The hot rumor has been confirmed! The King Of The Baggers series will now include an additional round that will take part in the FIM MotoGP event at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas, April 12-13.

Mission King Of The Baggers Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas
Kyle Wyman aboard his Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Road Glide at Circuit of the Americas last year. Photo by Brian J. Nelson

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The KOTB support race during the Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas at COTA will mark the first time that an international audience will get to see the KOTB up close. The two Mission KOTB races at COTA will pay full championship points and will be the second round of what is now an 18-race KOTB championship. There will also be a three-lap Mission Challenge on Friday afternoon with the six fastest qualifiers battling for a $5,000 purse.

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“This is a great opportunity for MotoAmerica and our King Of The Baggers series,” said MotoAmerica President Wayne Rainey. “Having our teams and riders compete at a MotoGP event is groundbreaking, and I know the MotoGP fans are going to be surprised and excited about what they see at COTA. I can’t wait to see the reaction of the MotoGP paddock and fans when they see the Baggers in action.”

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MotoAmerica is North America’s premier motorcycle roadracing series and has included KOTB racing in its program since 2020. The Mission KOTB Presented By Drag Specialties races will air live on MotoGP’s YouTube Channel, MotoAmerica Live+, MAVTV, and MotoAmerica’s YouTube channels.

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The MotoAmerica series will also return to COTA with KOTB racing on September 13-15, along with the Super Hooligan National Championship for the penultimate round of the 2024 MotoAmerica Championship.


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