Vet 30+ Class to Remain a Sportsman Class at Loretta’s

MX Sports, promoters of the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn’s, have announced a change to the national classes for 2022.

After initially changing the Vet (30+) Class to be B/C, they announced that they have decided to maintain the Vet (30+) class as a Sportsman class.

Below is the full announcement:

The 2022 AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship Supplemental Rules and National Classes were finalized and published on January 5, 2022.  After due consideration, it has been determined to maintain the Vet (30+) class as a Sportsman class and not a Vet (30+) B/C class.  Accordingly, the Supplemental Rules and National Classes have been revised.  We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion.

2022 Supplemental Rules

2022 National Classes

According to the rulebook, professional licensed riders who earned an AMA professional point in any year are not eligible for any “B”, “C”, or “Sportsman” class, i.e., College (18-24), Vet 30+ or Senior 45+

Below is from the official rulebook for Loretta’s:

Professional licensed riders who earned an AMA professional point in any year are not eligible for any “B”, “C”, or “Sportsman” class, i.e., College (18-24), Vet 30+ or Senior 45+ To verify a result, visit The Vault; Riders listed in The Vault who have earned a professional point are not eligible to compete in these classes. www.vault.racerxonline.com.

Professional licensed racers who have not competed in the Final 40 in either Pro Motocross or Pro Supercross in the current or previous year, or who have not competed in the Final 40 in an FIM MXGP or MX2 Grand Prix event in the previous year, are eligible for all classes subject to further eligibility requirements.

MX Sports Director Tim Cotter recently announced why they decided to revisit the decision:

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