News from August 2006

World MX GP Round 13 results – Northern Ireland

Desertmartin MX1 results: 1. Josh Coppins – 2/1 2. Stefan Everts – 1/2 3. Ken de Dycker – 3/4 4. Kevin Strijbos – 4/5 5. Jon Barragan – 8/3 MX1 points: 1. Stefan Everts – 639 2. Kevin Strijbos – 458 3. Steve Ramon – 418 4. Ken de Dycker – 409 5. Tanel Leok [...]

Portland goes Orange

KTM’s 2007 New Model Intro, Dealer Meeting& Demo Ride in Portland It’s the annual gathering of all the KTM dealers in North America to see & hear what’s new. Monday night was a river cruise. Tuesday was the Dealer Reception & Fashion Show, which highlighted KTM’s new apparel and accessories. Wednesday was the Business Meeting [...]


4, 143, & 15. Ricky Carmichael wins another AMA National Motocross Championship Number 4 RC keeps on breaking his own records. Today, (August 20th, 2006) in Binghamton New York, he’s won his 15th AMA National Championship: The 2006 Toyota/AMA National Motocross Championship!15 championships is a record. With the overall win in today’s Binghamton National, Carmichael [...]

Surgery for Reed – out for remainder of Nationals

Info courtesy Yamaha Motor Corp. USA Cypress CA – Yamaha Factory racer Chad Reed will be forced to miss the remainder of the AMA National Motocross Series due to an injury sustained this past weekend. Reed suffered a dislocated shoulder and is scheduled to undergo surgery on Thursday, August 17th. The factory YZ450F racer, currently [...]

How things work: sports, law, & motorcycling

Ever need help in regards to motorcycling & legal issues? Do you need proper representation to make sure that you negotiate that effective win-win contract? Are you having an issue that requires expertise in the legal field? Here at, we are often asked where our readers can turn for these kinds of answers, and [...]

2007 Las Vegas Mini Moto Supercross update

It’s the biggest little mini race on the planet. The extremely popular Maxxis MiniMoto SX – May 3 & 4, 2007 – Orleans Arena, Las Vegas! Entries for the 2007 Maxxis MiniMoto SX have opened, and if you are serious about riding this event in 2007… you’ll want to sign up early to guarantee a [...]

The 2007 BooKoo Arenacross series, and inaugural US Open of Arenacross

FORT WORTH TX – Mike Kidd Entertainment Group (MKEG), one of the leading motorcycle race producers in the country has released the schedule for its 2007 BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series. The BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series begins its second season on the west coast at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California and wraps up on the [...]

Yamaha signs Josh Hill, will make his debut this weekend in Millville

Infor courtesy Yamaha Motor Corp. USA Yamaha is proud to announce the signing of Josh Hill to the Factory Motocross Team. With a number of amateur championships, Yamaha’s top prospect will go from the amateur ranks to a factory racer the next time his YZ250F hits the track. Yamaha has watched his speed, maturity, and [...]

Jim Pomeroy, first American MX Grand Prix winner, 1952 – 2006

Jim Pomeroy, age 53, died Sunday August 6th from a car crash near his home of Yakima, Washington. His 9 year old daughter was also in the vehicle, but was treated for minor injuries, and released from Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Jim is well known in motorcycling, as he was the first American ever to [...]

World MX GP Round 12 results – Belgium

Namur Everts – 10th World Motocross Championship … It couldn’t of been any sweeter for Stefan Everts. Winning a tenth world championship. Winning his 12th Grand Prix of the season with double moto sweep. All in front of his home crowd, in his last season of racing, at the historic Citadelle circuit in Namur, Belgium. [...]