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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (08/10/12)

SURPRISING STEWIE NEWS…SURPRISING THAT IT TOOK SO LONG TO ANNOUNCE IT LORETTA LYNN STAR CHASE BELL SIGNS A LONG-TERM CONTRACT WITH KTM JDR Motorsports, KTM’s support and amateur arm, signed Chase Bell to a long-term contract that will allow him to race two more years as an amateur and his first year as a pro rider for the JDR/J-Star/KTM Team. For 2013, Bell will compete in the 250 B Stock and Modified classes aboard his KTM 250SXF. Bell will receive full support from the JDR Motorsports crew at the ma…

LORETTA LYNN RESULTS: BISCELGIA, HOEFT, CIANCIARULO & DUBACH DOUBLE DOWN AT THE DUDE RANCH

There are 33 classes at the AMA National Amateur Championships and every rider who wins his class deserves credit. MXA wants to present the Expert, Intermediate, Vet and select minicycle class winners. EXPERT CLASSES 250 A (EXPERT) 1. Zach Bell………….1-1-1 2. Dylan Epstein……2-2-2 3. Joey Savatgy…….3-3-3 450 A (EXPERT) 1. Zach Williams……4-2-2 2. Jesse Wentland…2-4-3 3. Joey Savatgy…….9-1-1 PRO SPORT 1. Jesse Wentland………1-1-2 2. Mitchell Oldenburg…..2-5-3 3. Zach Bell………

VIDEO! RICKY CARMICHAEL’S RIDING TIPS – ATTACKING THE WHOOPS

In the third installment of RC’s Riding Tips, Ricky shares some of his insight into going through rolling whoops as fast, smooth and as safe as possible. As a part of the Ricky Carmichael University curriculum, look for additional Riding Tip videos each month.   Follow us: https://twitter.com/foxheadinc and https://facebook.com/foxracing for daily news, live updates, photos, videos, and product info.

MOTOCROSS ACTION WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: ALL THE MOTOCROSS RESULTS FROM MT. MORRIS, SLOVENIA, CANADA, PORTUGAL, SACRAMENTO; PLUS MUCH MORE

GRAND PRIX OF PORTUGAL: DESALLE FINALLY FINDS THE TOP STEP Clement Desalle would win the GP of Portugal, but he wouldn’t be in the first turn photo. Photo: Ray Archer 250 CLASS: 1. Jeffrey Herlings…1-2 2. Tommy Searle…3-1 3. Jeremy van Horebeek…2-6 4. Max Anstie…10-3 5. Jake Nicholls…6-5 6. Jordi Tixier…4-11 7. Mel Pocock..11-7 8. […]

SECRET RIDING TIPS FROM RICKY CARMICHAEL!

    For the first time ever, Ricky Carmichael shares some of the riding secrets that enabled him to become the Greatest Of All Time! In this first video on Starts, RC shows you how to dial in your technique and get the most out of your starts.     As a part of the Ricky Carmichael University curriculum, look for a new Riding Tip video each month.

RICKY CARMICHAEL TO START HIS CAREER ALL OVER …IF HE WINS LORETTA LYNN’S HE MAY TURN PRO ? SEE THE VIDEO!

    Ricky Carmichael, the rider affectionately referred to as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time), returns to racing. Having been retired for 5 years, RC makes a return to his motocross roots in this three episode video series titled ?The Road Back to Loretta’s.?     In Episode One ? ?The Decision?, Ricky discusses his desire to race the famed Loretta Lynn’s Amateur Motocross Championships this Summer.     Look for episodes two and three to release later this Spr…

BLACK & WHITE: THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES OF AMA NATIONAL NUMBERS

There was a time in American motocross when how you finished in the total AMA points was your number for the following season. For example, the rider who had the fifth most point in 1983 wore number five and the rider with the 35th most points was number 35. That all changed when the powers-that-be decided to adopt what-they-thought was the NASCAR numbering system. The change caused a firestorm because the purists felt that earning a high National number was the ultimate prize for a Pro racer?and that h…

WHAT YOU’RE MISSING IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE APRIL 2012 ISSUE OF MXA

Ryan Dungey gets to be the cover boy of the April 2012 issue of MXA (and he was on the cover of the January 2012 issue also). In a season that has seen Supercross contenders fall by the wayside, Dungey’s fast, but conservative, approach just might be the hot ticket by the end of the series. The MXA gang decided to move into the dyno room for a month and run every 2012 450cc motocross bike on the torture rack until we could decipher what it all means. We don’t just run the numbers, we explain them also. …

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (02/01/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Ricky Carmichael (far) and Carey Hart (near) share flight time with the Fox Racing helicopter up at Zaca Station last week for the Fox Instinct boot and V4 helmet introduction. MINI-VIEW: ZACH OSBORNE Osborne (left) shares the podium with Eli Tomac and Dean Wilson at the Los Angeles Supercross. It was his first-ever Supercross podium.      Like many people, it was hard for me to wrap my head around the news that Zach Osborne would only b…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (03/01/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PART 1     It may seem hard to believe, but Lance Coury actually has the front end of his bike pointed towards the takeoff ramp. The Moto-Gate.com guy can throw down a mean whip. He deserves a spot in the X Games Best Whip contest with moves like […]

MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS SEASON PREVIEW SHOW TO AIR ON CBS SPORTS ON DECEMBER 26

A Supercross season preview show will air on Sunday, December 26, at 3:00 p.m. (eastern) on CBS Sports. The one-hour preview show will take fans through the highly anticipated story lines that are emerging as the 2011 season closes in on the gate drop of Anaheim 1 Saturday, January 8. To preview the upcoming year, a panel of legendary AMA Supercross riders will breakdown the 2011 up-coming season and foreshadow the excitement that fans can look forward to from season opener in Anaheim to the season fina…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (11/07/10)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PART 1 Ricky Carmichael. LaRocco’s Leap. 2004. Perfect season. Awesome! Now Ricky is racing in the Camping World Truck Series, working his way towards NASCAR, and he’s on the list for most popular driver. Vote for him by clicking here . MXA MINI-VIEW: BOB HANNAH     This man needs no introduction. He’s controversial. He’s interesting. He’s funny. And, he provides very good insight.   MXA : What are you doing in Southern California? Bob: My partner an…

2011 MOTOCROSS SIGNING NEWS: BRETT METCALFE TO SUZUKI, MIKE WEBB NAMED TEAM MANAGER

Suzuki team manager Mike Webb’s first duty was to interview Ricky Carmichael and Brett Metcalfe at the Suzuki dealer show. MXA confirmed with Mike Webb that Brett Metcalfe will be on the team and Brett Metcalfe tweeted, ” Its official!! I am joining the factory Suzuki squad for the 2011 season. Very stoked!!! Just finished the dealer convention in Vegas today!” This is the official press release: Off-road racing legend Mike Webb will be leading Rockstar Makita Suzuki’s 2011 Championship efforts as Team …