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News from February 2011

Team Husqvarna Kicks Off 2011 WORCS Season

HUSQVARNA BEATS BAD WEATHER @ WORCS OPENERZip-Ty Racing’s Bobby Bonds, Cory Graffunder And Jamie Lanza Back In The Saddle The 2011 WORCS series began with a fitting tribute to fallen hero Nathan Woods as the event organizers canceled Saturday’s race and awarded the two-time WORCS champ and winningest racer in series history a full 50 [...]

AMA Arenacross Series Interview of the Week: Miss Arenacross Lindsey Scheltema Looks Back at the First Month

The 2011 AMA Arenacross Series season is one month into competition and through four rounds, the action has been memorable and intense. Currently, TUF Honda’s Jeff Gibson, who kicked off the year with three consecutive wins, sits atop the standings, but after an exciting weekend in Denver, the Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki presented by Maxxis [...]

GEICO Honda riders have different goals for Anaheim

Rookie Supercross Lites rider Eli Tomac is looking forward to heading back to Anaheim and making a much better showing than he made at the AMA Monster Energy Supercross season opener a few weeks ago. “I finished 10th and since it was my first Supercross ever, at the time I was happy with that result,” [...]

Ben Townley Postpones Return to Europe

Ben Townley has been injured last Sunday, while practicing at a private training facility in his native New Zealand. The 2004 MX2 World Champion was unfortunate, as he broke his jaw in this crash and underwent surgery yesterday. His jaw has been successfully repaired and Ben will have to rest for a couple of weeks [...]

Ashley Fiolek Extends Contract With American Honda Racing Factory Team For 2011

American Honda is proud to announce that two-time WMA Women’s Motocross Champion and two-time X Games Gold Medal winner Ashley Fiolek will be racing once again in 2011 with the American Honda Racing factory team. Fiolek will join American Honda Racing teammates Trey Canard and Josh Grant and will campaign for a third WMA title [...]

Jeremy Lusk Memorial Ride Day

Metal Mulisha is hosting a memorial Jeremy Lusk Ride Day coming up next Wednesday, February 9th, at Pala Raceway. February 9th marks two years since his accident, so the Mulisha crew and friends will be hosting an open day for FMX fans, friends and family to honor his memory. Should be a special day to [...]

Honda World Motocross Team Step-up Pre-season Preparations

With a little over two months until the start of the World Motocross Championship season in Sevlievo, Bulgaria, the training schedule of the Honda World Motocross team has stepped up a gear as they prepare for an assault on the 2011 MX1 title. The new rider partnership of Evgeny Bobryshev and Rui Goncalves were sent [...]

Why Supercross goes Pink

Why does the 2011 AMA Supercross Series go “Pink” at Round 5 in Anaheim? It’s to help raise awareness, and money, for a global movement to end breast cancer forever. Here is an interview with Shasta Johnson to explain more … Amanda and Shasta talk about Supercross, The Cure, Cancer, participation, and moreThe Susan G. [...]

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Carries Momentum Into Anaheim 2

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Broc Tickle enters the fifth round at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. on a wave of momentum from his first win of the season last weekend in Oakland. Current points leader and teammate Josh Hansen is also looking for the momentum to swing his way as he goes after his third win. [...]

Red Bull Soapbox Race Returns to Los Angeles

Applications Now Being Accepted for May 21 Race in Downtown Los Angeles Ready! Set! Go! Back by popular demand, Red Bull Soapbox Race, featuring some of the wildest legal street racing around, is set to once again screech into Los Angeles for a 2011 pit stop. While the city is renowned for its traffic gridlock, [...]