Morgantown, W. Va. (November 7, 2012) - MX Sports is pleased to announce the date for the 2013 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Amsoil. Following the Area Qualifier and Regional Championship qualifying process, the 2013 National Championship will take place July 29 - August 3 at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
"The 2013 season marks the 32nd year at the Loretta Lynn's Ranch and we couldn't be more excited," said Tim Cotter, Director of MX Sports. "This event comes off the heels of our best National ever, complete with televised coverage on NBC and NBC Sports Network. So mark your calendars to attend the world's greatest motocross vacation!"
Don't miss coverage of the 2012 National beginning this Saturday, November 10 on NBC with the Red Bull Signature Series airing of the event. Additionally, two more shows will air back-to-back weekends on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, November 11 and 18.
Stay tuned for the release of Area Qualifier and Regional Championship schedules. For more information, visit the series website at www.mxsports.com.
About the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 50 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 12 Regional Championships (June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week of August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 20,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,446 available positions at the National. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.