AMA Racing Champions
2012 was a great year for AMA and ATVA competition. Here, some of the national champions and top competitors talk about the 2012 season, look ahead to the 2013 season, and explain why AMA and ATVA competition is the best racing on the planet. No other No. 1 plate matters.
Kendall Lanier: 2012 Unlimitied C AMA ATV Extreme Dirt Track champion
March 18, 2013
Kendall Lanier, of Mocksville, N.C., finished first in the Unlimitied C class and third in the Production C class in the 2012 AMA ATV Extreme Dirt Track National Championship Series.
Lanier's toughest competition?
"My toughest competition in the Unlimited C class was Jason Duncan and Ty Sload, who I also race with in our local series, as well as Brian Crossway and Matt Seever in the National series," Lanier said. "In the Production C class, Robyn Chepkauskas, Jacob Macken, and Matt Seever are a lot of fun to race with and are always great competitors."
Lanier has been racing since 2009 and enjoys racing in this series because of it's fun and has great competition.
As for 2013?
"I plan to move to the Unlimited B class," he said. "We plan to run as many of the National races as we can, as well as compete in our local series."
"At this point, I plan to continue my racing career for several years. I really enjoy this sport and want to excel in it as much as I can," Lanier said. "I would like to continue climbing through the classes and learning as I go."
In his free time, Lanier enjoys deer hunting, duck hunting, and fishing.
"I would like to thank my mom, dad, and sister for all of their support. I would also like to thank my sponsors, Fly Racing, Victory Motorsports, Eks Brand, Ely Motorsports, White Grading, Consolidated Truck parts, Christy Trucking, and C & S Customs."