News from September 2011

2011 Pala National Media Day: Blake Baggett

Monster Energy Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider, Blake Baggett, talks with Amanda about racing his first full season of supercross and motocross in 2011. Blake also talks about riding with the #2 plate for Team USA in Motocross of Nations, as he competes in the MX2 class, which is the 250 class. Blake leaves on monday [...]

2011 Pala National Media Day: Ashley Fiolek

Amanda talks with Factory Honda motocross rider, Ashley Fiolek, about what she needs to do to wrap up the 2011 WMX Championship this weekend at the Pala National. Ashley also tells us her plans for the rest of the year including: a race in Virginia, DEAFestival in Califonia, receiving a stunt woman’s award for her [...]

Roczen and Cairoli on 2-Stroke for the Final Round

In what should be considered a heroic and brilliant marketing move KTM has decided to have both newly crowned world champs ride the oil mixers. This should make anyone over the age of 30 go into convulsions and I have to admit I am pretty excited myself. Both guys are the top of their field [...]

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green Debuts 30th Anniversary Film at Oakley Theater

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green(TM) celebrated its 30th anniversary with the premiere of the short film “Grassroots” at the Oakley Theater in Foothill Ranch, Calif. on September 7, 2011 to a packed audience of Team Green alumni and friends. The celebration kicked off at 6:30 p.m. with guests arriving on the green carpet to enjoy [...]

Pourcel, Townley, Brayton and the Rest

  Recently Ben Townley was spotted spinning laps at a popular SoCal track. A few people jumped the gun and started the whole is he racing Pala deal and trust me it is not. I think right now Ben has a few offers on the table for both here in the States and some deals [...]

I’m going to the Motocross of Nations in France – follow along with me

Sometimes, it’s great to be me. I say that a bit “tongue-in-cheek”, because It’s not so much anything that I’ve done or am, I’m just a very lucky and blessed person! I have a great family, a great husband, great friends, and more. In regards to, and the sport of motorcycling, I’m very lucky, [...]

Dates for ESPN’s X Games 18 Released

If you are an X Games fan, then you’ll want to remember these dates for the 2012 version of X, in Los Angeles: June 28 thru July 1, 2012. The 2012 version of X Games Los Angeles will take place several weeks earlier than in previous years! Here, courtesy of ESPN, is the official info: [...]

Video Highlights: Round 11 AMA Motocross 2011 Delmont, PA MX

Round 11 AMA Professional Motocross – Steel City MX in PA! Supercross Champion Ryan Villopoto swept both Motocross class motos over Ryan Dungey to extend his series points lead. And Dean Wilson swept both motos in the 250 MX LItes class to win his first AMA National Championship – Dean is the 2011 AMA 250 [...]

Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda Cuts Through Steel City MX National

There was a new face under the Troy Lee Designs tent this weekend: Three time Canadian national champion Colton Facciotti. Colton was filling in for the injured Christian Craig in the 450 class while Cole Seely was the lone 250 rider and Tarah Gieger represented in the WMX division.  Colton Facciotti, Photo by Kardas Facciotti [...]

Team Rockstar Energy Suzuki Celebrates a Top Ten Finish at the 2011 Steel City MX National

DELMONT, PA – Team Rockstar Energy Suzuki continued its string of solid top-10 finishes in the 250 class at round 11 of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championships on Saturday. Martin Davalos picked up ninth-place overall at the Steel City National in Delmont, PA, while Rockstar Energy Suzuki teammates Jason Anderson finished 13th, Ryan Morais [...]