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News from June 2011

A Mixed Day for Ramon in Portugal

Following a tough French GP last weekend Steve Ramon headed to Agueda in Portugal this weekend looking to make amends and claw back some vital World Championship points. Looking immediately comfortable on the exciting circuit Ramon posted some blistering laps in practice, and cruised to an easy 6th position in the Saturday qualifying session, securing [...]

Ben Townley non starter in Portugal

CLS Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki racer, Ben Townley will not start the Portuguese GP today in Agueda at round 6 of the FIM Motocross World championship. The likable New Zealander has been battling to find his form both physically and mentally after a series of injuries delayed his come-back to GP motocross earlier this [...]

Clement Desalle and Ken Roczen obtain the Lovemytime pole position award in Agueda

AGUEDA (Portugal) – On day one of the Portuguese GP, Clement Desalle obtained his third MX1 Lovemytime pole position award, while Ken Roczen obtained his fifth one. Max Nagl and Antonio Cairoli finished second and third respectively in the MX1 and Tommy Searle and Arnaud Tonus were second and third in MX2. Clement Desalle dominated [...]

Video Highlights: Round 3 AMA Motocross 2011 High Point

AMA National Motocross Series, Round 3 at High Point Raceway. In the premier Motocross class, Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto was the overall winner, and Chad Reed retained his points lead. In the 250 MX Lites class, Blake Baggett was the overall winner, and teammate Tyla Rattray, retains the series points lead as they head to [...]

Matrix Concepts Riders Sweep all 3 Podium Spots at High Point Outdoor National

Congratulations to Matrix Concepts rider’s Ryan Villopotto from Factory Kawasaki, Ryan Dungey from Factory Suzuki, and Chad Reed of Two Two Motorsports. Next round will get interesting which is June 18th at Budds Creek National in Mechanicsville, MD. 1st Factory Kawasaki – Ryan Villopoto 1-2 2nd Factory Suzuki – Ryan Dungey 2-3 3rd Two Two [...]

Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki Claims a Second and Eighth Overall at High Point Motocross

MT. MORRIS, PA – Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki used the power of its Yoshimura-equipped Suzuki RM-Z450s to tackle challenging conditions at the Rockstar Energy High Point National in Mt. Morris, PA on Saturday. The weather was fine for the first moto at the notoriously fast High Point track; however, a quick downpour hit just before [...]

Mike Alessi Earns 4th Overall at High Point Motocross

Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Mike Alessi earned 4th overall in his first race this season at the third round of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series held at High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, PA. Alessi got off to too good of a start in the first moto when his bike jumped over the gate [...]

JDR/J-Star/KTM Race Report – High Point Motocross

JDR/J-Star/KTM rider Tye Simmonds finished 19th overall for the day at the third round of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series held at High Point Raceway in Mt. Morris, PA. Simmonds qualified 26th into the main event and as a result did not get a great gate pick. He got pushed wide off the start [...]

Eli Tomac’s Overall Podium Finish a Highlight of High Point Nationals

MT. MORRIS, Pa. – GEICO Honda Lites rider Eli Tomac found a quick way around a muddy High Point Raceway in Moto 2 to secure an overall third-place result at Saturday’s Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motorcycle Championship series stop in southwest Pennsylvania. Tomac improved from sixth place in Moto 1 to a third-place finish in [...]

2011 FIM World Motocross – Round 6 – Portugal

FIM World Motocross Championships – Round 6 in Portugal! Dutch KTM Red Bull Teka rider Jeffrey Herlings wins the MX 2 Grand Prix, and takes over MX2 series point lead from Ken Roczen. Belgian Rockstar Suzuki rider Clement Desalle wins both heats of MX1, and leads the MX 1 Championship series Agueda In MX1, it’s [...]