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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  …

FIRST LOOK AT THE UTAH AMA NATIONAL MOTOCROSS TRACK

Here’s a look behind the starting gate. The start goes uphill, then makes a 90 degree turn to the left. The racers will then descend down a slight hill before making another 90 degree left. Here’s a look down at the starting gate (on the right). The white tents in the center cover the mechanic’s area, which comes shortly after the start. This view aims at the area (notice the Ford sign) where the previous shot was taken. Not seen to the right is the mechanic’s area. The dirt is eerily reminiscent to wha…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT BY JOHN BASHER (7/3/13)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PART 1     America. Land of the free and home of the brave. America. Democracy and human rights. America. Where professional motocross racers earn purse money in the Nationals. Ahhh, how I love thee, ‘Merica. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July, and remember our patriots and those who have laid down their lives for the sake of our freedom. Red, white and blue!    RIDE THE GP OF SWEDEN; MAKE SURE TO MOUNT MUD TIRES FIRST GOAT CHATTER: RICKY CARMICHAEL INTERVIE…

THE OTHER SHOE DROPS! THERE WILL BE A NATIONAL IN UTAH NEXT SUMMER AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK

    MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, announce that the state-of-the-art Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, will become the 11th stop on the 2013 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.  Following the announcement of the 2013 series schedule and advance ticket sales for next summer, the series is pleased to welcome the prestigious Miller Motorsports Park as host of the Utah National, Round 11 of the 2013 Lucas …