News from February 2011

Photo Feature: Supercross 2011 Media Day at the Q

Here’s just a small taste of what’s to come from the upcoming San Diego Supercross at Qualcomm Stadium. To catch all the action purchase your tickets at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium ticket office. Ken Roczen doing his best impression of Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz.

Tye Simmonds Out for San Diego Supercross

JDR/J-Star/KTM rider Tye Simmonds will be sidelined for the seventh round of the AMA Supercross Series taking place at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA after being diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and pneumonia early this week. The Australian rider, in his first professional U.S. Supercross season, has qualified for two of the U.S. Supercross rounds [...]

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki Returns to the West Coast

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Josh Hansen, Broc Tickle, and Tyla Rattray return to action as the Monster Energy Supercross, and FIM Championship see the AMA Supercross Lites Western Region riders one more time before a seven-week break. The week break came at a good time for Hansen, who suffered a broken finger at the last race [...]

“The Moto: Inside the Outdoors” Motocross Docu-Series Returns to Fuel TV

High Energy Sophomore Season Premieres Thursday, March 3, 2011 FUEL TV, Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for young males, announces the return of the exciting motocross docu-series “The Moto: Inside The Outdoors,” premiering on Thursday, March 3, at 10:00PM ET/PT. The eight-part series, produced and directed by the award-winning motocross filmmaker [...]

The Memo

Hello All, I just wanted to take a minute to explain why I have decided to leave my duties of moderator. I believe as a moderator it is important to have sound judgement and have the ability to remain a horizon above the foolishness, as fun as it may be sometimes. However I find that [...]

Five Things I Learned at the Houston Supercross

Last Saturday’s stop on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross tour, an FIM World Championship, marked the opening round of the Supercross Lites East Regional championship, along with Round 6 for the Supercross Class. The racing was as intense as it has been all season. Here are a few things I learned at Saturday’s Supercross event:1. [...]

Josh Grant Injury Update – February 16, 2011

Following further medical consultation, American Honda Racing’s Josh Grant underwent additional surgery to his right knee today to repair his Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), the result of an injury he sustained at round two in the Supercross series in Phoenix. With the full support of the American Honda Racing team, Josh is expected to make [...]

Nitro Circus Live to tour the world

Nitro Circus Live, the live spectacle of the world famous Nitro Circus DVDs and the hit MTV series, will soon announce details about a World Tour set to launch in North America later this year. The World Tour will respond to international audience demand and follows last year’s highly-successful Australian tour, the first ever live [...]

Windham sore, but ready to soar in San Diego

A little tumble off his Honda isn’t going to keep GEICO rider Kevin Windham from racing at this Saturday’s Monster Energy Supercross Series event in San Diego. “I’m gonna need to nurse my injuries and just fight through it,” Windham said. “I want to get back to the level I was in Houston as soon [...]

KTM confirms company’s factory teams look forward to US MX GP at Glen Helen

With the opening of the MX World Championship season in Bulgaria just around the corner, the Red Bull Teka KTM Factory Team is busy preparing to defend the MX1 and MX2 titles won in 2010 during the team’s most successful ever championships. One of the highlights of the current season will be the US GP [...]