“We are looking to get back to normal and start our Area
Qualifier schedule, after the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic many of our racetracks
suffered devasting losses,” said MX Sports Event Director, Tim Cotter. “The
organizers on this schedule were able to weather the pandemic and are eager
to welcome our Loretta Lynn hopefuls.”
Qualifiers will once again 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 during the National Championship
starting on Monday, August 2 through Saturday, August 7.
Amateur National Motocross Championship is one of the longest-running
motorsports championships in the country,” said Mike Pelletier, AMA Director
of Racing. “Due to the great partnership between the AMA and MX Sports the
event continues to grow each year. The AMA Amateur National Motocross
Championship crowns the country’s top amateur motocross racers every summer
and we are looking forward to an exciting 2021 season.”
lineup includes numerous Pro Motocross 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 Ironman
Raceway in the Mid-East along with Washougal MX Park in the Northwest, these
National tracks offer amateur racers a chance to race on the same track as
the professionals in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship circuit.
The program will also return to other favorites such as Unadilla MX, Muddy
Creek Raceway and Thunder Valley Motocross Park in Colorado. WW Ranch
Motocross Park returns for a Southeast Area Qualifier on March 13 and 14, while
Oak Ridge MX will run April 17 and 18 for a North Central Area Qualifier.
program also returns to many other favorites such as Unadilla MX, Ironman
Raceway, RedBud MX and Muddy Creek Raceway along
with WW Ranch Motocross Park. Bunker Hill will host a Northwest Area
Qualifier on April 17 and a Mid-West Area Qualifier on April 18, while Fox
Raceway will hold a Southwest Area Qualifier on Saturday, May 8.
additions to the 2021 Regional Championships will be the Regional Plus
Classes. In addition to the National Classes, riders may compete in Regional
Plus Classes for AMA Regional Championships at the regionals. Regional Plus
Classes do not require advancement from Area Qualifiers. Regional Plus
Classes will NOT advance to the National Championship. Rider and machine
eligibility requirements set forth herein apply to Regional Plus Classes.
The 40th annual Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross
Championship will take place Monday, August 2 through Saturday, August 7 at
Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
information on the Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross
Championship, visit the series official website at www.mxsports.com or call (304)
284-0101. Join the conversation on the event’s social media channels, along
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