News from September 2005

Rodney Dale Bush, President KTM North America, 1955-2005

Rod Bush passed away the evening of September 12th after a brief illness near his Vermillion, Ohio home. He was surrounded by his wife Cheri and their children Robbie and Stacy. In addition to his immediate family, Rod’s countless friends, colleagues and worldwide KTM family mourn his passing. He was 50 years of age. Rod [...]

New names for classes at AMA Supercross & Motocross

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 9, 2005) Beginning with the 2006 racing season, new class names will be in place for the AMA Supercross Series, the AMA Motocross Championship and the AMA National Arenacross Series, announced AMA Pro Racing today. Instead of relying on displacement to define classes, the new names define each class within the overall [...]

Honda Unveils 2006 Powesports Line at Las Vegas Dealer Show

American Honda unveils its powersports line-up for 2006 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. Biggest news for supercross and motocross racers – the new 2006 dual-exhaust CRF250 (below). “This year’s theme is the Power of Red’,” said Ray Blank, American Honda’s Motorcycle Division Senior Vice President, “Honda has the best people, the best [...]

Jessica Patterson: 2005 AMA Women’s National Motocross Champion

The 2005 AMA/WMA National Motocross Championship wrapped up this weekend at the Steel City National, with MotoXXX/Honda of Houston’s Jessica Patterson taking home the Women’s Pro National Championship number 1 plate. Patterson came into Steel City with a comfortable 13-point lead over Bluestarrmx/Yamaha’s Sarah Whitmore. However, the points chase seemed to get a little more [...]

World MX GP Round 16 Netherlands (Everts & Cairoli MX1 & MX2 World Champs)

Lierop circuit, Holland At the sandy Lierop circuit in Holland, Stefan Everts of Belgium wins his 9th World MX title in grand style. Antonio Cairoli of Italy wins his first world title (MX2) as well. Both ride Yamaha four-stroke machines. MX1 results: 1. Stefan Everts – 1/1 2. Steve Ramon – 2/3 3. Ben Townley [...]

Press Releases

These are a few of the press releases we’ve received in the past couple of weeks. We hope the information helps you.American Honda Motor Company To Supply Personal Watercraft, All Terrain Vehicles and off road motorcycles for Hurricane Katrina search and rescue efforts In the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, American Honda [...]

World MX GP (Round 15 England) Results

Arreton-Isle of Wight circuit Ben Townley (MX1) and Tyla Rattray (MX2) take overalls for KTM double. MX1 results: 1. Ben Townley – 3/1 2. Steve Ramon – 1/4 3. Mickael Pichon – 2/3 4. Josh Coppins – 4/2 5. Stefan Everts – 5/5 MX1 points: 1. Stefan Everts – 621 2. Josh Coppins – 576 [...]

World MX GP (Round 14 Germany) Results

Gaildorf Rain. Mud. Everts & Cairoli survive … MX1 results: 1. Stefan Everts – 1/1 2. Steve Ramon – 2/5 3. Josh Coppins – 5/3 4. Mickael Pichon – 4/4 5. Tanel Leok – 8/2 MX1 points: 1. Stefan Everts – 589 2. Josh Coppins – 536 3. Ben Townley – 460 4. Mickael Pichon [...]

World MX GP (Round 13 Czech Republic) Results

Grand Prix of the Czech Republic Kevin Strijbos (MX1) and Antonio Cairoli score big in Loket. MX1 results: 1. Kevin Strijbos – 4/1 2. Stefan Everts – 1/4 3. Josh Coppins – 3/2 4. Ben Townley – 5/3 5. Ken de Dijcker – 6/5 MX1 points: 1. Stefan Everts – 539 2. Josh Coppins – [...]

World MX GP (Round 12 Belgium) Results

Wallonie It’s the Grand Prix of Wallonie. Mickael Pichon (1/2 in MX1) and Antonio Cairoli (1/1 in MX2) take top position in Nismes. MX1 results: 1. Mickael Pichon – 1/2 2. Josh Coppins – 2/3 3. Stefan Everts – 5/1 4. Pascal Leuret – 3/11 5. Ken de Dijcker – 11/4 MX1 points: 1. Stefan [...]