News from June 2013

2013 Australian Supercross Series expands to six rounds

The 2013 Australian Supercross Series, officially known as the Terex Australian Supercross Championships, is expanding to six rounds this year. The first two rounds will be held at Hidden Valley, Northern Territory, September 14 and 15. Round 3 will be Mt. Gambier, South Australia, October 12. Rounds 4 and 5 will be held in conduction [...]

YouTube video: Hi-lites 2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Round 5 Budds Creek MX

AMA MX came to Maryland last Saturday, in the form of Round 5 of the 2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championships. The big winners were Ryan Dungey, as he battled with Ryan Villopoto in the 450 class. And Blake Baggett in the 250 class, as he battled with Eli Tomac, Marvin Musquin and Kenny [...]

Giuseppe Luongo celebrates 30 years of promoting motor sport events around the world

There was a dinner party for Giuseppe Luongo’s 30th anniversary as an event promoter Saturday, June 15, in Italy. Actually, it was more than a party. It was a celebration! Giuseppe Luongo is the President of Youthstream – the company which organizes, among other properties, the FIM World Motocross Championships, including the Motocross of Nations. [...]

2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross – Round 5 – Budds Creek MX

AMA Motocross returns to Budds Creek MX in Maryland. Ryan Dungey scores 450 class win … Blake Baggett takes 250 class win In 250 Qualifying, the quickest lap was turned in by Eli Tomac – 1 minute 59.92 seconds. Blake Baggett next – 1:59:93! Marvin Musquin 1:59:98! Only 6/100ths of a second separate those three! [...]

Preview – Round 5 2013 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross – Budds Creek MX

It’s going to be round 5 of the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships tomorrow at Budds Creek MX in Maryland. Current 450 class points leader and 2011 champion Ryan Villopoto will battle reigning champion Ryan Dungey, while Ken Roczen, Eli Tomac, and Marvin Musquin battle for supremacy in the 250 class. Let’s look at [...]

2013 FIM World Motocross – Round 9 – Maggiora, Italy

MX GP returns to historic Maggiora, site of the memorable 1986 Motocross of Nations. Gautier Paulin has won the MX1 class overall. Jeffrey Herlings sweeps MX2 In the MX1 class Gautier Paulin of France, riding for Kawasaki, was victorious with 3/1 moto scores. Ken de Dycker second, Tony Cairoli third. Tony leads the MX1 points [...]

2013 FIM World Motocross – Round 9 – Maggiora, Italy – Qualifying

It’s a return to historic Maggiora – site of the memorable 1986 Motocross of Nations In the MX1 class, it’s six-time World Motocross Champion Tony Cairoli‘s opportunity to win his 60th career Grand Prix. Tony leads the MX1 points chase over France’s Gautier Paulin and Belgium’s Clement Desalle. In the MX2 class, it’s defending World [...]

MX GP Preview – return to historic Maggiora

To any hard core motocross fan, the name “Maggiora” brings to mind one thing – the 1986 Motocross of Nations. It was historic, for many reasons. Team USA of David Bailey, Rick Johnson, and Johnny O’Mara, managed by Roger De Coster, won the coveted Chamberlain Trophy, signifying Team USA as the winners of the “Olympics [...]

RD 1980 & RD 2013

RD. Roger De Coster. 5 time World Motocross Champion. Member of multiple winning Belgian Motocross and Trophee des Nations teams. Manager of Team Honda’s Supercross and Motocross efforts. Manager of Suzuki’s MX and SX efforts. Current Manager of KTM North America’s Supercross / Motocross race team. And much more. RD. Roger De Coster won the [...]

YouTube video: Travis Pastrana, NASCAR, and parenthood

It’s Travis Pastrana! What more do we need to say? This video series of Travis is called Switching Gears. And below is the Season Premiere! Red Bull says of this video: Amidst the craziness of Roush Fenway, rally cars, and other high octane hobbies, Travis finds out there’s a baby Pastrana on board during season [...]