Live oaks has been resurrected!!!

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Last race was 1974, Thanks to some hard working volunteers spearheaded by paul kirby of D38 roadrunners off road club it is alive agian,here are some photos









 

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Looks awesome - sort of Glen Helen-ish. Where exactly is it?
 

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80miles east of sandiego, golden acorn casino exit, on old hwy 80, dont blink or you will miss it.
 

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where is this place if you don`t mind me asking?
It is about 60 miles east of San Diego, about 1 1/2 miles south of Interstate 8. Crestwood/Golden Acorn Casino exit, take Old Hwy 80 southeast - directly across from Live Oak Springs Resort. Not to be confused with the MX track at Golden Acorn.

The track is not yet open to the public. The property owner is still working a public opening.











 

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So when is their going to be a race again their? Will this be a public place to ride or for races only? Thanks for sharing!
 

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Here is a little history on the Original Live Oaks Course. It was built in 1971 by members of IVMC (Imperial Valley Motorcycle Club). The course hosted races there from 71 to 73 by IVMC & ECMC (El Cajon Motorcycle Club).
Some of our members in Roadrunners are children of the IVMC group and raced this course as teenagers. I never got to race this course but remember attending these races with friends (my folks would not let me race when I was 14).
Resurrecting the course has been a year long process with the landowner, forestry, etc. etc, we have been low key on this since we really were not sure if it was going to happen.
The actual work on the course once we got the OK was 7 weekends by some very dedicated volunteers from Roadrunners & D38. This is a natural terrain course, no doubles or triple jumps, 2 small tabletops in the infield for photo opps. 90% of the course is the original course complete with a controllable water crossing and an angled uphill you can see in some of the pictures.
Now that most of the hard work is done, it will be up to the landowner to maintain and groom this for future use. It would be a perfect place for vintage motocross races.
 

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when my friends get back, he wants to go up there and let me learn how to ride track. cant wait. i heard there was another track out there. but on the other side of the 8?
 

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its a fun track for sure
i was there a few weeks ago and going back on saturday;D
 

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its a fun track for sure
i was there a few weeks ago and going back on saturday;D

I was told the track will only be open this Sat until about noon. After that they will be closing so they can prep it the rest of the weekend for the upcoming race.
 

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You are correct Josh, the track will be opened Saturday morning Aug 22nd until 2 PM which then it will be closed for preperation for the Oaktown Grand Prix on Saturday Aug. 29th & 30th.
See the flyer below.
 

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I was told the track will only be open this Sat until about noon. After that they will be closing so they can prep it the rest of the weekend for the upcoming race.

ahh darn it :eek:

o well i hope its good for the race next week and gives me more time to prep my bike for it:)
 

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Is this track normally open on Sundays?
 
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