Miller Motorsports Park is pleased to announce that Rockwell Watches has been named the title sponsor of the inaugural Amateur Motocross Showdown, an amateur motocross event that will support the Zions Bank Utah National, Round 12 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.
The newly renamed Rockwell Watches Amateur Motocross Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park will take place on Friday, August 22, 2014. As a part of their sponsorship, Rockwell Watches will provide all podium finishers in 19 classes with a custom Rockwell timepiece. In addition, Rockwell Watches will provide contingency prizes for 350 entrants.
“We are thrilled to have Rockwell Watches as the title sponsor for our inaugural Amateur Motocross Showdown,” said John Larson, General Manager of Miller Motorsports Park. “We think this event is going to be huge, and the growth potential into the future is very promising. To have such a prestigious brand as Rockwell Watches associated with it is tremendous.”
“Rockwell Watches is proud to be a sponsor of two of the things they love the most: Miller Motorsports Park and the sport of motocross,” said Rockwell Time founder Rich Eggett. “We have been involved with Miller Motorsports Park in some capacity since their very first event, and have also been involved in motocross since the inception of Rockwell Watches. We are proud to be the title sponsor for the inaugural Amateur Motocross Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park and to be a part of such an amazing team and organization.”
Rockwell Watches is a premier manufacturer of personal timepieces and has become universally known throughout the action-sport industry since their debut in 2007. In the motocross world alone, they are associated with such household names as Jeremy McGrath, Ken Roczen, Davi Millsaps, Mike Alessi and Brock Tickle.
The Rockwell Watches Amateur Motocross Showdown will will be an independently sanctioned event, run to AMA rules regarding bike size, classifications, etc., and will be hand-scored. Riders must race at the highest skill level attained in any other racing series or organization, or face disqualification.
There will be 19 classes competing. Pro classes are 250 Pro; 450 Pro; 25+ A; 30+ A; and 40+ A. Amateur classes are 65 Open through 11; 85 Open through 15; Supermini through 15; Women 9-13/Women 14+; 250 Novice; 250 Intermediate; 450 Novice; 450 Intermediate; School boy through 16; College boy 17-29; 25+ B; 30+ B; and 40+ B.
To register for, or get additional information about, the Rockwell Watches Amateur Motocross Showdown, visit www.msreg.com/mmpamateurmx. For information about Miller Motorsports Park, call 435-277-RACE (7223) or visit the track’s website at www.MillerMotorsportsPark.com. For additional information about Rockwell Watches, visit their website at www.RockwellWatches.com.