News AMA Racing Ice Race promises fun

AMA Racing Ice Race promises fun

AMA Racing’s first champions of 2010 will be crowned next Jan. 23-24 following some of the most intense competition you’ll find on two wheels: the 2010 AMA Racing Ice Race Grand Championships, taking place at the unforgettable Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

"Last year was one of the best ever for the AMA Racing Ice Race Grand Championships, and we’re looking forward to building on that success in 2010," said American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Director of Racing Joe Bromley. "As we see every year, while the racers always have tough competition in each other, they also battle the extreme winter weather that always provides an extra challenge for both competitor and machinery."

The AMA Racing Ice Race Grand Championships, which are promoted by Baja Acres MX, feature riders from 4 years old to 50-plus competing on bikes that range from lightly modified off-road machines to full-on, purpose-built ice racers. Riders will battle for AMA Racing National No. 1 plates in a number of classes.

"We are very excited to be hosting the 2010 AMA Racing Ice Race Grand Championships for the second year in a row at the beautiful Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant, Mich.," said Baja Acres MX’s Patrick Grzebinski.

The top riders at the event also will compete for the AMA Racing Ice Racer of the Year award, given to the most impressive rider on the ice, while the youth riders will chase the honor of AMA Racing Youth Rider of the Year.

The venue will also provide some highlights for competitors, family and fans. The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort is a major winter destination, with seasonal activities that will keep everyone occupied between races. Soaring Eagle’s facilities include a neighboring field of 100 acres and an impressive snow hill. The hotel includes more than 500 rooms and suites, fine dinning and buffets, a massive gaming area, and "Kid Quest" child care, in addition to other amenities.


Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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