Trevor Brunner receives 2019 Nicky Hayden AMA Flat Track Horizon Award July 27, 2019 Story and photos by Michael Marino HARPSTER, Ohio — It was celebration time Friday evening for 14 riders who won 21 class titles during four days of intense competition at the 2019 AMA Flat Track Grand Championship. The amateur national flat track championship began Tuesday on the half-mile at the Ashland County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Ohio, before moving to the Triangle Motorcycle Club in Harpster, Ohio, for TT, short track and half-mile competition. The top performer was Trevor Brunner, a 16-year-old from Aurora, Ind., who claimed four AMA No. 1 plates. He won eight main events and finished runner up in seven to capture the 251cc-500cc DTX, 450cc Modified, 450cc-Open Singles and 450cc-Open Modified class titles. Brunner also was named the 2019 Nicky Hayden AMA Flat Track Horizon Award winner. Established in 1997, the award is designed to recognize riders who are about to move from the youth ranks into amateur racing and from the amateur ranks into pro competition. 2019 Nicky Hayden AMA Flat Track Horizon Award recipient Trevor Brunner (No. 11). 2019 AMA Fast Brain Award winner Ryan Reese (No. 44b). Also named at

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