SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (February 2, 2016) — The Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria is expanding the series to four stops in 2016 by adding Angel Fire, NM (June 11-12) to the 2016 schedule. The remaining three stops include Moab, UT (May 7), Sun Valley, ID (June 25-26*) and a final stop in Park City, UT (TBA).
“We are excited to expand our series by adding a fourth stop in Angel Fire, NM,” said Scott Enduro Cup Event Director Ben Nelson. “The terrain at Angel Fire will greatly complement the existing variety of trails offered at the other three races. Angel Fire also puts a second two-day race on the series schedule in addition to Sun Valley.”
The Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will award $12,000 cash to the open class throughout the series. Amateur racers will also be awarded with product. New this season, Vittoria is sponsoring a prime (preem), the Vittoria Bolt, at each race location for the fastest downhill time of a designated stage. One male and one female racer will win the prime awarding each $100 cash prize. Winners can only win the prime one time and the prime is only eligible to the open category.
“We're really happy to see the Scott Enduro Cup grow into four events,” said Scott SPORTS Bike Marketing Manager Zack Vestal. “Our partners at MSI have done a terrific job of building this series while maintaining the quality of each event. Having our brand associated with these high-caliber competitions in iconic locations is a tremendous ‘win' for Scott.”
Scott Enduro Cup registration is open to men and women, professional and amateur adults and juniors ages 13-18. Riders can choose to participate in a single race or purchase a season pass. All registration fees include a T-shirt and lunch in addition to the race entry. The Angel Fire, Sun Valley and Park City registration fees will also include lift tickets for resort race days, which are not applicable to the Moab stop.
2016 Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria Schedule
May 7 — Scott Enduro Cup at Moab, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Moab, UT, The first stop of the 2016 Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria will take place on the world famous red rock trails of Moab, Utah. This is a great place to kick off your racing season.
June 11-12 — Scott Enduro Cup at Angel Fire, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Angel Fire, NM
June 25-26 — Scott Enduro Cup at Sun Valley, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Sun Valley, ID, Two days of full throttle enduro racing on the best of Sun Valley backcountry and resort single track.
August Date TBA — Scott Enduro Cup at Canyons Resort, tentative for 2016, Scott Enduro Cup Series, Park City, UT, Last year's race featured a stacked pro field and enthusiastic crowd.
Athlete capacity is limited and racers are encouraged to register early to secure their place in the competition and to receive early bird pricing. Registration opened February 16 at 11 a.m. MST on endurocupmtb.com.
In partnership with Sierra Nevada Brewing Company,the Scott Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria is dedicated to the progression of enduro mountain biking. Every event will showcase athletes from all experience levels, stunning scenery with unique trails and high quality partner brands to provide an authentic and robust experience for athletes and spectators. The Scott Enduro Cup offers a premier racing experience with professional timing, course marking, event staff, signature post-race lunch, stacked prize raffle and more.