WYTHEVILLE, Va. – The green flag is ready to drop on the Indoor Motocross Winter Series Finale this weekend at the APEX Center.

“We have a total of 36 classes,” Victory Sports President Sam Gammon said. “Three of the classes are ATV’s and the rest of the classes are motorcycles. This is our 27th annual season for the FMF Indoor Motocross winter season.”

Hundreds of riders from across the East Coast will be at the APEX Center this weekend. The Pro class will be racing for a $10,000 purse.

“This is the first time we’ve come to Southwest Virginia,” Gammon said. “We’re excited to come to the new APEX Center. This is the finale for the whole series.”

There will be classes for all ages at this event. Pee Wee, Youth, Beginner, Amateur, Intermediate, Veterans, and Pro classes will provide a racing opportunity to riders of all skill levels. Beginner classes are available for all size bikes: 50cc, 65cc, 85cc, 250cc, thru 450cc.

Spectator gates will open at 5 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 4 to 11. Children under four years of age are free. Tickets are available at the door only. The main event starts at 6:30 p.m. both days.

The APEX Center is the Commonwealth’s premier civic center west of Roanoke. It provides a venue for events ranging from MMA to Monster Trucks as well as concerts, rodeos and dozens of other regional and national events. Motocross Racing and Titans of the Cage MMA are just a few of the items on the agenda during the next several weeks.

Virginia Indoor Motocross will take place from March 8 thru March 9. The Titans of the Cage MMA event is being held at the APEX Center on April 13.

The APEX Center is located at Exit 77 off of I-81 in Wytheville. The arena is located approximately 1/4 of a mile from the interstate.

If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Wythe County officials, please call Blake Stowers at 276-223-4522 or email Blake at [email protected]