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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (2/27/13)

PHOTO SEQUENCE OF THE WEEK     I take thousands of photos at every race I cover for the magazine. They aren?t always amazing photos, but every so often I take a photo that makes me laugh myself silly. On Saturday night a rider got loosy goosy in the sand section and covered a track worker in sand. I nearly died from laughter, composed myself, and then went about my business. I?m still not sure why I shot photos of the track worker at that specific moment, but I?m glad that I did. MINI-VIE…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (05/09/12)

By John Basher PHOTOS OF THE WEEK     Last week I spent a few hours with Josh Grant at the Jeff Ward Racing Supercross test track. We talked shop, did an interview, and shot photos for an upcoming issue. I learned a few valuable things about Grant. For starters, you probably won?t see him in NASCAR (he said, ?With age comes a cage, but I don?t like to only turn left.?). I also offended him, which turned out to be pretty funny.     After getting upside-down over the finish l…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (03/21/12)

By John Minert MXA INTERVIEW BLAKE WHARTON Wharton focusing on the holeshot. Justin Barica’s win streak has ended at the hands of former teammate Blake Wharton. Right from the start of the East Coast series, Blake showed that he wasn’t going to get beat without a hard fight and Barcia and Wharton have had some heated battles and close calls this season. We asked Blake to weigh in on his win, the staggered start and his battles with Barcia. MXA: What made the difference for you in taking the win this wee…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (11/12/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Go ahead and pick a rut, any rut, World Vet style. JAMES GETS HIS DAY IN COURT AND PLEADS DOWN TO A MISDEAMEANOR www.orlandosentinel.com MXA MINI-VIEW: COY GIBBS     Coy Gibbs is the team owner of the Joe Gibbs Racing team. Stationed in NASCAR country, the Yamaha-backed JGR squadron has gained momentum since their upstart several years ago. For 2012 the big news is that JGR has signed a multiyear deal with James Stewart. I phoned Coy to …