The Trials Training Center in Sequatchie, Tennessee will host the seventh annual KENDA Tennessee Knockout on the weekend of August 12-13, 2017. The event has become one of the premier off-road motorcycle races in the United States, attracting some of the best racers from around the world.
American Cody Webb has proven to be the dominant rider at the TKO winning the last four years after taking second the first two years of the event. Webb has faced stiff competition from international riders the past two years. In 2015, Webb outdueled the UK’s Jonny Walker, recognized as one of the best Extreme Enduro racers in the world, to take the win. And in 2016, Webb took the win over South Africa’s Wade Young, who has also won some of the best known Extreme races in the world.
Webb will be back on his FMF KTM looking to make it five in a row. The top off-road racers from around the world will be invited to compete and amateur riders can race on Saturday with the top finishers earning the opportunity to move on to the Sunday Expert Knockout rounds. On Sunday, the riders will compete in a very tough and spectator friendly multi round format.
The expert riders will again be competing for a $10,000 purse.
Amateur registration opens at Noon CST on Thursday, December 1, 2016. There are just 180 spots available and entries sold out in less than a day for the 2016 event so please plan to get your entry in as soon as it opens. Click here to register on Dec. 1 at noon or thereafter.
If you want to tackle an EnduroCross course yourself, there are classes for Amateur, Vet, Women and TrialCross riders. All of those support class main events run as part of the night show so it is your chance to compete in front of a large crowd.
The sixth annual KENDA AMA Tennessee Knockout, presented by Moose Racing and SRT, will take place on August 20-21, 2016. KTM’s Cody Webb (@codywebb2) won an epic battle with the UK’s Jonny Walker (jonnywalker_22) to take the 2015 TKO title. Webb will face stiff competition for the 2016 event as a huge list of the top off-road racers from around the world have vowed to challenge Webb for the largest piece of the $10,000 purse.
The KENDA AMA Tennessee Knockout uses a unique four-round Knockout race format that is challenging for the riders and entertaining for the fans. The amazing Trials Training Center facility allows for easy access to the race action.
The top five finishers at the previous TKO events have included riders from EnduroCross, Trials, National Enduro, GNCC, WORCS and even the Enduro World Championship. So it is a great mix of backgrounds facing off on an extremely challenging course with a large purse on the line.
Pre-qualified riders get a free entry into the Sunday program. These riders earn an invite based top results in several major US or International off-road motorcycle race events. On Saturday, those riders that did not already earn an invite can challenge themselves on the course with the top finishers earning their own invite to the Sunday Knockout rounds.
The following riders have earned invites for the 2016 KENDA Tennessee Knockout: