In the mood for some high-octane adrenaline? These two events have got you covered. The Law Tigers Sacramento Mile returns to the Cal Expo’s Miller Lite Race Track on May 18 for some epic American Flat Track racing. For those unfamiliar, AFT is an extreme sport of dirt-packed mile racing with highly professional and competitive athletes. This adrenaline fueled sport sees riders reaching epic speeds from 90 mph on corners and 140 mph on straights. Tickets vary from $20–$150 prior to the event date, while day-of tickets are $26 with a $4.25 processing fee. Witness the excitement with the whole family while also interacting with the riders themselves. For more information hit up Sdi-racing.com. As for May 19, the popular Nitro Circus cruises through Sacramento’s Papa Murphy’s Park at Cal Expo. Their “You Got This Tour” is sure to be an exciting affair starring some of the best professional athletes in BMX, skate, FMX, scooter and more. During their performance, you will witness their gigantic setup featuring the jaw-dropping Giganta ramp, which launches riders five stories into the air. Brace yourself for action as top-notch athletes attempt record-breaking stunts in a high-energy show for fans of all ages. General admission varies from $32–$82, while children under the age of 2 are free. Doors open at 5 p.m. and showtime is 6 p.m. For more information visit Nitrocircus.com/tour.
[Editor’s Note: It was announced on May 14 that The Sacramento Mile race is postponed due to rain forecast in the area. It will now take place on Aug. 10, 2019]
**This write-up first appeared in print on page 13 of issue #290 (April 24 – May 8, 2019)**