One day after the 2012 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, comes to a close at the Lake Elsinore National on September 8, the celebration will continue on Sunday evening. MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of NBC Sports, will host the fourth annual Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Season Celebration from South Coast Winery, in Temecula, Calif., honoring this summer’s champions and recognizing the many moments that made 2012 a memorable and exciting season. The event is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. Pacific.
On Sunday, September 9, the teams and riders of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship and the AMA ATV Motocross Championship, along with many members of the motocross industry, will gather to celebrate the title winners in the 450 Class, 250 Class, WMX Class and Pro ATV Class. FUEL TV and NBC host Jason Weigandt, along with trackside public address announcer Tim Cotter, will emcee the festivities. The two familiar voices of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross will take a look back at each round of the two- and four-wheeled motocross championships and the highlights that shaped how the titles unfolded in each division.
Headlining the several awards that will be handed out that evening are the coveted Edison Dye Motocross Cup for the 450 Class, the Gary Jones Motocross Cup for the 250 Class, and the Gary Denton Motocross Cup for Pro ATV. Each trophy will be awarded to the rider and team that claimed each respective championship. Additionally, the Women’s Motocross Cup will be presented to the rider and team that captured the WMX Class title.
All four of the respective 2012 champions will have his and her chance in the spotlight, receiving their own trophy and distinguished medal to commemorate their achievement and serve as the ideal complement to the exclusive number one plates that will adorn their bikes the following season. MX Sports Pro Racing will also recognize the 2012 Sportsperson of the Year, which is given to the rider that exhibited the determination and class often identified with the most renowned names in the sport, as well as hand out Rookie of the Year accolades to the top first-year rider in each class.
Moreover, the Team Manager of the Year, Motocross Team of the Year, and Transport Driver of the Year will give credit to people behind the scenes of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. These are the individuals whom make it possible for the world’s best riders, and a nation full of avid motocross fans, to enjoy a premier global competition in one of the toughest sports on the planet.
South Coast Winery is located in the heart of Temecula’s wine country at:
34843 Rancho California Road
Temecula, CA 92592
For additional information about South Coast Winery, log onto www.wineresort.com, or call (951) 587-9463.
Overnight accommodations are not available at South Coast Winery. However, downtown Temecula and the surrounding area offer a variety of hotel options within 15 miles of the venue. For a full list of area hotels, please click here.
For additional information about the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Season Celebration, please contact MX Sports’ Kelly Kirby at Kelly@mxsports.com, or call 304-284-0080.