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Pre-qualified riders confirmed for 2013 KENDA Tennessee Knockout

May 13, 2013

The following is an industry press release...


Sequatchie, TN (May 13, 2013) – The third annual KENDA AMA Tennessee Knockout, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Moose Racing will take place August 17-18, 2013. KTM’s Mike Brown won the event the first two years and is planning to be back to again claim the biggest piece of the $10,000 purse. Brown is fresh off a dominating performance at the opening round of the 2013 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Series so he looks ready to defend his title in his home state of Tennessee. But you can be sure that he will face stiff competition from top riders from all disciplines. 
 
The top five finishers at the 2012 TKO included riders from EnduroCross, Trials, National Enduro and GNCC racing. So it is a great mix of backgrounds facing off on an extremely challenging course with a large purse on the line. 
 
Riders are pre-qualified based on earning a qualifying spot in the main event at previous Tennessee Knockout events as well as finishing in the top 10 in the following during 2012:  EnduroCross Expert Championship, AMA/NATC National Trials Pro Championship, GNCC XC1 Championship, AMA National Enduro Pro Championship, WORCS Pro-1 Championship, OMA Expert Championship. In addition to the list below, riders in the top five in the above championships on August 1, 2013 will also earn a pre-qualified position. The promoter may also select top riders from around the world as wild card entries with free entries to the Sunday Expert race.  
 

  • Mike Brown
  • Cody Webb
  • Russell Bobbitt
  • Paul Whibley
  • Nick Fahringer
  • Jordan Ashburn
  • Colton Haaker
  • Taylor Robert
  • Steward Baylor
  • Pat Smage
  • Taddy Blazusiak
  • Kailub Russell
  • Michael Lafferty
  • Bobby Garrison
  • Andrew Delong
  • Rory Mead
  • Robby Bell
  • Keith Wineland
  • Shane Klimek
  • Thad DuVall
  • Ryan Abbatoye
  • Bryan Roper
  • Aaron McKnight
  • Charlie Mullins
  • Jesse Groemm
  • Gary Sutherlin
  • Justin Soule
  • Karl Davis Jr.
  • Scott Watkins
  • Brad Bakken
  • Eric Storz
  • Zach Ingram
  • Chris Bach
  • Josh Strang
  • Logan Bolopue
  • Kyle Redmond
  • Tyson Emery
  • Nathan Kanney
  • Grant Baylor
  • Andrew Oldar
  • Cory Graffunder
  • Zach Love
  • Brett Zofchak
  • Takeshi Koikeda
  • Shane Hufford Jr.
  • Kyle Summers
  • Bailey Tucker
  • Geoff Aaron
  • Dustin Gibson
  • Alex Bedley
  • Dennis Jonon
  • Garrett Edmisten
  • Cory Buttrick
  • Timmy Weigand
  • Phil Smage
  • Kevin Rookstool
  • Bobby Prochnau
  • Kurt Caselli
  • Wally Palmer
  • Michael Williams
  • Destry Abbott
  • Jason Thomas
  • Max Gerston
  • Graham Jarvis
 
Unqualified Expert/Pro and amateur riders can race on Saturday with the top finishers earning the opportunity to move on to the Sunday Expert Knockout rounds. On Sunday, the riders will compete in a very tough and spectator friendly four round Knockout format. 


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