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REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: BRIAN SJOGREN, DON GRAHN & A PACK OF FOREIGN RIDERS INVADE GLEN HELEN

Rickard Hansson is enveloped in a cocoon of roost on his way to third overall in the 450 Pro class. What do the names Marko Vihria, Pekka Karjalainen, Perttu Sihvola, Maxime Godin, Lorenzo Brogi, Toni Konttinen and Elia Zinetti have in common? Other than their rarity in an American phone book, they all flew from Europe for a chance to race motocross in the USA…and were at Glen Helen to race this week’s REM event. They weren?t the only foreign riders at REM?just the ones with the hardest to pronounce n…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: VANCE & HINES’ PRESTON TILFORD WINS 450 PRO CLASS; THE OVER-50 EXPERT RACE IS OFF THE CHART AGAIN

Bad starts made Preston Tilford work a lot harder than he should have in the 450 Pro class. In the end, he ran everyone down. The 450 Pro class had a lot of drama at this week’s REM motocross at Glen Helen Raceway. (1) Vance & Hines rider Preston Tilford won both motos, but if you were watching the race at the halfway point of each moto, you would never have thought that he was going to take the victory. Because Glen Helen is building a new starting gate on the REM track (and the cement was still cu…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: SWEDE WINS 450 PRO CLASS, TWO-STROKES WIN 250 PRO, OVER-40 PRO & OVER-40 INTERMEDIATE

On his 20th birthday Swedish rider Rickard Hansson took the 450 Pro Victory at Glen Helen. Rickard is the son of former Grand Prix racer Peter Hansson. If you are an aspiring Swedish motocross racer, and the son of former factory rider and World Enduro Champion, you hate the Swedish winters. In Stockhom it is bitterly cold and the ground is piled heavy with snow. The solution? Fly to sunny SoCal and race in warm 80 degree weather. And so, Rickard Hansson, son of Peter Hansson and grandson of Hans Hansso…