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MOTOCROSS ACTION CLASSICS: NOVEMBER 1973 ISSUE

BY ZAP   On the cove rof the November 1973 is Texan Jumpin’ Jack O’Leary (with his Full Bore boots, leather ?leathers? and Carerra goggles) aboard a strapped tank YZ at the Lockhart MX track in Texas.   Long before Chaparral, BTO Sports and all the rest, the mail order business was alive and well over at Speed Center USA. What were some of the standout deals for the day? How about a Shoei full-face helmet for $32.95? Bill Walters GP Pants for $79.95. Motocross suspenders for $4.95. Presto…

THE MOTOCROSS FILES TO AIR ON MAV-TV STARTING OCT. 4

The history of the sport returns to the little screen when MAVTV begins re-airing seasons one, two and three of “The Motocross Files” on October 4 with season one’s inaugural show on “Bad Brad” Lackey. Lackey was America’s first World Champion and only 500cc World Champion when he concluded a 10-year quest to win that title. MAVTV will begin airing all 21 episodes of “The Motocross Files” on October 4th at 2:30am and 5:30am (all times Eastern Standard Time) with the Brad Lackey episode and then every Fr…

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO OF THE DAY: PERHAPS THE MOST HEART BREAKING MOTOCROSS PHOTO EVER SHOT

Have you ever wondered how riders can show up on the podium wearing a number 1 jersey and hat five minutes after winning the title? The answer is simple, they print the victory gear in advance. Of course, that means that in any close points race, there is always the possibility that the losing rider’s team has printed up a large quantity of hats, shirts and jersey’s that will never be seen. Brad Lackey raced for Team Kawasaki for two years before winning his 500 World Championship on a Suzuki in 1982. J…

CAN YOU NAME EVERY EVERY AMERICAN MXDN TEAM SINCE 1972? YOU CAN ONCE YOU READ THIS STORY

Ryan Dungey?2009-2010. EVERY AMERICAN TEAM SINCE 1972: AND HOW THEY FINISHED Year…Place…Riders 1972…7…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Jimmy Weinert, Gary Jones 1973…4…Jim Pomeroy, Mike Hartwig, John DeSoto Tony DiStefano?1974-1975-1976-1977. 1974…2…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Jimmy Weinert, Tony DiStefano 1975…9…Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Kent Howerton, Tony DiStefano 1976…5…Bob Hannah, Rex Staten, Kent Howerton, Tony DiStefano 1977…2…Steve Stackable, Gary Semics, Kent Howerton, Tony …

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: TEAM USA, WEIRD MACHINES, GOERKE IS CANADIAN CHAMP & THE WORST BIKES

CANADIAN NATIONAL RESULTS FROM SAND DEL LEE… GOERKE DOMINATES SAND DEL LEE RESULTS: 450 CLASS 1. Matt Goerke…2-1 2. Bobby Kiniry…1-3 3. Dusty Klatt…3-2 4. Josh Clark…4-4 5. Tim Tremblay…7-6 6. Tyler Villopoto..6-7 7. Gavin Gracyk…9-5 8. Shawn Maffenbeier…8-9 9. Liam O’Farrell…10-8 10. Morgan Burger…11-10 SAND DEL LEE RESULTS: 250 CLASS 1. Jeremy Medaglia…1-1 2. […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (08/10/12)

SURPRISING STEWIE NEWS…SURPRISING THAT IT TOOK SO LONG TO ANNOUNCE IT LORETTA LYNN STAR CHASE BELL SIGNS A LONG-TERM CONTRACT WITH KTM JDR Motorsports, KTM’s support and amateur arm, signed Chase Bell to a long-term contract that will allow him to race two more years as an amateur and his first year as a pro rider for the JDR/J-Star/KTM Team. For 2013, Bell will compete in the 250 B Stock and Modified classes aboard his KTM 250SXF. Bell will receive full support from the JDR Motorsports crew at the ma…

MY MOTOCROSS INSPIRATIONS BY BRAD LACKEY

ROGER DECOSTER ?There were a few people that I watched and learned from when I raced. Yet, being a young kid in Europe and not knowing the ropes was tough, but Roger Decoster helped me out a lot. He taught me how to train, which was more help than watching anyone else ride.? STEVE STASIEFSKI ‘Steve Stasiefski was a factory Maico mechanic for Herbert Schmitz in the GP’s. I hired him in 1979 to 1982 (when I won the World Championship). Steve was a confidence builder for me.? (From left) Gary Semics, Jim P…