2012 AMA ATV Motocross Series Schedule Announced

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney

MX Sports Pro Racing and ATVPG have announced the 2012 schedule for the AMA ATV Motocross National Championship Series presented by DWT. The series kicks off March 24 and 25 at Millcreek Raceway in Pell City, Ala. and wraps up August 11 and 12 at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

The series moves to a ten-race format in 2012 and will be returning to many of the ATV racing community’s favorite venues such as High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, Pa. and Muddy Creek Raceway in Blountville, Tenn.

“The ATV promoters are excited to release the National ATVMX schedule for 2012,” says ATVPG Director Sam Gammon. “We have put a lot of consideration into creating a schedule that best accommodates riders and families, while still creating an exciting series that is worthy of its national status.”

For the first time in ATV Motocross history, the Ballance MX event in Kentucky will incorporate a night race into Saturday’s program, giving spectators even more opportunities to catch racing action at different parts of the day.

“The race in Kentucky will bring a whole new excitement factor to the series, as the pro show will be at night under the lights on Saturday,”Gammon added. “We are going to make every effort to keep the series fun and to give the racers a good value for their dollars spent.”

Last month, 2011 AMA ATV Pro Champion John Natalie Jr. was awarded his national title, along with the other AMA Pro award recipients, in conjunction with the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Racing Season Celebration in Pala, Calif. Amateur racers will be recognized at the ATVMX Awards Banquet October 29 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

2012 AMA ATV Motocross National Championship Series Schedule
March 24-25MillcreekPell City, AL
April 21-22Muddy Creek RacewayBlountville, TN
May 5-6Budds CreekBudds Creek, MD
May 19-20Sunset RidgeWalnut, IL
June 2-3Ballance MXOakland, KY
June 16-17High Point RacewayMount Morris, PA
June 30-July 1Sunday CreekMillfield, OH
July 14-15UnadillaNew Berlin, NY
July 28-29RedBudBuchanan, MI
August 11-12Loretta Lynn’sHurricane Mills, TN
March 24-25MillcreekPell City, AL
Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with TSN.ca, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including ATV.com, Off-Road.com, ArcheryTalk.com, Tractor.com, RVGuide.com, and many more.

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