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News from January 2011

Tyla Rattray Opens 2011 AMA Supercross Account with a Podium Finish

If there is a trademark characteristic to Tyla Rattray’s racing career, it is his ability to meet new challenges head-on and use them to clamber to new heights. A year before his international racing racing career started, he was not even the best 85cc rider in his native South Africa. The burning ambition and dogged [...]

Gibson Returns to the Winners’ Circle with Big Opening Round Victory in Tulsa

Cory Green Wins Arenacross Lites in Front of Home Town The 2011 AMA Arenacross Series started off with its trademark unpredictability when TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson, of Blacklick, Ohio, captured his first win since the 2009 season inside Tulsa’s BOK Center. Oklahoma native Cory Green, from Nowata, captured the opening round of the Arenacross Lites [...]

Feld Motor Sports Announces the Bret Michaels “Rock Hard-Ride Hard” Award

Bret Michaels is kick-starting the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season by creating the “Rock Hard-Ride Hard Award”. The award honors the hardest charging, comeback supercross rider who ultimately proves to push the limits in a quest towards winning the Monster Energy Supercross championship. In the spirit of strength and survival, [...]

Makita Returns as Official Power Tool of Monster Energy Supercross

Feld Motor Sports announced today that Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools, is continuing its longtime support of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. As a result of their support of the series, Makita will become the official power tool of the championship. “We welcome Makita back for a highly [...]

American Motorcyclist Association increases presence at AMA Supercross Championship events

AMA booth will serve members and fans at U.S. rounds With the stars of the AMA Supercross Championship poised to kick off the 2011 season in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 8, the AMA is excited to be on location for what promises to kick off one of the most exciting championship battles in years. “AMA Supercross [...]

Federal lawmakers seek delay in enforcement of lead law

More than a dozen federal lawmakers are asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to delay enforcement of the so-called lead law that effectively bans the sale of kid-sized dirtbikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) drafted the letter and circulated it for other lawmakers to sign [...]

FRIDAY FEATURE: 2011 Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Team

Video Courtesy Monster Energy Kawasaki The 2011 season looks to be one of the best so far, with a surplus of heavy hitters on the 2011 Monster Energy Kawasaki roster. The all-star line-up includes: Ryan Villopoto, Jake Weimer, Josh Hansen, Dean Wilson, Blake Baggett, Broc Tickle, Tyla Rattray, Chad George, Destry Abbott, Taylor Robert, Justin [...]

Book Your Room and Get Tickets Now for the 2011 MiniMotoSX in Las Vegas

Book Your Room and Get Tickets Now for the 2011 MiniMotoSX in Las Vegas The 8th annual event will again kick off AMA Supercross Finals weekend in Vegas! For the eighth consecutive year, the GEICO AMA MiniMotoSX, presented by Monster Energy, kicks off the Monster Energy AMA Supercross finals weekend in Vegas with action-packed racing [...]

Five Things to Look For t A-1

Supercross 2011 is finally here! It has been a long and event-filled off-season. “The Man” left a 15 year relationship with Suzuki and went to KTM, who will try to increase their American presence in 2011. As part of that effort they signed Andrew Short, who left the American Honda team. Rockstar Makita Suzuki added [...]

American Motorcyclist Association increases presence at AMA Supercross Championship events

AMA booth will serve members and fans at U.S. rounds With the stars of the AMA Supercross Championship poised to kick off the 2011 season in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 8, the AMA is excited to be on location for what promises to kick off one of the most exciting championship battles in years. “AMA Supercross [...]