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MOTOCROSS ACTION RACING LORE: DANNY LaPORTE’S 1981 MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS TRIUMPH

?The most exciting moment of my life was the first year that Team USA won the Motocross des Nations in 1981. As a team, we weren?t expected to win, nor did we even think that we would win. Honda put together a group of riders that probably weren?t the best choices to race. For years, Yamaha had a rider that was capable of doing well at the MXDN, and then Suzuki would have a guy. The problem was that because the riders were on different teams, there was an every-man-for-himself sort of mentality. Donnie …

LA FDRATION FRAN€AISE DE MOTOCYCLISME VIENT D’ANNONCER LA COMPOSITION DE L’QUIPE DE FRANCE: SANS CHRISTOPHE POURCEL

The 2012 French team will be the same as the 2010 French team at Lakewood (a year that Pourcel was also selected, but couldn?t go). Boog, Paulin and Musquin were the team then and the team now. La F‚d‚ration Fran‡aise de Motocyclisme vient d’annoncer officiellement la composition de l’‚quipe de France qui participera au prochain Motocross des Nations … Lommel les 29 et 30 septembre. C?est maintenant officiel, l?‚quipe de France pour le prochain MXDN sera compos‚e de Marvin Musquin, Gautier Paulin et Xav…

BELGIUM NAMES ITS RIDERS FOR ITS HOMETOWN MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS ADVANTAGE

Desalle, De Dycker and De Van Horebeek will represent Belgium. Joel Smets is the team manager. Jo‰l Smets heeft zijn selectie voor de Motorcross der Naties bekendgemaakt. Cl‚ment Desalle, Ken De Dycker en Jeremy Van Horebeek zullen in het laatste weekend van september de Belgische kleuren verdedigen, zo maakte de Belgische Motorrijdersbond woensdag bekend.

STEVE RAMON TO MAKE COMEBACK FROM SERIOUS INJURY AT RED BULL PRO NATIONAL AT MILL THIS WEEKEND

Steve Ramon. To those in the know, two-time World Champion Steve Ramon’s motocross career ended with his brutal crash at Lommel last year. He faced a long recovery from spinal injury to his neck and was dropped from Team Suzuki to make room for Tanel Leok. Amazingly, Steve Ramon wants to return to racing now that he is healed. ?It’s no secret that I want to race again,? says the Belgian, ?and the race at Mill this weekend is ideal for me. I just hope my fans don?t expect too much from me. I?m a little r…