Amateur Motocross from Loretta Lynn's to Air on OLN - News - Dirt Rider Magazine

MX Sports and Racer Productions, along with Gear Media and Marketing Inc. (GMMI), announce a broadcast first. This August, the 2005 Air Nautiques AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships from Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN, will air on the Outdoor Life Network. This is an unprecedented level of amateur motocross racing coverage on television."We're so excited to bring the excitement of the AMA amateur nationals nationals to television sets around the country," says MX Sports Director Tim Cotter. "Everyone who has heard about the vaunted Loretta Lynn's Ranch experience will see why we call these events the World's Greatest Motocross Vacations. And they'll also get a look at some of the finest racing talent from today and tomorrow."The Air Nautiques AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships take place the week of August 1st through the 6th and will air just two weeks later on August 20th. Davey Coombs, Jason Weigandt and Rodney Tomblin will host the show, and these colorful talents will bring a new look and feel to motocross on television. The show will contain extensive racing highlights, featuring future professional stars like Jason Lawrence, Ryan Villopoto and Nicco Izzi.The shows will also highlight evening activities and special guests. Major stars attending this year include Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, Travis Pastrana, Chad Reed, Ryan Hughes, Vanilla Ice, Loretta Lynn and many more. Ranch activities include Pastrana crushing cars in his 199 monster truck, the Red Bull Freestyle Motocross Show, and Vanilla Ice performing on Monday and riding with McGrath on Tuesday. The telecast for the Amateur championships will air just before the Washougal round of the AMA National Motocross Championships, and will be a great lead-in show for all viewers.The weeklong Air Nautiques AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships will be divided into two shows, one for amateur racing and another the following week for youth racing on mini cycles.Interested in advertising? This is an unprecedented opportunity to tap into the ATV markets. Contact John Ayers, GMMI 724/333-3838, or Laura Evans, GMMI 724/458-0322 Events at Loretta Lynn's will air on OLN (Outdoor Life Network) as follows:
Air Nautiques AMA Amateur National Championships at Loretta Lynn's

Saturday, August 20, 2005 2:30pm (Show)
Tuesday, August 23, 2005 5:30pm (Repeat)
Thursday, August, 25, 2005 12:00pm (Repeat)Air Nautiques AMA Mini Cycle National Championships at Loretta Lynn's
Saturday, August 27, 2005 2:30pm (Show)
Tuesday, August 30, 2005 5:30pm (Repeat)
Thursday, September 1, 2005 12:00pm (Repeat)The AMA Air Nautiques Amateur National Motocross Championships presented by Amsoil is the world's largest amateur motocross race. In 2005, over 22,000 entries attempted to qualify in 33 classes for the event. The 2005 National will be held August 1 - 6, 2005 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Winning an AMA Amateur National Championship is considered the launch pad to a lucrative pro motocross career. Sponsors include Air Nautiques, Amsoil, Maxxis, Thor, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, KTM, Cobra, FMF, Gatorade, Parts Unlimited, Ogio, Freestyle Watches, Scott, Alpinestars, Boyesen, CTi, DC Shoes, Kicker, Liquid Performance, Wiseco, AGV, Renthal, Twin Air, Moto Tees and EK Chain.