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News from October 2002

Fun Supercross – Italy

By Tom Porta (This event was run on September 7)250 World Motocross Champion Mickael Pichon and his Suzuki dominant in Bergamo. Every year in Europe there are off-season international supercross races. Fans have the possibility to see the ‘Yankees in their element’. Mike LaRocco, Nate Ramsey, Mike Brown, and Ernesto Fonseca held the Stars & [...]

Jeremy McGrath injury – dislocated hip

Jeremy McGrath dislocated his right hip while riding at KTM’s supercross practice track on Thursday, September 19. The track is located off of HWY 15 in Corona California. Jeremy went to the hospital to get checked out. Things are looking good, with no broken bones or tendon/ligament damage. It will take a lot of rest [...]

World Motocross – Round 12 – RUSSIA

Yakhroma RUSSIA Circuit ‘Park Extreme’ 125′s: Mickael Maschio becomes the 2002 125 World Motocross Champion. He finished fourth today. Steve Ramon won the event, and finished just four points behind Maschio in the title chase. With Mickael Pichon’s 250 World Title, 2002 marks the first time France has had two current World Champions. 250′s: Mickael [...]

Honda’s two new 2004 250 four-stroke models

At American Honda’s annual dealer show in Chicago, they released info on two 2004 models, the new CRF 250 R, and the CRF250 X. Both are brand new four-stroke designs. The CRF 250 R is a motocross race bike, designed to compete in the 125 class. The CRF 250 X is an off-road bike. It’s [...]

AMA Pro Racing announces 2003 National Numbers

AMA Pro Racing has announced the top National Numbers for 2003 AMA Supercross and AMA Motocross competitors. Noteworthy in the list for next year is that both current national champions – Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart Jr. – will not be wearing the number “1″. Carmichael will continue to use his trademark # 4 – [...]

Motocross of Nations team line up

Here are the teams for each country, their riders, their numbers, and team managers: France (last year’s champions) – Manager Olivier Robert 1 – Mickael Pichon – SUZUKI 2 – Sebastien Tortelli – SUZUKI 3 – Yves DeMaria – KTM Belgium – Manager Joel Robert 4 – Stefan Everts – YAMAHA 5 – Joel Smets [...]

Jeremy McGrath injury – dislocated hip

Jeremy McGrath dislocated his right hip while riding at KTM’s supercross practice track on Thursday, September 19. The track is located off of HWY 15 in Corona California. Jeremy went to the hospital to get checked out. Things are looking good, with no broken bones or tendon/ligament damage. It will take a lot of rest [...]

Supercross Series of Brazil – Round 2

The 2nd round of the Brazilian Supercross Series was held this weekend in Piracicaba. Chris Florenzano (125) and Paulo Stedile (250) were the Main Event winners, results that also gave them the lead in the Championship Series. First round winners, Roosevelt Assuncao (125) and Fabio Correa (250), faced the same problem: both fell in the [...]

World Motocross – Round 11 – Czech Republic

Sixth World Motocross Title for Stefan Everts! Motorkrosova Trat circuit in Loket (Czech Republic). In the 500 class, Joel Smets won the Grand Prix, but with a second place finish Stefan Everts secures the 2002 500 World Motocross Championship. It’s Stefan’s sixth world title, and second consecutive in the 500 class. Stefan also has the [...]

2003 Supercross World Championship – Rounds in Europe

The first two rounds of the 2003 Supercross World Championship will be held in Europe this December: December 7 in Geneva, Switzerland December 14 in Arnhem, Netherlands The entire series, consisting of 18 rounds, is in conjunction with all of the AMA Supercross Series events, with the exception of Daytona. Information courtesy FIM Press Officer [...]