AMA East Hare Scrambles Championship Series adds round, doubleheader

PICKERINGTON, OH – December 12, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – There is good news for woods racers in the eastern United States looking for more ways to earn points toward an AMA No. 1 plate. The AMA has added one round and expanded another to a doubleheader format for youth classes in the 2013 AMA East Hare Scrambles Championship Series.

Round one of the series in Wedgefield, S.C., now features youth competition on both Jan. 26 and Jan. 27. Amateur classes will compete on Jan. 27 only. In addition, round four of the series is now scheduled for April 14 in Arrington, Va.

“Interest in AMA-sanctioned hare scrambles competition keeps growing, and we’re pleased to offer woods racers in the eastern United States more opportunities to compete against the best amateur talent in the region,” said AMA Off-Road Manager Chuck Weir.

The full schedule is below.

2013 AMA East Hare Scrambles Championship Series

Round 1
Jan. 26 (Youth)
Jan. 27 (Amateur, Youth)
Johnny McCoy
(803) 481-5169
LOC: Wedgefield, S.C.

Round 2
Feb. 23-24 (Amateur, Youth)
High Point Hare Scramble
Bruce Douglas
(478) 808-4131
Location: Elko, Ga.

Round 3
March 23 (Amateur, Youth)
Evansville MX Park
Duane Fisher
(570) 759-2841
Location: Berwick, Pa.

Round 4
April 14 (Amateur, Youth)
April Fools Promotions
Chuck Honeycutt
(757) 375-5665
Location: Arrington, Va.

Round 5
April 27-28 (Amateur, Youth)
WFO Promotions
Ron Whipple
(309) 314-3343
Location: Plainview, Ill.

Round 6
May 4-5 (Amateur, Youth)
Battle Creek M/C Club
Dax Campbell
(269) 729-9691
Location: Battle Creek, Mich.

Round 7
May 18-19 (Amateur, Youth)
Rausch Creek Powersports
Tiffany Tobias
(570) 682-4600
Location: Valley View, Pa.

Round 8
June 8-9 (Amateur, Youth)
Greek Peak Trail Riders
Ken Rose
(585) 297-2742
Location: Virgil, N.Y.

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