“MX Sports spends the entire year evaluating facilities and locations to provide the best format possible,” says MX Sports Director Tim Cotter. “We’re really excited about the quality race tracks on the 2007 schedule.”
Highlights of the new schedule include the first-ever Loretta Lynn’s qualifier at Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, and the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio joins the MX Sports program for the first time with the Mid East Amateur Regional Championship. Also, Unadilla Valley Sports Center in New York will host its first-ever Regional Championship, joining Doublin Gap in the Northeast Region. Also, Millville, Minnesota’s Spring Creek will return with a Regional Championship based on the phenomenal success of last year’s event. The Area Qualifiers will begin in late February and run through May. The prestigious Regional Championships begin in June.
The AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships is the world’s largest amateur motocross race. In 2006, over 23,000 entries attempted to qualify in 33 classes for the event, which began Monday, July 31st and concluded on Saturday, August 5th. As proof of the importance of winning an AMA Amateur National Championship, most of today’s top motocross and supercross racers, including Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart, won championships at Loretta Lynn’s before turning pro. Sponsors include Air Nautiques, Amsoil, Maxxis, Thor, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, KTM, Parts Unlimited, Ogio, FMF, Toyota, Gatorade, Freestyle Watches, Wiseco, Kicker, Cobra, Liquid Performance, CTi, Boyesen, MotoTees, Alpinestars, Scott, Twin Air, Renthal, DC Shoes, EK Chain, DeCal Works and AGV Helmets.
For complete results, please visit www.mxsports.com. And to see video highlights from every day of the weeklong AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, check out the award-winning DMXS Radio/GK Films-produced MX Sports Center on www.mxsports.com .