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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……

SOUTHWICK AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS SERIES: IT’S ALL OVER FOR REEDY, BUT TEAM PRO CIRCUIT KEEPS ON KEEPIN’ ON

Brett Metcalfe (left) and teammate Ryan Dungey shared the podium. With only two races left in the 2011 AMA National Motocross Championships there was bound to be one race that would shake up the status quo. That race was Southwick. Here are ten things you need to know about the happenings at the the ?Wick. ONE: SKIPPY GAVE IT A VALIANT GO, BUT IT’S OVER Hats off to Chad Reed! Even though the mud at Southwick ate his Honda CRF450 and his 2011 title hopes, Chad and his team can hold their heads up. Two DN…

UNADILLA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS RESULTS: WILSON & VILLOPOTO LEAD A KAWASAKI SWEEP

Following a two week break, the AMA    National Motocross Championship returned to action at Unadilla where Ryan Villopoto grabbed his second win of the season to extend his points lead in the 450 Class standings. Meanwhile, in the 250 class Dean Wilson swept both motos to take his first overall win of the year…although he has been the points leader for most of the series. 450 CLASS After taking over the top spot in the 450 championship for the first time this summer at the previous rou…

MILLVILLE MOTOCROSS: REED GOES SUB-ORBITAL, WHILE DUNGEY WINS AT HOME

Ryan Dungey, of Minnesota, won the 450 class at his home track in Millville, Minnesota with the help of Chad Reed’s sky-shot. Reed, who had won the first moto, hit a kicker on the face of the track’s largest jump at the start of moto two and spun wildly up the face. Reed was separated from his bike and flew over the jump and off to the side of the track. Without a parachute, Reed flailed his arms to stay upright and eventually hit the ground with a thud. He lay motionless for a long time, but bravely re…

LAKEWOOD MOTOCROSS RESULTS: THE TWO RYANS ARE TWO-TWO MUCH FOR CHAD; BAGGETT DOES IT AGAIN

Andrew Short was back home in Colorado. Andrew went 7-8 in the 450 class. Photo: Hoppenworld Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey took his first overall victory of the year in the AMA 450 National Motocross class, while Pro Circuit’s Blake Baggett won his third 250 National Motocross out of five rounds. 450 CLASS Ryan Villopoto won the first moto in dominant fashion with Dungey in second. Chad Reed finished third, but was slightly off the pace of the two Ryans. In moto two, Reed got the holeshot before Dungey made his …

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (06/06/11)

MXA INTERVIEW: TYLA RATTRAY The Freestone podium was an accomplishment, but Tyla is training for the championship. After his overall win at the Freestone 250 National, Tyla already had his nose to the grindstone at Competitive Edge in Hesperia, California. Not surprising since the Pro Circuit rider was so strong in the Texas heat this weekend. We talked to the South African about the similarities between his home country and the Lone Star State. MXA: What was the game plan coming into Freestone? I knew …

MOTOCROSS MAYHEM: DUNGEY’S SUZUKI EXPIRES; BARCIA BREAKS MUSQUIN’S THUMB; RATTRAY IS AN UNSTOPPABLE TRAIN

2010 World Champion Marvin Musquin’s American adventure came to an abrupt end at Freestone when Jusitn Barcia’s bike broke his thumb. Musquin only got to race one AMA race this season (last week’s Hangtown National). Photo: Hoppenworld The second round of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship took place Saturday afternoon at Freestone Raceway. Chad Reed picked up where he left off last weekend in Hangtown, dominating the first moto of the day and setting himself up for the overall victory. H…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (01/12/11)

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO(S) OF THE WEEK Sometimes you win, and other times you find yourself flying through the air like a bean bag. Privateer Josh Greco fit into the latter category during his heat race at Anaheim 1 and wasn?t able to complete the LCQ. Hopefully Josh is injury free and bounces back. Although he didn?t list any sponsors, here’s a plug for Mr. Greco (and a photo of him styling out over the finish line in practice). Photos: John Basher THE SMOKER: THE MAN TO WATCH IN PHOENIX Cedric in Genev…

JOHN BASHER’S ANAHEIM 1 SUPERCROSS DESKTOP PHOTO GALLERY:

Click on the image above to be directed to the Anaheim 1 Supercross photo gallery.     The most anticipated Supercross race of the year, Anaheim 1, went off with a bang this past Saturday night. Ryan Villopoto won the 450 class, while Josh Hansen took the 250 West opener. Take a look at John Basher’s photo gallery from a day full of racing.