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THIS JUST IN FROM THE POLITBURO! HOW THE GRAND PRIX OF QATAR WILL BE RUN

If you loved the sound of an angry pack of 450s roaring off the line, you will get half your wish in Qatar. This just in from from the ?Permanent Bureau of the Motocross Grand Prix,? but we think they meant the ?Politburo.? We find it hard to believe that they have something called the ?Permanent Bureau of Motocross.? And we find it hard to believe that the Fly-away GP system has been changed again. Do these guys ever think things out before they fire off press releases? On November 24, 2012, the “MXGP …

2011 MOTOCROSS SIGNING NEWS: A VICTIM OF THE 23-YEAR-OLD GP MOTOCROSS RULE, STEVEN FROSSARD SIGNS WITH TEAM YAMAHA FOR 450 CLASS

Frossard has to move out of the 250 class because he is 23-years-old. The Yamaha Monster Energy motocross Team will expand to accommodate three riders for the 2011 FIM Motocross World Championship with the acquisition of 23-year-old French motocrosser Steven Frossard. Frossard will race a YZ450F in the 450 GP category. For the first time since 2005 the Italian-based team will concentrate their efforts on a three-rider motocross roster split between two classes as Frossard makes his 450 GP debut alongsid…

GRAND PRIX OF ITALY: KEN ROCZEN WINS FINAL 250 MOTOCROSS GP OF THE YEAR: DESALLE TAKES 450 WIN

Ken Roczen is the odd-on favorite to win the 250 World Championship next year, but he might be switching teams. RESULTS: 250 GRAND PRIX OF ITALY 1. Roczen, Ken…1-1 2. Paulin, Gautier…4-3 3. Tonus, Arnaud…5-4 4. Frossard, Steven…11-3 5. Roelants, Joel…6-6 6. Osborne, Zach…8-5 7. Leib, Michael…7-7 8. Nicholls, Jake…10-8 9. Charlier, Christophe…9-10 10. Musquin, Marvin…3-27 11. Lupino, Alessandro…13-9 12. van Horebeek, Jeremy…3-37 13. Kullas, Harri…12-11 14. Michek, Martin…14-14…

PHOTO GALLERY: 2010 450 WORLD CHAMPION TONY CAIROLI

KTM hired Cairoli away from Team Yamaha to ride the yet-to-be finished 350SXF. It was a success. In Brazil Tony spent a little time doing burnouts on the podium. Ken Roczen (right) was one of the first people to congratulate Tony on the 2010 title. There is nothing as sweet as the confusion after winning a title. Cairoli said he wanted to ride carefully in Brazil…does this look like it? Tony strikes a pose. It didn’t matter whether Cairoli got the holeshot or not, he came through by the end the majori…