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The Monster Energy Motocross Nationals get underway Sunday (June 2) with a series stop at Nanaimo’s Wastelands Motocross Park.

The Monster Energy Motocross Nationals hold Round 1 of the season this Sunday (June 2) at Nanaimo's Wastelands Motocross Park.

The Monster Energy Motocross Nationals hold Round 1 of the season this Sunday (June 2) at Nanaimo's Wastelands Motocross Park.

The big bikes are revving up, and that’s music to the ears of motocross fans.

The Canadian Motosport Racing Club’s Monster Energy Motocross Nationals get underway Sunday (June 2) with a series stop at Nanaimo’s Wastelands Motocross Park.

The start of the season is clean slate for all the riders and a chance to create some momentum for a good season.

“Motocross is not only alive and well in Canada but growing and a reason to be optimistic,” said Mark Stallybrass, CMRC president, in a press release.

On Saturday (June 1) there is an Island series race and Sunday’s racing starts at 12:10 p.m. Admission is $25 for Sunday’s race or $40 for a weekend pass. Children under $12 will be admitted for $15 on Sunday, or $25 for a weekend pass.