Los Angeles, CA (July 17, 2007) - KTM Factory Sponsored Off-Road Champion, David Knight has announced today that he is will be racing all three rounds of the AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series. Knight, known throughout the industry as one of the best off-road racers in the world, was the 2006 World Enduro Champion and is the current points leader in the GNCC series - the most prestigious off-road race series in America.
The 2007 AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series starts in Denver, Colorado on September 29. It then moves to Guthrie, Oklahoma on October 6 with the final round inside the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 16 & 17. The three race series will boast a $40,000 total purse payout.
The overall winner of the series will be crowned the AMA/Maxxis EnduroCross Champion. In addition to the Expert class, there are four amateur classes available to compete in - these classes will also be awarded individual AMA #1 plates.
"We have been supporting the Maxxis EnduroCross series from the beginning," explained Kurt Nicoll, Director of Racing for KTM North America. "It's great when you can showcase the talent of these riders in front of thousands of fans. This form of racing is not only exciting to watch but really allows the spectators to see first hand how skilled these athletes are."
The website for the AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series includes all entry forms, schedules and information about the events. Each race venue is limited to 200 riders, so those serious about this championship series are encouraged to sign up early. All the information can be found on line at www.endurocross.com.
The 2007 AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series is brought to you by:
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