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News from October 2003

’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, [...]

Behind the scenes

V. 2 Secret supercross test tracks For most of us, supercross is fun stuff. For a select few, supercross is big business. And when you have to maintain a full-on supercross track year round, it’s big business. We can’t tell you much about these two tracks, except they are off-limits to the public, and are [...]

rights. riding. racing.

AMA Awards Banquet And a new identity for their 80th birthday (Photos below) The American Motorcyclist Association, founded in 1924, is designed to pursue, protect and promote the interests of motorcyclists, while serving the needs of its members. Saturday night at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, their sister organization AMA Pro Racing held their [...]

Behind the scenes

V. 1 Can’t tell you what it is …. but you’ll find out January 9th. Click on the thumbnails to see the larger images function OpenWindow(url, width, height) { window.open(url, ‘img’, ‘resizable, width=’+width+’,height=’+height+”); }

It’s the annual Yamaha Kart Day & Race Team intro

2004 style at Dromo One Photo feature We’re here at the Dromo One Indoor Karting facility close by Anaheim stadium (Edison International Field) in California. It’s the annual Yamaha Kart Day and Race Team intro for 2004! Bob Starr from Yamaha explains: “It’s our annual ‘Kart Day’. It’s all about fun. And it’s also the [...]

1975 Carlsbad Grand Prix. Were you there?

The Classic USGP of Motocross Photos by Chris Levasseur, and Tapio Vuori We were there, along with 40,000 of our closest friends. Here’s a photo flashback from Father’s Day 1975 – The Classic USGP. It was the most important motocross in the USA every year. Gerrit Wolsink won the race. Roger DeCoster went on to [...]

Supermoto for a day

The brand new sport that’s sweeping across America. We had to go. Supermoto is mostly pavement, some dirt, big bikes, lots of stars. It’s fun! This was round 5 of the AMA/Red Bull Supermoto series, held at Irwindale Speedway in southern California. It was quite a scene: lots of people, lots of name riders, a [...]