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News from December 2003

Matt LeBlanc motorcycle TV shows: The 5 Coolest Things

Discovery Home & Leisure Channel has four TV specials under the name ‘The 5 Coolest Things’, focusing on leading stars motorcycling, with Matt LeBlanc as host. Each special highlights the best of it’s discipline, identifying the “five coolest things” about that particular specialty of the sport. The series showcases the personalities and styles of Jeremy [...]

Seville Spain & Arnhem Holland supercross results

Arnhem, Holland, December 13, Gelredome, 250 Main Event1. Ernesto Fonseca – HON 2. Damon Huffman – HON 3. Andrew Short – SUZ 4. Grant Langston – KTM 5. Keith Johnson 6. Jay Marmont 7. Tyler Evans – SUZ 8. Heath Voss – YAM 9. Greg Schnell 10. Doug DeHaanSeville, Spain, December 6, Estadio de Olimpico, [...]

Chad Reed shoulder injury & surgery

Courtesy Yamaha USA Cypress, CA: Team Yamaha Factory rider Chad Reed injured his shoulder in an off-the-track accident this past weekend. After visiting with his doctor, Reed was diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder and is scheduled for orthoscopic surgery later this week. Chad will not be able to compete in the coming weeks in Europe. [...]

Carmichael injured, out four months

Courtesy American Honda Torrance, CA: American Honda announced today that Ricky Carmichael, defending AMA 250 Supercross and AMA 250 National Motocross Champion sustained a knee injury while pre-season testing for the 2004 season. Carmichael was examined by his doctor earlier today with the results showing a torn ACL knee ligament. The injury will require surgery [...]

Bercy Paris Supercross title to DV

21st edition of the Bercy Paris Supercross. Second year of the all 125 class format. Three nights of racing. And David Vuillemin is the King of Bercy!Day 1 – Friday night – Andrew Short v. David Vuillemin Main Event Results: 1. Andrew Short SUZ 2. David Vuillemin YAM 3. Mike Brown YAM 4. Troy Adams [...]

Toyota & Yamaha team up to make a new truck

Toyota and Yamaha have teamed up to develop a truck that makes hauling watercraft, snowmobiles, motorcycles and ATVs as much fun as riding them — the Tundra Double Cab Toyota/Yamaha Concept Truck. Built to meet the needs of active families or groups hauling their favorite toys, the Toyota/Yamaha Concept Truck is packed with added features. [...]

’04 Supercross preview

Who they are & their numbersPreview photosWhen & where they raceSupercross champs Jeff Emig & Rick Johnson preview the season Who’s going to step up and take the championship???Listen to Supercross champs Jeff Emig & Rick Johnson preview the season. They talk about RC, Reed, Windham, Vuillemin, Langston, Lusk, Wey, Hamblin, LaRocco, Stewart, Jesseman, McGrath, [...]

Behind the scenes

V. 3 What are the big name riders doing now? What are the top riders doing while there are no big races? Lots. Lots of testing and preparation for ’04. Lots of media and sponsor responsibilities – TV, radio, photo, print, web, and more. Click on thumbnail to view larger image function OpenWindow(url, width, height) [...]

Only a taste

A Day In The Dirt: 2003 This is just a taste of the sixth annual A Day In The Dirt. You can’t experience it all by just words or photos. What is A Day In The Dirt? It’s one of the ‘funnest’ events on the planet. Where else can you ride, race, and hangout with [...]

Daytona Supercross by Honda moves to Friday night

News release, courtesy AMA Pro Racing: The Daytona 200 Week schedule will have a new look in 2004, Speedway President Robin Braig announced today. Highlighting the changes to the Daytona 200 Week schedule is the Daytona Supercross By Honda, which will move under the lights for the first time in event history on Friday night, [...]