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AMA Pro Racing to sanction 2002 U.S. Open

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2002 edition of the U.S. Open, will be sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, October 11-13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "AMA Pro Racing is pleased to once again sanction one of the most prestigious motorcycle races in the ...

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2002 edition of the U.S. Open, will be sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, October 11-13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

"AMA Pro Racing is pleased to once again sanction one of the most prestigious motorcycle races in the world. The MGM Grand's U.S. Open has a tradition of a luxurious and intimate racing, featuring the world's best supercross riders. We look forward to being there and encourage fans to participate in the experience," said Scott Hollingsworth, AMA Pro Racing.'s CEO.

AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States. It sanctions the AMA Supercross Series Presented by Speed Stick, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship, the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship and the AMA Progressive Insurance U.S. Flat Track Championship. More than 1.7 million fans attended AMA Pro Racing events during the 2001 season.

Tickets for MGM Grand's 5th Annual U.S. Open (October 11-12, 2002), and the 2nd Annual Amateur Arenacross World Finals (October 13, 2002), are currently on-sale. Fans can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000, the MGM Grand Box office, or on-line at www.ticketmaster.com and www.ussx.com. Hotel space goes quickly for the U.S. Open, so for reservations, contact the MGM Grand Hotel at (800) 929-1111 or the Las Vegas Reservation system at (800) 233-5594. Book your rooms and tickets now, as space is limited.

AMA Pro Racing is the leading sanctioning body for professional motorcycle racing in the United States. For more information about AMA Pro Racing, visit www.amaproracing.com.

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