AMA Motocross Organizers to Meet in San Francisco This Weekend
Annual Meeting Focuses on 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Details
MORGANTOWN, W.V. (January 26, 2010) – The 12 race organizers that host races in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship will all gather this weekend in San Francisco, Calif., for the annual National Promoters Group (NPG) summit. The meeting will take place in conjunction with the fourth round of the 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series this Saturday evening, January 30.
The promoters will meet with series organizer MX Sports Pro Racing and their partners from Alli Sports, as well as Next Level Sports, AMA race officials, series sponsors and several athletes to discuss strategic planning for this summer’s tour. In addition, promoters will compare ideas and suggestions on how to ensure the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Series continues to be the world-leading motocross championship.
“All of the AMA Motocross promoters and their families are looking forward to enjoying a great weekend of Monster Energy AMA Supercross in San Francisco,” said Davey Coombs, MX Sports Vice President. “It’s been a fantastic series so far and I think all of our promoters can learn from the excellent show that Feld Motor Sports puts on for their fans every Saturday night. We really appreciate Feld’s hospitality and the fact that they will be hosting our group for their event.”
The NPG was founded in 1997 as a way for the various AMA Motocross promoters to work together in order to produce a cohesive, consistent outdoor motocross championship. Beginning with the 2009 season, MX Sports Pro Racing has taken over the commercial and marketing rights for the historic series, but the NPG continues to play a vital role in ensuring the series continues to prosper.
The 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship begins on May 22 with the Hangtown Classic, just outside of Sacramento, Calif. For more information, please contact Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship media coordinator Brandon Short via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (949) 365-5752.
For fan and racing information on the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, log onto www.allisports.com.
MX Sports Pro Racing
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. An industry leader in off road powersport production and management, its mission is to raise awareness of motocross racing through the production of professional championship racing events nationwide. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing fields more than 60,000 action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of active fans, spectators and enthusiasts. For more information, please visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports
Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, is a global business that encompasses national and international action sports tours and events, multimedia production, and a consumer facing lifestyle brand. The Alliance includes: the Dew Tour, Winter Dew Tour, China Invitational, Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, King of Wake series, and the Gatorade Free Flow Tour; Alli TV Productions, which creates original content, produces and presents content with partners, and distributes Alli content through a variety of channels. Alli is owned by NBC Sports and MTV Networks and represents a network of athletes, fans, brands and properties. Its mission is to facilitate the momentous growth of action sports, through competition and lifestyle, for a new generation of fans and athletes. The Alli properties are home to more than 550,000 spectators each year and broadcasts more than 150 hours of original content in 100 countries and 280 million homes worldwide. More information can be found at www.allisports.com.
AMA Pro Racing
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. From its Daytona Beach headquarters, the organization operates and manages AMA Pro Road Racing, which includes AMA Pro American Superbike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike, AMA Pro SuperSport and AMA Pro SunTrust Moto-GT. AMA Pro Racing also manages and works closely with the day-to-day operational organizations of the AMA Pro Flat Track Championship and the AMA Pro Supermoto Championship Series in addition to other two-wheel and ATV series. Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.