Top ATV Riders Invited to Steel City Staff
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AMA Pro champion Wimmer leads the charge

Twenty of the top ATV riders in North America are set to compete in the Second Annual Steel City AMA Pro ATV Open in Delmont, Pa. August 30.

The invitational event is scheduled as part of the Saturday show at Steel City Raceway as part of the AMA Toyota National Motocross Championship weekend. Amateur ATV racing is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 31.

The National Motocross Championship will take to the track for its finals on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. with opening ceremonies, followed by motorcycle racing in the Motocross Lites, Women’s Motocross, and Motocross classes. The ATV Open is scheduled for 5:20 p.m.

“We’re excited to have the Pro and Amateur ATVs join the AMA National Motocross Championship weekend at Steel City for the second-straight year,” says event director Tim Cotter. “The Saturday show will truly be a motocross spectacular!”

Recently crowned ITP Tires/Moose Racing AMA Pro national champion Dustin Wimmer highlights the field. He will be joined by Team Suzuki teammates Doug Gust and Chad Wienen.

Also, Can-Am’s Epic Racing and Warnert Racing will bring five riders, led by Pennsylvania’s John Natalie, Jr. Natalie will be teamed with fellow Warnert rider Cody Miller, as well as Epic Racing’s Jeremy Lawson, Greg Gee and Sage Baker.

Josh Creamer, Russell Shumaker and Keith Little will carry the black-and-green colors for Team Monster Energy Kawasaki, while Joe Haavisto will also compete on a Kawasaki.

Harold Goodman and Josh Upperman will race for Factory Honda, while Cale Downen and 2008 Top AMA Pro privateer Rocco Arno, Jr. will ride privateer Hondas.

Rath Racing will bring its new Polaris quads to Steel City with Jason Dunkelberger and a rider to be named later.

Factory Yamaha will feature Pat Brown and a soon-to-be-announced second rider.

Tickets for the Second Annual Steel City AMA Pro ATV Open start at $30 for adults and $15 for children 6-11. Children five and under receive free admission.

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