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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S FRIDAY NEWS ROUND-UP: NOW THAT THE SILLY SEASON IS BEHIND US THE STUPID SEASON CAN START

                                               ELI TOMAC: ?IF IT’S GOOD, IT’S GOOD, IF IT’S NOT, IT’S NOT? Eli Tomac will be in Phoenix on Saturday.    Photo: Spencer Rathkamp Will Eli Tomac race this weekend in Phoenix? Here is what he said, “I’m going there this Saturday, and if my shoulder is good, it’s good; if it’s not, it’s not. It’s still bad enough that I’m not sure w…

THE LI$T: FORBE$ TOP TEN HIGHE$T PAID MOTORSPORT$ RACER$

Valentino Rossi (46) isn’t a motocross star, but he has his own track and holds a special motocross for his road race buddies every year. Valentino Rossi is the only motorcycle racer to make the Forbes top ten list for the highest paid motorsport competitors. Rossi earned $22 million in a year, ahead of F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel by $4 million. Rossi was fifth on the new Forbes list, also above F1 star Jenson Button, who earned $14 million.But seven-time former MotoGP champion Rossi was behind L…

SAME STORY, NEW WEEK: JORGE LORENZO BREAKS COLLARBONE …AGAIN

Only two weeks after breaking his collarbone as Assen, and having it plated so that he could come back to finish an amazing fifth, MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo crashed in practice for the German Grand Prix and hurt his shoulder and collarbone again. Then, one practice session later, MotoGP points leader Dani Pedrosa crashed and broke his collarbone.

VALENTINO ROSSI RETURNS TO TEAM YAMAHA

After a troubled time at Ducati, Valentino Rossi will return to Yamaha and teammate Jorge Lorenzo. Ben Spies left the Yamaha team to make room for Rossi. Press release: It is with great pleasure that Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd confirms the signing of Valentino Rossi to ride for the Yamaha Factory Racing MotoGP Team for 2013 and 2014. Valentino Rossi first joined Yamaha in 2004 and achieved four MotoGP World Champion titles with the Yamaha YZR-M1 in 2004 and 2005 and again in 2008 and 2009. He won 46 Grand Pr…

KTM WINS MORE THAN RED BUD THIS WEEKEND: THEY ALSO WIN THE GERMAN 250 ROAD RACE GP

Sandro Cortese takes a victory lap. Photo: Gold & Goose KTM factory road racer Sandro Cortese won the 250cc  Moto3 class at the Grand Prix of Germany. Cortese’s win was significant because it put him the in the Moto3 points lead, was the first German win at the Sachsenring circuit since 199 and makes KTM the powerhouse team in Moto3 road racing. Making the victory sweeter for KTM was that fellow KTM rider Luis Salom also stood on the podium with a third. MOTOGP OF GERMANY: MOTO3 RESULTS 1. Sand…