Event Grand Marshal Brian Stokes has been making a habit of getting out early in a race and leaving the field behind at the AMA Racing Road Race Grand Championships at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. But racers didn't follow the script in the Middleweight Superbike race.
Miles Thornton, a 15-year-old motorcycle road racer from West Point, Ga., says that lining up against the best amateur riders in the country is inspiring. Enough so that it pushed him to win the prestigious AMA Road Race Horizon Award for 2009 at the AMA Racing Road Race Grand Championships held Sept. 10-13 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Thornton, Gaige, Lewis and Stall stand out at amateur championship event
TrueSports, Incorporated, owners and operators of Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School, announced a ticket discount for the AMA Road Race Grand Championships on September 11-13.
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Pairing wins for first time at Mid-Ohio, fourth on season
A sweat-soaked firesuit served as his royal garb and a water bottle his scepter. Nonetheless, Scott Dixon was crowned the IndyCar Series king Aug. 9 in a humid Victory Circle at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the AMA Racing Road Race Grand Championships, which will be held Sept. 10-13 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, will crown amateur road-racing national champions in a combined program that includes Championship Cup Series (CCS) classes.