Shingle Springs, CA - The Asterisk Mobile Medical Center (AMMC) would like to thank MX Sports Pro Racing and the National Promoters Group (NPG) for their generous donation. On Saturday, May 22 at the first rider's meeting of the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship series, Carrie Coombs Russell, Vice President of MX Sports Pro Racing, Inc in partnership with series promoter, NPG presented the Center with a check for $20,000.00.
"This commitment and financial contribution from MX Sports and NPG is how we are able support the Lucas Oil Motocross Pro series." Tom Carson, the AMMC’s Director continued "Our relationship with MX Sports and NPG is a safety partnership for the Racers, and this check will directly support the 2010 Championship." Dr Bodnar accepted the check on behalf of the Medical Center and was quick to acknowledge the efforts of his crew. Asterisk provides the racing community with the most complete mobile trauma facility in the world, but everything else including the crew is supported entirely by donation. There was no hiding Doc Bodnar’s excitement at the presentation.
Asterisk Mobile Medical Center
The Asterisk Mobile Medical Center (AMMC) provides track side medical support to the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, Monster Energy AMA Supercross and FIM Motocross World Championship US events. Led by the most experienced and qualified staff in racing, today’s Mobile Medical Center is a state-of-the-art health facility with special purpose equipment tailored to our sport. The fee free Center provides urgent health care for all riders, their crews and event staff during professional events. The AMMC is funded through a collaborative effort lead by Asterisk, and operationally supported through the contributions of industry and fans.
MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. An industry leader in off road powersport production and management, its mission is to raise awareness of motocross racing through the production of professional championship racing events nationwide. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing fields more than 60,000 action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of active fans, spectators and enthusiasts. For more information, please visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
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