2022 AMA Racing Awards Nominees Launched

2022 AMA Racing Awards Nominees Launched

AMA members might now vote for AMA Athlete of the 12 months classes

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Affiliation not too long ago introduced the nominees for the 2022 AMA Racing Awards, which acknowledge people excelling in AMA-sanctioned competitors and leisure exercise over the previous 12 months. 

“We’re grateful to take the chance to acknowledge the accomplishments of racers, volunteers, and advocates throughout the nation,” mentioned AMA Director of Racing Mike Pelletier. “Congratulations to this 12 months’s nationwide and regional champs, and we stay up for recognizing golf equipment, people and organizers who’ve gone above and past to assist the AMA in its objective of supporting and defending the motorcycling way of life.”

AMA members are invited to assist choose winners in competitors classes, together with the celebrated AMA Athlete of the 12 months awards. Members might solid their votes for the 2022 AMA Racing Awards by visiting SurveyMonkey.com. Voting will finish on Jan. 17 at midnight. 

Award winners will probably be introduced quickly after voting closes. 

2022 AMA Racing Award Nominees

AMA Athlete of the 12 months: Nationwide Championship

  • Jordan Ashburn — Grand Nationwide Cross Nation Sequence XC1 Open Professional Bike Champion
  • Grant Baylor — Nationwide Enduro Pro1 Champion (5 wins)
  • Billy Janniro — Speedway Nationwide Championship Sequence Champion
  • Dante Oliveira — Nationwide Grand Prix Professional Class Champion
  • Kyle Peters — Arenacross Nationwide Championship Sequence Professional Sport Champion (23 moto wins out of 24)
  • Dalton Shirey — Nationwide Hare & Hound Professional Class Champion
  • Pat Smage — NATC MotoTrials Professional Champion (6 out of 6 wins)

AMA Athlete of the 12 months: Grand Championship

  • Caden Braswell — Motocross Horizon Award Winner, Nationwide Motocross 250 Professional Sport Champion, 2nd in Open Professional Sport
  • Alessandro DiMario — Street Race Horizon Award Winner, North America Expertise Cup Champion, Street Race Grand Championship 400cc Superstock Knowledgeable, Light-weight Twins Superbike Knowledgeable, Light-weight Twins Superstock Knowledgeable Class Champion
  • Trystan Hart — Tennessee Knockout – Excessive Enduro Champion
  • Clarke Morian V — Flat Monitor Horizon Award Winner, Flat Monitor Grand Championship 2nd place 250cc – Open Singles (12+)
  • Chris Spoonogle — Classic Grand Champion
  • Cullen Vice — Hillclimb Racer of the 12 months, Hillclimb Grand Championship 125cc Class Champion

ATV Athlete of the 12 months

  • Parker Guoan — Ice Race Grand Championship ATV Quad 450A, Open A & Shootout Champion
  • Brycen Neal — Grand Nationwide Cross Nation Sequence XC1 Professional – ATV Class Champion
  • Kinsey Osborn — ATVMX WMX & Girls 15+ Class Champion
  • Jason Vanberg — ATV Hillclimb Racer of the 12 months, Hillclimb Grand Championship ATV Open Class Champion

AMA Veteran/Senior Racer of the 12 months

  • Jason Braun — Vet/Senior Hillclimb Racer of the 12 months, Hillclimb Grand Championship Masters (40+) Class Champion
  • Michael Brown — Nationwide Motocross Vet/Senior Racer of the 12 months
  • Fred Hoess — Two-time FIM Worldwide Classic Trophy Total champion (29 ISDE profession occasions)
  • Dallas Mayer — Flat Monitor Grand Championship Vet/Senior Racer of the 12 months, Flat Monitor Grand Championship Masters (60+) and Senior (40+) Class Champion
  • Steve McSwain — Nationwide Enduro, 50+ Champion (6 total wins)
  • Lightning Weppler — Senior Classic Grand Champion

AMA Youth Racer of the 12 months

  • Casey Cochran — Nationwide Motocross Youth Racer of the 12 months, 5/6 moto wins, Nationwide Motocross 125 Jr. (12-17) B/C and Schoolboy 1 (12-17) B/C Class Champion
  • Sam Drane — Flat Monitor Grand Championship Youth Racer of the 12 months, 85cc Modified (Sept. 11), 85cc Modified (9-13), and 85cc Manufacturing (9-13) Class Champion
  • Nathan Gouker — FIM North America Mini-Cup Champion
  • Kaidin Tvergyak — ATVMX Schoolboy Jr. (12-15), 90cc Open (8-13), and 90cc Shifter (8-13) Class Champion
  • Junior Motocross World Champions — Tace Morgan, Maddox Temmerman, Carson Wooden, Seth Dennis, Landon Gibson, Casey Cochran, Collin Allen

AMA Feminine Racer of the 12 months

  • Rachael Archer — Grand Nationwide Cross Nation Sequence WXC Bike Class Champion
  • Brooklyn Caudillo — Nationwide Hare and Hound Jr. Women Class Champion; Nationwide Grand Prix Championship Women Jr. (9-12) Class Champion
  • Madeleine Hoover — NATC MotoTrials Girls’s Professional Champion (4 out of 4 wins)
  • Mackenzie Tricker — Nationwide Enduro Girls’s Elite Champion (5 wins)

In regards to the American Motorcyclist Affiliation
Based in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based affiliation whose mission is to advertise the motorbike way of life and shield the way forward for motorcycling. Because the world’s largest motorcycling rights and occasion sanctioning group, the AMA advocates for riders’ pursuits in any respect ranges of presidency and sanctions hundreds of competitors and leisure occasions yearly. Apart from providing members money-saving reductions on services and products, the AMA additionally publishes American Motorcyclist, a not too long ago revitalized and month-to-month full-color journal (and digital model of identical) that covers present occasions and motorbike historical past with sensible pictures and compelling writing. American Motorcyclist can also be North America’s largest-circulation journal. By way of the AMA Bike Corridor of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For extra data, go to AmericanMotorcyclist.com.

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