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Three riders win AMA National Championships at 2019 AMA Extreme Off-Road Grand Championship

Lettenbichler, LeBlond, Gutish earn AMA No. 1 plates at Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout competition

The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Manuel Lettenbichler, Ryder LeBlond and Rachel Gutish on their winning performances during the...

AMA EnduroCross National Championship Series kicks off Aug. 24

Three-round, American Motorcyclist Association-sanctioned series to use all-new event format

The three-round 2019 AMA EnduroCross National Championship Series features events in three states and is promoted by Tod Hammock of City Cycle...

2019 AMA Land Speed Grand Championship takes place Aug. 24-29

Hundreds of competitors take aim at land speed records on Bonneville Salt Flats

The Bonneville Salt Flats will be alive with the sound of motorcycle engines once again during the 2019 AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, Aug. 24-29.

American Motorcyclist Association adds Motorcycle Shippers as member benefit partner

Company offers discounts to AMA members

The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Motorcycle Shippers as a member benefit partner, providing AMA members with savings of $25 per bike...

Lettenbichler crowned AMA Extreme Off-Road National Champion at 2019 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout

German rider bests 58 competitors for title Sunday

Sunday at the 2019 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout started with 59 riders battling for one AMA No. 1 plate and ended with Manuel Lettenbichler...

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AMA Press Releases

Cooper Webb headlines 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross champions and award winners

Webb, Sexton, Ferrandis take class titles; Savatgy, Marchbanks named rookies of the year

AMA Press Release

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association crowned the 2019 champions of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, at the series finale in Las Vegas on May 4.

Cooper Webb, 450SX Class champion, 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. Photo by Jeff Kardas

KTM's Cooper Webb took the premier 450SX Class national championship. The 250SX West title went to Yamaha rider Dylan Ferrandis. The 250SX East champion is Chase Sexton, who rode a Honda.

"The AMA congratulates all three AMA Supercross champions," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "Monster Energy AMA Supercross showcases the best riders in the world, and Cooper, Dylan and Chase brought the focus, energy and dedication necessary to emerge victorious at the end of a grueling season."

Chase Sexton, 250SX East champion, 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. Photo by Jeff Kardas
Dylan Ferrandis, 250SX West champion, 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. Photo by Jeff Kardas

For 2019, Kawasaki rider Joey Savatgy is the 450SX Class AMA Rookie of the Year, and Kawasaki rider Garrett Marchbanks is the 250SX Class AMA Rookie of the Year.

"Joey and Garrett proved themselves throughout the 2019 season," said AMA Supercross Manager Mike Pelletier. "We look forward to seeing them both continue to display their skills in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series for many seasons to come."

An AMA Rookie of the Year award is presented to the first-year rider who accumulates the most championship points in each Monster Energy AMA Supercross class.

Webb clinched the 450SX Class title with a third-place finish in the Main Event. He finished the season 18 points ahead of Kawasaki rider Eli Tomac, who won the Las Vegas event.

Ferrandis won the 250SX Main Event in Las Vegas, finishing the season 15 points ahead of Kawasaki rider Adam Cianciarulo and 46 points ahead of Colt Nichols, who rides a Yamaha.

Sexton finished fourth in Las Vegas, accumulating 193 points for the season, placing him 13 points ahead of Yamaha rider Justin Cooper. Austin Forkner on a Kawasaki finished third in the season points totals.

For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series, visit www.amasupercross.com.

Industry Press Releases

Harley-Davidson launches new motorcycle models and technology for 2020

Debut of the electric LiveWire motorcycle and the return of the legendary Low Rider S model

New models, new technologies, and more customer choices are featured in the expansive lineup of Harley-Davidson motorcycles for 2020.The new...

Motorcycle Industry Council launches initiative to attract new riders

Strategic plan to be revealed at AIMExpo in September

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Beta Motorcycle announces 2020 RR and RR-S models

The future has arrived

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Powersports trade and safety associations announce CEO succession plan

MIC, MSF chief Tim Buche to move to consultant role

The boards of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA), Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), and...

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