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News from April 2006

Inaugural Supercross Parade!

Be part of history! See your favorite stars – the first-ever supercross parade! The parade route will go from the site of the original supercross (Los Angeles Coliseum) to the site of the annual supercross season finale (Las Vegas). This will give real fans a-once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share a thrilling day with the most famous [...]

Kawasaki to tap left-handed market?

April 1, 2006 Spy Photo: New KX 250 model unveiled for left-handed people? Although not confirmed, Supercross.com has learned that Kawasaki may attempt to become the first major OEM to offer specific motorcycles for both right-handed and left-handed people. When contacted, a spokesperson said “Over 15% of the world’s population is left-handed, and it’s time [...]

Youthstream & MediaZone to broadcast FIM Motocross & Supermoto World Championships Online

Youthstream is the organization that manages the exclusive television, marketing and promotional worldwide rights of FIM Motocross & Supercross World Championships. MediaZone is the company that provides global online broadcasting, and specializes in sports, entertainment and international programming, via both subscription and pay-per-view. Racing fans will be able to watch the 2006 FIM Motocross World [...]

2006 World Motocross Grand Prix Television Coverage

Largest and most complete television package ever in motorcycling. Bravo! Information below courtesy Youthstream, mediapress, and FIM For each FIM Motocross Grand Prix, Youthstream produces a 4 hour live production of the 4 Races (2x MX1 and 2x MX2). A 52 minute highlight program is produced by Youthstream and is ready for broadcast on Tuesday [...]

Carmichael gets his 25 points back

Ricky Carmichael, the defending AMA Supercross Champion, has had the 25 points taken away from him previously because of a fuel violation, re-instated. Heading into this weekend’s event in Indy, the point standings have Chad Reed leading with 171, Carmichael second with 165, and James Stewart third with 152. Below is the official info. Pickerington [...]

Mike LaRocco announces retirement

Info courtesy Denny Hartwig / Live Nation Mike LaRocco’s 19-year professional racing career will end Saturday, May 6, at the final round of the AMA Supercross Series in Las Vegas. LaRocco, 35, originally from South Bend IN, began his professional career in 1988. Mike announced his intentions today about retirement during the pre-race press conference [...]

Daytona Supercross By Honda By The Numbers

Courtesy of DIS Public Relations DAYTONA BEACH FL – The high-flying, two-wheel action of supercross under the lights returns to Daytona International Speedway for the Daytona Supercross by Honda on Friday, March 10. The best dirt riders in the country including Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart visit the “World Center of Racing” to [...]

Daytona Supercross (and more) TV coverage

Courtesy AMA Pro Racing Fans of AMA championship motorcycle racing will get their fill of action in March when SPEED fires up 12 hours of race coverage from Daytona Beach, including eight hours of live coverage, culminating with the broadcast of the 65th running of the Daytona 200 by Honda, the opening round of the [...]

Pre-season world MX warm-up, Pernes les Fontaines, France

Pernes les Fontaines, France One of the first big pre-season races in Europe Defending World Motocross Champion Stefan Everts from Belgium seems in good form. MX1 class results 1. Everts 2. Coppins 3. Demaria 4. Sword 5. Leok 6. Bill 7. Pichon 8. Strijbos 9. Ramon 10. Leuret 11. Pourcel 12. Tortelli MX2 class results [...]

25 point penalty assessed to Ricky Carmichael (Illegal fuel)

Pickerington OH: AMA Pro Racing has announced that Ricky Carmichael has been penalized 25 points for using illegal fuel at round six of the AMA Supercross Series at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego CA on February 11. Fuel samples from eight motorcycles were collected at the San Diego round and the sample from the motorcycle [...]