Toyota AMA Arenacross Series Des Moines Results – Friday

AURORA, Ill., November 4, 2006 — TUF Racing’s Danny Smith won the opening round of the Toyota AMA Arenacross Series at the Wells Fargo Arena. Nearly 200 pro riders turned out for the event making in the largest pro rider field in the 22-year history. In the Arenacross main event the Wells Fargo Arena erupted when local rider Teddy Maier took the hole shot ahead of Greg Schnell and Danny Smith. Defending National Arenacross Champion Chad Johnson wrecked his Rockstar Suzuki in the first turn resulting in a 6th place finish. Danny Smith passed Teddy Maier and never looked back scoring his first ever National Arenacross win. The series continues tomorrow night.

Lehi, Utah’s Gray Davenport outlasted Kody Molitor and Cory Green for the AMA Arenacross Lites win.

Toyota AMA Arenacross Results

  1. Danny Smith, Honda
  2. Teddy Maier, Honda
  3. Greg Schnell, Suzuki
  4. Brock Sellards, Honda
  5. Keith Johnson, Yamaha

Toyota AMA Arenacross Lites Results

  1. Gray Davenport, Kawasaki
  2. Kody Molitor, Honda
  3. Cory Green, Honda
  4. Nick Depalo, Honda
  5. Robbie Smith, Kawasaki

Toyota AMA Arenacross Points

  1. Danny Smith (1) 25
  2. Teddy Maier 22
  3. Greg Schnell 20
  4. Brock Sellards 18
  5. Keith Johnson 16
  6. Chad Johnson 15
  7. Matt Barnes 14
  8. Justin Buckelew 13
  9. Travis Sewell 12
  10. Gray Davenport 11

Tickets are available online at www.arenacross.com, www.ticketmaster.com, www.tickets.com. For more information on the Toyota AMA National Arenacross Series log on to www.arenacross.com.

About Toyota AMA Arenacross Series
In its 23rd year, the Toyota AMA Arenacross Series, owned by Live Nation, is the premier indoor motocross series in the U.S. playing to sold-out arenas nationwide. Information on the Toyota AMA Arenacross Series events may be found at www.arenacross.com. Live Nation is a leading live event and venue management company focused on creating superior experiences for artists, performers, corporations and fans. Live Nation owns, operates and/or has booking rights for 153 venues worldwide and produced more than 29,500 events in 2005. Live Nation operates more than 60 websites globally. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “LYV. For more information regarding Live Nation and its businesses, please visit the company’s website at www.livenation.com.

About AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. Its properties include the Amp’d Mobile AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Motocross Championship presented by FMF, the AMA Superbike Championship presented by Parts Unlimited, the AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship and the AMA Supermoto Championship. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com. Accredited media outlets can also access AMA Pro Racing’s online Press Room at www.amaproracing.com/pressroom.

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