Thursday, May 9, 2013

Veterans Eligible for Free Admission at the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship

Courtesy of MX Sports

Tickets Available Through Nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (May 9, 2013) – Thanks to an initiative with the Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix), active and retired military veterans will once again have the opportunity to attend any round of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, at no cost.
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross event promoters have donated 50 General Admission tickets for each of the 12 rounds of the Nationals to Vet Tix, which will be available to all military veterans through
“We are thrilled that for the second year in a row veterans will be able to experience the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship,” said CEO and Founder of Vet Tix Michael Focareto. “We’re also incredibly grateful that organizations like this are thinking of Vet Tix first when it comes to philanthropic opportunities.”
Major sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, National Football League, and National Hockey League have also partnered with Vet Tix, as have World Wrestling Entertainment and Professional Bull Riders. Lucas Oil Pro Motocross is one of the first prominent motorsports in the country to offer this one-of-a-kind service to all veterans of the armed services.
Vet Tix is a national nonprofit organization based in Phoenix that provides free tickets to veterans and active-duty members of the military and their families. The concept of Vet Tix was developed in 2008 by U.S. Navy veteran Michael Focareto. Since then, the organization has given away more than 300,000 tickets to veterans nationwide. More information about Vet Tix can be found at
The 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship kicks off next Saturday, May 18, with the Red Bull Hangtown Motocross Classic in Sacramento, Calif. The world’s best riders will compete over the course of 12 rounds on the most renowned motocross tracks in the country.
Tickets for all rounds of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship can be purchased at

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MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious professional motocross series – the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The industry leader in off road power sport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit

Alli Sports
Alli Sports is a media, event and branded content company that specializes in action, adventure, and adrenaline based sports. Alli Properties include the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, the Red Bull Signature Series and Octane Academy; Alli Media, which creates original content, produces and presents content with partners and distributes content through a variety of channels; and Alli enterprises consisting of E-commerce, event merchandise and branded licensed product. Alli Sports is a division of the NBC Sports Group. More information can be found at

AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at 

NBC Sports Group
When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form the NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, 11 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. The NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLS, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.

Lucas Oil Products
Lucas Oil is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and additives. Based in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, featuring a premium line of oils, lubricants and problem-solving performance additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry. Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the “Official Motor Oil of the Pro Motocross Championship.” Visit

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