Spring Creek to Host 2019 Loretta Lynn's North Central Amateur Regional - 2019 AMA Amateur National MX Championship Area & Regional Dates Announced
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
Area Qualifier and Regional Championship Dates Announced
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (November 21,
2018) - MX Sports, producer of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National
Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil, is pleased to announce the 2019 Area
Qualifiers and Regional Championships schedule. The qualifying program will
start up mid-February with Area Qualifiers followed by Regional Championships
taking place in late May through the month of June.
starts in Arizona, the program will take place in 30 different states
throughout the country beginning with over 50 Area Qualifiers where riders must
finish in the top positions listed in the supplemental rules depending on their
region. After qualifying through an area, riders will move onto the 13 Regional
Championships that run through eight major geographical regions in the United
one of the most exciting days of the year for AMA motocross organizers and
racers. The day the AMA Amateur National Qualifying schedule comes out is much
anticipated," said MX Sports Director, Tim Cotter. "Receiving a
qualifier or a regional put the organization in an elite status. A reward for
hard work and dedication to our sport. This year nearly 100 tracks applied for
events on the schedule. This year's schedule is highlighted with several
new venues and many traditional tracks and organizers."
serve as the first step in qualifying for the world's largest and most prestigious
amateur motocross championship. The Regional Championships then serve as the
next step to seed riders into the National Championship. Only riders who finish
in a qualifying position at a Regional Championship are eligible to race the
week of July 29 through August 3.
- Ken Hill
AMA is proud of our amateur motocross program," said AMA Motocross
Manager, Alex Hunter. "The Area Qualifiers and Regional Championships are
often the largest races of the season for our organizers. They always do a
Once again this year's lineup includes many National-caliber
tracks that have become a crucial part of the Road to Loretta's. From historic
tracks including Budds Creek Motocross Park and High
Point Raceway in the Northeast to Washougal in the Northwest, these National
tracks offer amateur racers a chance to race on the same track as the
professionals in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross circuit. The program also returns
to many other favorites such as the RedBud MX in the
Mid-East, and Muddy Creek Raceway along with WW Ranch Motocross Park in the
Southeast. Oak Ridge MX and MC Moto Park both return in the North Central
region, while Underground MX is back on the schedule in Kemp, Texas for a South Central qualifier.
additions to the 2019 Area Qualifier schedule include The Wick 338 hosting an
Area Qualifier in April for the Northeast, while Diamond Back joins the lineup
for the Southeast Region. Big Air Motocross will host an Area Qualifier in the
Mid-East, while Archview Motocross Park comes into
the North Central lineup. Oklahoma Motorsports Park will host an April
qualifier for the South Central, with Ridge Motorsports Park hosting a
Northwest qualifier. Porterville OHV in Porterville, California will host a
Mid-West and Southwest Area Qualifier on April 6 and 7.
Patterson is the proud owner Traveler's Rest MX, and is one of the newest
additions for the lineup for 2019. Patterson is one of the most accomplished
female racers in the history of Women's Professional Motocross Championship,
and after hosting a WMX round in 2018 her track joins the lineup for a
Southeast Area Qualifier.
Farm14 joined the Loretta Lynn program back in 2017 as an Area Qualifier, but
has now made the return to the schedule after a successful 2018 season to host
the South Central Regional on May 25 and 26 in Centreville, Mississippi.
"When I got the call about hosting a Regional Championship it was like
Christmas in November," said Kevin Windham. "I'm very honored to be a
part of the AMA program."
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The 38th annual
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by
Lucas Oil, will take place Monday, July 29 through Saturday, August 3 at
Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
information on the AMA Amateur National, visit the series official website at www.mxsports.com or call (304) 284-0101.
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