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VEGAS ENDUROCROSS SHOWDOWN: TADDY BEATS BROWNIE FOR HIS FIFTH TITLE

Taddy. Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak was crowned the AMA National EnduroCross Champion after an epic battle for the title with fellow KTM rider Mike Brown. Cody Webb won the race, but the major action took place far behind him. In the main event, Blazusiak and Brown launched off the line in first and second position with Brown edging out Blazusiak for the holeshot. Brown led the first lap with Blazusiak in tow. As they neared the fire pit section, Brown made a mistake and Blazusiak ran into…

BIG HUSKY NEWS: MIKE BROWN TO JOIN HUSQVARNA OFFROAD TEAM FOR 2014

Mike Brown. Although the official announcement hasn?t been made yet, we have it on reliable sources close to Brown, that the former 125 AMA National Motocross Champion and current Endurcross and offroad star has signed to switch from the KTM team to the Husqvarna team in 2014. Mike’s new steed. This isn?t a big stretch as Husqvarna is located in the building next to the KTM team, but Husqvarna’s Andy Jefferson plans to have a four-man offroad team in 2014 and Brown is the big catch.

BROWNIE AND TADDY ARE TIED WITH ONE RACE TO GO AFTER THE BOISE ENDUROCROSS

Taddy discovering that there is no easy way through the rocks. Photo: Drew Ruiz Taddy Blazusiak picked up only his second victory in the 2013 Endurocross Championship at the penultimate round in Boise, Idaho. With one race left, Mike Brown and Blazusiak are now tied on Championship points at 130 points apiece. Brown finished fourth in Boise. Brown holeshot the main, but go stuck on a rock on the first laps and was passed by Blazusiak and Cody Webb. Webb, who won the last two rounds, pushed Blazusiak out…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (7/24/13)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Do you think the Geico Honda guys have some power under the hood? That’s Wil Hahn (19), Justin Bogle (34), Zach Osborne (338) and Eli Tomac (17) starting up front in the second moto at Washougal, with Red Bull KTM’s Ken Roczen (94) trying to break up the Honda party. TEN DO’S AND DON’T’S OF MOTOCROSS By Daryl Ecklund This guy doesn’t need to worry about abiding by rule #2. His bike is shot. 1. Do check out the track before you pin it off a jump that has changed. 2. D…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (07/17/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     I have a lot of respect for Jamie Moyer, the journeyman baseball player in MLB, a 46-year-old that has been pitching professionally since 1986. That’s a loooooong career. No disrespect to Jamie, but I think what John Dowd and Mike Brown are doing is much more dramatic. Dowd (46 years old) and Brown (40) are still risking their lives, all these years later, and competing at the highest level. Moyer probably has to ice his arm after an outing, but Dowd a…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: ARE YOU READY FOR MILLVILLE? TRACTION CONTROL SECRETS

TAKE A LAP OF THIS WEEK’S MILLVILLE NATIONAL TRACK DIGITALLY…AND THEN TAKE A LAP WITH THE MXA WRECKING CREW IN REAL TIME THE DOWD & BROWN EXPEDITION: TWO MEN WITH THE SAME MISSION Mike Brown. John Dowd and Mike Brown are both over 40 years old. Both are icons in American motocross. Both want to keep their assigned AMA National numbers. As a former AMA National Champion Mike Brown holds National Number 3 (only former National Champions can get numbers below 10) and John Dowd is National Number 16 (…

AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RESULTS: DUNGEY DELIVERS A MESSAGE TO THE NAYSAYERS ? I’M FOR REAL

Ryan Dungey…the real deal. Photo: Hoppenworld As the season reached its halfway point, Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey  kept his dominant run going in the 450 Class, winning his fourth straight race with a 1-1 moto sweep. In the 250 Class, Pro Circuit’s Blake Baggett raced to his third victory of the season and second in-a-row with an impressive 1-1 effort. 450 CLASS: DUNGEY IS “THE MAN’S” MAN In the opening 450 moto, it Dungey holeshot, while james Stewart took over second place. As Dungey pushed to …

PALA AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS NUMBERS: EVERY RIDER WITH AN AMA NUMBER WHO COULD POSSIBLY BE AT PALA THIS WEEKEND

2011 AMA NATIONAL SUPERCROSS & MOTOCROSS NUMBERS 1…..Ryan Dungey   1…..Trey Canard (not used in 2011) 1…..Jake Weimer (not used in 2011) 1…..Christophe Pourcel (not used in 2011) 2…..Ryan Villopoto 3…..Mike Brown 5…..Ryan Dungey (not used in 2011) 7…..James Stewart 9…..Ivan Tedesco 10…Justin Brayton 11…Kyle Chisholm 12…Tommy Hahn 13…Heath Voss 14…Kevin Windham 15…Dean Wilson 16…John Dowd 17…Justin Barcia 18…David Millsaps 19…Eli Tomac 20…Broc Tickle 21……

GENEVA SUPERCROSS NIGHT ONE REPORT (WITH PHOTOS):

By John Basher     Night one of the Geneva Supercross is in the books, and what an evening it was! More than simply a few hours full of Supercross racing, the Geneva event also packs in freestyle motocross, pompom dancing girls, girls that spit hot fire, and even a guy on a Bobcat that was doing wheelies and other tricks. The opening ceremonies took up half an hour! It was quite a sight to see, and the fans immersed themselves in the energy, which equated to one heck of a night!  &nb…