News from June 2008

FIM Motocross World Championships look ahead to 2009

Following the recent decision taken by the Motocross GP Commission, the FIM Motocross World Championship promoter Youthstream has announced further improvements for the series. The common goal is to continue the growth which the World Motocross Championships have seen since 2004, the year Youthstream started control over the series promotion on behalf of FIM, and [...]

2008 FIM World Motocross – Round 8 – Germany

Josh Coppins back on form with sweep of MX1 German Motocross Grand Prix! Tyla Rattray wins in MX2 and regains points lead! Round 8 – Teutschenthal, Germany – June 29 MX1 Results 1. Josh Coppins 1/1 YAM 2. K d Dycker 4/2 SUZ 3. Tanel Leok 6/3 KAW 4. D Philippaerts 3/6 YAM 5. Seb [...]

AMA Motocross Round 5 – Lakewood CO – June 28, 2008

James Stewart continues his 450 domination! Perfect season so far! Ryan Villopoto continues his win streak and stretches out 250 points lead! Kawasaki has won every race so far this outdoor season! 450 Motocross Results 1. James Stewart 1/1 KAW 2. Mike Alessi 2/2 SUZ 3. Davi Millsaps 4/3 HON 4. Andrew Short 3/4 HON [...]

French Grand Prix revisited in photos & video

St. Jean d’Angley, France If you’ve ever dreamed about real, traditional World Championship Grand Prix motocross, there was no better evidence of it that this month at the French Grand Prix. It had all the elements that all of us moto-heads associate with the Grands Prix – the sights, the sounds, the flavor, the flair, [...]

Photos of the 2009 KTMs!

2009 KTMs, Supercross & Motocross Courtesy KTM USA, photographer H. Mitterbauer Click on the thumbnails to see the SX 65, the SX 85, the SX 125, the SX 250, the SXF 250 and SXF 450.   The SX 125 two-stroke The SX 125 two-stroke The 250 SX two-stroke The 250 SX two-stroke The 250 four-stroke [...]

Lakewood CO AMA National Motocross update: same day TV & Schedule Changes

With the historic occasion of the first-ever AMA Toyota Motocross Championship Presented by FMF night race, the Toyota Trucks AMA National at Thunder Valley Presented by Division 7 Insulation will include same day national television coverage on SPEED. For the first time in 2008, SPEED will feature same day coverage of the AMA Toyota Motocross [...]

2009 FIM World Motocross Calendar (USGP finale)

2009 MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championship provisional calendar below. Highlights include the Grand Prix series finale to be held in the United States, and, the Motocross of Nations to be held in Italy. April 5 – Netherlands/Benelux – Valkenswaard April 19 – Spain – Bellpuig April 26 – Portugal – Agueda May 10 – Bulgaria – [...]

Ben Townley to undergo surgery

Factory Red Bull Honda racer, Ben Townley is scheduled to undergo surgery today in Florida to repair a torn rotator cuff and a tear in the labrum of his right shoulder. BT has also been diagnosed with a chipped lunate bone in his right wrist which will not require surgery but will be placed in [...]

2009 AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, Schedule Announced

The 2009 AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, schedule includes three new cities and four new stadiums. The 2009 Supercross season begins January 3 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim CA and concludes at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas May 2. The calendar is announced simultaneously by the FIM, the AMA and the main [...]

Didn’t make it to Mt. Morris?

  If you didn’t make it to Mt. Morris check out the gallery below: