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News from February 2003

Josh Demuth is the 2003 AMA Arenacross Champion

PICKERINGTON, Ohio: Josh Demuth wrapped up his second-straight AMA National Arenacross Championship by winning all four main events this past weekend, March 21- 22, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Demuth, age 23, from Fort Worth, Texas, now has 27 wins on his Shogun Yamaha’s with eight main events remaining, and has a good shot at topping [...]

American Honda announces 2003 racing contingencies

American Honda’s Motorcycle Division will have a total of 6.9 million dollars up for grabs in racing contingencies this year. This includes over 600 events across the USA, and will include Road Racing, Supercross, Motocross and Dirt Track series. “It’s the most aggressive program we’ve ever had” says Ray Blank, Vice President of American Honda, [...]

KTM breaks ground on new West Coast facility

KTM SportMotorcycle broke ground on their new Temecula, CA western headquarters facility. In attendance were Vice Presidents Scot Harden, Selvaraj Narayana, Motorsports Marketing Manager Ron Heben, Business Development Manager John Zolikoff, Red Bull/KTM Team Manager Larry Brooks, and a host of KTM West employees. Also on hand were the Mayor of Temecula Jeff Stone, MX [...]

PointXCamp’s new Motocross Training Program

Aguanga CA February 10, 2003: PointXCamp has developed its new Motocross Program for 2003 and beyond in parternship with 7-time AMA Champion Rick Johnson. The programs will span a wide variety of off road motorcycling, including a complete Motocross Training curriculum for beginner, expert, pro, or mini. This curriculum will focus on skills including jumps, [...]

Rick Johnson & American Suzuki team up

Rick Johnson has joined with American Suzuki in four major capacities, thru the year 2005. RJ will help Suzuki as a race team consultant, primarily their 125 team riders. He will continue to assist Seb Tortelli, and will help Stephane Roncada in a limited capacity as well. Also, the Rick Johnson School of Champions will [...]

Texans put CR125 Elsinore up for auction to help Billy Grossi

A group of Texans, along with a long list of supporters, have restored a beautiful 1975 CR 125 Honda to help injured motocross legend, Billy Grossi. Billy (AKA SugarBear) was seriously hurt last May at Sears Point, and will receive 100% of the proceeds. The Honda is on Ebay under “Elsinore”. The winning bidder will [...]