2013 AMA MAXC ATV & SxS Racing Series to Kick off April 13
AMA MAXC Racing - Round 1 - Monster Mountain - Madison, IN - April 13, 2013
Pickerington, OH (3/4/2013)
- Some of the most thrilling woods racing in the
country will kick off on April 13 as the AMA Mid
America XC National Championship Series gets under
way in Madison, Ind. The 10-round hare scrambles
series features a wide range of challenging venues
that test riders' skills on everything from high-speed
courses to tight single-track trail.
The series, which launched in 2010, continues
to grow and flourish, attracting more AMA members
every year. It is promoted by Mike Gibbs and Mid
America XC in Monrovia, Ind. The full schedule
is at www.themaxc.com.
"Mike and his crew continue to operate one of
the most professional AMA-chartered promoting
organizations in the country," said AMA Track
Racing Manager Chuck Weir. "They keep raising
the bar for our off-road competition members in
the Eastern United States, advancing what is already
a superb program. Like the vast majority of AMA-sanctioned
competition, they also offer competitive classes
at every level of age, skill and displacement."
Gibbs said that Mid America XC prides itself on
running a series that appeals to everyone.
"Racers can expect to see a very family-oriented
series and friendly atmosphere, with several families
showing up the night before the event for camping
and social activities," Gibbs said. "They can
expect a very organized event, which we pride
ourselves on starting things on time as advertised
and running the race day program in a very professional
Gibbs said that in 2013 riders will directly benefit
from the series' growth in recent years.
"We are stepping up the program this year with
some very exciting venues and races for 2013,"
Gibbs said. "We have Lucas Oil on board with us
for the season and they are allowing us to have
TV coverage for our race in Nashville, Ind.: The
Big Nasty XC. MAXC is running this race on June
29 in conjunction with the first annual Indiana
Bike Week. This will have a very generous payout
for the pro racers and a lot of things going for
the lower classes, as well.
For more on the AMA Mid America XC National Championship
Series, see www.themaxc.com.
For more on AMA-sanctioned events, see www.americanmotorcyclist.com.
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