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Arenacross hits Las Vegas

Las Vegas Report

Since the 2010 AMA Arenacross Series wrapped up over one month ago, hundreds of the world’s fastest amateur arenacross competitors have been anxiously awaiting and training for their opportunity to compete for a national championship at the Amateur National Arenacross Championship (ANAC).

This weekend, the ANAC will commence with its inaugural event from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium, sharing the spotlight with the season finale of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship.

Qualifications for the 2010 ANAC took place throughout the AMA Arenacross Series season from January through March across five regions: North, South, East, West and Central. The highly competitive and highly popular amateur days produced stellar racing and has culminated with one of the most talented fields in the history of the ANAC.

On Saturday and Sunday, 23 classes will line up on the gate in an all out battle for a coveted national championship. The action kicks-off on Saturday afternoon, before the night show of the Monster Energy Supercross finale as 20 of the nation’s fastest riders in the 65cc (7-11) and 85cc (9-15) will put on a show for the capacity crowd inside Sam Boyd Stadium in what is sure to be a memorable pair of main events.

The remaining 21 classes will take to the track on Sunday for an action-packed day of the best amateur arenacross racing in the country. Doors open at 8 a.m. PST while the first gates drop at 10 a.m. PST.

Tickets cost just $38 and are available at the Thomas and Mack Center Box Office, all UNLV ticket outlets, online at, or by phone at (702) 739-FANS. Day of show tickets can be purchased at the Sam Boyd Stadium Box Office.

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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