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Scotty McCreery, American Idol Season 10 Winner, to Headline Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Opening Ceremonies

Temecula Road, Tayla Lynn, Tre Twitty and More Help Kick Off Festivities

Scotty-McCreery-LL-graphics Kayla Olliver

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 13, 2022) – The 41st running of the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship makes its return to storied Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, on July 31st through August 6th. As the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur racing event nears, MX Sports, producer of the AMA Amateur National, and Monster Energy are excited to announce the star-studded lineup of musical entertainment for Sunday’s opening ceremonies and the Monster Energy Country Music Festival, headlined by American Idol Season 10 winner and platinum-certified artist, Scotty McCreery.

Kicking off the festivities at 4:00 p.m. CT on Sunday at the Monster Energy Stage, located on the racetrack Starting Line, will be the country music duo of Temecula Road. Dawson Anderson and Emma Salute will take the stage with their signature harmonies that have helped Temecula Road develop a sound of its own. They received a standing ovation at their Grand Ole Opry debut and have also been called out for their talents by CMT, HuffPost, and Rolling Stone, as well as fellow country music stars including Brett Eldredge, Dan + Shay, and more. Check out their newly released single “Heartbreak in Boots'' on YouTube.

The grandchildren of famed country music duo Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty, Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty will take the Monster Energy Stage at 5:30 p.m. CT. The two continue to honor their grandparents through their music and storytelling. Tayla and Tre have formed a unique bond through the years of an intertwined family history, just as Loretta and Conway shared a bond as best friends and musical partners. Watch Twitty & Lynn perform their own version of Loretta and Conway’s “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man.” Zac Herrin will also make a special appearance as he joins in on the fun to sing his song “Out at The Ranch” that he specifically wrote about racing at Loretta’s. Go and listen to the song on Spotify now.

Come Sunday evening, the event will officially begin with the Monster Energy Opening Ceremonies and riders meeting at 7:00 p.m. CT at the Monster Energy Stage on the racetrack starting line. Then, at 8:30 p.m. CT, Scotty McCreery will make his anticipated debut on the Monster Energy Stage to commence the week-long festivities with a memorable performance. McCreery has had all of his album’s debut at No.1 on the Billboard Albums chart, including his most recent fifth studio album from 2021, with his combined sales surpassing three million copies. McCreery will perform some of his top hits, including “The Trouble with Girls,”“Five More Minutes,”“Feelin’ It,”“This Is It,”“You Time,” and his newest single, “Damn Strait.”

Temecula Road
Temecula Road
Tayla and Tre
Tayla and Tre

For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National, visit the official series website at 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 Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program will consist of 51 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 18 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. 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 is sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). For more information, visit

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 Not a member? Join the AMA today: