Pre-race Activities for Thunder Valley MX (06/23/2010)

Press Release | June 23, 2010

The following is a press release from MX Sports Pro Racing…Before the gates drop on Saturday’s Toyota Trucks Thunder Valley National, round five of the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the world’s best riders will get up close and personal with thousands of the sport’s most devoted fans through several appearances and dealer signings throughout the Denver area.Led by the “official” event preview party, the Thunder Valley Fan Fest returns on Friday from Sun Enterprises in Denver. Fan-interactive activities, vending and various other exciting opportunities kick-off at 2 p.m. MST from the state’s largest powersports dealer. Rider autographs are scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. MST. Teams scheduled to be in attendance are:Monster Energy Kawasaki

Chad Reed

Nick Wey

Sara PriceMonster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki

Christophe Pourcel

Tyla Rattray

Jake Weimer

Dean WilsonHonda Red Bull Racing

Andrew Short

Ashley FiolekGEICO Powersports Honda

Justin Barcia

Trey Canard

Brett Metcalfe

Eli Tomac

Blake WhartonJagermeister KTM / FMF KTM

Mike Alessi

Tommy Searle

Sarah WhitmoreIn addition to the official pre-race celebration of the Toyota Trucks Thunder Valley National, Yamaha-supported teams Joe Gibbs Racing MX, DNA Shred Sitx/Star Racing Yamaha, Valli Motorsports and MotoConcepts will host their own dealer signing from 6-7 p.m. MST at G-Force Powersports in Lakewood, just minutes from Thunder Valley MX Park. Riders scheduled to appear are:Muscle Milk/Toyota/JGR

Justin Brayton

Josh GrantDNA Shred Stix/Star Racing Yamaha

Max Anstie

Martin Davalos

Nico Izzi

Broc TickleValli Motorsports Yamaha

Kyle Cunningham

Dan Reardon

Ivan TedescoMotoConcepts Yamaha

Travis Baker

Kyle Chisholm

Vince Friese

Matt Goerke

Ryan SipesFor fans interested in getting the opportunity to meet newly-crowned supercross champion and current 450 Class points leader Ryan Dungey and several of his Suzuki-mounted teammates, head over to Fay Myers M/C World in Greenwood Village from 6-7 p.m. MST. Teams scheduled to appear are: Rockstar/Makita Suzuki

Ryan Dungey

Matt MossRockstar Energy Suzuki Presented by Canidae

Tommy Hahn

Hunter Hewitt

Jake MossThe excitement surrounding the Toyota Trucks Thunder Valley National continues Saturday on race day. In addition to the action the world’s best riders will provide out on the scenic mountainside facility, Danny Walker’s American Supercamp program will be providing the opportunity for children to learn how to ride in a controlled environment within the Thunder Valley MX Park paddock. With the support of the track and Coyote Motorsports, Yamaha mini-bikes will be available for youngsters to enjoy the experience of riding a motorcycle.Trials legend Geoff Aaron will also be in the Thunder Valley pits, putting his trademark riding skills on display through various technical obstacles throughout the day.The Toyota Trucks Thunder Valley National kicks-off at 1 p.m. MST on Saturday, June 26. Same-day coverage of the premier 450 Class can be seen on SPEED at 11p.m. EST while next-day coverage of the 250 Class can be seen on Sunday at 12 noon EST. As always, live internet stream of the first motos of each class can be seen at Dealer Locations:Sun Enterprises

8877 N. Washington St.

Denver, CO 80229G-Force Powersports

7700 W. Colfax

Lakewood, CO 80214Fay Myers M/C World

9700 East Arapahoe Rd.

Greenwood Village, CO 80112For tickets and fan and racing information on the 2010 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, log on to


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