By: MX Sports
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 20, 2016) – With the 35th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL just around the corner, Aug. 1-6, MX Sports is pleased to welcome a host of returning sponsors back to the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. The industry’s top companies, along with some of the biggest names in amateur racing, will join forces for the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur motocross race.
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC continues to show its support for amateur racing as it returns to the ranch for the third year as title sponsor. After being involved in both the Area Qualifiers and Regional Championships, the Race Gas Program returns for the National where racers who registered through the Fast Track Registration Service receive a $20 gift card redeemable on all Rocky Mountain ATV/MC inventory. Through this program Rocky Mountain ATV/MC has contributed a grand total of $251,400 back into the hands of amateur motocross racers as they compete on the Road to Loretta’s. In addition, Attack Graphics is offering a promotional code for limited-edition Loretta Lynn number plate backgrounds to be included.
“The level of excitement and energy connected with Loretta Lynn’s is incredible, and we’re glad to be a part of it,” said Dan Thomas, CEO and Founder of Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. “This championship means a lot to the amateur riders who attend, as well as to the motocross community as a whole. We’re happy to be able to support the sport and give back by serving as the title sponsor.”
AMSOIL returns as the presenting sponsor of the AMA Amateur National, supporting the event and riders for its 13th year. Thor and Parts Unlimited continue their high-level of support, hosting various giveaways, as well as the Thor Tower that provides the best viewing for Thor racers and families throughout the week.
Oakley will be in Sponsor Village displaying a mix of their sunglasses and motocross goggles, while Red Bull returns as the official energy drink for its sixth consecutive year in addition to sponsoring the Mini Moto pit bike race. GoPro returns as the official camera and will have track-side activation all week with daily giveaways.
Alongside the National’s feature sponsors are the associate sponsors, including Renthal, Dunlop, FMF, Pivot Works, Thor Motor Coach, Wiseco, Cometic, Sunoco Race Fuels, MotoTees and Alpinestars who extended their partnership through 2018.
The 2016 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch runs Aug. 1-6 at Loretta Lynn Ranch is Hurricane Mills, Tenn.
About the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 55 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 13 Regional Championships (May through June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week in August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 22,000 racers attempt to qualify in 37 classes for the 1,482 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 and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.