MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 3, 2019) – The ATV Promoters Group (ATVPG) and MX Sports Pro Racing are pleased to announce the three AMA Pro ATV athletes who will represent the United States at the 2019 Quadcross of European Nations (QXON) in Schwedt, Germany, on October 4-6. 

Last year the United States team earned their second-straight QXON win in Denmark, and this year they will aim to take the win in Germany.
Last year the United States team earned their second-straight QXON win in Denmark, and this year they will aim to take the win in Germany.Anthony Brebant

For the third consecutive year the United States will be represented at this prestigious event by its top ATVMX competitors. The 2017 gold medalist team comprised of Chad Wienen, Joel Hetrick and Thomas Brown will once again come together to compete in the unique three-day event at the Motocross MC Schwedt Circuit. The team will battle against other countries in a three 25-minutes moto format, all scores will be combined for an overall finish position. Professional motor specialist, Mark Baldwin will serve as the Team Manager while the trio looks to bring home the United States third-straight QXON victory.

“It feels good to be back on the team,” said Hetrick. “I am extremely proud to represent our country and push for a third consecutive win! It is truly an honor being selected for this race. Thank you to everyone that supports Team USA.”

Joel Hetrick returns to the U.S. team to help them bring home the QXON victory.
Joel Hetrick returns to the U.S. team to help them bring home the QXON victory.Ken Hill

“I am absolutely pumped to be chosen again to represent the USA at QXON,” stated Brown. “To go up against the best riders in the world and try and keep the title here in the U.S. is amazing. I know we have a big target on our backs, but we will be ready to work as a team to defend our title.”

Thomas Brown is excited to head to Germany for the QXON in October.
Thomas Brown is excited to head to Germany for the QXON in October.Ken Hill

“Representing our country is truly a great honor,” said Wienen. “We are on a quest to win our third consecutive championship and it could not be done without the team and support behind the scenes to make it happen. Every year we are blown away at the support from the fans, family and team members that make this trip possible. I am excited for the challenge and team bonding in Germany. Bisbald, Deutschland! (See you soon Germany!).”

To help make this trip possible Wienen, Hetrick and Brown are offering a riding school at RedBud MX in Buchanan, Michigan on Thursday, July 18 as a fundraising effort. All skill levels are invited to attend and receive personal instruction from the industry’s top riders. The school will take place from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and the cost is $500. For more information on the riding school or to register, please email quadmxusa@gmail.com.

Chad Wienen returns to QXON to help battle for their third championship.
Chad Wienen returns to QXON to help battle for their third championship.Ken Hill

For more information on the QXON event join the conversation on the team’s Facebook page and follow the official Instagram.

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.

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.