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Motocross brings riders to Havre


May 23, 2014

John Paul Schmidt

Young riders line up at the beginning of a motocross race Sunday at Lohman Motorsports Complex.

The Lohman Motorsports Complex brought motorcycle and ATV riders to the Hi-Line to take on the area's track Sunday.

The riders competed in a variety of events to earn points for Sunday's competition and for year-end totals.

Lohman Motorsports Complex, located halfway between Havre and Chinook just east of the town of Lohman, is part of a larger circuit that many of the riders are traveling around in. The points they earned at Lohman Motorsports Sunday will be added to the scores they receive at the other events they compete in.

Tera Verploegen, secretary and treasurer of Lohman Motorsports, said the 120 riders who competed Sunday ranged in ages from 4 to 70. The riders came largely from Montana, though a few traveled from Washington state and Canada.

"Riders earn points at each event and at the end of the year they get prizes for the amount of points they win," Verploegen said.

Lohman Motorsports Complex has been holding motocross competitions off and on for 12 years. This is...

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