Watch Road to Loretta’s Episode 9: “Bumpy Ride” Online Now
Season 2 of Road to Loretta's highlights seven athletes from every corner of the country as they make their journey to the ultimate championship stop at Loretta Lynn Ranch. Riders Dakota Alix, Zach Fulkerson, Alexander Frye, Christina Older, Brian Burns, and Vann Martin take cameras behind the scenes to see just what it takes to compete at amateur motocross' highest level.
Episode 9 highlights the final week before Loretta Lynn's and riders around the country make the final preparations to head to the ranch. Each rider has gone through the same qualifying stages to earn their invitation to the ranch, so every position is up for grabs. After months of training, we find out if our athletes have what it takes to win a coveted Loretta Lynn's championship.
For over 30 years, the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at the Loretta Lynn Ranch has stood as the ultimate test in motocross supremacy. The journey to Loretta Lynn’s is the pursuit of victory in the purest form, testing both man and machine in one of the most grueling races on earth.
The 2012 Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Amsoil will take place Sunday, July 29 - Saturday, August 4 at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. For more information, visit the series website at www.mxsports.com.
About the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship
The Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the world's largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 50 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 12 Regional Championships (June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week of August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 18,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,410 available positions at the National. Christened "The World's Greatest Motocross Vacation", the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross, including Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Ryan Villopoto, and Ryan Dungey. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.