Bell Helmets Continues Partnership with Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross ChampionshipBell Returns as the Official Helmet of the AMA Amateur National
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. () - With the Regional Championships kicking off this weekend, MX Sports is pleased to announce an extended multi-year contract renewal with Bell Helmets in support of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil.
The National class structure includes classes for youth riders on 50cc bikes all the way up to vet and senior classes. The Bell motto - Bell exists to inspire and enable the next generation of boundary breakers - makes Bell a perfect fit for AMA Amateur National. Today, Bell has established their continued support of amateur motocross with this continued partnership.
Taking place annually at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, over 22,000 racers from across the globe attempt to qualify for the AMA Amateur National. With only 1,446 gate positions available, the event has earned the title of the world's most prestigious amateur motocross race.
The race will follow a three-moto format, taking place. Bell will continue their support of the holeshot awards. With a total of 102 gate drops scheduled for 2017 at the Ranch, Bell will have $10,200 in gift certificates up-for-grabs the week of the national. In addition, Bell remains the official helmet of the AMA Amateur National.
"Bell Helmets is excited to return as the official helmet of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship" said Rob Salcedo, MX Marketing Director for Bell Helmets. "As in the past, Bell will be onsite with our display unit and be providing the $100 gift certificate Holeshot Award for every individual moto. Loretta Lynn's is the premier amateur motocross in the world and Bell Helmets is proud to continue our relationship with this event."
"Bell has been supporting the AMA Amateur National for four years now," said MX Sports Director, Tim Cotter. "They are more than just a helmet company, and they are fully invested in the sport of motocross and the families that follow it. We are excited to continue and grow our partnership with Bell."
The 36th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil will take placeat the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
For additional information on the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship visit the official website at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0101. Also follow the official 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 57 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 22,000 racers attempt to qualify in 35 classes for the 1,446 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.
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About Bell Helmets
From humble beginnings in the garage of a Southern California speed shop in the 1950's to the heads of champions in auto, motorcycle and bicycle competitions all over the world, Bell is synonymous with protection and progression. Part of Vista Outdoor and based in Scotts Valley, Calif., Bell is the world leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of bicycle and motorcycle helmets and accessories. For more information, visit www.bellhelmets.com.
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