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Feb 17, 2001

SMRA Brings Road Racing To Albuquerque, New Mexico, With AMA Sanction

Motorcycle road racing is coming to Albuquerque, New Mexico this spring with events sanctioned by the Sandia Motorcycle Roadracing Association (SMRA) and run at Sandia Motorsports Park. The racetrack, which opened in May, 2000, was built by local car racers and includes a 1.65-mile road course along with 0.4-mile and 1/4-mile paved ovals.<BR><BR>The track is located west of Albuquerque at the top of Nine Mile Hill.<BR><BR>The road course will see motorcycle road racing action starting April 28-29, with additional events scheduled for May 12-13, June 23-24, July 14-15 and August 12.<BR><BR>According to a press release issued by the AMA on February 16, the SMRA is AMA sanctioned and additional information is available from SMRA President Juan Romero at jromero466@aol.com or from the SMRA website at www.smra-racing.org.