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News from October 2002

Three days of Bercy

Grant Langston is the 2002 King of Bercy! There is no other supercross event quite like Bercy. It’s the Crown Jewel of European supercross. They were the first to bring together all the top stars from the USA and the Grand Prix circuit. It’s three nights of action, and entertainment. Overall individual standings for Bercy [...]

These old tickets – v.2

I was looking for a photo. I didn’t find it, but I came across these old ticket stubs. Check out these old tickets. These are really old school! RJ p.s. The three additions from Ohio events on the bottom are from Michal G. Click on the thumbnail to see the larger versions. function OpenWindow(url, width, [...]

Bercy Redux II

Photos from the Bercy Paris Supercross of 1996 McGrath, Emig, Albertyn, Hughes …. photos by J. C. Solon Click on thumbnail to view larger image function OpenWindow(url, width, height) { window.open(url, ‘img’, ‘resizable, width=’+width+’,height=’+height+”); } L Ward, S Tortelli, J Emig, J McGrath Jeff Emig Ryan Hughes J-Bone, Emig, Albertyn Emig, Huffman, Ward First corner [...]

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Bailey goes down! Johnson goes down! Saddleback 1983! photo by Vic Armijo David Bailey and Rick Johnson have won a lot of championships. David Bailey and Rick Johnson are good friends. But ‘back in the day’, sometimes they were more than ‘competitors’. This photo is of David and Rick battling at the Saddleback Park National [...]

Supercross – Italian Style!

The Pesaro Pianeta Supercross. It was Jeremy McGrath’s first ever race for KTM. Jeremy won the first night, and then fell and suffered a concussion the second night. He wasn’t the only rider kissing the ground, as both Ernesto Fonseca and Steve Lamson crashed out as well. Next up was the 20th annual Genova Supercross. [...]

Nippon – Land of the Rising Sun

2002 All Japan Motocross Sugo, Japan, October 27 Yves DeMaria By Laurent Benchana/Nipponnews.netChad Reed won the last round of the 125 All Japan Motocross, besting Ernesto Fonseca. Chad rode a YZ 250 four-stroke, and Ernesto rode the new Honda CRF250R four-stroke. Each had a win and a second, with Chad getting the overall. GP regular [...]

121st FIM Congress, 2003 MX schedule

The 121st Congress of the FIM ended today with the last session of the General Assembly. How’s this for a number – a record 77 different countries were represented with their delegations! Here is some news for 2003 World MX:Classes:Motocross GP World Championship – 250cc 2-stroke and over 290cc up to 450cc 4-stroke 125 Motocross [...]

MX Grand Prix to return to Britain in 2003!

It has been confirmed by Andy Nicholls in his role of Promoter that provisional dates of August 2 & 3 of 2003 have been agreed to by DORNA to stage a British Motocross Grand Prix after a three year absence. The venue selected and approved by Jordi Pons, in consultation with the organizers, Frank Dixon, [...]

56th Motocross of Nations

Team Italy – 2002 Champion! Team Italy Everyone knows this event was supposed to be held in California last month. And everyone knows it was changed. No matter …. with it’s rich history and tradition, this event is incredibly important all over the world. Maybe a few teams and riders didn’t compete this year because [...]

Chuck Miller: Executive, Family Man, Motorcycle Rider

Interview with American Honda’s Motorcycle Sports Manager Chuck racing at Day In The Dirt What is your ‘official’ title with American Honda?I’m the Manager of the Motorcycle Sports Department. I primarily oversee American Honda’s motocross and road racing departments.What does your position involve?It’s never a dull moment for sure (laughs). Budget issues, negotiation issues, and [...]