News from April 2007

Villipoto & Ferry to support Seattle fundraising event

The second annual Supercross Triple Charity for Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center is scheduled for the last week of April in conjunction with the Amp’d Mobile Supercross race at Qwest Field, and Washington native Ryan Villopoto and Kawasaki teammate Timmy Ferry will make a special appearance to support the fundraising event. Villopoto and Ferry [...]

A Ben Townley Interview

by Angela Hall He is #101, on the Monster Energy Pro-Circuit Kawasaki team. He is originally from New Zealand, but currently resides in the United States. He is Ben Townley. Ben Townley is making his mark in American Supercross. Ben has 3 wins so far this season; St. Louis, Daytona, and Dallas, and with only [...]

Erin Bates interview

Supercross TV Star By Angela Hall I caught up with Erin as she was making her way through the pits on race day. She is living her dream job, pit reporting on supercross for both the CBS Sports and SPEED TV supercross television shows. Chances are, if you meet Erin at the races, you’ll see [...]

David Bailey Speaks: 2007

David talks about himself, supercross in 2007, Doug Henry, and more The latest in’s audio podcasts 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. [...]

David Bailey Speaks (part 2)

(originally published November 2001)His love affair with mx began in 1968 when he was 6 years old. He went from mechanic to privateer to full factory rider to the pinnacle of the sport – AMA Supercross Champion One of those people is David swimming in the Ironman We asked David to comment on a variety [...]

David Bailey Speaks (part 1)

(originally published August 2001) David Bailey currently works in the sport as a TV broadcaster and writer. But his his love affair with motocross began in 1968 when he was 6 years old. He went from junior mechanic to struggling privateer to full fledged factory rider to the pinnacle of the sport – AMA Supercross [...]

Energy Drink Shootout!

We choose six of the most well-known energy drinks in supercross … The contestants: Monster Energy, Red Bull, RockStar, Sobe/No Fear, BooKoo, RJ’s Pre-Race Pre-Mix First, let’s start with the ingredients:Monster Energy: Carbonated water, sucrose, glucose, citric acid, taurine, natural flavors, sodium citrate, l-carnitine, panax, ginseng root extract, asorbic acid, caffeine, sodium chloride, niacinamide, riboflavin, [...]

World MX GP Round 1 results – Benelux

Valkenswaard Coppins, Cairoli strike first in the Netherland sand for MX1 & MX2 … MX1 results: 1. Josh Coppins – 1/2 2. Jon Barragan – 5/1 3. Steve Ramon – 2/6 4. Kevin Strijbos – 4/4 5. Marc de Reuver – 6/3 MX1 points: 1. Josh Coppins – 476 2. Jon Barragan – 41 3. [...]

New name changes to supercross & motocross classes announced for 2008

Chula Vista, California – April 1, 2007 Beginning with the 2008 racing season, new class names will be in place for Supercross & Motocross. The new names will be 250 & 450. Says Racing Czar Rick Johnson: “First, we formed a board consisting of fans, riders, sponsors, and industry executives to build consensus. Next, [...]

Is this the new Tech 88 boot?

April 1, 2007 The text below arrived in our e-mail box, along with the photo. Either this is an April Fools joke, or, quite possibly, it will revolutionize the entire boot industry. If so, this could ignite a new ‘boot war’, reminiscent of the early 70′s. The one thing we can’t help but notice in [...]