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Back in Southeast for first time in 15 years, AMA national event set for Muddy Creek

Jeff Birchfield, net news service • Jun 1, 2013 at 3:33 AM

BLOUNTVILLE — The long wait is finally over for motocross fans in the Southeast.

Muddy Creek Raceway hosts the Build Ford Tough Tennessee National on Saturday, which is Round 3 of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship.

It is the first AMA national event in the Southeast in 15 years and the first in Tennessee since a race in Nashville in 1977.

Sam Gammon, the promoter of Victory Sports, which runs Muddy Creek, said it’s been non-stop preparation since receiving the news the facility would be hosting a national event.

To read more of this story, visit the Johnson City Press.

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