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News from June 2011

Ken De Dycker and Shaun Simpson out of luck at La Baneza

La Baneza – LS Honda riders Ken De Dycker and Shaun Simpson endured a tough weekend in Spain as the MX1 World Championship visited La Baneza for the first time. The venue for the seventh round of the series provided a curious challenge with a compact, tight layout and stony, hard-pack soil. Although the fast [...]

Petar Petrov scores six World Championship points at the Spanish GP

Petar Petrov of the Yamaha van Beers Racing Team has scored six World Championship points at round seven of the World Championship MX2 Series in La Baneza, Spain. In the first moto he was riding in 14th position for a long time but with still one lap to go he got passed and finished the [...]

Beursfoon Suzuki Succesfull in Grand Prix of Spain

The seventh round of the World Championship hosted in La Baneza, Spain last weekend. Mike Kras and Rasmus Jörgensen who were guest commentators on the http://www.supercross.com/mx-gp-vod race show presented the Beursfoon Suzuki team. Heavy stomach cramps chased Rasmus during the weekend, which prevented him from riding in both heats because of suffering too much pain [...]

Tyla Rattray extends AMA motocross championship lead with overall win at Budds Creek

Tyla Rattray is not given to boasting or big talk . He has always been known as the type of rider that does his talking on the track, and with years of GP- and AMA racing experience under his belt, he knows that motocross titles are not handed out in June. When he took hold [...]

Zecchina Signs Off with MX2 Points

Simone Zecchina ended his brief taste of FIM Motocross World Championship competition with the Suzuki Europe MX2 team and on the factory-backed RM-Z250 by getting on the scoreboard at a hot and stony La Baneza circuit for the Grand Prix of Spain. Some 16,000 spectators found a spot inside the compact venue and watch the [...]

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Tyla Rattray Extends Points Lead with Win

Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Tyla Rattray captured his second overall victory of the season with a 2-1 moto finish at a hot and humid Round 4 at Budds Creek in Mechanicsville, Md. His 250 class victory pushed him two more points in front of teammate Dean Wilson who captured his third podium finish with a 1-3 [...]

Honda Red Riders First and Third at Budds Creek

Round four of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship took place at Budds Creek Raceway in Mechanicsville, MD, over the weekend, and the Honda Red Riders used their Honda CRF250Rs and CRF450Rs to score a couple of podiums. TwoTwo Motorsports’ Chad Reed picked up his third overall victory of the season, while GEICO Honda’s Justin [...]

Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda Team Fights for Points in Maryland

Mechanicsville, MD – It was a rough weekend for the TLD boys in the muggy sunshine of Maryland this weekend. Bad starts hampered the whole crew, which is unusual since they are typically up front in turn one. Still, all of the riders battled through poor starts and adversity to take some points home with [...]

Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki Grabs a Third and Sixth Overall at Budds Creek Motocross

Reigning champion, Ryan Dungey, goes two–two for a third-place overall Mechanicsville, MD – Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki riders showed their strength, consistency, and the power of their Yoshimura-equipped Suzuki RM-Z450s during the fifth round of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championships at the Budds Creek National in Mechanicsville, MD on Saturday. rryan-dungey rode strong and [...]

Mike Alessi Earns 5th at Budds Creek Motocross

Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Mike Alessi earned 5th overall after scoring two back to back 5th place finishes at the fourth round of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series held at Budds Creek MX Park in Mechanicsville, MD. Alessi earned his trademark start as he pulled the holeshot at the beginning of the first moto. [...]