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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: HONDA WANTS TO PAY YOU, SUPERCROSS TO GO GYROSCOPIC & MXA HEADS SOUTH, NORTH AND EAST

                     2014 AMERICAN HONDA CONTINGENCY PROGRAM American Honda announces the continuation of the Red Riders Rewards program for 2014, with more than $5 million in earnings available to racers. The Red Rider Rewards program will provide Honda owners with opportunities to earn payouts at more than 1500 races in 2014 across the United States, including motocross, off-road events, dirt track, ATV and road racing. AMA 250/450 NATIONALS Both …

JON ORTNER’S MAMMOTH PHOTO GALLERY: THESE FRIENDS OF MINE

Photos by Jon Ortner The Mammoth Mountain Motocross is broken into three different segments. The first segment is the Vet week. Started decades ago as a separate Old Timer’s National, the Vet classes were absorbed into the Mammoth schedule and given its own high-profile week. This is Willy Simons flying through the mountain air on the way to third in the Over-50 Pro class. Steve Lawler is stoked with his fourth place finish in the Over-50 class. Either Eddie Davis is in tenth or his wife is drying her f…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: THEY FOUGHT TO THE DEATH…METAPHORICALLY SPEAKING

Brandon Brady (205) looks like he has the holeshot in the 450 Pro class, but the roost in front of him is from MXA test rider Dennis Stapleton. Justin Jones (42) would win the overall. With another unique track design, REM’s weekly motocross race at Glen Helen Raceway saw incredibly close battles in many of the major classes. On a day that was predicted to be sunny and warm with temperatures near 80-degrees, instead the racers saw high clouds drift in from the south to produce perfect racing weather wit…

COLOGNE DEBUT: HONDA’S ALL-NEW CRF450 DAKAR MODEL

At the 2012 International Motorcycle Show in Cologne, Germany Honda unveiled its newest offroad race effort ? the Honda CRF450 Dakar. Honda will compete in the 2013 Dakar Rally to be held next January. Honda has won the Paris-Dakar fives times, although their last overall win was back in 1989. Based on CRF450X enduro model, the bike has already undergone testing in Japan and will be ridden in its first race at the Morocco Rally 2012 starting on October 14. The five riders set to compete in the Dakar Ral…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: BRYCE VALLEE WINS 450 PRO CLASS IN FRONT OF FREDRIK NOREN, TONY AMARADIO, BRIAN NELSON & DENNIS STAPLETON

Swedish rider Fredrik Noren has been racing the AMA Motocross Nationals this year (and scoring points), but at REM he ran into a buzz saw named Bryce Vallee (814). Vallee was untouchable in the 450 Pro class. In what has been a sad couple weeks for Glen Helen Raceway, with the death of Nick Varner and the passing of Glen Helen owner Bud Feldkamp’s mother Betty (who lived at the track for over 13 years), REM not only held a memorial service, but also hosted a tribute lap in the memory of motocrosser Jim …