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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S FRIDAY NEWS ROUND-UP: ROCZEN TO STAY PUT, METCALFE JOINS HIS MENTOR, MUSCLE MILK FOR SALE & SUZUKI’S PULLS THE XTRIGGER

                                         KTM’S PIT BEIER ON THE K-ROC RUMORS Ken Roczen. Ken Roczen has been the subject of rumors that he was trying to leave the KTM team and when he canceled his plas to race the Genova Supercross this weekend and Paris Supercross next weekend, the conjecture got more heated. KTM sports director Pit Beirer answered the questions of mx-pure when he sai…

15 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2013 MTA WORLD VET MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

The MTA-sponsored World Vet is all about having fun, good racing and making memories. Last year Honda sent a truck, factory mechanic and Justin Barcia’s MXDN bike for Gary Jones (88) to race in the Over-60 Expert class. (1) TWO DAYS OF RACING & A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES The 2013 MTA World Veteran Motocross Championship will feature two days of racing (Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3). There are classes for Over-25, Over-30, Over-35, Over-40, Over-45, Over-50, Over 55, Over-60, Over-70 and …

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MTA WORLD VET MX CHAMPIONSHIPS

Ryan Hughes ? 2011 Over-30 Champion. The 2012 MTA World Veteran Motocross Championship will feature two days of racing (Saturday, November 3, and Sunday, November 4). The Saturday races are considered warm-up races for all the classes except the Over-40 Pro class. The Over-40 Pros will race for their share of a $4000 purse. Why do they hold warm-up races before the world Vet? Because riders come from 20 different countries and almost every state to race ? allowing them to learn the track, the dirt and t…

MXA GUIDE TO 2012 MOTOCROSS RACES: YOU CAN’T BE THERE UNTIL YOU KNOW WHERE “WHERE” IS

2012 AMA SUPERCROSS SERIES Date                    Venue                                City                             January 7            Angel Stadium                   Anaheim, CA January 14          Chase Field                       Phoenix, AZ January 21          Dodger Stadium                Los Angeles, CA January 28          Overstock.comStadium    Oakland, CA February 4          Angel Stadium                   Anaheim, CA February 11        Qualcomm Stadium           San Diego, […]

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS RACE REPORT: IT’S CRUNCH TIME FOR GLEN HELEN’S #1 PLATE

Jason Potter (758) from Spokane, Washington, swept the 450 Pro class. Former AMA National rider Tony Amaradio was third overall. In what is easily America’s longest points paying motocross series, Glen Helen’s REM series has whittled its 40-races down to the last four final motocross races?culminating is a special ?New Year’s Eve morning? race to award Glen Helen’s Number 1 plate for 2011. Amazingly, no one knows who will be #1, or even who is in the running for #1, because REM sealed the points back in…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (10/25/11)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Sean Kranyak (12) and Jeff Pestana (13) blast a berm during our 250 Four-Stroke Shootout at Zaca Station. MINI-VIEW: JEFF WARD Jeff Ward graces the July 1986 cover of MXA.     Multiple championships in multiple classes. 10 wins in the 500 Nationals. 11 wins in the 125 […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (10/15/11)

By John Minert MXA INTERVIEW: MARVIN MUSQUIN Marvin Musquin of France notched two FIM 250 World GP titles under his belt (yes, he’s rail thin) and set his sights on the USA. Unfortunately, U.S. fans were robbed of a sure-fire front runner and Marvin was robbed of a true U.S. debut when he got hurt. […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (08/10/11)

By John Minert MXA INTERVIEW: CHAD REED Chad carbs up with some rice for a practice moto. Chad Reed’s quick remount and moto finish was impressive after such a spectacular crash at Millville. It was no surprise to fans that Chad was a bit off the pace the following weekend, surely still feeling  he aches and pains of his solo flight across Minnesota. After two weekends off, we talked to Chad to get a status report, and see if he is healthy and ready to try and reclaim that red number plate.   …

WHAT YOU’RE MISSING IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE NEW ISSUE OF MXA:

MXA ‘s Dennis “Staple Gun” Stapleton pilots DR.D’s full-race KTM 350SXF for John “J3” Minert’s Canon. Yes, we did ask Broc Tickle about his dog! You’ve read all the fluff tests, but now its time to zero in on the real facts about the 2011 250 Four-Strokes. MXA spent four months racing, riding and dynoing these machines. Now we spill the beans. When Bob Hannah stops by the palatial MXA Towers we sit him down on a Matrix stand and let him talk. You never know what he’s going to say, but we guarantee that …

MOTOCROSS ACTION PHOTO GALLERY: WHAT YOU MISSED AT GLEN HELEN THIS WEEKEND

Photos by John Basher and Dan Alamangos This was the smooth part of the Glen Helen World Vet track. Saturday’s track was very rough, but Sunday was considered “smooth” by Glen Helen specialists. They might have been making that up to scare the foreign riders. Ryan Hughes (4) gets a big jump on the pack in the Over-30 Pro class. Ryan was on a stock CRF450 with an FMF exhaust pipe. MXA knows that Ryan was on a stocker because we wouldn’t let him touch the engine on the bike we supplied him. By the time th…

DOCTOR D WINS “DAY ONE” OF THE 2010 WORLD VETERAN MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

Doug Dubach led every lap of Saturdays’ Over-40 World Vet Championship. Doug Dubach has won 18 World Vet Championship titles over the last 18 years. He added the 18th on Saturday at Glen Helen. The 47-year-old still has to defend his Over-30 Pro Championship on Sunday, but with his win on Saturday at Glen Helen he cemented himself into the Vet racer record books forever. Gordon Ward has had a long career as a professional racer. Dubach holeshot both motos with Gordon Ward directly behind him both times….