John Dowd has announced today that he is scheduled to attend all three rounds of the AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series. Dowd, a former AMA Motocross champion, placed first at the 2006 Maxxis EnduroCross after a very close battle with Monster/Kawasaki's Nathan Woods. In 2005, Dowd finished second behind KTM's David Knight. Both years Dowd proved that his motocross skills, combined with years of trail riding in the Northeast, made for the perfect combination to conquer the technical EnduroCross track.

"EnduroCross is just a crazy event," explained Dowd, the current EnduroCross Champion. "It's one of those races where you just never know how you are going to end up. You can have the lead one moment and lose it the next. To win all three events in the series will take quite a bit of skill and a lot of luck, but I'm up for the challenge."

The 2007 AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series starts in Denver, Colorado on September 29. It then moves to Guthrie, Oklahoma on October 6 with the final round inside the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on November 16 & 17. The three race series will boast a $40,000 total purse payout, which includes individual purses for each event, along with a $10,000 Maxxis EnduroCross Series fund paid out to the top riders in the series. Scoring for each race will be similar to that of an AMA supercross with points earned based upon the riders finishing position. The Las Vegas round will serve as a Double Points event... the overall winner of the series will be crowned the AMA EnduroCross Champion. In addition to the Expert class, there are four amateur classes available to compete in - these classes will also be awarded individual AMA #1 plates.

The website for the AMA/Maxxis National EnduroCross Series has been completely updated with entry forms, schedules, information about the events and the purse schedule. Each race venue is limited to 200 riders, so those serious about this championship series are encouraged to sign up early. All the information can be found on line at www.endurocross.com

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