Ironman Raceway's Scouting Moto Combine took center stage this past summer, with highlights soon to be aired on MAVTV's popular "Two Wheel Tuesday". The showcase will encapsulate the dynamic performances and celebrate young talent on the rise in amateur motocross.
MAVTV Motorsports Network is set to broadcast highlights of the Ironman Scouting Moto Combine on its "Two Wheel Tuesday" segment.
Gavin Towers, under Chad Reed's guidance, showcased an exceptional performance, solidifying his presence as a top amateur motocross prospect.
The Scouting Moto Combine, essential for budding athletes, will continue into its fourth year in 2024, aligned with several Pro Motocross Championship rounds.
In an exhilarating turn of events, MX Sports Pro Racing divulged that moments captured from the Scouting Moto Combine, orchestrated by the U.S. Air Force Special Warfare at Ironman Raceway, will be televised on the MAVTV Motorsports Network. This exposure comes as a special segment of the channel's widely-viewed "Two Wheel Tuesday" program. The broadcast is scheduled to kick off at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET, commencing with highlights from the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship held at Loretta Lynn’s, and following up with a comprehensive look into the Moto Combine at 4:30 p.m. PT / 7:30 p.m. ET.
The fervent on-track spectacle at the Ironman Moto Combine marked the precursor to the grand finale of the Tucker Freight Lines Ironman National. This event was the conclusive 11th round of the 2023 Pro Motocross Championship, held under the prestigious sanction of AMA Pro Racing. The concluding Combine meet of the summer saw Gavin Towers, a spirited talent from Pennsylvania, rise to the fore. Guided by the esteemed rider coach, Chad Reed, Towers made a significant mark with the Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing. He exhibited a commanding 1-1 performance. Notably, this remarkable feat trailed his inaugural victory at Loretta Lynn’s, thus elevating his stature as one of the leading figures in amateur motocross.
Highlighting the integral essence of the Scouting Moto Combine, Jim Perry, the Program Director, emphasized, “The ability to replicate the experience of a Pro Motocross National, both on and off the track, is a core element of the Scouting Moto Combine program and the broadcast component is vital to the overall experience.” Perry also highlighted the unique opportunity provided to these budding stars, offering them a chance to thrive in a professional setting. This encompasses guidance from iconic personalities like AMA Hall of Famer Broc Glover, Buddy Antunez, Michael Byrne, Broc Tickle, and the legendary Chad Reed, among others.
The prodigious Gavin Towers joins the esteemed league of the Scouting Moto Combine alumni, a legacy graced by notable names such as the reigning Supercross and Pro Motocross Rookie of the Year, Haiden Deegan, Ryder DiFrancesco, Chance Hymas, and Casey Cochran. The latter recently made his transition to the professional tier with Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing.
As amateur motocross continues to grow and flourish, fans and enthusiasts can look forward to the Scouting Moto Combine's return in 2024. The program is set to synchronize with various rounds of the upcoming Pro Motocross Championship. Further information regarding the Nationals that will accompany the Combine meetings is anticipated to be unveiled soon.