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Easy Money Texas Pro Am AMA Race Brings Out Best Performance from Riders
Canton, Texas is about an hour east of Dallas, but it was home to motocross riders from all over the United States for one weekend. They came to town for the Second Annual Buffalo Creek Shock Sox $10,000 AMA Easy Money Texas Pro-Am.
Three time Arenacross Champion Josh Demuth was one of the front runners at the Second Annual Buffalo Creek Shock Sox
Amateurs mixed it up with the pros for product and event contingencies. Jimmy Albertson from Swanee, Oklahoma was unstoppable in the 450 Pro Class. He earned the Wyman Priddy, Father of Texas Motocross Award. Michael Lieb of Menifee, California won the 250 Pro class overall.
Rider Michael Lieb on the course at he Buffalo Creek MX Park in Canton, Texas
K&N is the perfect fit for the Buffalo Creek track which is a mix of red clay and white powder sand and where racers get to see first hand what a great filter the K&N brand is, said promoter Shand Garcia
The Buffalo Creek Shock Sox race was the second leg of the $35,000 Texas Two Step, which offered a big money pro purse in East Texas.
“We depend on sponsors to help us put together a great event for the racers in attendance,” said Shand Garcia, Holeshot Magazine and Shock Sox event promoter. “We are very thankful for K&N Filter’s involvement for the 2nd year in a row. K&N filters are the perfect fit for the Buffalo Creek course. The track is a mix of red clay as well as white powder sugar like sand. It’s really great to have a contributing air filter sponsor such as K&N on board. With this race and diverse soil types, racers get to see how important filters are for their bikes and what a great filter the K&N brand is.”
K&N's involvement in motocross and off-road stems back to the roots of the company. "The filters' design comes from needing more surface area in the harsh off-road environment," said John Jump, K&N Powersports Brand Manager."K&N tries to support amateur events like this throughout the season, keeping the brand in front of our core consumers. Motocross is one of the most demanding environments on our products and we need our consumers to see that our products succeed even in the most extreme conditions. These same amateur riders that learn about our products while they are young, will hopefully continue to use the products in every vehicle they own as they travel the racing series as they grow older."
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K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.knfilters.com.
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