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News from August 2010

Jason Anderson wins AMA Racing Motocross Horizon Award

Thirty-five American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) members have joined the ranks of the 2010 AMA Racing national champions following a week of bar-to-bar racing at the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships, presented by AMSOIL, at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. “More than 1,400 qualifying riders worked through nationwide qualifiers for a chance to [...]

ESPN X Games 16: Increased Attendance and Record On-Line Activity

Thirty-One Hours of Original Content Aired on Multiple ESPN Platforms Millions of fans consumed the extensive X Games 16 content featured across ESPN global distribution platforms, including television, internet, mobile and in-person at the event. Once again, the unprecedented multimedia offerings provided complete coverage of the world’s premier action sports competition that was held July [...]

Honda Racer Cooper Webb Wins AMA Youth Motocrosser of the Year Award

Torrance, CA: American Honda Motor Company’s Powersports Division announced today that Cooper Webb, a 14-year-old Honda rider, has been awarded the AMA Youth Motocrosser of the Year Award. Once a year, this honor is granted to the top youth competitor who not only demonstrates an ability to perform on the track, but is also judged [...]

Able Planet congratulates Ashley Fiolek on taking gold in the Women’s Super X event at the 2010 Summer X Games

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Ashley Fiolek returned to X Games 16 to defend her Women’s Super X title, and for the second year in a row, her aggressive and strategic riding style led to Gold. Getting off to a quick start, Fiolek carefully chose her lines, taking the lead in the first lap [...]

Supercross Champ Jeremy McGrath-Inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame Aug 24th and 25th

Seven-time AMA Supercross Champion Jeremy McGrath is being inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame on August 24th and 25th in Detroit, MI. McGrath flies directly from the Monster Energy Powder Mountain Motocross event to Detroit for the unveiling of his statue that will become part of a permanent display at the prestigious Hall of [...]

Metal + Motocross + Mayhem = Red Bull Metallicross

Melting Pot of Motocross to Feature Post-Apocalyptic ‘dream track’ designed by James Stewart, Travis Pastrana, Ronnie Renner, David Knight and Geoff Aaron This October, the stars will align to create one of most unique and challenging tracks motocross has ever seen. Five of the world’s best motocross athletes will come together to design and build [...]

Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship Returns to Action This Weekend at Unadilla

Dungey’s Win Streak and Stewart’s Return Highlight Final Live NBC Show After a three-week break from action, the world’s fastest riders return to the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship this Saturday, August 14, for the Rockstar Energy Unadilla National in New Berlin, N.Y. Rockstar/Makita Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey holds a seven-race win streak along with [...]

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green Battles For Eight Titles At Loretta Lynn’s

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green battled the intense heat and humidity for five straight days at the prestigious AMA Amateur National Championship at Loretta Lynn’s to earn a total of eight championships, seven runner-up spots, and 10 third-place finishes. In the B Class, double winner Justin Bogle made it a perfect week with six moto [...]

James Stewart Officially Returns to American Motocross

2008 National Champion James Stewart Officially Returns to the Lucas Oil Motocross ChampionshipHighly-Anticipated Return Will Come at Unadilla MXSports Pro Racing has released the pre-entry list for this Saturday’s Rockstar Energy Unadilla National from New Berlin, N.Y., and as expected, a familiar and highly anticipated name is on the form. It’s been 23 months since [...]

Rob Gette – Godspeed 8/7/10

Torrance, CA: It is with much sadness today that we announce the loss of a close friend and member of our Honda family. Rob Gette succumbed to injuries sustained on Saturday August 7, 2010, in a three-bike accident while racing a WERA-sanctioned event at Virginia International Raceway. Rob most recently served as a District Sales [...]