Motorsports, Motorcycle Mall and Toms River Marine and Powersports will all give away new Kawasaki motorcycles as a part of their event sponsorship. New Kawasaki’s will be on display and dealership and manufacturer representatives will be on hand to answer your questions.

“42 years and counting. The Kawasaki Race of Champions is a staple in motocross racing in the Northeast. Racers from all across the country have competed in this iconic event and many of the stars of today’s motocross and supercross series have had success at KROC,” said Raceway Park Track Manager Rich Trevelise. “Professional motocross rookie sensation, Justin Cooper was the big winner here in 2016 who will be 2018’s big winner? Come to the Kawasaki Race of Champions to find out. See you at the track.”

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