MORGANTOWN, Wv. (August 22, 2007) – The AMA PRO ATV Series Manager Harv Whipple announced that Jeremy Lawson, of Battletown, Ky., will sit out the inaugural AMA Pro ATV Open Invitational at Steel City Raceway on August 25.
"[Jeremy] has been sick for the last week and will not be able to make the AMA Pro ATV Open because of this," Harv Whipple said. "He is extremely disappointed as he was looking forward to celebrating his birthday in Steel City [on August 25], but without being able to train or ride, he did not want to chance it and wanted to let us know ASAP understanding there is a waiting list to get in."
The twenty handpicked entries will compete this Saturday in a special one-moto the AMA Pro ATV Open format, following the lead of prestigious invitational supercross events like the Rockstar Energy Drink US Open in Las Vegas. This unique event will bring the fastest AMA Pro ATV riders in front of the national caliber crowd in Delmont, PA for the first time in history. The winner will take home $5,000 of the $10,000 purse, along with bragging rights that come with the AMA Pro ATV Open Championship No. 1 plate.
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