Courtesy of MX Sports
MORGANTOWN, W.Va (October 5, 2016) - After a successful 35th
annual event at the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills,
Tennessee, MX Sports is pleased to announce that NBC Sports Network
(NBCSN) will be broadcasting two highlight shows featuring the 2016
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship,
presented by AMSOIL. Focusing on the event that took place August 1-6,
race fans will be able to better understand the level of dedication and
hard work that goes into competing at the pinnacle of amateur
The first feature show will air this Sunday, October 9, at 5:30 p.m. EST.
While this year marks the twelfth year of the AMA Amateur National
being featured on cable television, the show will honor the 35th annual
event. An interview with Bradley Taft will ultimately result in the
crowning of his 250 A National Championship. Seven-time Loretta Lynn
class champion, Tim Ferry makes his way back to the Ranch as he
discusses the new generation of racing, and more specifically how his
son Evan is following in his racing footsteps.
Just one week later, Sunday, October 16, at 5:30 p.m. EST
fans will be treated to highlights from all three Open Pro Sport motos
in addition to the crowing of the champion and AMA Horizon Award winner
Chase Sexton. The show will also include a story on Women All-Star (16+)
division and Hannah Hodges, in addition to a special feature on Austin
Stroupe's battle to return to compete at a top level.
year we look forward to watching the Loretta Lynn Program on NBCSN,"
said MX Sports Director Tim Cotter. "With the race season winding down,
it's the perfect opportunity to relive the memories of this year's AMA
Amateur National, all while getting excited for the upcoming year. This
exposure is priceless for the event and the athletes that participate in
Racer TV provided over 40 hours of live streaming coverage at this
year's event, which featured at least one moto from each respective
class. To watch the archived videos please click HERE.
The 2016 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship will return to the legendary Loretta Lynn Ranch July 31 - August 5, 2017. Complete results from the 2016 National Championship can be found HERE.
For more information on the world's largest and most prestigious
amateur national motocross championship visit the event official website
at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0084. Also follow the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for exclusive content and to catch the latest news.
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, Tennessee. 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.
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