News from September 2003

2004 World Motocross Grand Prix Schedule

And the World SuperMoto schedule. Both are subject to FIM approval at the biennial session in October.Motocross: March 21 Belgium/Flanders (Zolder) March 28 Spain (Bellpuig) April 4 Portugal (Agueda) April 25 The Netherlands (Lichtenvoorde) May 2 Germany (Teutschenthal) May 16 Belgium/Wallonie (Spa) May 30 England (Arreton, Isle of Wight) June 6 France (St Jean d’Angely) [...]

Paris/Bercy Supercross – France – November 7 – 9

It’s the 21st edition of the classic Paris-Bercy supercross Bercy returns with its exclusive 125 class / Tri-Nation format that provided incredible racing action in 2002. 12 Americans will compete against 12 French and 12 riders from the “Rest of the World” (ROTW), for both patriotic pride and a huge purse. The most prestigious teams [...]

Team Suzuki Europe – Pichon out, Smets in

Direct from Team Suzuki Press: Suzuki sign Joel Smets for 2004 four-stroke assault Team Suzuki have signed five times World Champion Joel Smets to spearhead their FIM MX1 Motocross World Championship effort with the new RM-Z 450. The Belgian-based squad earlier today announced the end of their association with Mickael Pichon and have now captured [...]

World MX GP – Round 12 – France

Ernee circuit Belgian riders take all three world titles in 2003Let’s start with Stefan Everts: He already wrapped up the premier class title at the last race. He has won more world championships than anyone. He’s won more GP’s than anyone. And today, he did something that no one else has ever done – he [...]

Setting Goals: 125 National Championship

by Grant Langston Going into the 2003 series, my strategy was to be consistent and score points in every moto. Looking back now, I realize I accomplished that – I was the only rider to score points in every moto. That made a difference in the end I believe. At the first round in Glen [...]

2004 AMA Supercross/Motocross national numbers

Courtesy AMA Pro-Racing PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 12, 2003) AMA Pro Racing has announced rider numbers for competitors in the 2004 AMA Supercross Series and AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship. National numbers are based on a system (established in 2000) that allows past champions, current champions and riders, who have earned a top-10 national ranking, [...]

September Pop Quiz

What is the AMA? What is AMA Pro Racing? (I didn’t know that!) Motocross What is the AMA (American Motorcyclist Association)? The American Motorcyclist Association is a 270,000-member-plus organization with an unparalleled history of pursuing, protecting and promoting the interests of the world’s largest group of motorcycle enthusiasts. Founded in 1924, the AMA exists to [...]

Brian Gray – AMA Rookie of the Year

This just in from the AMA … PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 10, 2003) — Brian Gray is the 2003 AMA Motocross/Supercross Rookie of the Year. The 18-year-old rider from Saint Augustine, Fla., burst onto the scene this summer with an outstanding showing in the 125 class of the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Motocross Championship. Gray went [...]

SuperMoto & more in Las Vegas October 12

X-Plex Motosports Park, former National Motocross Champion Chuck Sun, and Tucker Rocky Distributing have announced a special event to be run in Las Vegas, Sunday October 12, which is the same weekend as the US Open. The Tucker Rocky Las Vegas Supermoto Challange will be held at the Le Mans style track just 10 min. [...]