Buffalo, NY: For the
second year in a row, Dunlop riders captured every championship at the
prestigious AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch
in Hurricane Mills, TN. Dunlop’s new Geomax® MX33 was the tire of
choice among the winners.
Of the 35 titles up for grabs,
Dunlop tires were on every championship bike. Team Dunlop Elite riders took
seven titles and Dunlop riders took all of the special awards. Team Dunlop
Elite champions include Ryder DiFrancesco (two titles), Seth Dennis, Haiden
Deegan, Caden Braswell, Daxton Bennick and Tayler Allred. Additionally, Team
Dunlop Elite alumni riders Jalek Swoll, Carson Mumford, and Parker Mashburn won
Swoll also won the AMA Motocross Amateur Rider
Award for best performance by a non-A-class rider. The AMA Horizon Award—given
to the rider who shows the most promise as they prepare to enter the professional
ranks—was won by Derek Drake. The AMA Motocross Youth Rider Award—earned by a
rider under the age of 16 for their performance at Loretta’s—was given to Nate
Thrasher, and the AMA Motocross Vet/Senior Rider Award (for riders over 30
years of age) went to Mike Brown.
“The rain held off all week, so the track was is
great shape,” said Rob Fox, Amateur Motocross Support Manager. “We were really
happy that the new MX33 was so dominant this year, and want to thank all the
champions for choosing Dunlop.”
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