News from September 2006

This Week in Supercross

Supercross & motocross news from around the world, in a brief, sometimes wacky, audio format. You can listen to it, download it, play it whenever you want,keep it on your computer, put it on youriPod or mp3 player. Subscribe to it. It’s free! And then you’ll get the new stuff automatically!Here’s the link to see [...]

Who, When & Where

Rider names, numbers, and the schedule for AMA Supercross 2007 Supercross 2007 is almost here!Who – The riders & their numbers 2 Jeremy McGrath, Encinitas, CA 3 Mike Brown, Johnson City, TN 4 Ricky Carmichael, Havana, FL 5 Mike LaRocco, Corona, CA 6 Steve Lamson, Camino, CA 7 James Stewart, Haines City, FL 8 Grant [...]

Snapshot: Aztec Family Raceway

Colorado Springs, Colorado Aztec Family Raceway has been in operation since the early 1960′s. The track owner is Byron Wolf. Byron is a former Vail ski instructor and long-time motocross racer. He attends the World Vet Championships each year, getting good results. Aztec has three race tracks (2 full-size and 1 for the Pee-Wees). Aztec [...]

FLASHBACK – 2001 Supercross Preview

They are back! (Originally published December 2000) First off, let’s look at how they finished last year: Final point standings from 2000:1. Jeremy McGrath – 372 2. David Vuillemin – 337 3. Mike LaRocco – 302 4. Kevin Windham – 278 5. Ricky Carmichael – 263 6. Sebastien Tortelli – 243 7. Damon Huffman – [...]

“Hello, Leadership?”

Having two series is bad for supercross. And it’s a symptom of a much bigger problem. Commentary The checkered flag falls at NASCAR’s final event of the year – the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Jeff Gordon wins. He’s crowned NASCAR world champion. And Dale Earnhardt Jr. is crowned NASCAR Nextel Cup champion by virtue [...]

Another Day at the (Yamaha) Office

We were invited to Yamaha USA’s Corporate Headquarters (just a few miles away from Disneyland) to see what goes on in their offices on a daily basis. And we lucked out, as all their 2007 race teams were on hand to share lunch with the office staff! After being greeted by the nice receptionists in [...]

24th Paris – Bercy Supercross, November 10 – 12

Info courtesy mediacross The original international supercross event, the Paris – Bercy Supercross, the longest-running, and still main SX event in Europe, prepares for another exciting edition of his Nations-inspired, unique format. For four years Bercy has been focusing on the MX2 class and the racing has indeed been incredible ever since, with top Open [...]

EnduroCross v.3

Most unique motorcycle race in the USA Dowd, Woods, Knight. Fun, People, Vegas. From the inventors of the US Open, it’s the third annual EnduroCross! The track is nothing short of incredible – rocks, water, logs, and more. Huge obstacles make for lots of action. EnduroCross brings all the excitement of off-road, trials, motocross, showmanship [...]

Pole Position Raceway expands

Oklahoma City OK gets first indoor karting track Info courtesy Pole Position Raceway Indoor kart racing is becoming one of the fastest-growing forms of recreation in the United States. That’s what prompted several key people from the racing industry to create Pole Position Raceway. Pole Position Raceway in Oklahoma City is located near Interstate 44 [...]

24th Paris Bercy Supercross – the premier supercross in Europe

Day 3 – DV again!Chris Pourcel King of Bercy! France team winner! Courtesy MediaCross The annual Paris Bercy Supercross is a three day event, with the King of Bercy crowned at the conclusion. In addition, there are three teams – USA, France, & The Rest of the World that compete as well.Day 1 – Friday [...]