Hurricane Mills, TN — They all defy gravity, but in entirely different ways. Red Bull brings some of the most talented motorcycle athletes in the world to the Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s presented by Amsoil, contrasting the all-out adrenaline rush of the Red Bull TNT Freestyle Show featuring Jeff Tilton, Tommy Clowers, Myles Richmond and Ronnie Renner with the skilled grace of 10-Time AMA National Trials Champion Geoff Aaron.
The Red Bull TNT Freestyle Team of Jeff Tilton, Tommy Clowers, Myles Richmond and Ronnie Renner will jump ramps on the Loretta’s starting line Monday night, July 30th at 6:30 p.m. The boys plan on going big for the pumped up Loretta’s crowd.
Aaron’s big show will demonstrate the jaw-dropping skill of top trails riders, as the Red Bull-backed rider will leap onto and off of huge obstacles in Loretta Lynn’s Town Square. His show runs on Tuesday, July 31at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
The 26th Annual Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships Presented by Amsoil kicks off this weekend at the home of country music legend Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Racing action starts promptly at 7:30 am every day, Tuesday, July 31st, through Saturday, August 4th. Be sure to catch the daily video features brought to you by Racer X Films only on www.motocross.com.
About the Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships:
The MX Sports produced event is the world’s largest amateur motocross race. Hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, the event is the premier amateur motocross race in the world. In 2006, over 32,000 entries attempted to qualify in 33 classes for the 1320 available gates at the national. This year the National event will be held July 30th — August 4th, 2007. As proof of the significance of winning an AMA Amateur National Championship Title, most of today’s top motocross and supercross stars, including Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart, won championships at Loretta Lynn’s before turning pro. Sponsors include Air Nautiques, Amsoil, Cobra, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki, Yamaha, Gatorade, Parts Unlimited, Red Bull, Thor, Toyota, AGV, Alpinestars, Boyesen, Cti, DC Shoes, DeCal Works, FMF, Kicker, Moto Tees, Ogio, Renthal, Scott, Twin Air, Wiseco, Racer X Illustrated and Mini Rider Magazine.
About MX Sports
MX Sports is a Morgantown, West Virginia-based motocross production company. The group coordinates the Air Nautiques/AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, which includes a national qualifying program consisting of 49 Area Qualifying races during February-May and 12 Regional Championship races during the month of June. Less than five percent of the Area Qualifier entries actually qualify for the national championship event, held during the first week of August at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Most riders attend the National Championship with the help of their families. In fact, many groups consider the event their family’s summer vacation.