Industry Invited to 2009 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Celebration

Morgantown, W.Va. - Members of the motocross and ATV industry who have followed the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship series and the AMA Pro ATV MX Series are invited to attend the Championship Celebration to help celebrate the accomplishments of the top 10 riders of each motocross discipline; the 450 class, 250 class, WMX and ATV. Personalities of the series, including riders, sponsors, mechanics and team managers, are invited as well.

The celebration will be held at the historic Grand Concourse Restaurant at Station Square in Pittsburgh, PA, the day after the final round of the Championship at Steel City Raceway in Delmont, PA, just 35 minutes from the Grand Concourse. The celebration will kick off at 6 p.m. with a cash bar and h'ors dourves followed by the awards ceremony.

A series of special awards will debut at the first-annual event, including Rookie of the Year awards in all four disciplines. Also, traveling trophies to honor past and current champions in each series will debut, with the past champions of the 450, 250, WMX and ATV MX classes listed on each trophy. Additional awards include Sportsperson of the Year, Event of the Year, Sponsor of the Year, Team Transport Driver of the Year, and the Doug Henry Perseverance Award.

Jason Weigandt, who serves as host of the Speed and NBC broadcasts of the season, will emcee the event. "This is going to be a good time," says Weigandt. "We've got lots of fun stuff planned, cool new awards, speeches and even a few jokes. Should be an unforgettable evening."The Sheraton Station Square Hotel,the host hotel for the event is conveniently located only a short walk away from the event location. For additional information please click here.

Directions From Steel City:
Exit track, turn left onto Story Road. Story Road ends at RT 66. Turn left onto RT 66 W to RT 22. Take RT 22 W to Monroeville. At Monroeville, take I-376 West (Parkway) to Pittsburgh. Follows signs to I-279 Airport across the Fort Pitt Bridge. Take Exit 5C off the bridge (DO NOT ENTER THE TUNNEL). At the first light (approx. half mile) turn right onto W. Station Square Drive. Semi parking in the amphitheatre lot.

Total Time: Approx. 36 minutes
Total Distance: 26 miles

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