Lakewood’s Thunder Valley MX to Host First-Ever Night Race for 4th Annual Toyota Trucks Pro Motocross National presented by Division 7
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (Mar. 28, 2008) – Thunder Valley MX will host the first-ever night round of AMA Motocross on Saturday, June 28, for the 4th Annual Toyota Trucks Pro Motocross National Presented by Division 7. This historic race will mark the fifth round of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF, creating a milestone for the sport of American motocross.
Musco Lighting has jumped on board to supply temporary lighting services at the inaugural night race. As a world-wide leader in sports lighting, Musco will illuminate the mountain side and highlight one of the greatest outdoor racing facilities in the world. Musco Lighting and a group from Thunder Valley MX have staged several test runs at the facility to ensure proper lighting on the racetrack and general spectator areas.
“Musco Lighting is proud to supply the temporary lighting services for the
“We wanted to break new ground this year by giving the series a new feel,” said Clabaugh. “Hosting the race at night brings a new element to AMA Motocross and gives fans a new perspective. And in this ever-changing marketplace, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve our event and night racing seems like a perfect fit for our regions’ fans.
“We’ve met with officials from the Bandimere drag racing facility up the highway and we’ve done studies on local trends on event attendance in our area. We strongly feel that our greatest area for growth at
Red Bull Honda’s Andrew Short is a
“David and his group have done an excellent job in bringing motocross back to
Innovative and fan friendly, Thunder Valley MX features three large Jumbotron television screens where live race action is brought to the fans. Local and national media outlets were fed satellite feeds of the AMA Motocross Lites and AMA Motocross class highlights, giving the facility, sponsors and riders nationwide appeal. Since its inception, the key media members of the
In addition to the night race,
Last year at Thunder Valley Kawasaki’s
SCHEDULE: Friday (June 27) – Pro practice, 6:00 pm., Saturday (June 28) – Practice, 1:00PM. Qualifying, 2:50 pm. Opening Ceremonies, Final events start at 6:00 pm with two 30-minute, plus two lap motos for each class. A complete weekend schedule is available by clicking https://www.mxthundervalley.com/ThunderValley_Nat_info.pdf.
Tickets and Pit Passes
A two-day VIP ticket is available, which includes catered lunches on both days, all day pit passes on both days, and covered seating in the pro pits.
Friday June 27: Passes are on sale between 1:00pm and 5:00pm. Access to Pro Pits is allowed between 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Cost is $15.00 / person.
Saturday June 28: Passes are on sale between Access to the Pro Pits is allowed between and 1:00PM. Cost is $20.00 / person.
For more information, please log on to https://www.mxthundervalley.com.
For more information on the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF, log on to www.amamotocross.com, where a weekly webcast of each race will available to fans throughout the season. In addition, www.amamotocross.com offers fans [email protected] Live timing and scoring.