PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to report that American motocross fans will find out more about AMA Team USA for the 2010 RedBull FIM Motocross of Nations at the Rockstar Energy Unadilla National, round 9 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Racing Motocross Championships on Saturday, Aug. 14.
“We have some exciting plans for this year’s roster for the Motocross of Nations,” said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. “The Motocross of Nations represents the pinnacle of international motocross competition, and we’re looking forward to fielding a team of riders that is sharp, prepared and dedicated to keeping the United States on top at this prestigious event. Unadilla, one of America’s true classic motocross facilities, is perfectly suited for making this announcement.”
More details about the exact time and location for the announcement will be available at Unadilla on the day of the national.
For 2010, the RedBull FIM Motocross of Nations returns to U.S. soil. It will run Sept. 25-26 at Thunder Valley in Lakewood, Colo. Tickets are available at RedBullMXON.com/tickets.html.
The FIM Motocross of Nations is one of the most high-profile motorsports races in the world. It features teams competing by nationality for a combined score to determine the overall championship-winning team. The event emerged in post-war Europe in 1947 and has run uninterrupted since that time. The United States is the all-time leader in FIM Motocross of Nations overall victories with 20. Great Britain is second with 16.
The United States is the reigning champion of the FIM Motocross of Nations, winning over Italy and Belgium in 2009 in Franciacorta, Italy.