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2019 AMA EnduroCross National Championship Series canceled

The American Motorcyclist Association has been informed by the series promoter that there will be no national championship-level EnduroCross...

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days announces bike show, entertainment

Old Bike Barn Crossroads features vendors, music, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show

The Old Bike Barn Crossroads at 2019 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Honda, includes live music by six bands, vintage motorcycle clubs,...

AMA Regional Championships kick off this weekend for 2019 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil

Riders to battle for opportunity to compete for AMA National No. 1 plates

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Bike show, riding exhibitions to entertain crowd at 2019 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Honda

Wall of Death, Xtreme Trials Riders to put on daredevil riding shows during event

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Federal Motorcycle Transport sponsors 2019 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Swap Meet

Huge swap meet includes motorcycles and parts across more than 800 vendor spaces

Federal Motorcycle Transport is the title sponsor for the largest motorcycle swap meet in North America, to be held at AMA Vintage Motorcycle...

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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

Project Triumph TE-1

Creating UK electric motorcycle capability

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After a five-year hiatus, WERA Motorcycle Roadracing returns to Nelson Ledges Road Course

Event takes place May 11-12

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More than 3,000 people attended

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