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AMA Posts 2005 Race Calendar

March 29, 2005
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AMA Sports, the amateur and pro-am competition division of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), Pickerington, Ohio, says the 2005 season of competition will showcase more competitors, more events, and more championships than at any time in the organization’s 82-year history.
Already in full swing, the AMA Sports calendar will conclude November 18 with the AMA Sports Awards Banquet in Las Vegas. The third annual event will honor nearly 400 AMA Sports and ATVA national champions, plus the Sportsman of the Year; Athlete of the Year; Veteran/Senior, Amateur, Female and Youth Riders of the Year; Organizers of the Year in Motocross, Track Racing, and Off-Road; Website, Print-Media Journalist, Photojournalist and Broadcast Journalist of the Year for coverage of AMA Sports and ATVA events.
Here’s a preview of AMA Sports’ 2005 series and championship events grouped by Motocross, Track Racing (which includes dirt track, road racing, hill-climb, and speedway) and Off-Road.
MOTOCROSS
- AMA Air Nautiques Amateur and Youth Motocross National Championship: Held the first week in August at Loretta Lynn’s ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. For the event schedule and official results, visit www.mxsports.com.
- AMA Western Thundercross Championship Series: Seven-round regional series started February 19 at Lake Whitney and concludes August 7 in Eagle, Idaho. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=25&year=2005.
- AMA Eastern Thundercross Championship Series: This regional series, with six to eight rounds, will begin August 27-28 in Dinwiddle, Va., and conclude October 29-30 in Macon, Ga. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=26&year=2005.
- ATVA ITP Moose Grand National Championships Motocross Series: This 12-round national series began February 5 at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, Calif., and will conclude at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Tennessee on August 16. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/atvtypeindex.asp?s=9&year=2005.
TRACK RACING
- AMA Dirt Track Grand Championships: Scheduled for July 3-10 in Springfield, Ill. For the championship schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/2005/dt/index.asp.
- AMA Dirt Track Nationals: These events will take place in each AMA region. For regional schedules, along with contact information and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/2005/dt/index.asp.
- ATVA FMF Racing Grand National Championship TT Series: This seven-round national series will begin on June 11 in Orrville, Ohio and will conclude on October 1 in Brashear, Texas. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/atvtypeindex.asp?s=11&year=2005.
- AMA Hillclimb National Championships: This championship event will take place in Delbarton, W.Va., on August 20-21. For the event schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/2005/hc/index.asp.
- AMA Road Race Grand Championships: This championship event is to be held July 19-20 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio. For the event schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/2005/rr/index.asp.
- AMA National Championship Speedway Series: Inscribed by the FIM, this three-round national series will take place in Auburn, Calif. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.
- AMA Under-21 (Junior) Speedway National Championships: This National Championship will take place in Auburn, Calif. For the championship schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.
- AMA Youth (Under 16) Speedway National Championships: This National Championship event will take place in California. For the championship schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.
OFF-ROAD
- AMA MAXXIS Endurocross Indoor Championship: Scheduled for November 19 in Las Vegas. For the event schedule and official results, visit http://www.endurocrossusa.com/.
- AMA FMF Racing National Enduro Series: This nine-round national series began on February 20 in Coalinga, Calif., and will conclude on October 30 in Delaware City, Del. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=12&year=2005.
- AMA FMF Racing National Hare & Hound Series: This six-round national series began on January 23 in Lucerne Valley, Calif., and will conclude there on October 23. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=13&year=2005.
- AMA National Hare Scrambles Series: This ten-round national series began on January 9 in Hollister, California and will conclude on October 16 in Eaglewood, N.J. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama-cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=14&year=2005.
- ISDE Qualifiers: To earn a spot on ISDE Team USA, riders must compete in one of these two qualifier events. The first will be June 4-5 in Idaho City, Idaho; the second will be June 18-19 in Athens, Ohio. For information on ISDE qualifiers and Team USA, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/2005/isde/index.asp.
- International Six Days Enduro (ISDE): From September 13-18 in Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia. For the schedule of events and official results, visit http://www.ama cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.
- AMA/NATC National Observed Trials Series: This 12-round national series will begin April 9 in Muenster, Texas and will conclude August 7 in Alma, N.Y. For the series schedule and official results, visit http://home.ama cycle.org/raceresults/typeindex.asp?s=16&year=2005.
- Trials des Nations: Held in Sestriere, Italy, September 24-25. For the event schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.
- AMA/NATC Youth Trials National Championships: Held in Sequatchie, Tenn., July 2-4. For the event schedule and official results, visit http://www.ama-cycle.org/amrace/amasports.asp.

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