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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (8/21/13)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK     In case you live under a rock, the inaugural Utah National went off at Miller Motorsports Park on Saturday. The day had a little bit of everything?great racing, two championships decided, a decent turnout, a Supercross-style track?oh, and a massive dust storm that blew through Tooele during the second 250 moto. How gnarly was it? Take a look at this photo. I’m still trying to clean off the dust in places that I didn’t know dust could go. MINI-VIEW: TREY CANARD  …

WE RIDE RYAN SIPES’ ROCKSTAR ENERGY RACING SUZUKI RM-Z250

Behind the glitz and glamour of the 18-wheelers, AMA Nationals and Supercross stadiums lie the not-so-pleasant realities of running a race team. In truth, support is limited, money is tight, expectations are high and the odds of winning are slim. With great risk and little reward, many teams are shrinking, going into debt or pulling the plug. It’s a sad state of affairs when Suzuki can only afford a one-man team and Yamaha doesn?t even field a factory effort. Amazingly, there is one team that is bucking…

MXA’S MONDAY NEWS ROUND-UP: THIS IS MOTOCROSS… ON MONDAY, JANUARY 9

2012 CANADIAN MOTOCROSS NATIONALS Date          Venue                        City June 3`      The Wastelands        Nanaimo, BC June 9        Whispering Pines     Kamloops, BC June 17      Wild Rose                Calgary, AL June 24      Castrol Raceway      Edmonton, AL July 14        Gopher Dunes         […]

MXA’S SATURDAY NEWS ROUND-UP: THIS IS MOTOCROSS…ON SATURDAY DEC. 31

RUMORS ENDED! WHAT IT COSTS TO RIDE AT LAKE ELSINORE There has been lots of palaver about what it costs to ride at the new Elsinore track. Here are the answers from the Elsinore web site.     One-day: $40 (non-member)     Membership: $45 (plus first ride free)     One day: $25 (member) THE McBROOKS HONDA TEAM MAKES IT OFFICIAL Larry Brooks, Andrew Short and Jeremy McGrath. The Larry Brooks/Jeremy McGrath team has finally broken cover with their official press…

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……

ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS: THE TOP FIVE FINISH IN THE TOP FIVE-IN A NEW ORDER

The St. Louis track from high in the stands.                                                                                 Photo: Hoppenworld ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS: 450 FASTEST QUALIFIERS Trey Canard set the fast time in qualifying with a 47.517. James Stewart was second with a 47.605. Austin Stroupe (48.4…