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SOUTHWICK IS SAVED, BUT THE AMA NATIONAL IS LONG GONE

After the highly publicize negotiations to keep Southwick open between the former race pr omoters and the American Legion Post that owns the land failed, MX Sports started looking for a new place to hold the Southwick National date in the future. R umors say that it will end up in Indiana, but a new powerhouse owner has taken control of Southwick and will keep it open. But, MX Sports says that the National will not ret urn there. No matter what happens with the AMA Nationals, this is good news for New E…

WHO GOT ACED OUT AT MILLVILLE? WHICH RIDERS WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR FOR A TITLE SHOT

Ryan Villopoto lost some points at Millville, but he still has a 34-point lead on Ryan Dungey. Photo: Monster Energy With more than two-thirds of the AMA National season done, there are only five riders left in the 450 class with a mathematical chance of winning the 2013 AMA 450 National Championship. Since a rider can earn 50 points max per race, with only three races left the total number of point available is 150. That means that any rider who is 150 points or more behind points leader Ryan Villopoto…

AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RESULTS: VILLOPOTO IS BACK IN THE 450 DRIVER’S SEAT, WHILE MOVIN’ MARV TAKES THE DEUCE AND A HALF CLASS

MT. MORRIS RESULTS: 450 CLASS 1. Ryan Villopoto ……..1-1 2. Ryan Dungey ……….2-2 3. Tyla Rattray ………….4-4 4. Justin Barcia …………3-7 5. Mike Alessi …………10-3 6. Trey Canard …………7-5 7. Ryan Sipes …………..6-6 8. Josh Grant ……………5-8 9. Jake Weimer ………..8-9 10. Broc Tickle …………11-11 11. Phil Nicoletti ………..9-14 12. Malcolm Stewart …12-12 13. Justin Brayton ……..15-10 14. Chad Reed …………14-13 15. Vince Friese ………17-15 …

HANGTOWN 250/450 AMA NATIONAL RESULTS: SWEEPERS TAKE ALL THREE CLASSES

The two R yans went 1-1 and 2-2…you can guess which one was the one. Photo: KTM Images At the 45th running of the Hangtown National Ryan Villopoto and Ken Roczen made clean sweeps of both classes. 450 CLASS: Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart holeshot Moto 1, but Ryan Villopoto took over the lead on the opening lap with  Ryan Dungey knocking on Stewart’s door. By moto’s end it was Villopoto, Dungey and Stewart. Trey Canard ran fourth the whole moto and closed in on James Stewart towards the end of …

MOTOCROSS ACTION RACING LORE: DONNIE HANSEN’S BEST & WORST BATTLES WITH RICKY JOHNSON

?Interestingly enough, I?ve had both the best and worst race of my career against the same guy?Ricky Johnson. My worst race was at Mammoth Mountain in 1982. I was winning everything that year. I had been living with Johnny O?Mara, and we were really pushing each other while training. I decided to go compete at Mammoth in the 250 class during an off-weekend. Back then, there were 45-minute motos, and I lined up against a rookie by the name of Ricky Johnson. He was on a production-piece-of-junk Yamaha, bu…

MOTOCROSS ACTION RACING LORE: HOW GREG ALBERTYN CONQUERED THE WORLD

?My first World Championship title in 1992 was the greatest moment of my career. I had finally proven to myself and everyone else that I could be a World Champion. Until then, I was an unproven entity. I had only won in South Africa. When I finally won in Europe, it was huge for me. I realized that I could actually beat the best on the Grand Prix circuit. Once I did it the first time, I figured out how to do it again and again. ?I don?t think anybody can understand how difficult it is to live on a diffe…

2013 AMA 250/450 NATIONAL SCHEDULE RELEASED: NO TEXAS, BUT TENNESSEE

2013 AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS SERIES      May 18………………………………..Hangtown, CA      May 25……………………………….Lakewood, CO      June 1………………………………..Muddy Creek, TN      June 8………………………………..Mt.Morris, PA      June 22……………………………….Budds Creek, MD      June 29……………………….