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WE RIDE PHIL NICOLETTI’S N-FAB/TiLUBE YAMAHA YZ450F

Unfortunately the racing landscape has changed quite a bit since the economy dove off a cliff. Money is hard to find, and race teams are folding under the stress of keeping the lights on. It’s a sad day in Mudville every time a race operation goes belly up. Just this year Jeff Ward Racing, Chaparral Honda, Velocity Yamaha and JDR KTM have called it quits, and more teams are on the verge of going under.   The only way to survive is to adapt to the new financial climate. Many race teams are discoveri…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (5/15/13)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK     The 2014 models are coming down the pipeline. The first models to hit cyberspace come from Honda, with the CRF450 (shown above) and the CRF250. To find out more info on the bikes, click here. MINI-VIEW: ROGER DeCOSTER MXA: With the National opener only a few days away, how are […]

DREAM JOBS: HOW TO MAKE A LIVING DOING WHAT YOU LOVE (10/02/12)

SEAN TRIHEY HART AND HUNTINGTON MECHANIC STARTING POINT: ?I spent a few years working in local dealerships in Phoenix, Arizona. I was out riding in the desert after the Phoenix Supercross and happened to run into a guy who owned a Supercross team. It was Tony Wenck from TiLube Motorsports. I got on with those guys, and it progressed from there. I tried to get into it for years, and then I just bumped into the guy and it worked out.? THE JOB: ?I?m 100 percent responsible for Kyle Partridge’s race bikes. …

PHOTO GALLERY: NICK WEY PREPARES FOR THE 2012 SUPERCROSS SERIES ON HIS KAWASAKI

Sometimes it’s good to roll the dice and take a chance. That’s just what Motosport.com/Foremost Insurance/TiLube rider Nick Wey and MXA photographer John Basher did a day after SoCal got pummeled with rain. Despite being overcast, the conditions were excellent. Check out this photo gallery from the fruits of their effort. Simply click on the image above to view the shots.

DR.D SIGNS GOERKE AND BONI TO RUN THEIR PIPES IN THE 2011 SUPERCROSS SERIES:

Dubach Racing Development (DR.D) is proud to announce the signing of Team TiLUBE for the 2011 AMA Supercross series. Team riders Matt Boni and Matt Goerke will compete in the premier Supercross class aboard DR.D backed Kawasaki KX450Fs.   ?With proven veterans Matt Boni and Southwick National winner Matt Goerke we are excited to have TiLUBE on the DR.D team for 2011,? comments Mark Tilley Rider Support Manager. ?Both Boni and Goerke have shown they have what it takes to win races, we look forward t…

TiLUBE/BROWN MOTORSPORTS ST. LOUIS RACE REPORT

   In St. Louis, Mo. this past weekend, 59000+ fans were in attendance to watch the 14th round of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series.     This weekend’s event was held at the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis. This city, known for its famous Arch or ?Gateway to the West?, always seems to throw the racers a curve ball. The most famous of which would be Jeff Emig’s win over the seemingly unbeatable Jeremy McGrath in 1996. That would be Emig’s only win and McGrath’s onl…