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MXA’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: ALL THE NEWS THAT FITS FROM THE MOTO WORLD (12/17/13)

TEAM WHEATIES DEAL Ryan Dungey is part of Team Wheaties and got his face on a billboard in Times Square, but there are no plans for Ryan to make it to the Wheaties cereal box. AU STIN DOWN AND OUT FOR SUPERCROSS OPENER Austin Howell. AMA Pro Austin Howell crashed and suffered a collapsed lung, broken thumb and concussion last week. The thumb may force Howell to miss the complete Supercross season. Howell joins Davi Millsap, Justin Bogle, Joey Savatgy and Trey Canard on the sidelines for the start of the…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: VALLI’S JIMMY ALBERTSON WINS 450 PRO CLASS; PRESTON TILFORD SURPRISES THE REST OF THE 450 PACK

Jimmy Albertson. This week at Glen Helen’s REM race there were lots of fireworks. Here are 11 notable factoids. (1) Jimmy Albertson swept both motos of the 450 Pro class on his Valli Yamaha YZ450F. Albertson benefited from two holeshots?which made life easier. Albertson was ninth last weekend at the Unadilla 450 National. In 2010 Jimmy raced the 450 GPs…his best finishes were an 8th in Holland and a 9th in Brazil. Preston Tilford…sans fender. (2) Vance & Hines rider Preston Tilford , who will be…

WHO WILL WIN THIS WEEKEND’S WORLD TWO-STROKE MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP AT GLEN HELEN?

Last year’s World Two-Stroke Champion Bobby Garrison pressed the “down button” on one of the Glen Helen’s elevator drops. The 2011 World Two-Stroke Championship is only a few days away (April 3) and with $4500 on the line (the winner will get $2000), the field is expected to include all of last year’s players, plus efforts from KTM, Yamaha, TM and Husqvarna. Last year’s winner, Bobby Garrison, raced for the Husqvarna team, but this year he has switched to Kawasaki for the WORCS series?but is expected to…

REM MOTOCROSS: THE NINTH ANNUAL OCTOBERCROSS FALLS TO AUSTIN HOWELL; RON LECHIEN GETS SECOND

Ron Lechien rolled up his sleeves and went to work in the 450 Pro class. For motocrossers October has been a continuation of SoCal’s weird 2010 weather pattern. It was the coolest summer in decades and October has added to the weather weirdness with more days of rain than ever before. When Californians woke up on Saturday morning, a flash rain storm covered all of SoCal…well, almost all of SoCal. The one place that was spared the heavy downpour was Glen Helen Raceway. In an interesting social phenomen…