Sports Pro Racing Enters into Agreement With U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for
Anti-Doping Program During 2014 Series
W.Va. (May 2, 2014) –
MX Sports Pro Racing announced today that it has entered into an agreement with
the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to implement a comprehensive
anti-doping program in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code (Code) for
the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.
The 12-round championship is set to begin on Saturday, May 24 in San
Bernardino, California with the Red Bull Glen Helen National.
According to Davey Coombs, President
of MX Sports Pro Racing, “USADA is a leader in the international anti-doping
community, and we’re pleased to be able work with this agency to conduct
testing during the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.”
Coombs added, “Testing for
performance-enhancing substances in professional sports in the U.S. has proven
to be an effective and necessary way to ensure that the playing field is level
for all athletes. With USADA conducting the anti-doping program in accordance
with the international standards of the WADA Code for the 2014 championship,
Pro Motocross joins other professional sports that have adopted similar testing
programs designed to protect the integrity of our races.”
USADA is responsible for the testing
and results management process for athletes in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic
Movement, and is equally dedicated to preserving the integrity of sport through
research initiatives and educational programs. Information on the World
Anti-Doping Agency Code or the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is available at
The 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross
Championship kicks off this month with the return of the Red Bull Glen Helen
National in San Bernardino, California on Saturday, May 24.
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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 is a media, event and
branded content company that specializes in action, adventure, and adrenaline
based sports. Alli Properties include
the Dew Tour, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, the Red Bull Signature
Series and World of Adventure Sports presented by Go Pro. Alli Sports is a
division of the NBC Sports Group. More
information can be found at www.Allisports.com.
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. Learn more about AMA Pro
Racing at www.amaproracing.com.
Based in Corona, California, Lucas Oil
Products is a worldwide leader in the production of oils, lubricants and
problem solving additives. Through innovative product research and development,
along with progressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil Products has established
itself as the top-selling additive line in the American truck-stop industry. Lucas Oil is involved in an array of
motorsports sponsorships, including the "Official Motor Oil of the Lucas
Oil Pro Motocross Championship." Visit www.LucasOil.com.
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