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Ford Raceway
Tucker Raceway
Race Track in 2016.
Basic information
Location Springdale, Arkansas, United States
Owned by Ford Family
Key people See below
Date opened December 8, 2017
Capacity 20,000–75,000
Race type Off-road racing
Notable races
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Ford Raceway, LLC (also known as The Raptor's Raceway and Ford's Compound) is a Motocross track raceway and training founded by four-time X Games Gold medalist and fifteen-time One-on-One champion Danny Ford in 2015[1] after the motocross allowed him to become free agent for the price of $750,000 to $1.2 million.[2]. Tucker Raceway also promotes all forms of live entertainment including sporting events, training and theatrical events as well as film and television productions.

History

Founded in Ford's birth state of Arkansas in Springdale and also the home of Ford family. It co promotes race cards with other motocross promoters/companies i.e. Charles D. Kennedy's Kennedy Raceway, Main Events, Gary Shaw Productions, Lou Dibella, Murad Mohammad, etc. Golden Boy Enterprises has a diverse portfolio of investments including ownership in several Spanish-language newspapers in major markets throughout the U.S., and select investments in a number of consumer products.

On August 1, 2019, Ford Raceway's twitter account got mysteriously suspended. Ford said that "have much work into the account and that we wont be re-created or resolved/getting our account back."

Christmas Holiday events

Ford Raceway is also host of it's own Christmas holiday special, "Ford Raceway Christmas Special" since it's hold first even on Christmas 2017. The upcoming 2018 Christmas on December 23 - 26.

Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2017)

Ford Raceway Christmas (2017)
Venue Ford Raceway
Location Springdale, Arkansas
Dates December 21–26, 2017
Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2017) was the first ever Christmas event that took place on December 21–26, 2017 in Springdale, Arkansas.

Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2018)

Ford Raceway Christmas (2018)
Venue Ford Raceway
Location Springdale, Arkansas
Dates December 23–25, 2018
Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2018) was the second of Ford Raceway Christmas event that will took place on December 23–25, 2018 in Springdale, Arkansas.

Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2019)

Ford Raceway Christmas (2019)
Venue Ford Raceway
Location Springdale, Arkansas
Dates December 23–25, 2019

Ford Raceway Christmas Special (2019) was the third and upcoming of Ford Raceway Christmas event that will took place on December 23–25, 2019 in Springdale, Arkansas.

Current riders

Source:[3]

Name Team Nationality Year
signed
Notes
Kazakhstan Rustem Nurbekov Kawasaki Kazakhstani 2019
United States Charles Williams Honda American 2018 Also retired Mixed martial artist; with an undefeated record.
United States Jesse Bellows Honda/Kawasaki American 2018
Mexico Carl Ramirez Kawasaki Mexican 2018
Canada François Jacobson Kawasaki Canadian 2018
United States Francis Henry Kawasaki American 2018
Germany Eduard Leopold Otto Honda German 2017
Hungary Béla Klemens Kawasaki Hungarian 2017
Germany Heinrich Kröhler Honda German 2017
Canada Adam Dennis KTM Canadian 2016
United States John Churchill Honda American 2016
United States A.J. Ritcher Honda American 2016
United States Nathan "Valkyr" Ellison KTM/Honda American 2015

Former riders

Name Team Nationality Year
signed
Notes
United States Jason McJonesson Yamaha American 2015–2018
United States Paul Jacks Honda American 2016–2017
United States Floyd Harris Jr. Kawasaki American 2017–2018

Key people and management

Nat. Nickname Name Roles Notes
United States Raptor[n 1] Danny W. Ford Founder / CEO / Owner Retired professional racer.
Canada Jack Robinson, Jr. COO / President
Belgium Senator[n 2] Leopold Peeters Head Matchmaker Also trainer and professional racer
United Kingdom Eric Mason Chief Operations Officer
United States CDK Charles D. Kennedy Vice President of Operations Motocross rider (2009-2017 and since 2018)
  1. Ford also was previously nicknamed, "Mohawk Boy" from his amateur career to November 2017.
  2. Peeters also was previously nicknamed, "Beligan Kaiser", "LJP", and "Peeterpold" from his amateur career to November 2017.

Trainers

See also

References

External links

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