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News from July 2004

James ‘Bubba’ Stewart & Kawasaki team together thru 2006

Info courtesy Kawasaki USA, Irvine CA James Stewart, the young supercross and motocross champion from Florida, has signed a two-year agreement today to continue riding Kawasaki – the brand he’s been riding since he was four years old. James has won multiple national championships, at both the youth and professional levels. The announcement was made [...]

Canada gets two ‘world’ supercross events

Toronto – SkyDome – December 4 Vancouver – BC Place – December 11 Says Charlie Mancuso, president, Clear Channel Entertainment – Motor Sports (the promoter of the two new events) “Toronto and Vancouver offer the teams, riders and sponsors very attractive branding and marketing opportunities. The two Canadian events add diversity and creativity to the [...]

Everts, Melotte on Yamaha for World MX ’05

Courtesy Yamaha Racing Communications Motocross legend Stefan Everts has re-signed with Yamaha for 2005. The Belgian star will contest the MX1 World championship with the Michele Rinaldi managed Yamaha L & M Motocross Team. Everts’ team-mate Cedric Melotte will also continue with the team. Title sponsors L & M have confirmed their support of the [...]

Peronnard & Clark merge, fill creative void

Eric Peronnard, creator of the U.S. Open supercross and former Vice President of International Development for Clear Channel Entertainment, announced today that he will be joining forces with Tim Clark, owner of Pro-Motion Motorsports and MiniMoto Enterprises. Both Eric and Tim have been very successful at producing stand-alone motorcycle events and plan to develop future [...]

World MX GP Round 11 Sweden results

Uddevalla circuit Mickael Pichon wins again … MX1 results: 1. Mickael Pichon – 3/1 2. Brian Jorgensen – 2/3 3. Stefan Everts – 4/2 4. Kevin Strijbos – 1/6 5. Steve Ramon- 6/4 MX1 point standings: 1. Stefan Everts – 483 2. Mickael Pichon – 386 3. Josh Coppins – 357 4. Steve Ramon – [...]

Yamaha USA, Yamaha of Troy continue racing relationship for 2005

Info courtesy Yamaha Motor Corp., USA Cypress CA: The partnership between Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA and Yamaha of Troy has been extended. Yamaha of Troy provides a team foundation for rising motocross talent in the 125 class on Yamaha YZ motocross bikes. YOT has produced a host of titles and groomed many of today’s top [...]

World MX GP Round 10 Belgium results

Neeroeteren circuit Mickael Pichon wins … Stefan Everts large point lead … MX1 results: 1. Mickael Pichon – 1/2 2. Stefan Everts – 6/1 3. Steve Ramon- 5/3 4. Josh Coppins – 4/4 5. Kevin Strijbos – 3/5 MX1 point standings: 1. Stefan Everts – 443 2. Mickael Pichon – 341 3. Josh Coppins – [...]

Provisional 2005 World MX Calendar

This 2005 Provisional Calendar is proposed by Youthstream to the FIM. It should be ratified at the FIM congress in October 2004. March 20 – Flanders/Belgium – TBA April 3 – Portugal – Agueda April 10 – Spain – Bellpuig May 1 – The Netherlands – TBA May 8 – Europe/Germany – Teutschenthal May 22 [...]

Rich Thorwaldson, 1946 – 2004

Rich was a man of many talents: family man, business man, factory Suzuki motocross team rider, and motorcycle enthusiast. Rich fell in a road racing competition last month, suffering head injuries that put him in a coma. He died yesterday.For more info, please visit this link

Supercross Champion Chad Reed re-signs with Yamaha

Courtesy Yamaha Motor Corp. USA Cypress CA: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is proud to announce that Chad Reed has re-signed with the Yamaha Factory Motocross Race Team. Joining the Yamaha ranks three years ago, Chad Reed and Yamaha have produced a 125 Supercross Championship, a World Supercross Championship, and a 10 win Supercross season en [...]