2009 Media Credential Applications Available

April 21, 2009 7:14pm

The credential-application process for the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship season is now open. The 2009 Pro Motocross Media Guidelines and Application are now available on the MX Sports Pro Racing competition site at www.mxsportsproracing.com.

Members of the media will also find the 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship season schedule and race-day schedules for each of the 12 rounds of the season available for download.

There are several policy changes to the 2009 credentialing process, so please review the application and agreement thoroughly. The application and agreement can be downloaded at:


Both season and event-credential applications are available. If applying for multiple credentials from a single company or publication, each individual seeking access must complete an application, whether for a single event or the entire season.

For Season Credentials, a passport-size headshot must be submitted with the application, along with a completed 2009 AMA Pro Motocross Credential Application and a 2009 AMA Pro Racing Annual Liability Release. Please review the 2009 Pro Motocross Credential Policy carefully. These documents can be downloaded at:


Please note the differences between PRESS and PHOTO credentials as they pertain to track access:

  • PRESS credential: Thor Media Center, Paddock, and general spectator access. No infield access.
  • PHOTO credential: Infield access for still photography, Thor Media Center, Paddock, and general spectator access. All photographers issued a PHOTO credential with infield access will be required to wear an official Photo Vest and must keep a safe distance from the race course or act as instructed by track officials.

Applications may be submitted via an emailed PDF to Brandon@MXSports.com or by standard mail to Media Credentials, c/o Brandon Short, 28202 Cabot Road, Suite 300, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677. Applicants will be notified by email upon approval. Credentials will be available at on-site Media Will Call.

For questions regarding the 2009 Pro Motocross Media Guidelines and Application, please contact Brandon Short, Media Coordinator, at (951) 203-2605.