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2020 AZOP Rowley White RV Series, Rounds 4 and 5, Payson, AZ October 3-4 and 10-11, 2020

Words and photos by: Miller Truby

After a seven-month layoff due to COVID-19 and the related permitting issues, AZOP’s Rowley White RV Series made a triumphant return to action in 2020 with two races on consecutive weekends at the ever popular rodeo grounds in Payson, AZ. With sponsorship from Nash Powersports, Five18 Designs, and GO AZ Motorcycles both races were able to take advantage of the perfect weather, proximity to town, and ample spectating and racing opportunities provided by the fan-favorite location. The layout of the track was similar to what AZOP did for the Payson event in October of 2019, with a short-course feel that took elements from motocross tracks and featured a majority of manmade obstacles. A section of unimproved single-track on the hills above the rodeo arena was included for the Big Bikes to bash through...

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