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News from July 2009

Biggest Motocross Race in the World – Motocross of Nations. 2009 Edition in Italy

An exciting 63rd edition of the Red Bull FIM Motocross of Nations is due to take place at the Autodromo Daniel Bonara in Franciacorta, Italy, on October 4. After visiting several other countries worldwide, the last of which was Great Britain last year with Donington Park, the event will come back to Italy where it [...]

Freestyle Motocross rider Robbie Maddison backflips over London’s Tower Bridge (video)

Freestyle motocross star Robbie Maddison took a sleeping London by surprise last night as he performed a spectacular backflip over an open Tower Bridge in the British capital. The 27-year-old Australian took to the air at 2:55 a.m. and soared nearly one hundred feet over the Thames River. LONDON, July 13, 2009 – The early [...]

The Sport of Supercross Continues Global March Forward

2009 FIM Asian Supercross Championships Calendar, Mission Statement, website, and more We received this info from our friends at AsianMX.org And in Supercross.com’s continuing effort to showcase the sport of supercross worldwide, we thought we’d share with you what’s happening in other parts of the world regarding the sport of supercross.The 2009 FIM Asian Supercross [...]

Pala Motocross Raceway Grand Opening

Pala Raceway is a brand new motocross facility in southern California. Saturday, July 11th was their official Grand Opening party. And it was just that – a grand party, and all about fun! There was a great turnout of people – from young to old. Pala has multiple race tracks, from minis to pros to [...]

MX ADVENTURES: Six rounds down, six rounds to go! The 450 Motocross class!

The AMA National Motocross Series is now at the half-way point, with six rounds left on the tour; so get out to the races before the series goes away for another year. The action keeps getting better, and the tough competition makes every lap that much more fun to watch. My primary focus of this [...]

MX ADVENTURES: Six rounds down, six rounds to go! The 450 Motocross class!

The AMA National Motocross Series is now at the half-way point, with six rounds left on the tour; so get out to the races before the series goes away for another year. The action keeps getting better, and the tough competition makes every lap that much more fun to watch. My primary focus of this [...]

Pre-entry deadline approaches for AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships

Pro off-road racer Mandi Mastin designing vintage hare scrambles course; long-time vintage proponent Rick Doughty serving as event consultant The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reminds vintage racers that time is running out to pre-enter for this year’s biggest vintage racing weekend: the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships, held in conjunction with AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days [...]

crf150 expert or kx100?

    Right now I’m on a 05 kx125, but I’ve already made the decision to go down to a larger size mini. Thing is, I’m 5’3 or 5’4, 135 pounds, but I’m 38 yrs old. When I was 19 or 20 (and I think the same height as I am now) I had a kx 80 [...]

US Grand Prix of Motocross

San Bernardino CA. The track? Glen Helen. The year? 1990. The promoter? Roger De Coster. A video look back at the 500 US Grand Prix of Motocross. Belgian Eric Geboers was the overall winner. Rick Johnson was second, and Kurt Nicoll was third. Watch nine minutes of the best video you’ve ever seen. (OK, maybe [...]

RJ SAYS: US Grand Prix of Motocross, Glen Helen, 1990

The US Grand Prix of Motocross. Just the name of it makes me think ‘big time’. For years, the US round of the World Motocross Championships for 500′s was held at Carlsbad Raceway. I won there in 1986 at the USGP. There was a few years where we (the USA) didn’t have a Grand Prix. [...]