Chad Johnson Survives Baltimore

AURORA, Ill., January 13, 2007 — Toyota AMA Arenacross shared the spot light with the NFL in Baltimore Saturday night. Even still, Arenacross fans came out in droves to support their favorite athletes. Chad Johnson survived a difficult track to outlast Team Faith’s Kevin Johnson and Cernic’s Honda rider Justin Buckelew. Kevin Johnson got off to a great start and leading several laps before yielding to the defending Arenacross Champion. Friday night’s winner, Robbie Reynard, was charging to third before he crashed just before the halfway mark of the event. Brock Sellards night was cut short as his bike failed with just a few laps remaining.Jim Neese cashed in for the Toyota Arenacross Lites Main Event win. Neese roared out to a great start beating the field to the first turn. Indiana’s Shane Sewell was running top three before being passed by Brad Modjewski and Kody Molitor. Sewell finished 5th overall.The Toyota AMA Arenacross will continue tomorrow playing host to the top amateur riders in the Mid-Atlantic area at the 1st Mariner Arena.Toyota AMA Arenacross Main Results1. Chad Johnson, Suz2. Kevin Johnson, Yam3. Justin Buckelew, Hon4. Danny Smith, Hon5. Keith Johnson, YamToyota AMA Arenacross Lites Results1. Jim Neese, Suz2. Brad Modjewski, Yam3. Kody Molitor, Hon4. Ryan Voit, Kaw5. Shane Sewell, KawToyota AMA Arenacross Points1. Danny Smith (2) 1982. Chad Johnson (2) 1833. Keith Johnson (2) 1624. Robbie Reynard (3) 1565. Kevin Johnson (1) 1506. Brock Sellards (2) 1457. Justin Buckelew 1388. Teddy Maier 1249. Matt Barnes 12010. Greg Schnell 94Tickets are available online at,, For more information on the Toyota AMA National Arenacross Series log on to Toyota AMA Arenacross SeriesIn 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 Live Nation is the world’s leading live entertainment company, annually connecting more than 67 million fans with their favorite performers at over 33,000 events. We are the largest producer of live concerts in the world, the second-largest venue management company and have a rapidly growing online presence. Live Nation creates superior experiences for artists and fans, regularly producing tours for the biggest superstars in the business, including The Rolling Stones, Madonna, U2 and Coldplay. Globally, we own, operate and/or have booking rights for more than 170 venues, including House of Blues-branded music venues and prestigious locations such as San Francisco’s Fillmore Auditorium, Nikon at Jones Beach in New York and London’s Apollo Theatre and Wembley Arena. Live Nation’s websites collectively are the second most popular entertainment event websites in the United States, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Live Nation is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading under the symbol “LYV. For more information regarding concerts near you, Live Nation and its businesses, please visit our website at AMA Pro RacingAMA 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 Accredited media outlets can also access AMA Pro Racing’s online Press Room at HPPRHigh Profile Public Relations, LLC is a multi-faceted communications agency specializing in strategic media relations — both industry and mainstream — for the powersports and action sports communities. Dialed inn with all forms of power and action sports, its participants, manufacturers and live event promoters, HPPR’s Pat Schutte can be reached at (734) 369-2170 and For more information, please visit