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MX Sports Pro Racing Announces

2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Schedule

Two New Venues Added for 42nd Season

 

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (November 15, 2012) Following another extremely successful racing season, MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of NBC Sports Group, announce the 2013 schedule for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.  Kicking off Saturday, May 18th at the Hangtown Motocross Classic, just outside of Sacramento, Calif., the series will make stops at the premier motocross facilities in the country, while introducing two new venues to the schedule. The 12-round championship will conclude August 24th at the Lake Elsinore National in Southern California.

 

Joining the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship for the first time is the Southeast’s Bristol National at Muddy Creek Raceway, located minutes outside the world-renowned racing town of Bristol, Tenn. The other new venue will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Many of the series’ traditional stops return in 2013, including Thunder Valley, High Point, Budds Creek, RedBud, Spring Creek, Washougal, Southwick, and Unadilla The world-class venues included in the 2013 season will provide returning fans and new guests the chance to witness the fastest racers on the planet in head-to-head competition, while enjoying a day outside interacting with elite series sponsors.

 

“We are very proud to continually bring Lucas Oil Pro Motocross to the most iconic tracks in the sport’s history, as well as new markets and racing facilities, which both provide excellent fan amenities and race circuits that will showcase the top riders in the world,” said MX Sports Pro Racing President Davey Coombs. “This series has experienced tremendous growth in the past five years and we look forward to the continued success in both increasing live audiences and television viewers from across the globe.”

 

The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is the pinnacle of professional motocross racing, attracting the world’s most fit and talented athletes to compete on the country’s toughest and most scenic motocross tracks. Combined with an ever-increasing television package on NBC, NBC Sports, FUEL TV and live stream viewing on AlliSports.com, the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship continues to grow with each season.

 

Reigning class champions – Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey and Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett, of the 450 and 250 Classes respectively, look to defend their Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship crowns during the 2013 season.  The series is expected to draw the fiercest competition next season, as athletes from all over the world descend on the legendary Hangtown Motocross Classic on May 18th to begin the summer-long battle for supremacy.

 

Tickets for all 12 rounds of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship will go on sale Thursday, November 29th, at AlliSports.com. Purchase your tickets before December 24th for $20 off series merchandise and a chance to win the Moto Swag Pack, complete with ticket upgrades, series merchandise, and products from series sponsors etnies and FMF. Additional ticket promotions and offers will roll out continuously leading up to the start of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

 

2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Schedule

 

May 18             Hangtown Motocross Classic                Sacramento, Calif.

May 25             Thunder Valley National                                    Lakewood, Colo,

June 1              Bristol National                                    Blountville, Tenn.

June 8              High Point National                               Mt. Morris, Pa.

June 22            Budds Creek National                          Mechanicsville, Md.

June 29            Moto X 338 National                              Southwick, Mass.

July 6                RedBud National                                  Buchanan, Mich.

July 20              Washougal National                              Washougal, Wash.

July 27              Spring Creek National                           Millville, Minn.

August 10         Unadilla National                                   New Berlin, N.Y.

August 17         TBA                                                     TBA

August 24         Lake Elsinore National                         Lake Elsinore, Calif.

 

For additional information on the series, please visit AlliSports.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for exclusive content and additional information on the latest Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship news.

 

MX Sports Pro Racing

MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world's most prestigious professional motocross series - the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The industry leader in off road power sport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.

 

Alli Sports

Alli Sports, is an action sports lifestyle brand whose mission is to connect fans with athletes and brands through best in class events, media, and authentic branded products. Alli Sports includes: the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and the Red Bull Signature Series; Alli Media, which creates, produces, and distributes original content; Alli RideShop, an online retailer carrying top skate and BMX consumer products; and Alli MotoShop an online retailer carrying top moto consumer products. Alli Sports is owned by NBC Sports. More information can be found at www.allisports.com.

 

AMA Pro Racing         
AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing sanctioning body in the United States, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. From its Daytona Beach headquarters, the organization sanctions professional motorcycle racing competition, which includes, AMA Pro Motocross, AMA Pro Road Racing, and AMA Pro Flat Track. Visit www.amaproracing.com.

 

NBC Sports Group     
When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January of 2011, the broad reach and storied history of NBC Sports united with Comcast's 24/7 ability to super-serve fans to create the NBC Sports Group. The new sports media company consists of an array of broadcast television, cable television and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports & Olympics, Golf Channel, Versus, 11 SportNets (regional sports networks) and their respective websites. Together, the new combined assets of the NBC Sports Group possess an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the Olympics, NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, IndyCar, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, Wimbledon, French Open, Tour de France and Kentucky Derby.

 

FUEL TV

FUEL TV is the only cable and satellite television network that features the exciting world of adrenaline and thrill-seeking sports including UFC, surfing, motocross, snowboarding and more. This new generation of sports provides a rich landscape of some of the most vibrant and action-packed television entertainment in the world. With more hours of UFC coverage than any other network, FUEL TV is the place to be for live fights, weigh-ins, prelims, pre- and post-fight coverage, specials and events you won’t see anywhere else. See why adrenaline sports fans call FUEL TV the channel they never turn off. FUEL TV, part of FOX Sports Media Group, was launched July 1, 2003 and is seen in more than 36 million U.S. homes and can be accessed by broadband, mobile devices and other digital platforms such as iTunes®. FUEL TV programming is available in more than 50 countries around the world with 24/7 channels operating in Australia and Europe. To subscribe to FUEL TV, call 877-4 FUEL-TV. For program times and other information, visit www.fuel.tv.

 

Lucas Oil Products     
Lucas Oil is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and additives. Based in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, featuring a premium line of oils, lubricants and problem-solving performance additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry.  Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the "Official Motor Oil of the Pro Motocross Championship." Visit www.LucasOil.com.

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