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Cycle News 2019 Issue 48 December 3

Cycle News is a weekly magazine that covers all aspects of motorcycling including Supercross, Motocross and MotoGP as well as new motorcycles

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VOLUME 56 ISSUE 48 DECEMBER 3, 2019 P51 entries and ran through Saturday evening, November 30, with 45 classes total in each discipline. The new schedule at the Mini O's al- lowed for longer race times for the 250 and 450cc A and Pro Sport classes, each now running 20-minute motos. The 250 and 450cc B and B Limited classes now run 15-minute motos, creating a better transition to the 30-minute-plus-two-lap motos that the professionals do. It also provides a better showcase for the many team managers who make the trip to Flor- ida during the holiday to scout out new talent. Some of the managers on hand BY SAMANTHA NICOLINI PHOTOGRAPHY BY MIKE VIZER AND DAVID LANDO T he 48th Annual Thor Mini O's pre- sented by Pro Circuit took place at the iconic Gatorback Cycle Park in Gaines- ville, Florida over the Thanksgiving week. It was an action-packed week of racing starting on Sunday, November 24, with su- percross practice followed by heats on Mon- day and main events on Tuesday. With over 1800 entries in supercross, Monday saw 68 heat gate-drops for riders to qualify into the main events. Motocross racing began on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, with over 2300 Titles

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