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n behalf of everyone at the ATV Promoters Group (ATVPG), welcome to the 2013 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship Series, sanctioned by AMA, the nation’s premier and longest-standing ATV motocross series. The country’s best professional and amateur racers are drawn to this series, seeking out the best competition and finest national-caliber racetracks. With all ten rounds broadcast online via RacerTV.com as well as broad-reaching print publicity, ATVMX racers are stars in their sport and beyond. Now in its twenty-eighth year, the Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship has been home to top-level racing longer than any other series in the country—and maybe in the world! Be sure to check out the official series website, www.atvmotocross.com, for all the information you’ll need on the series and its racers. If you can’t make it to every round, be sure to catch the action at RacerTV.com throughout the season. ATV Motocross owes a big thanks to all of its series sponsors, including title sponsor Mtn. Dew, OEM sponsor Can-Am, presenting sponsors AMSOIL and Rocky Mountain ATV/MC, feature sponsor Maxxis, and associate sponsors FOX, ITP, Hinson, Elka Suspension, SSi Decals, and ATVRiders.com for the Fastest Qualifier Award. Thank you for attending another great round of the tour. We’re sure your weekend will be filled with amazing racing action and unforgettable times with your family and friends. Here’s hoping you make some new friends while you’re here, too. Thanks again for attending, and we hope you have a great time. Sincerely,

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SCHEDULES 2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

2013 Mtn. Dew AMA ATV MOTOCROSS National Championship Schedule ROUND

DATES

EVENT

CITY

Round 1

Mar 23-24

Aonia Pass

Washington, GA

Round 2

Apr 13-14

Muddy Creek Raceway

Blountville, TN

Round 3

Apr 27-28

Ballance MX

Oakland, KY

Round 4

May 11-12

Wildcat Creek

Rossville, IN

Round 5

May 25-26

Sunset Ridge

Walnut, IL

Round 6

Jun 8-9

Birch Creek

Danville, VA

Round 7

Jul 6-7

Steel City Raceway

Delmont, PA

Round 8

Jul 13-14

Unadilla

New Berlin, NY

Round 9

Jul 27-28

RedBud

Buchanan, MI

Round 10

Aug 10-11

Loretta Lynn’s

Hurricane Mills, TN

NATIONAL CLASSES

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Pro Am

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Junior 25 Plus

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Veteran 30+

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90 Limited (8-15)

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Veteran 30+ C

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90 Automatic Sr. (12-15)

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Senior 40+

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90 Automatic Jr. (8-11)

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Open A

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Women

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90 CVT (8-15)

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Open B

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Schoolboy Sr. (14-17)

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70 Open (6-11)

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Open C

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Schoolboy Jr. (13-15)

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70 CVT (6-11)

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4-Stroke A

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Schoolboy Jr. (13-15) Open

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70 Limited (6-11)

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4-Stroke B

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Super Mini (13-15)

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50 Open (6-8)

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Girls (12-15)

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50 CVT (6-8)

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Production A

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50 SS (6-8)

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Production B

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90 Open (12-15)

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50 Semi Stock (4-6)

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125 (12-15)


WEEKEND Schedule THURSDAY Gates Open

4:00 p.m.

Registration

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

FRIDAY Registration

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Amateur Practice (Optional and weather permitting)

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Pro Pit Parking

8:00 a.m. – Noon

Amateur Tech Inspection

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

SATURDAY Registration

7:00 a.m.

Pro Tech Inspection

7:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Amateur Tech Inspection

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Amateur Riders Meeting

7:30 a.m.

Amateur Practice (3 laps)

8:00 a.m.

Pro Riders Meeting/ Pro Timed Qualifying (Session 1)

9:00 a.m.

Amateur Racing (4 laps except for “A” classes are 5 laps)

After Practice

Pro Timed Qualifying (Session 2)

10:00 a.m.

Amateur Racing (continued) Opening Ceremonies

12:40 p.m.

Pro Moto 1 (20 Minutes + 1 lap)

1:00 p.m.

Amateur Racing (continued) Pro Moto 2 (20 minutes + 1 lap) + Victory Circle

3:00 p.m.

Amateur Racing (continued)

3:30 p.m.

Pro Autograph Session

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

SUNDAY Church Service

7:15 a.m.

Amateur Practice (2 laps)

8:00 a.m.

Amateur Racing

After Practice

Note: The weekend schedule is subject to change depending on weather and unforeseen circumstances.

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SERIES PROFILE

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hen the AMA ATV

to create the Grand National Cham-

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pion (GNC). Factory rides and fresh

pionship started in

talent poured into this new series, and

1985, ATV racing

the sky was the limit.

looked to have a

bright future—sales of three- and four-

Four-Wheeled Frenzy

wheeled machines surged during this

Unfortunately, safety concerns left

time as families discovered the joys

over from the three-wheeled machines

of working, playing, and even racing

led to a mass exodus of OEM support

on them. As the racing scene took off,

from ATV racing in the late 1980s. As

the American Motorcyclist Association

factory rides dried up, manufacturers

(AMA) started a separately sanctioned

stopped producing performance-fo-

series for the machines as part of its

cused racing machines, but a segment

sister organization, the new American

of committed ATV racing loyalists

All-Terrain Vehicle Association (AATVA).

carried the flame through the 1990s.

The series consisted of two distinct

Stars like Gary Denton, Tim Farr, and

championship tours—one for TT-style

Doug Gust fought for the GNC titles on

flat track racing and another for moto-

machines built almost entirely of after-

cross—for both professional and ama-

market components with pride, instead

teur riders. At the end of the season,

of factory money, as their motivation.

points from both series were combined

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(Top) An ATVMX Pro class holeshot from Southwick ’93. (Bottom) Donnie Banks flying high at RedBud in 1992.


2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

the sport, the AMA formed the ATVA

DAVEY COOMBS

racing and riding began growing once again. To further expand

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SERIES PROFILE (All-Terrain Vehicle Association), and

(Left) Gary Denton will forever be an ATVMX legend.

in 2002 the GNC Series went through an (Right) Travis Spader was a star of the ATVMX Pro class in the 1990s and can now be found mixing it up in the A Classes.

evolution that split MX and TT competition into separate championships. This made the titles more accessible to riders who could only afford to specialize in one series. Manufacturers started producing race-ready ATVs again, and production classes opened up the sport to a new generation of talent.

tion ATVs quickly regained their status as the prime choice for competition. Factory rides came back, and ATV MX racing picked up where it had left off two decades before.

TODAY Although the economy and current lead restrictions threaten its immediate growth, ATV racing is stable, as rider entries and spectator counts continue to climb. The ATVPG (ATV Promoters Group)

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Manufacturers soon began pushing the technological envelope, and produc-

(Middle) Joel Hetrick is one of the sport’s rising stars. (Bottom) A new crop of talent is rising through the ATVMX Pro Class ranks, including Ohio’s Josh Upperman and Illinois’ Chad Wienen.

administers the production of the series to create uniformity and consistency across event production and sponsorship The AMA ATV Motocross Championship is unquestionably the premier amateur ATV motocross series in the world, offering classes for riders aged 4 and up and for machines from 50cc to 450cc. There’s a class for everyone, and riders can choose to chase a championship or just see what they have to bring when the “Big Show” comes to town. Just like a rugged ATV MX track after a long weekend, the path to this series’ greatness has been bumpy. But any racer will tell you that finishing a long, hard moto provides the best feeling in the world. For those dedicated to this sport and this series for over twenty years, making it to this grand new era of ATV racing is worthy of a big celebration. Congratulations!

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(Top) The top five contenders from last season are back for 2013, and they’ll be dicing with some of the sport’s most accomplished rookies. (Middle) TTVMX fans gather around another podium celebration. (Bottom) Defending AMA Pro ATV Motocross Champion Chad Wienen.

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ear after year and season

Joel Hetrick (not to mention his fans) was

question there would be whether Casey

after season, there’s one

left wondering just how dominant Chad

Martin could close the gap on Gibson.

constant theme when

would’ve been without a questionable

The amateur classes showed a bit more

heading into round one:

pass that left Hetrick off the track and in

parity between contenders, proving that

clean slates. Every racer

a ditch. Can-Am’s Hetrick appeared to

every point earned in the series would be

revels at the thought of a new beginning

match Wienen’s speed prior to and after

hard-fought.

and a chance to test their off-season

the crash, leaving everyone in attendance

moves. The road to round one is paved

wondering what might’ve happened.

with question marks and uncertainty, but

Less questionable were Can-Am’s

As the series headed to Muddy Creek for round two, the internet was abuzz regarding the upcoming Wienen vs.

as soon as the first gate drops, it’s all

John Natalie and Baldwin Motorsports’

Hetrick showdown. Wienen, however,

out the window and any questions about

Josh Upperman rounding out the podium,

wasn’t having it and once again laid wood

their off-season decisions and training are

as they’re established contenders and

to the field. John Natalie and the upright

soon answered.

have yet to show up for a first round

Joel Hetrick rounded out the podium, fol-

unprepared. Mark Madl was the top

lowed closely by Josh Upperman (fourth),

of the 2012 series, and in the Pro class,

rookie, finishing a respectable fifth, while

Yamaha’s Thomas Brown (fifth), and Joe

new questions seemed to arise more

veterans Joe Byrd and Harold Goodman

Byrd, who would score his season’s best

quickly than answers. On one hand, Chad

finished outside of the top ten, raising

finish in sixth. Pro Am Production was a

Wienen answered a resounding “yes” as

more questions. In the Pro Am classes

two-man show, with Gibson and Martin

to whether he intended to dominate with

there was really nothing to be questioned,

dominating out front and the rest of the

his new Yamaha YFZ450R and Wienen

as former pro Walsh Racecraft’s Cody

field battling for table scraps. Cole Henry

Motorsports/SSI team; on the other hand,

Gibson laid waste to the field—the only

was the best of the rest in the Tennes-

Aonia Pass MX hosted round one

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see loam after a battle with Kyle Fix and

Musick was once again dominant in the

Taylor. New Jersey’s Nick Gennusa and

JB Racing’s Duck Lloyd. Amateur racers

B Classes, while Spader, Crose, Dylan

West Virginia’s Brett Musick would once

like Merrill Crose, Brett Musick, Adrienne

Tremellen, and Sam Rowe took top hon-

again dominate the Amateur classes,

Cooper, Cole Sepesi, and Pro Class

ors in various amateur classes.

while “Doc” Spader continued his abuse of the Vet classes.

National Champion-turned-Vet rider Travis

Wienen Motorsports’ homecoming

Spader enjoyed similar dominance in their

would take place at round four in Walnut,

respective classes.

Illinois. Sunset Ridge is considered

the first-ever night race at Ballance MX

The crowd turned out in droves for

insiders questioned the decision to race

Southern Maryland Amish countryside,

the thought of hundreds of friends and

under the lights, the outsiders proved

which is home to Budds Creek. While

neighbors might sound daunting, Wienen

without a doubt that it was a gamble

Wienen and Natalie split moto wins, it

wasn’t fazed—the #44 simply crushed his

smartly taken. The atmosphere was like

was Hetrick’s steady 2-2 finishes that

competitors in front of his entire home-

nothing previously experienced at an

took him to the top step of the podium

town. Hetrick and Natalie traded runner-

ATV National, as the amateur program

(flanked by Wienen in second and Natalie

up finishes, but it was all Chad out front,

wrapped up early in the day, leaving a

in third). Thomas Brown and Josh Upper-

as he crowned himself homecoming king.

plethora of cookouts, team parties, and

man rounded out the top five, followed

Brown and Upperman once again round-

a general “big event” vibe in the pits. In-

by Joe Byrd, who had logged incredibly

ed out the top five, and Derek Swartfager

stead of heading back to hotels or hiding

fast qualifying times earlier that morning.

took his top finish of the season with a

in motor homes, the entire scene seemed

Walsh’s Cody Gibson once again took

strong sixth. Despite letting Casey Martin

to come alive as the sun set. The infield

home the W in the Pro Am Production

steal a moto win in the Pro Am Production

was packed as the night program got

class, followed by Nick Moser and Cody

class, Gibson still prevailed with the over-

underway, and every lap of the Women’s,

Suggs. In Pro Am Unlimited Action, Root

all. Nick Moser proved that Budds Creek

Pro Am, and Pro classes got the attention

River Racing’s Sean Taylor capitalized

was no fluke with a strong second-place,

they deserve. It was Can-Am’s “Ironman”

on a rare slip-up by Gibson to take home

while Tyler Hamrick rounded out the top

John Natalie who stole the show. In all

the first “non-Gibson” Pro Am win of the

three. In Pro Am Unlimited action, it was

fairness, he took the win, but the show

season, followed by a now surging Moser

Gibson once again, followed by Janssen

was produced by tight racing through

and Chase Henry. Media Allstars’ Brett

Motorsports’ Cody Janssen and Sean

fifteen positions; every position was conHILL

in Bowling Green, Kentucky. While many

town of team sponsor SSi Decals. While

(Opposite page) Ohio’s Josh Upperman has a knack for capturing holeshots aboard his Baldwin Motorsports Honda machine, as he did many times in 2012. (Left) Illinois’ Chad Wienen aboard his Wienen Motorsports/ SSi/Walsh Yamaha.

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Redemption for Can-Am’s Joel

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Chad’s home track, as well as home-

Hetrick was delivered in the beautiful

(Top right) Former champ John Natalie and ATVMX young gun Joel Hetrick are prime example of the age gap (eighteen years in this case) in the Pro class. (Bottom right) Florida’s Jeffrey Rastrelli finished ninth overall in his rookie season.

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SEASON REVIEW tested, and the crowd could not get

weekend for many of the sport’s elite.

Unadilla always attracts a large

exact revenge on the earth and beat the

(New England ATV) and Canadian riders

track—and the rest of the Pro Class—

who use the northernmost stop of the

behind the consistent top five of Natalie,

into submission. Ohio’s Josh Upperman

ATV Series as an opportunity to test

Wienen, Hetrick, Upperman, and Brown.

rounded out the podium just ahead of

themselves against the very best in the

Cody Gibson once again dominated the

Natalie and Brown. Rookie Mark Madl

world. Among those looking to test the

Pro Am classes, followed by strong rides

took sixth ahead of Ohio’s Adam Clark,

waters were 2010 Pro Class Champion

from Tyler Hamrick, Nick Moser, and Cody

Jeffrey Rastrelli, Jesse Barnes, and Jon

BCS/Can Am’s Josh Creamer and Can-

Janssen. Gennusa, Crose, Spader, and

VenJohn. Gibson, Martin, and Kyle Fix

ada’s Richard Pelchat (who was once a

Musick once again took the lion’s share of

filled the Pro Am Production podium, while

regular of the series). Much to the delight

the Amateur-class wins, while Katie Mette

Gibson, Moser, and Taylor took top-three

of the fans, Creamer came out swinging

brought home the Women’s-class win

honors in the Pro-Am Unlimited class.

in the first moto and handily took the win,

under the lights.

Amateur powerhouses Brett Musick and

marking the first non-Wienen, Hetrick,

Nick Gennusa continued to make their

or Natalie win of the season. Moto two

Am’s John Natalie Jr. took advantage of

Rider of the Year bids by dominating the

saw Chad Wienen and Natalie out front

High Point’s familiar Pennsylvania feel and

A & B Class ranks, while Spader, Crose,

with Creamer in tow, giving the crowd

backed up his previous round’s win with

Rowe, Sepesi, and Cooper continued the

something to think about. Wienen would

another one. The Ironman, who hails from

dominance of their respective classes.

take the overall ahead of Creamer, but

ing’s Nick Denoble had his best ride of the season with a strong sixth, right

With a homecoming of his own, Can-

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Chad Wienen and Joel Hetrick looked to

enough of the action. Lonestar Rac-

warrior, out-dueling Wienen and Thomas Brown for a hard-fought win. Both motos were crowd pleasers, and both saw the quintessential top-five battle for forty minutes of high-flying action. Nicholas

(Top right) At only 19 years old, Hetrick has dedicated his life to being a championship contender.

Moser enjoyed homecoming success of his own in the Pro Am Unlimited Class, further proving that Pennsylvania takes care of its own. Gibson continued his undefeated streak of overall wins in the Pro Am Production class, followed by the re-surging Casey Martin. Nick Gennusa,

bound by state lines, taking home wins and further command of their respective points chases. Mother Nature made it clear at round seven that, despite six previous races worth of perfect weather, she could still indeed wreak havoc. Despite near-perfect weather all morning during Friday’s practice sessions, a large storm system (that would eventually wipe out power to three states) would unexpectedly blow through the pits of Millfield, Ohio’s Sunday Creek track. Teams like Can-Am, Media Allstars, Yamaha, and many others lost their entire pit setups, making for a long, un-shaded

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Brett Musick, Adrienne Cooper, and Travis Spader proved that their skills aren’t

(Top left) Wienen took six of ten overall wins last season.

(Bottom) It’s not unusual to see close battles in the ATV Motocross Pro class each weekend.


2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

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SEASON REVIEW (Top) It’s always an exciting race when Chad Wienen (right) and Joel Hetrick (left) are battling.

an unmatched atmosphere. For 2012, gate drop after gate drop, the feeling of tension being released was palpable. By Loretta’s, everyone is looking forward to the off-season and toward the next season and the chance

(Bottom) Wienen Motorsports/SSi Decals rider Chad Wienen overpowered the competition to take the 2012 crown and will wear the #1 plate this season.

to do it all over again. The river is packed with the countless wives and kids of racers relishing the uncharacteristically laid-back vibe. HILL

While competitors begin bench-racing sessions about battles just hours old, team managers are scrambling to sign their next big prospects. With one last chance to grab a win, the Pro Class lined up well aware that this was it. Natalie would need something drastic to happen to Wienen in order to bring home the Championship. As with the previous eighteen motos, the crowd lined the fences, waiting for closure.

Creamer served notice that he can still

already clinched, there was still much to

Natalie would indeed take the overall

bring it. Natalie, Hetrick, Brown, Upper-

be fought for. Natalie and Wienen were

win; Hetrick took a strong second, but

man, and Pelchat rounded out the top

deep in the trenches of a knock-down,

Wienen kept it conservative, finishing a

seven. Gibson took his eighth overall

drag-out title fight, but there were still

solid third, good enough for the champi-

Pro Am Production win in as many tries

plenty of pros hungry for their first win of

onship. Creamer, Upperman, and Brown

ahead of Fix and Moser and his sixth Pro

the season. Hetrick, Upperman, Brown,

rounded out the top six. In Pro Am,

Am Unlimited win ahead of Moser and

and the visiting “spoiler” Josh Creamer

Cody Gibson finished his clean sweep of

New York’s Preston Young. The amateur

would not go down without a fight, and

overall wins in the Production class just

classes were sprinkled with upset wins

the result was a six-rider throwdown for

ahead of Kyle Fix and Brett Musick, who

by local racers; Cooper, Gennusa, and

bragging rights. The crowd lining Red-

three rounds earlier had clinched his B

Spader would hear none of it, though,

Bud’s fences was in a virtual frenzy all

Class Championship. In the Unlimited

as they continued their dominance.

day long as the contenders duked it out.

class it was once again Gibson, Fix, and

Brett Musick, on the other hand, having

Natalie and Wienen split moto wins, with

Janssen. Ireland’s Emma McQuaid took

clinched his two B Class Championships

Wienen once again taking the overall

the Women’s Class win.

with three rounds to spare, decided to

(his sixth of the season). Gibson swept

move up to the A Classes, finishing a

all four motos of the Pro Am classes

hours of travel, thousands of dollars in

strong second in Production A.

with the usual suspects in tow; Gen-

expenses, and twenty hard-fought mo-

As the series headed into its pen-

nusa was once again dominant in the A

tos per class, just about everyone was

ultimate round, at Michigan’s fabled Red-

ranks, while his training partner “Diggety

ready to wipe their slates clean. This

Bud, many of the questions from eight

Diggety Doc” Spader spanked the Vet

season offers a new set of opportunities

rounds ago had long been answered.

classes with Pro Class speed.

for the hundreds of racers who call the

While a handful of championships were

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Loretta Lynn’s is always a blast, with

After ten rounds of racing, countless

ATVMX Championship home.


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THE EVENTS 2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

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very track strives to one

Motocross Championship. In short,

day and racing through Sunday after-

day host a national-cal-

tracks just don’t get better than these.

noon, the parking and pit area must

iber MX event. Whether

In order to make it onto the ATV

be able to comfortably host over 500

it’s dirt bikes or ATVs

Motocross National schedule, a track

racers and their crew and family at each

that are racing, if a facil-

must be safe for all skill levels while

event—that includes everything from

ity makes it onto a national champion-

offering enough technical elements

18-wheelers to two-man tents. The fa-

ship schedule, it’s doing lots of things

to truly separate the top riders from

cilities must be top-notch on and off the

right. In the case of the ten tracks that

the rest. Thirty-seven different classes

track, and the community infrastructure

comprise the 2013 Mtn. Dew ATV MX

will compete on everything from 50cc

must be prepared to handle the huge

National series, three of them—Muddy

starter machines to 450cc beasts in

influx of visitors.

Creek MX, High Point Raceway, and

a single day, and each must be able

Unadilla—hold the distinction of hosting

to navigate the course safely. Jump

series will visit some of the world’s best

motocross nationals for both ATVs and

faces need to be level, and the flow of

tracks this season, and racers will be

dirt bikes this year. In addition, Steel

the track has to be consistent enough

challenged by everything from sand to

City has held both in previous years,

that every rider can come away feeling

hard-packed clay to deep-tilled loam,

while one, Loretta Lynn’s, is host to the

just as challenged by the terrain as the

ensuring that just about every possible

most prestigious amateur race in the

competitors.

surface is represented on the schedule.

With the racers setting up on Thurs-

These are all-terrain vehicles, after all!

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world, the Red Bull Amateur National

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AONIA PASS March 23-24, 2013 | Washington, GA

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he 2012 series will once again kick off at Aonia Pass in Washington, Georgia. Aonia Pass offers ample level parking and houses a variety of tracks, including a supercross, mini, cross-country, and national MX (where the ATV race will be held). Aonia is no stranger to hosting big events, as they regularly host Loretta Lynn’s Qualifiers and GNCC events, along with state series races. Made up of red Georgia clay, the track is hard-packed and fast; woodchips and sawdust are routinely mixed into the surface to retain moisture, but with 500-plus ATVs racing on national weekend, it’s a safe bet you’ll encounter a hard, blue-grooved surface later in the day. The track itself can run in either direction and is routinely switched. While the track is built on small, rolling hills, the majority of the course is actually in a valley. The start is relatively flat, and obstacles vary from small timing doubles and tabletops to huge step-ups and step-downs. Spectators can see about 70 percent of the course from the bl the th b each ea chers, with h th the e fini nish sh-line sh h se ect ctio ion fron io ontt an a d ce center a bleachers, nish-line section front and me ere 30 30 feet et from fro rom m the the bleachers. blea bl each ea c ers. You’d You’d be be hard-pressed hard ha rd-p -p pre res ssed ed d to mere find a b ette te er plac ce to wat a ch an ex at exci c ting ng g finish. better place watch exciting

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www.aonia-pass-mx.com

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. Chad Wienen 2. John Natalie 3. Josh Upperman 4. Thomas Brown 5. Mark Madl

MUDDY CREEK RACEWAY April 13-14, 2013 | Blountville, TN

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here aren’t many tracks prettier than Muddy Creek Raceway, which boasts a deep, dark brown loam surface and green grass that would rival most PGA courses. Built in a valley, the course takes full advantage of the elevation changes, offering a variety of obstacles that weave through the terrain including step-ups, tabletops, whoop sections, doubles and triples. The start is slightly uphill and will favor those with the most horsepower, while the rest of the course will favor those with the best rhythm and timing. Spectators can choose either side of the track, with bleachers scattered along the perimeter, as roughly 80-90 percent of the track can be seen from either side. Parking is based on tiers carved out of the side of the mountain trac ack. and surrounds most of the track.

www.muddycreekraceway.com

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. Chad Wienen 2. John Natalie 3. Joel Hetrick 4. Josh Upperman 5. Thomas Brown

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BALLANCE MX April 27-28, 2013 | Oakland, KY

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ere’s something in the water of Bowling Green, Kentucky, that should be bottled and marketed to racers. How else can you explain the disproportionate amount of fast ATV racers who have come out of the area? Jeremiah Jones, Josh Starrett, Bill and Brandon Ballance, Cody Grant, and the JPMX team are all from within throwing distance of the track, and all have made indelible marks on the sport. If not the water, then blame Ballance MX for the insane talent level in the area. The track, designed by multi-time GNCC Pro Class Champion Bill Ballance, utilizes every bit of natural elevation change and is among the most technical on the schedule. High-speed doubles, rhythm sections, off-camber turns, and option lanes make for great racing, as racers have multiple distinct options o in every section. The surface is clay-ish, and d certain sections get rough quickly. The parking area and d vendor’s row are spacious and flat, and at least 95 per ercent of the track can be seen percent from from m the the spectator spectator or a r a. re a area.

www.ballancemotox.com

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. John Natalie

2. Chad Wienen 3. Joel Hetrick 4. Josh Upperman

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5. Thomas Brown

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WILDCAT CREEK May 11-12, 2013 | Rossville, IN

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ildcat Creek MX is located just 10 miles east of Lafayette, Indiana, on 100 acres of beautiful farmland. This Midwestern gem may be new to the series, but it’s anything but new to hosting quality MX events. Built in 2000 as a private track, it now hosts this event as well as an Area Qualifier for the Red Bull Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch. The spectator experience here should be great—the terrain is mostly flat (manmade jumps aside), and with the exception of one section that dives into the woods, the entire course is fairly visible. The track itself is built on fertile farmland, which means you can expect big ruts, as this earth is used to being plowed deep. The soil’s reddish tone is in stark contrast to the bright green grass that covers just about every other inch of the facility, and the layout is fast. You can expect to spend most of your time in the “wide open” section of your throttle, as the jumps are big and plentiful. There’s little room to rest here, and lap times should be in the same range as Ballance MX or Maple Shade.

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www.wildcatcreekmx.com

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SUNSET RIDGE May 25-26, 2013 | Walnut, IL

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estled in the middle of cornfields, Sunset Ridge almost seems like a mirage when you first lay eyes on it. The track is comprised of a sandy surface similar to RedBud and is among the widest on the schedule. With no natural elevation changes to speak of, the track looks almost supercrossy with its manmade jumps. The turns are wide bowls, and the overall layout is pretty busy and technical. The lack of elevation doesn’t necessarily mean low visibility, though, as you can see the majority of the race if you’re willing to move around a bit. Racers tend to like the track, and parking is set up in a neighboring cornfield. Chad Wienen and series sponsor SSI consider this their home track, as they’re both from the neighboring town of Galena.

www.sunsetridgemx.com

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. Chad Wienen 2. John Natalie 3. Joel Hetrick 4. Thomas Brown

ROUND

5. Josh Upperman

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BIRCH CREEK June 8-9, 2013 | Danville, VA

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irch Creek Motorsports Park in southern Virginia returns to the ATV MX National series for 2013 after a three-year hiatus, having been a part of the series for well over a dozen years. This year’s return to Birch Creek is especially significant, as the series will honor the memory of longtime series referee and Danville native Robert “Smitty” Smith. Outside of the actual racing, an entire weekend’s worth of activities are planned to honor Smitty’s memory, and his family will be in attendance to help celebrate his legacy. As for the track, you’ll find red clay, the longest start straight on the schedule, and a monstrous uphill triple for starters. There’s traction for days and enough jump combinations to greatly reward creative racers. Birch Creek is technical—there’s no set way to get through the obstacles, so in many sections some racers may opt to double while others may triple, for instance. Spectators will have to be equally creative, as the track is carved out of a valley and mountainside, making it challenging to see all the action from one vantage point. The return to Birch Creek is a welcome occasion, and honoring the memory of someone who gave so much to this sport in his hometown will make this round all the more special.

www.birchcreekmotorsports.com

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STEEL CITY RACEWAY July 6-7, 2013 | Delmont, PA

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ounded in 1983, Steel City Raceway is famed in motocross circles, having hosted a USGP in 1987 and a round of the AMA Pro Motocross tour for bikes for nearly twenty-five years. After decades at the High Point track in Pennsylvania, the ATV Stampede moved to Steel City in 2006, and now the four-wheeled set has learned just how tough and technical this place can be. Like the Budds Creek track, Steel City is set up in a valley, offering perfect sight lines for spectators. On the track, it’s a challenge; many of the corners are set up off-camber, and the jump combinations are challenging. While many tracks feature big air that requires nothing more technical than just pinning it and jumping, Steel City rewards riders who can nail expert timing over smaller doubles and triples and big tabletops. The Pennsylvania soil gets pretty soft, so expect big ruts and berms—the perfect stuff for creating new lines and making passes. Also, the uphill start is a true test of horsepower, so riders need to have their machines dialed in. The Steel City race is run with the help of the Coombs family, who also help put together the ATV Dirt Days race at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, and they’re known for their very professional approach to setting up an event.

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www.steelcitymx.com

RETURNING FOR

2013!

UNADILLA July 13-14, 2013 | New Berlin, NY

www.unadillamx.com

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ocated in the middle of upstate New York, Unadilla is the northernmost stop of the series. One of the longest-running MX tracks in the country, the place oozes MX history. The layout is traditional, in that it’s comprised more of natural-terrain obstacles than manmade ones, and it offers a fan-friendly spectating experience—you can see 80-90 percent of the track from just about anywhere. The track surface is notoriously rocky, dark dirt that tends to get rough, and the layout seems to be among the series’ fastest. The jumps that stand out most are the Gravity Cavity, the Skyshot, and the Plunge, as all three are easily hundred-footers. Chest protectors are a must at this one, as there are plenty of spots to pass, but you’ll be eating some roost to do it. There’s tons of flat parking for the event, and the close proximity to Canada brings out heaps of Canadian racers, as well as NEATV series racers looking to test themselves agains aiins n t the th best ATV ATV racers rac cerrs in the the e world. wor o ld. against

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. Chad Wienen

2. Josh Creamer 3. John Natalie 4. Joel Hetrick 5. Thomas Brown

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REDBUD July 27-28, 2013 | Buchanan, MI

www.redbudmx.com

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here’s probably not another track in the world that carries the mystique of RedBud. A favorite of fans and racers alike, this Hall of Fame-worthy facility pretty much defines MX. From the iconic LaRocco’s Leap, Monza Wall, and infamous downhill ski jump to the perfectly groomed and manicured grass, there’s something special about the Michigan facility. The track surface ranges from deep sand to extremely rocky dirt. In recent years, the track has undergone a facelift of sorts, with the addition of a treacherously long whoop section, monster step-up double, and giant tabletop—the technical aspect has doubled. The soil at RedBud really lends itself to braking bumps and ruts, and once you factor in the rocky ground, you’ll want to consider wearing a chest protector. The spectating experience is unique in that the track weaves through two separate valleys, split by a massive hill. It’s not uncommon to see the entire crowd run from one side of the hill to the other to see a good battle. The bleachers on top of the hill are prime real estate tate te,, as tthey h y offer th he the he best best v be antage p oint to se oi see e a race c wit itho hout ho tate, vantage point without havi ving vi ng to to ru un on one e yo your urse self se lff. having run yourself.

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. Chad Wienen

2. Josh Upperman 3. John Natalie 4. Thomas Brown

ROUND

5. Joel Hetrick

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LORETTA LYNN’S August 10-11, 2013 | Hurricane Mills, TN

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oretta Lynn’s is the most well-known track in the series and typically boasts the most entries. The track is located at the home of country music legend Loretta Lynn and is only used three times a year—for the Amateur MX Nationals, Dirt Days, and the GNCC. The hard-packed dirt surface lends itself to braking bumps and ruts, and when you factor in the high number of entries, you can expect the roughest race of the year. The start is the longest and fastest in the series, and the Ten Commandments—a treacherous set of ten deep whoops—has become a thing of legend among racers. In recent years, renowned track builder Marc Peters has made improvements that have greatly improved the track’s overall flow. The biggest obstacle at Loretta’s has nothing to do with the race surface; the stiflin ing humidity and he heat at tend e to o wreak the most havoc. The atmosphere at Loret Loretta’s etta’s is second d to none. Despite the pressure most racers s ffeel with championships on o the he line, the w the eek eek ken e d is act cttua ctua ualllllly y la laid id id-back d k. R acers ac e an nd theirr fa ffamilies miililie lies es weekend actually laid-back. Racers and spen end en nd thei ttheir th he r ti time me iin n th the he e cr cree eek ee k or a wim immi ming p ools ls s enjoy enj yspend creek att the sw swimming pools enjoying th he carn rn niv val-e esqu que a tmosph her ere e and an nd soaking g it a n. the carnival-esque atmosphere alllll iin.

www.atvmotocross.com

2012 AMA PRO ATV

RESULTS: 1. John Natalie 2. Joel Hetrick 3. Chad Wienen 4. Josh Creamer 5. Josh Upperman

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THE RIDERS 2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

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he requirements for

the crop. The top fifteen riders—and even

to the gate at once, not to mention the

obtaining an AMA Pro

a few of this year’s rookies—are the very

handful of returning National champs

Racing license are enough

best of hundreds who have attempted to

looking to add another title to their

to accredit any Pro ATV

make it in the high-stakes world of ATV

résumés. With one of the largest Pro

racer as one of the best

Motocross. If they’re on the gate, they’ve

Classes in recent history, this season

in the sport. But imagine what it must

already been put through the ringer, tested,

will be a test of both man and machine.

feel like to know you’re ranked among

and pushed to the limit. Competing at this

the top fifteen people in the world at

level requires a dedication most will never

a changing of the guard, and the new

something. If you can’t, just ask some

understand. Five months, ten rounds,

crop is hungry and ready to establish

of the pros lining up at the Mtn. Dew

twenty motos, and thousands of travel

themselves; the old guard, meanwhile,

ATV Motocross National Championship,

miles will be factors in determining the

isn’t quite ready to relinquish their place

sanctioned by AMA, because that’s

next champion, but it really comes down

at the top. A showdown is taking place

exactly what they are.

to dedication, determination, and heart.

in 2013, and the only thing we know

What you see on the Pro Class starting gate is nothing less than the cream of

This year’s Pro Class is unique: never before have so many rookies taken

ATV Motocross is in the midst of

for sure is that no one is going down without a fight.

CHAD WIENEN

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JOEL HETRICK

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JOSH UPPERMAN

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DEREK SWARTFAGER

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MARK Madl

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JON VENJOHN

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JOE BYRD

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BIRTH DATE: November 27, 1972 | HOMETOWN: Union City, TN | 2012 RANKING: 14

JOSH CREAMER

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ATVMX 101 2013 AMA ATV MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

FAN’S GUIDE ACCIDENTS Our Event Staff is committed to making your visit with us as safe as possible, but we’re prepared in the event of an accident. If you’re involved in one, or if you witness an incident during your visit, please notify the nearest security guard or track crew. Please allow emergency personnel to respond to incidents promptly and without interference.

ALCOHOL If you choose to drink alcohol during your visit, please do so responsibly and be considerate of your fellow fans and our racers. We reserve the right to remove any person, for any reason, and will contact police if we believe you are acting in a manner that is contrary to the law or that may endanger yourself, others, or any property.

FAN CONDUCT Offensive signs, public intoxication, and profanity will NOT be tolerated.

FAN RIDING Fans are NOT permitted to operate pit vehicles, including but not limited to motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, ATVs, or golf carts. Only properly registered competitors and Event Staff are permitted to operate motorized vehicles during an event.

INFORMATION/GUEST SERVICES Rider Registration provides guest services and will be available to provide you with general information, assist in acquiring medical care, lost and found, and other event-related services.

PARKING Parking is FREE. Please do not park within 20 feet of the track fence barrier. Some venues require a camping fee, but fan parking is always free.

GUESTS WITH DISABILITIES PARKING Our guests with disabilities should notify the Front Gate staff upon entry for assistance in

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parking in areas providing quick access to track viewing and the Pro Pits. Please display your state-assigned persons-with-disabilities parking permit in the window of your vehicle. Spaces are not reserved and are assigned on a first-come basis.

PRO PITS Your weekend wristband is your Pro Pit Pass. Fans can get closer to the action by meeting Pro Riders in their pits and getting their autographs.

• Laser pointers • Projectiles of any style • Weapons: guns, knives, mace, handcuffs, nightsticks, blackjacks or other items. • Other items in the judgment of Event Staff that may pose a safety hazard to other guests or competitors or diminish their enjoyment of our events.

RE-ENTRY Guests may exit and re-enter the facility so long as they have their wristband pass.

PRO PIT GUIDELINES:

RESTROOMS

1. Event Staff reserves the right to ask anyone to leave the Pro Pit area at any time. 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 3. No alcohol in the pro pits. 4. Smoking is prohibited. 5. Fans are not permitted in the Pro Pits during Pro Racing.

Public Port–a-lets are located throughout the facility. Some venues have permanent facilities. All restrooms will be clearly marked.

SECURITY POLICY Prohibited items (see the list below) or contraband discovered during security inspections must be returned to the owner’s vehicle or discarded. ITEMS MAY NOT BE LEFT AT THE GATE. Unlawful items discovered during security inspections will be confiscated and reported to the legal authorities. Any prohibited item discovered on event grounds will be confiscated. Event Staff will be on site in the event you require assistance. Should you require assistance, please notify the nearest event employee. The appropriate person or agency will then be dispatched to your location.

PROHIBITED ITEMS All vehicles, containers, bags, blankets and similar items are subject to search by event staff at any time. A list of prohibited items includes, but is not limited to: • Fireworks or missile-like objects • Glass containers of any style • Illegal substances

SOUVENIRS/VENDORS Souvenir and Vendor stands are located throughout Vendor Row. The Official ATVMX Superstore is open Friday through Sunday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm local time. Merchandise also is available online at www.mototees.com.

TRACK ACCESS Safety First: ATV Motocross like all motorsports, can be dangerous. Fans must remain behind all fence barriers, must stay off the track and keep a safe distance from it. Fans should never cross the track. It is your responsibility to keep yourself and your children a safe distance from the track. Never turn your back to oncoming racers, and remember—STAY OFF THE TRACK.

COMMENTS, CONCERNS, IDEAS Your comments and concerns are important to us. We want you to feel free to bring your ideas and opinions to our attention so that we can continue to improve this great racing sport that we love. Some of our greatest improvements and developments came from our riders and fans. Please feel free to stop by Rider Registration and let us know your thoughts, or drop us an email at info@atvmotocross.com. We would love to hear from you.


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IN MEMORY OF BOB “SMITTY” SMITH

T

he ATVMX community will be racing with heavy hearts this season in honor of a very dear family member, Bob

“Smitty” Smith, who passed away at the end of 2012. Smitty was the ATVMX series referee, but he was was also a friend to everyone at the races. Although his roots are in the two-wheeled of ATV racing as anyone could ever be. He was honored to be a part of the sport, and he took great pride in watching the kids grow from the 50cc classes all the way to the pros.

COURTESY SMITH FAMILY

community, Smitty was as big of a fan

Smitty was one of the most passionate people to set foot on a track, and those who knew him understood that he lived for those ten or so weekends a year that he would spend traveling to the ATVMX Nationals. Godspeed, Smitty. The ATV Racin’ Nation will surely miss you.

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hether you’re a fan or a competitor, ATVMotocross. com is the place to find anything and

everything related to the ATV MX National Championship. Racers can easily access information on 2013 classes, registration, rules, results, and contingency for both amateurs and professional competitors; fans will want to check out the Fan Zone, where you can find information on tickets, obtain camping and race information, or browse the fan guide, a comprehensive list of the most commonly asked questions relating to ATV Motocross. The site also features a wealth of multimedia, including photo reports and short clips of the ATVision Motosodes. You can also follow ATV Motocross on Twitter(@ATVMXdotcom),

like us on Facebook (Facebook.com/atvmotocross), and subscribe to our Youtube channel (Youtube.com/atvmotocross). Bookmark www.atvmotocross.com today!

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ATV MOTOCROSS ONLINE AND ON TV

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acerTV returns to the airwaves for 2013 but this time with a unique twist. All ten rounds of the ATV Motocross National Championship Series, sanctioned by AMA, will be broadcast on the all new RacerTV .com online platform, alongside the AMSOIL GNCC Series, WORCS, and other premier racing events. The best part about the new RacerTV.com is that each show will be broadcast online before the next round! Two additional shows will be featured on NBC Sports Network, highlighting the most exciting races of the season. You can find everything you need to know about the series at ATVMotocross.com, including the return of the popular ATVision Motosodes, the very best in ATV Motocross web video. You can also visit RacerTV.com after each race to find out about the latest action in ATV Motocross.


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