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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...

Thirty-three riders advance to pro races Saturday at 2019 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout

LeBlond, Gutish win AMA No. 1 plates on second day of AMA Extreme Off-Road Grand Championship

When the second day of the 2019 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout ended Saturday evening, 33 amateur riders had earned starting spots in Sunday’s...

Hundreds take part in first-ever 'Prologue' competition at 2019 Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout

New qualifying format kicks off 2019 AMA Extreme Off-Road Grand Championship

History was made Friday at the ninth edition of the Kenda AMA Tennessee Knockout, where 275 riders participated in the event’s first-ever...

Anderson, Osborne, Cooper named to 2019 U.S. Motocross of Nations team

Trio to represent the United States at world championship event in the Netherlands

The American Motorcyclist Association has selected three of the nation's best motocross and AMA Supercross racers to represent their country at...

American Motorcyclist Association announces U.S. Club Team rosters for 2019 FIM International Six Days Enduro

Seven, three-rider teams set to represent United States at 94th edition of international off-road competition

Twenty-one of the nation's best amateur off-road racers have been organized into seven teams that will represent the United States at the 2019 FIM...

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AMA Press Releases

Krezman, Leutz named class champions at 2019 AMA Youth Speedway National Championship

Up-and-coming speedway riders compete for AMA No. 1 plates

AMA Press Release

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Cameron Krezman and Levi Leutz for winning the 250cc Class and 150cc Class titles, respectively, at the 2019 AMA Youth Speedway National Championship at Fast Friday's Motorcycle Speedway in Auburn, Calif., on July 12.

The event pitted the nation's best speedway racers, 17 years old or younger, against each other in two competition classes. The 2019 national championship event featured 26 riders vying for AMA No. 1 plates.

2019 AMA 250cc Youth Speedway National Champion Cameron Krezman. Photo by Michael Kirby

For Krezman, 15, it was his second time winning an AMA National Championship. The Newcastle, Calif., resident also holds the 2014 AMA 150cc Division II Speedway national title. He won the 2019 250cc Class crown by 2 points over 2018 runner-up Landon Norton, 15, of Citrus Heights, Calif.

Krezman became the first rider other than three-time 250cc Youth National Speedway Champion Sebastian Palmese to win the title since 2015.

It was the first time Leutz, 10, of Yucaipa, Calif., won an AMA National Championship. He won his semi-final race and the 150cc Class main event on route to winning the class title.

2019 AMA 150cc Youth Speedway National Champion Levi Leutz. Photo by Michael Kirby

"The AMA congratulates Cameron Krezman and Levi Leutz for their outstanding performances at the 2019 AMA Youth Speedway National Championship," AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant said. "Both riders are up-and-coming stars in American speedway competition, as well as outstanding young men. The AMA also thanks Fast Friday's Motorcycle Speedway for providing a top-notch venue for our national championship event."

Krezman and Leutz will receive their AMA No. 1 plates at the AMA Championship Banquet, part of the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend, Dec. 6-7, at the Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, Ohio.

In addition to celebrating each year's amateur champions, the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend also honors history's motorcycling legends at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. In addition, it is the venue for the annual AMA Congress, where AMA Commission members discuss amateur motorcycle racing in the United States.

Tickets for the 2019 AMA Legends & Champions weekend will be available soon.

Reservations at the Hilton Columbus Downtown are available now at a special rate. Visit aws.passkey.com/e/49921089.

Industry Press Releases

Motorcycle Industry Council launches initiative to attract new riders

Strategic plan to be revealed at AIMExpo in September

The Motorcycle Industry Council is launching a broad, long-term initiative to bring more people into the world of motorcycling.

2020 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will not include a motorcycle program while analysis for long-term viability is conducted

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Beta Motorcycle announces 2020 RR and RR-S models

The future has arrived

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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...

Monster Energy AMA Supercross 2020 race schedule announced

Utah, the State of Sport set to host the World Finale in Salt Lake City

The 17-round schedule for the 2020 season of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will return to some of the sport's most...

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