MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 8, 2019) – Heading to Hurricane Mills, Tennessee this weekend, August 10 and 11th for the penultimate round of AMA Pro Racing and final round of amateur ATVMX Racing will be the 2019 ATV Motocross National Championship (ATVMX) Series, an AMA National Championship. This is the oldest race on the ATV National circuit and takes place at Loretta Lynn Ranch, which is yes owned by the world famous Coal Miner’s Daughter, Loretta Lynn. 

Joel Hetrick is hoping to jump out to the early lead at Loretta's and earn another overall victory along with valuable championship points.
Joel Hetrick is hoping to jump out to the early lead at Loretta’s and earn another overall victory along with valuable championship points.– Ken Hill

Phoenix Racing Honda/Maxxis/Elka Suspension’s Joel Hetrick comes into this weekend’s race after earning the overall win at the past two rounds. Hetrick currently sits one point behind Wienen, which has to be a flash back to last year. However, this year’s ATV Dirt Day’s will not be the Championship determining round as the final round for the AMA ATV Pro Racers will be held in conjunction with the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event at Ironman Raceway on Friday, August 23rd. Hetrick will aim to continue his success by earning two moto wins to take home another overall win. 

One rider hoping to come back out on top this weekend will be Wienen Motorsports/Yamaha/Maxxis’ Chad Wienen. At the previous round Wienen finish sixth overall after suffering a mechanical issue in the second moto. As the series heads to Tennessee Wienen is aiming to earn valuable championship points and head into the final round ahead of his competitors. 

Chad Wienen will be looking to battle back after a mechanical issue put him sixth overall at the previous round.
Chad Wienen will be looking to battle back after a mechanical issue put him sixth overall at the previous round.– Ken Hill

Tbrown84 Training/CST Tires’ Thomas Brown finished second overall at the previous round, and will look to battle at the front of the pack this weekend. Brown is eager to earn his second overall win before the season is over. As the series winds down, Brown currently sits third in the points standings. 

GennUSA Racing/CST Tires/Corrosion Specialties’ Nick Gennusa earned his first AMA Pro ATV overall podium finish at the previous round. Gennusa has been working hard throughout the season, and has continued to push for that podium finish. Gennusa went 4-4 on the day to earn the podium finish, but this weekend Gennusa is looking to move up through the pack and battle for another overall podium finish. 

Earning fourth overall at the previous round was Ryland Johnson Racing/GBC Motorsports/Ye Olde Cycle Barn’s Westley Wolfe. This Saturday, Wolfe will aim to once again return to the front and battle for what could be his first overall podium finish in the AMA Pro ranks. Nine6Nine/Barker’s Exhaust/Walsh Race Craft’s Alan Myers came through to round out the top five overall finishers after going 7-6 on the day. Myers will aim to continue his success in his AMA Pro ATV rookie season.

Nick Gennusa will aim to earn his second overall podium finish of the season this Saturday.
Nick Gennusa will aim to earn his second overall podium finish of the season this Saturday.– Ken Hill

Ford Brothers Racing/Fly/Maxxis/Impact Solutions’ Cody Ford earned seventh overall in Michigan, but will look to battle towards the front of the pack this Saturday. Jeff Rastrelli Land Grading/Baldwin’s Jeffrey Rastrelli did not have the race he hoped for last round, and will be aiming to return to the front and earn an overall podium finish. Root River Racing/FTR/Hoosier’s Dylan Tremellen and Koster Racing/JH Racing/Walsh Race Craft’s Jaron Cochran rounded out the top 10 at the previous round. This weekend they will be looking to once again finish inside the overall top 10.

For more information on the 2019 ATV Motocross National Championship, visit the series official website at www.atvmotocross.com or call (304) 284-0101. Join the conversation on the series social media channels, along with receiving the most up-to-date news and exclusive content.

Hetrick (center), Brown (left) and Gennusa (right) rounded out the RedBud ATVMX overall podium.
Hetrick (center), Brown (left) and Gennusa (right) rounded out the RedBud ATVMX overall podium.– Ken Hill

Previous Round Results and Points Standings

RedBud ATVMX National
Buchanan, Michigan
Round 8 of 10
Saturday, July 20

2019 AMA Pro Class Event Results:

  1. Joel Hetrick (1-1)
  2. Thomas Brown (2-3)
  3. Nicholas Gennusa (4-4)
  4. Westley Wolfe (5-5)
  5. Alan Myers (7-6)
  6. Chad Wienen (2-14)
  7. Cody Ford (8-7)
  8. Jeffrey Rastrelli (16-3)
  9. Dylan Tremellen (9-9)
  10. Jaron Cochran (11-8)

Overall National Championship Standings:

  1. Chad Wienen (320)
  2. Joel Hetrick (319)
  3. Thomas Brown (279)
  4. Jeffrey Rastrelli (258)
  5. Nicholas Gennusa (237)
  6. Westley Wolfe (216)
  7. Brandon Hoag (196)
  8. Alan Myers (194)
  9. Cody Ford (182)
  10. Samuel Rowe (162)

SSi Decals Holeshot Award Standings:

  1. Joel Hetrick (9)
  2. Thomas Brown (5)
  3. Dylan Tremellen (4)
  4. Chad Wienen (4)
  5. Jeffrey Rastrelli (1)

DirtNation.com Top Qualifier Award Standings:

  1. Joel Hetrick (6) 
  2. Chad Wienen (2)

About the ATV Motocross National Championship:

The ATV Motocross National Championship, an AMA National Championship, is the nation’s premier amateur and professional ATV motocross series, hosted at top motocross facilities nationwide. The 10-round AMA Pro and 8-round amateur series features the Nation’s best racers, teams and sponsors, and is America’s largest and longest-running ATV national motocross program. Since 1985, the series continues to expand and produce top talent from the amateur ranks, while premiering the professional class. For more information, please visit www.atvmotocross.com

About the American Motorcyclist Association:

Founded in 1924, the AMA is a not-for-profit member-based association whose mission is to promote the motorcycle lifestyle and protect the future of motorcycling. As the world’s largest motorcycling rights and event sanctioning organization, the AMA advocates for riders’ interests at all levels of government and sanctions thousands of competition and recreational events every year. The AMA also provides money-saving discounts on products and services for its members. Through the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio, the AMA honors the heroes and heritage of motorcycling. For more information, visit www.americanmotorcyclist.com. Not a member? Join the AMA today: www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join.