MX Sports Pro Racing Announces Third Annual American Motocross Season Celebration Following Traxxas Pala National
Celebration Will Recognize the Champions and Achievements of 2011 Season
MORGANTOWN, WV – August 23, 2011 – One day after the checkered flag falls at the Traxxas Pala National on September 10, bringing the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship to a close, the celebration will continue on Sunday evening. MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, will host the third annual American Motocross Season Celebration from Pechanga Resort & Casino, in Temecula, Calif., celebrating this summer’s champions, and the many moments that made 2011 one of the most memorable seasons in history. The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. PST.
On Sunday, September 11, the teams and riders of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship and the AMA ATV Motocross Championship by DWT, along with many members of the motocross industry, will gather to honor the title winners in the 450 Class, 250 Class, WMX Class and Pro ATV Class. The festivities will be emceed by SPEED and NBC host Jason Weigandt, along with trackside public address announcer Tim Cotter. The two respective voices of American Motocross will take a look back at all each round of the two- and four-wheeled motocross championships, and the highlights that shaped how the titles unfolded in each division.
Headlining the several awards that will be handed out that evening are the coveted Edison Dye Motocross Cup, for the 450 Class, the Gary Jones Motocross Cup, for the 250 Class, and the Gary Denton Motocross Cup, for Pro ATV – with each trophy being awarded to the rider and team that claimed each respective championship. Additionally, the Women’s Motocross Cup will be presented to the rider and team that captured the WMX Class title.
All four of the respective 2011 champions will have their chance in the spotlight, receiving their own trophy and distinguished medal, commemorating their achievement, and serving as the ideal complement to the exclusive number one plates that will adorn their bikes the following season. MX Sports Pro Racing will also recognize the 2011 Sportsman of the Year, which is given to the rider that exhibited the determination and class often identified with the most renowned names in the sport, as well as hand out Rookie of the Year accolades to the top first-year rider in each class.
Moreover, the Team Manager of the Year, Motocross Team of the Year, and Transport Driver of the Year will give credit to people behind the scenes of American Motocross. These are the individuals that make it possible for the world’s best riders, and a nation full of avid motocross fans, to enjoy a premier global competition in one of the toughest sports on the planet.
Prior to the festivities on Sunday evening, the Road 2 Recovery Golf Tournament will take place from the Temecula Creek Inn Golf Course. The biggest names in American Motocross will hit the links, with friends and teammates, to enjoy some friendly golf competition and have some fun away from the track.
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