News from May 2011

Personal Letter from Ian Trettel

Dear sponsors, friends, and all of my fans; Since my injury, I’ve been looking forward to the day that I could personally reach out and thank everyone for all of the love and support that you have shown me and my family through these tough times. I’m so blessed and moved by the constant caring [...]

GEICO Honda Lites riders Justin Barcia and Eli Tomac considered Motocross favorites

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Newly-crowned Supercross Lites champion Justin Barcia and defending Hangtown winner Eli Tomac are revved up and ready to kick-off the 2011 AMA Lucas Oil Motocross Championship series this Saturday at the revered Hangtown National outside of Sacramento. Both men bring their ultra-competitive GEICO-branded 250cc Hondas and plenty of high expectations into the [...]

James You Blew It!

I am not sure what James Stewart is thinking, but how could I? It was recently announced that he will not be riding the nationals until the team is ready. Let me clear this up for you right now, James just doesn’t want to race and has other things to do. For all of you [...]

ESPN X Games Expands Franchise to Become the Largest Action Sports Competition in the World With Six Annual Events Around the Globe

Four Outside U.S., Two in U.S. Scheduled for 2013; Host Cities Begin Bid Process ESPN, the leading action sports content provider and creator of the X Games, today announced a significant milestone in its long-term plans to expand the X Games on a global basis. Beginning in 2013, ESPN will produce six world-class X Games [...]

ESPN X Games Expands Franchise to Become the Largest Action Sports Competition in the World With Six Annual Events Around the Globe

Four Outside U.S., Two in U.S. Scheduled for 2013; Host Cities Begin Bid Process ESPN, the leading action sports content provider and creator of the X Games, today announced a significant milestone in its long-term plans to expand the X Games on a global basis. Beginning in 2013, ESPN will produce six world-class X Games [...]

Supercross Class of 2011 Yearbook

Man, what a season it was for Supercross 2011! Each and every race was exciting, and I was able to go to almost every one. At the season ending finale in Las Vegas, the series ultimately crowned three brand new champions including: Broc Tickle 250 West, Justin Barcia 250 East, and Ryan Villopoto the 2011 [...]

Photo Feature: 2011 USGP from Glen Helen Raceway

Once again international riders returned to Glen Helen Raceway for the 2011 USGP. We got to see Clement Desalle dominate the MX1 class, as he battled current MX1 Champion Tony Cairoli, Steven Frossard, Max Nagl and others. In the MX2, class it was Ken Roczen who dominated the day, leading every single lap in both [...]

Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto Lead Star-Studded Field into Season-Opening Rockstar Energy Hangtown National

Hangtown AMA National MX Kicks Off 2011 Lucas Oil Motocross Championship This Saturday After months of anticipation, the summer is finally upon us and in a few short days, the world’s best riders will take to the track to kick off the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. Defending 450 Class Champion, Ryan Dungey, [...]

Team San Manuel’s James Stewart and Kyle Regal Postpone Entry Into Motocross Series Indefinitely

After a few weeks of preparation for the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Series opener in Rancho Cordova, CA, Team San Manuel’s James Stewart and company have decided to indefinitely postpone their entry into the race series. “Everyone witnessed the way I struggled during the Supercross series this year and while I’d like to [...]

Christian Craig 10th, Travis Baker 12th at Glen Helen

The Monster Energy US Grand Prix took place this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway, in the mountains above San Bernardino, CA. Despite the rain and cold conditions, Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda riders Christian Craig and Travis Baker were committed to carry the TLD flag and represent the USA. Falling between [...]