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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…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: THE ANNUAL OCTOBERCROSS DRAWS IN THE STAR POWER

Greg Groom (12), Jim Masters (439), G re g Iorio (127), Mark Hall (56), Jack Ryan (99) and Pete Vetrano (37) fan out across the Talladega first turn. The fans expected lots of former National Champions and Hall of Famers to show up at the annual REM Octobercross ? after all, it is held only a few days before the MTA World Vet Championship. Additionally, lots of out-of-state and foreign riders also came to town a week early to try to learn the tricky ups and downs of the rough Glen Helen circuit. But, no…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: FAMILY AFFAIR FOR THE O’NEAL’S, FALK’S & ZITTERKOPF’S

Photos by Dan Alamangos and Ernie Becker Trent Pugmire went 1-1 in the 450 Pro class in front of Justin Jones, Mitch Van De Mortel, Colton Aeck and Jake Preston. As the MTA World Vet Championship gets closer more and more older riders are trying to shake off the cobwebs to get ready of the November 3-4 event. Even though the Over-40 and Over-50 classes were packed, the young guys took center stage at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California. The stars of the day were Trent Pugmire, Mitchell Falk…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: IT WAS 84 DEGREES, SUNNY AND THE RACING WAS HOT AS ALWAYS

Vance & Hines’ Steven Tokarski (710) jumps out to a quick lead in the 250 Pro class. Photo: Mark Chilson There is a standard joke among the regulars at Glen Helen that unlike places that have Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter, there are only two seasons at Glen Helen?Hot and Windy. At this week’s post-Thanksgiving motocross race?the weather was both hot and windy at the same time. 450 Pro Mark Tilley. Photo: Dan Alamangos The heat was a byproduct of the Santa Ana winds that blew off the desert to prod…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS REPORT: BRYCE VALLEE SWEEPS 450 PRO CLASS; MATT INDA WINS 250 PROS AT SUMMER SERIES OPENER

Bryce Vallee. The REM Summer Motocross series started this past weekend at Glen Helen Raceway. The 450 Pro class held promise of a great motocross battle with Vance & Hines rider Preston Tilford, DR.D’s Bryce Vallee, LightSpeed’s Tony Amaradio and Pasha Racing’s Kris Keefer and Chris See all vying for the win. Chris See moves some SoCal real estate in the 450 Pro class. In the end, the drama was reduced as Bryce Vallee swept both motos with ease. Kris Keefer used a 2-4 to take second overall with To…