FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AirMedCare Network Joins 38th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC
AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship as Official Medical Team
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 27, 2019) – MX Sports is excited to present AirMedCare Network as the official medical team for the 38th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil. AirMedCare Network is an alliance among Air Evac Lifeteam, and will be side-by-side with the Fit-N-Wise team and Event Medical Director, Dr. James McGee.
“We are honored to be part of the official medical team once again for the 2019 AMA Amateur National,” said Fit-N-Wise Motocross Coordinator, Jim Bui. “We are excited to continue our offer of more specialized medical attention than has ever been available for amateur riders competing at this level. Our orthopedic experts, physicians, and athletic trainers aim to provide top notch medical services to all of our motocross athletes to keep them riding at the best of their abilities.”
The Brett Downey Foundation will return to advise track flaggers and provide infield safety monitoring. Together the medical and infield staff at the AMA Amateur National will provide unprecedented medical assistance for national competitors.
In addition, Air Evac Lifeteam will be returning to provide air medical transportation in the unlikely event that a rider sustains an injury that requires an air flight transport. Air Evac Lifeteam creates a secondary insurance that will ensure that riders or family members will not incur any out-of-pocket expenses related to air medical transport from the ranch.
The National class structure includes classes for youth riders on 50cc bikes all the way up to vet and masters classes. The race will follow a three-moto format over the course of one week. Racers have previously qualified at Area Qualifiers and then Regional Championships in order to participate in the National event.
The race action will be broadcast live daily via www.RacerTV.com, July 30-August 3, for a total of 40+ hours of live coverage. In addition, two one-hour highlight shows featuring the event will air on NBC Sports Network in the Fall.
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.