36 AMA National Championships to be awarded
PICKERINGTON, OH – July 24, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – The nation’s top amateur motocross racers will compete for an AMA National Championship at the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil, at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., July 29-Aug. 3.
“The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championship brings together the fastest amateur racers to compete in the largest amateur motocross event in the country every year,” AMA Motocross Manager Alex Hunter said. “With this year’s event starting Monday, we are excited to see these talented racers on the track battling to be crowned an AMA National Champion.”
Riders qualified for the event by placing in the top of their class at an AMA Area Qualifier, before advancing to one of 13 AMA Regional Championships.
The top riders from each region will be competing at the event and fighting to win one of the AMA National No. 1 plates, which will be awarded to the winner of each of the 36 competition classes.
Dating to 1975, the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is one of the longest-running motorsports championships in the country. The success of the program, which has produced an impressive number of AMA Supercross and motocross superstars, is unmatched. Riders who have progressed through the program include AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers Ricky Carmichael and Jeremy McGrath, as well as current stars such as Eli Tomac and Jason Anderson.
For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/Story/motocross-championship-and-premier-events-1 or www.mxsports.com.
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Source: American Motorcyclist Association