Pro Rider Orientation at AMA Amateur National on Wednesday, July 31

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TimeWednesday, July 17, 2019 | 5:00 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Kayla Bolton
(304) 284-0101
[email protected] 

Pro Rider Orientation at AMA Amateur National on Wednesday, July 31
MX Sports and American Suzuki Host Future Pro Riders

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 17, 2019) – MX Sports and American Suzuki are excited to host MX Sports Pro Racing Pro Rider Orientation at the upcoming 38th Annual AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch on Wednesday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Suzuki Pit Area.

All Open Pro Sport and 250 A riders 16 years of age or older who qualified for the Top 42 at the National are eligible for an AMA Pro Racing Motocross License without further qualification. To help these riders and all future pro motocross licensed riders prepare for this next step in their racing career, MX Sports Pro Racing will conduct Pro Rider Orientation to discuss important information. 

Pro Rider Orientation will take place on Wednesday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Suzuki pits.
Pro Rider Orientation will take place on Wednesday, July 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Suzuki pits. Derek Garcia

Issues to be discussed include how to apply for and obtain a pro license, including requirements for eligibility, event registration and entry process, credentialing for crew and guests, impact Concussion Baseline Test Protocol, USADA Anti-Doping, Supplements Program and available resources, Rider Medical, and a general discussion of race procedures, regulations, and technical inspection requirements. 

The Orientation will be moderated by MX Sports Pro Racing Competition Director, Roy Janson and Race Director, Jeff Canfield. The one-hour event is open to all riders and their families and crew members at no charge.

For more information on the AMA Amateur National, visit the series official website at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.

About the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 54 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 20,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,512 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

About the American Motorcyclist Association

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world's largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders' interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.