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HOUSTON SUPERCROSS RESULTS: VILLOPOTO WINS HIS FIFTH STRAIGHT WHILE AN AGGRESSIVE WHARTON FINALLY GETS THE ?W’

Inside Reliant Stadium, Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto won his fifth consecutive Monster Energy AMA Supercross race in front of 49,438 fans. Rockstar Energy Racing’s Blake Wharton won his first Eastern Regional 250SX Class Main Event of the year. In the 450SX Class Main Event, MCR’s Mike Alessi won the Nuclear Cowboyz Holeshot Award as Villopoto, Team Muscle Milk Honda’s Justin Barcia and Trey Canard followed him through turn one in second and third, respectively.  Villopoto gained the le…

HOUSTON SUPERCROSS PHOTO GALLERY: CRAZY CRASH SHOTS, WILD ACTION, & RV WINS AGAIN

    Given the state of Supercross affairs leading into Houston, everyone predicted that the race would be a snoozer. Wrong! A hard-fought battle between Kevin Windham and James Stewart ended in a gnarly crash for K-Dub. Meanwhile, Justin Barcia tangled with a lapper on the final lap, handing the win to Ken Roczen. Check out John Basher’s photo gallery to see some of the action that went down this past weekend in Reliant Stadium. Click on the image above to view the gallery.

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (03/28/12)

By John Basher TWEET (AND PHOTO) OF THE WEEK: Proof that Eli Tomac is back riding (and having fun) WHAT WE DID LAST WEEK Here’s a hint… Still haven?t figured it out? Here’s another clue. Look for our test on Ryan Dungey’s Red Bull KTM 450SXF-FE in an upcoming issue and read our thoughts on the Austrian machine. WHAT WE?RE DOING THIS WEEK Glen Helen Warm-Up Thursday’s track awaits open practice.     The Two-Stroke World Championship takes place at Glen Helen on Sunday. Naturally, the MXA…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (02/16/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK        I love the smell of napalm in the morning; or, in this case, napalm at Supercross opening ceremonies. Even while sitting over 100 yards away, my eyebrows were nearly scorched off. It makes for quite a show (the fire, not the scorched eyebrows). BUYING A 250 FOUR-STROKE? LOOK NO FURTHER     The MXA wrecking crew prides itself on testing, racing and (sometimes) destroying bikes. We put every new bike through the gauntlet….

THE KEN ROCZEN TRAIN ROLLS INTO HOUSTON: THE OFFICIAL KTM PRESS RELEASE

Roczen is going to trade in his black number plate backgrounds for white plates this weekend in Houston. Red Bull/KTM rider Ken Roczen, fresh off a Supercross Lites podium last weekend, is ready to go again ? this time in the SX class at the sixth round of the series to be held at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. The German rider has ridden the 350 SX-F periodically when out practicing with teammates Andrew Short and Mike Alessi. ?I feel comfortable on the 350 SX-F and am excited to ride the bike and con…