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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, August 26, 2011

Elings Park BMX Raceway Hosts $5,000 PRO-AM on Saturday, August 27th

Free Agent and Nema Cycling, together with Need Three, are proud to present SoCal’s BMX Gold Coast Cup Pro-Am, Saturday August 27, 2011, awarding $5,000 in prize monies through 8th place!


This will be a special two-race event on the final day of the 2nd Annual BMX Gold Coast Cup series. That’s two Pro-Am races in one day along SoCal’s Gold Coast where the racing will be hot but the daytime temps should be a perfect 72 degrees! With Mike Redman in the house to announce, the good times are set to roll first at Santa Barbara’s Elings Park BMX Raceway, 10:00am-11:30am sign-ups, racing ASAP. The action then shifts a short 35 miles south along the 101 Coast Highway to Camarillo’s Freedom Park BMX Raceway, 5:00pm-7:00pm sign-ups, racing ASAP. Open to 15 and over expert amateurs and pros, the entry fee for the two-race format/day is just $20. Final rankings and the money will be awarded based on combined finishes from both races. For complete information, got to goldcoastbmxcup.com or socalbmx.com, become a fan on facebook at Gold Coast BMX racing, or call our hotline at 805-824-7854.

The SoCal BMX Gold Coast Cup is going on now, every Saturday in August, offering great regional competition, custom awards and great giveaways from series sponsors Free Agent Bicycles, Nema Cycling, Intense BMX, Speed Bicycles, GT Bikes, Redman Bikes, Stealth Hubs, Supercross BMX, Clayborn Bikes, Stile Industries, THE, Atomlab, ODI, ITS Tyre Systems, Sinz, Alius, Kenda Tires, LDC, Hot Shoppe, KwegCo Chains, White Lightning, Tangent, StructureIT Worldwide and Corporate Graphics.

Elings Park BMX Raceway is an American Bicycle Association sanctioned track. The track is open for instruction and practice Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:00PM-7:00PM, and Sundays 12:00PM-2:00PM; and open for practice and racing Fridays 5:00PM-7:00PM, and Saturdays 10:00AM-11:30AM. For more information on getting started in BMX or special events at the track, go to www.elingsparkbmx.com or call 805.824.7854.

Established in 1980, Elings Park is a 230-acre recreational complex that serves more than 219,000 people each year. It is the largest privately funded public park in America. It is administered by the Elings Park Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that operates on contributions from members of the community.

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