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REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: DOES GLOBAL WARMING ONLY APPLY TO GLEN HELEN RACEWAY?

Photos by Dan Alamangos and Debbi Tamietti Zac Commans: Zac won the 250 Pro class and, in the process, beat all of the 450 Pros. SoCal is having the warmest winter in years, with the average January temperatures being in the 80s. It must be global warming. Meanwhile, the midwest and east have been incredibly cold and snow blown. It must be global warming. And, at the polar extremes, the once melting ice caps are now trapping ice breakers for weeks at a time in a frozen prison. It must be global warming….

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: THE MORNING OF THE NIGHT OF THE DAY OF THE FIRST SUPERCROSS

Photos by Dan Alamangos Mt. Whitney is very steep and once you make it to the top, you face an equally steep, but a lot rougher, downhill. REM promoters Frank and Myra Thomason promised the Glen Helen motocross racers three things leading into the first race of the 2014 season: Justin Jones (42) won the 450 Pro class with ease, slicing through the mixed field of Pros, Intermediates and some expert classes. (1) They would combined classes and run multiple starts to insure that every rider would have time…

REM OCTOBERCROSS MOTOCROSS: BIG TURNOUT FOR ANNUAL WORLD VET MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP WARM-UP

The REM Octobercross track was the final test version of the World Vet track that will be used next weekend. As always, it includes some major elevation changes. With the MTA-sponsored World Vet Motocross Championship less than a week away, potential Champions flocked to Glen Helen’s Annual REM Octobercross (originally the Commotion-By-The-Ocean race at Carlsbad). It was the last chance for riders to get to race on the World Vet layout before next week’s festivities start and since it wasn?t limited to …

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS: 25TH ANNIVERSARY RACE DRAWS BIG CROWD TO WORLD VET TRACK

Glen Helen is a strange mix of views. As the Over-50 Expert class blasts over a series of small doubles, the giant grandstands of Glen Helen’s Lucas Oil offroad truck course loom in the background. The stars of this week’s REM motocross at Glen Helen, the 25th Anniversary of SoCal’s popular REM racing club, were Tony Amaradio (450 Pro), Steven Tokarski (250 Intermediate), Bill Maxim (Over-60 Expert) and Willie Amaradio (Over-50 Expert). For the 25th Anniversary motocross race, promoters Frank and Myra T…