Sturgis Buffalo Chip Races

Satisfy your need for speed with wicked, off-beat and never-before-seen races during the Sturgis Rally!



See why the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede has quickly become the epicenter of Sturgis rally racing events. This annual race series at the Buffalo Chip features multiple days and disciplines of races in the Chip’s legendary amphitheater. Show up and be part of Flat Track races, Street Drags, Hooligan races, Off-Road Races and more!

Now bigger than ever, the Buffalo Chip’s race series includes multiple days and disciplines. Don’t miss being a part of this tradition at the world’s most unique race and concert venue.


Renegades Off-Road Races – Friday, Aug. 7 & Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020
Witness flying dust, ridiculous rollovers, and speeds that will make your head spin when the separately ticketed Renegades Off-Road Races join the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s race lineup. Competitors in this two-day race event will be tearing around the award-winning track at the PowerSports Complex, with qualifying trials taking place Friday, Aug. 7 and the real deal going down Saturday, Aug. 8!

Gambler Hooptie X - Sunday, Aug. 9 @ 12:00 p.m.
The Sturgis Rally may be known as a motorcycle event, but the Gambler 500 boys start off their week at the Buffalo Chip by stirring things up with this free hooptie event! Everyone is welcome to bring out their favorite crap bucket and tear up some dirt with a bunch of racers (like Jason Lightner and his flying Porsche) who value fun over rules.

Gambler Mini Bike Endurocross - Monday, Aug. 10 @ 3:00 p.m.
A brand-new challenging race course was constructed at the Buffalo Chip’s PowerSports Complex for 2019, and this year the Gambler guys are going to invade with their incredible Coleman mini bikes! Rocks, mud and a plethora of obstacles await those brave enough to enter the dirt gauntlet. Come bang bars with your buddies at this free event at the PowerSports Complex, then enjoy some cold brews after the race while celebrating victory and bitching about battle wounds.

Street Drag Invitational with Crazy John – Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020
The sights, sounds and smells of badass motorcycles thundering by at speeds of up to 120 mph will raise the hair on the back of your neck and have you wanting more when they peel off the drag strip line in the middle of The Chip®’s legendary amphitheater.

Xtreem Flat Track Buffalo Chip Super TT – Tuesday, Aug. 11 & Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020
America’s original extreme sport is coming to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip this August to inject your party with a serious dose of adrenaline! Dirt will fly as professional and amateur flat track racers from across the country boldly go bar to bar through the Chip’s PowerSports Complex during the Xtreem Flat Track Buffalo Chip Super TT races. .

Gambler 500 Mini Bike Showdown Drags - Wednesday, Aug. 12 @ 6:00 p.m.
The champs will be separated from chumps once and for all during the Gambler 500 Mini Bike Showdown drags. Mini bike racers will flying around obstacles down the dragstrip in the center of the Buffalo Chip amphitheater for a chance to get their mitts on big time prizes. You’ll need Buffalo Chip Admission Pass in order to see all the action. Grab yours here!

GoPowersports Barrel Races & Gambler 500 Mini Bike TT - Friday, Aug. 7 – Saturday, Aug. 15 @ 5 p.m. @ Camp Zero
If you’ve got a need for smiles, show up with or without a bike for these daily races at Camp Zero. Go around the dam, through the bus, and into the air, for a chance to dig your savage teeth into a hunk of meaty prizes worth up to $2,000 from GoPowersports and Sena. A limited number of Smile Makers will be available for use thanks to Coleman Powerports, SnapFabrications and Camp Zero.

Gambler 500 Mini Bike Ovals - Friday, Aug. 7 – Saturday, Aug. 15 @ 1 p.m. @ CrossRoads
Ride your mini bike up to the CrossRoads and start spinning in these daily flag drop, counter clockwise heats. We promise—turning left will never feel as right. Once you’re done banging bars with your buddies on the oval track, enjoy some cold brews at the Big Engine Bar to celebrate your victory. 

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