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Pro Motocross Season Celebration Announced

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 | 9:15 AM

MX Sports Pro Racing Announces Annual Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Season Celebration

Scenic Wine Country Will Again Set the Stage to Honor the Champions and Achievements of the 2013 Season

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (August 7, 2013) - MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, are pleased to announce the return of the annual Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Season Celebration to the picturesque South Coast Winery in Temecula, Calif. This year's celebration will begin at 6 p.m. PST on Sunday, August 25, one day after the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, finale at the Red Bull Lake Elsinore National in nearby Lake Elsinore, Calif.

The Season Celebration will honor the top 10 finishers in the 450 Class and 250 Class, along with their respective teams. Many members of the motocross industry will join the riders and teams in gathering for a night of celebration hosted by NBC and FUEL TV host Jason Weigandt as he takes a look back at each round of the championship and the highlights that shaped how the titles unfolded in each division.

Headlining the several awards that will be handed out that evening are the coveted Edison Dye Motocross Cup for the 450 Class and the Gary Jones Motocross Cup for the 250 Class. Each trophy will be awarded to the rider and team that claimed each respective championship. Additionally, the Manufacturers Cup will be presented to the OEM that accumulated the highest series points overall.

Each respective champion will have a chance in the spotlight, receiving their own trophy and distinguished medal to commemorate their achievement and serve as the ideal complement to the exclusive number one plates that will adorn their bikes the following season. MX Sports Pro Racing will also recognize the 2013 Sportsperson of the Year, which is given to the rider that exhibited the determination and class often identified with the most renowned names in the sport, as well as hand out Rookie of the Year accolades to the top first-year rider in the 250 Class.

Moreover, the Team Manager of the Year, Motocross Team of the Year, and Transport Driver of the Year will give credit to people behind the scenes of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. These are the individuals that make it possible for the world's best riders, and a nation full of avid motocross fans, to enjoy a premier global competition in one of the toughest sports on the planet.

South Coast Winery is located 15 miles from downtown Temecula in the heart of Southern California's Temecula wine country at: 34843 Rancho California Road | Temecula, CA 92592.

Lodging accommodations are available at South Coast Winery. For additional information about South Coast Winery, log onto www.wineresort.com or call (951) 587-9463.

There is also a variety of hotel and lodging options in Temecula and the surrounding area, including the Ponte Vineyard Inn | 35053 Rancho Calif. Rd., Temecula, CA ƒ‚ 92591. For more information, please visit www.pontevineyardinn.com or email [email protected]. To search for additional area hotels, please click here.

For additional information about the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Season Celebration please contact MX Sports' Kelly Kirby at [email protected], or call 304-284-0080.

MX Sports Pro Racing

MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world's most prestigious professional motocross series - the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The industry leader in off road power sport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.

Alli Sports

Alli Sports is a media, event and branded content company that specializes in action, adventure, and adrenaline based sports.ƒ‚ ƒ‚ Alli Properties includeƒ‚ the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Proƒ‚ Motocross Championship, theƒ‚ Red Bull Signature Series, GoPro World of Adventure Sports and Octane Academy; Alli Media, which creates original content, produces and presents content with partners and distributes content through a variety of channels; and Alli enterprises consisting of E-commerce, event merchandise and branded licensed product.ƒ‚ ƒ‚ Alli Sports is a division of the NBC Sports Group.ƒ‚ ƒ‚ More information can be found atƒ‚ www.Allisports.com.

AMA Pro Racing ƒ‚  ƒ‚ ƒ‚ 

AMA Pro Racing is the premier professional motorcycle racing organization in North America, operating a full schedule of events and championships for a variety of motorcycle disciplines. ƒ‚ Learn more about AMA Pro Racing at www.amaproracing.com.

NBC Sports Group

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form the NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, 11 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. The NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLS, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.

Lucas Oil Products ƒ‚ 

Lucas Oil is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and additives. Based in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products is one of the fastest-growing additive lines in the consumer automotive industry, featuring a premium line of oils, lubricants and problem-solving performance additives. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry.ƒ‚  Lucas Oil is involved in an array of motorsports sponsorships, including the "Official Motor Oil of the Pro Motocross Championship." Visit www.LucasOil.com