New Caney’s Kyle White competes for national spotlight in AMA National Motocross Championship

New Caney’s Kyle White competes for national spotlight in AMA National Motocross Championship

New Caney’s Kyle White just made his dream come true.

The 15-year-old dirt bike racer has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 35th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by AMSOIL, to be held this August at the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch. White, took on over 22,000 hopefuls from across America to earn one of just 1,482 qualifying positions.

“The Amateur National at Loretta Lynn’s is the event every motocross racer in the country wants to compete in,” said event director Tim Cotter. “A win at Loretta’s gives a racer instant national notoriety and can serve as a springboard to a lucrative professional motocross career.”

Most of America’s top professional motocross racers, including James Stewart, Ricky Carmichael, Travis Pastrana and Ryan Dungey, have won AMA Amateur National titles at Loretta Lynn’s.

Kyle White is homeschooled and completed the ninth grade. He’s been riding since the summer of 2012.

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