News from April 2001

Interview: Grant Langston

Grant Langston is a like-able young man from Durban, South Africa. He currently lives in Temecula, California, and is the 2000 125 World Motocross Champion. This year he’s competed in the AMA/EA Sports Supercross 125 West Series, and was a leading contender for the AMA/Chevy Trucks 125 Motocross Championship until a shoulder injury put him [...]

National Defense!

The 2001 AMA/Chevy Trucks U. S. Motocross Series gets started May 13 at Glen Helen in California. Everyone will be gunning for Travis Pastrana & Ricky Carmichael … They are the defending champions, and recently added supercross titles to their resumes. The series will conclude almost four months later at Steel City Raceway in Pennsylvania.Here’s [...]

Ernesto Fonseca & Justin Buckelew

Both Ernesto & Justin ride for YOT. Both competed in 125 West. Ernesto won the series, Justin was 3rd. Both are 19. Both live in Lake Elsinore … When and where was your first race?Ernesto: My first race was back home in Costa Rica when I was 5 years old. That seems like a long [...]

Ricky Carmichael – 2001 AMA/EA Sports Supercross Champion!

Ricky crushed all of his competitors this season. The point standings are not a true reflection of his total domination of the series. With two races yet to go, he’s the new champion! Here is a photo of “RC” at each of the first 13 races of the season. In these races he scored 11 [...]

You fell for it again

We have this day in the USA, it’s called April Fools Day. It comes every year on April 1. It’s a day that people celebrate by playing practical jokes. (One of the very best was done in 1957 by the BBC, entitled ‘The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest’). Did u really fall for that front page story? [...]

World Grand Prix MX from the NETHERLANDS

Round 2 – Valkenswaard NETHERLANDS500 class results:1. Joel Smets – Bel – KTM2. Stefan Everts – Bel – YAM3. Marnicq Bervoets – Bel – YAM4. Avo Leok – Est – KTM5. Johan Boonen – Bel – KTM6. Willie Van Wessel – Net – HSB7. Marcel Van Drunen – Net – HSB8. Miska Aaltonen – Fin [...]

Jeremy “RC” McMichael set to ride for Team CZ in 2003!

Washington DC: In a shocking and surprise press conference, Jeremy “RC” McMichael has announced his plans to ride for Team CZ starting in 2003. The multi-time champ from the USA has decided to relocate his entire racing operation to CZ’s headquarters in the Czech Republic. McMichael had this to say: “Since I was a little [...]

2002 schedule released!

Press Release: New York, NEW YORK 1. Anaheim CA – January 5 2. Chicago IL – January 12 3. Anaheim CA – January 19 4. New York City NY – January 26 5. Anaheim CA – February 2 6. Miami FL – February 9 7. Anaheim CA – February 16 8. Tampa FL – February [...]

Rick Johnson wins a supercross …. in a car!

Mooresville NORTH CAROLINA: Rick Johnson becomes the first person to win a supercross …. in a car!At the first annual running of the Mooresville supercross, Rick Johnson and his #22 Chevy Monte Carlo make history with the first ever win in supercross by an automobile!Rick Johnson comments ‘I’ve always had racing in my blood, and [...]

World MX Grand Prix of Spain – Round 1

125 Main Event:1. Dobb – Great Britain – KTM2. Traversini – Italy – KTM3. Chiodi – Italy – YAM4. Ramon – Belgium – KAW5. Gundersen – Denmark – KTM6. Seguy – France – YAM7. Belometti – Italy – YAM8. Puzar – Italy – KAW9. Sheak – USA – HON10. Stevanini – Italy – HUS250 Main [...]