[Floresville, TX] – July 18, 2023 – The roar of engines filled the air as the Texas Night Series took over Cycle Ranch in Floresville, TX, on July 15, 2023, for a spectacular weekend of amateur motocross racing. Riders of all ages and skill levels converged at the renowned track, creating an electrifying atmosphere that captivated the audience of over 500 spectators.
With over 30 classes of racing and a staggering 150 race entries, the competition was fierce from start to finish. Families and individuals from across Texas and beyond gathered to witness the adrenaline-pumping battles on the track. Throughout the entire weekend, dedicated moto dads diligently worked on the bikes, while moms took care of every other aspect, showcasing the unwavering support that makes the motocross community so special.
A standout rivalry emerged between local racer Dylan Carter from La Vernia, TX, and the talented Franklin Bowsher, who made the journey all the way from Louisiana to test Carter's mettle. Their fierce rivalry played out in thrilling race after race, with both riders pushing their limits to secure victory. In the end, it was Dylan Carter who emerged as the overall champion, claiming the well-deserved title. However, the excitement didn't stop with Dylan Carter and Franklin Bowsher. Another captivating rivalry unfolded between Elliot Bowsher, Franklin's brother, and local racer Cade Ackerman, hailing from La Vernia as well. These two talented riders engaged in exhilarating battles, trading moto wins and showcasing their skills on the track. The competition remained intense throughout the weekend, captivating the attention of families who gathered to support their riders and work together to achieve their best.
The Texas Night Series also celebrated the diversity of its participants, with riders spanning a wide range of ages. The youngest competitor, a remarkable 3 years old, fearlessly navigated the track on their Stacyc, capturing the hearts of the spectators. On the other end of the spectrum, the event welcomed a 58-year-young racer, proving that passion for motocross knows no age limits.
As families united, working side by side and cheering on their loved ones, the Texas Night Series fostered a strong sense of community and camaraderie among all participants. This event was not only a showcase of individual talent but also a testament to the spirit of collaboration and support that permeates the motocross community.
The track was a battlefield where battles were fought, and the victors left with well-deserved triumph and massive trophies. However, every competitor, regardless of their position, walked away with a smile and a sense of fulfillment, knowing they had given their all on the challenging course.
The success of the Texas Night Series would not have been possible without Freestone MX, the dedicated race staff who worked tirelessly throughout the event. Their commitment and expertise ensured the smooth execution of each race, creating an unforgettable experience for participants and spectators alike.The organizers would like to extend a special thank you to Alamo Cycle Plex, Ride Iron Supply, FXR Moto, Troy Lee Designs, VP Racing Fuels, and Onium Pro for their valuable contributions to the Texas Night Series. Their support and dedication elevate the motocross community, making events like these possible.
Mark your calendars for the upcoming Best of Texas event, set to take place on August 12th and 13th. Pre-entry registration and RV spots are now available for purchase on the official Texas Night Series website, offering motocross enthusiasts an opportunity to secure their spots for this highly anticipated event.
Cycle Ranch MX is open every day for Moto, BMX, and Stacyc riding. Experience the thrill of the track and enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities. Don't forget to visit the Trackside Cafe, open on weekends, where you can refuel with delicious food, coffee, smoothies, and even find essential parts for your ride. Cycle Ranch MX offers a family-friendly environment with activities for kids of all ages, ensuring an enjoyable experience for everyone.
For more information, including updates, race results, and future events, please visit cycleranchmx.com. Stay connected and get the latest updates by following @cycleranchmx on Instagram.
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