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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (10/10/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PART 1     We love testing different motocross bikes. Every motorcycle offers something uniquely different. Having said that, getting to test Justin Barcia’s Geico Honda CRF250 was like waking up Christmas morning and getting the gift that you always dreamed about. Photo rider Daryl Ecklund was like a kid in the candy store last Thursday when he was able to take Bam Bam’s bike for a spin. And, as you can see, he felt quite comfortable on it. For motion fo…

X-FIGHTERS CROWD SHOT! SEE THE LAY OF THE LAND, INCLUDING THE REM TRACK, USGP TRACK & X-FIGHTERS COURSE

This is the view from the REM track looking across the valley to the USGP/National track. The REM starting gate can be see in the lower center. The grandstands will hold 20,000 spectators at Saturday’s Red Bull X- Fighters event. The REM racetrack extends beyond the top set of bleachers and uses the hills to the right on normal race weekends. After Saturday’s X-Fighter event construction crews will build a totally new REM track…until that track is done the REM races will be held on the USGP track in t…

MXA’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: WHAT HAPPENED WHILE YOU WERE DODGING RAIN AT THE NASCAR AND F1 RACES

ROGER DECOSTER TALKS ABOUT DUNGEY, MUSQUIN & ROCZEN Ryan Dungey will decide if he returns  to Supercross on April 3, This was Marvin Musquin’s last 450 race for the year & Ken Roczen might not get to race the 450 class when the series goes west. TORONTO SUPERCROSS RESULTS: AS IF YOU COULDN’T ALREADY GUESS RESULTS: 450 CLASS 1. Ryan Villopoto…Kaw 2. Justin Brayton…Hon 3. Kevin Windham…Hon 4. Davi Millsaps…Yam 5. Jake Weimer…Kaw 6. Marvin Musquin…KTM 7. Kyle Chisholm…Kaw 8. Broc…

REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS REPORT: VANCE & HINES’ STEVEN TOKARSKI WINS 450 PRO CLASS, DAVE EROPKIN WINS IN THE BIG FIVE-OH

Justin Jones (15) not only won the 250 Intermediate class on a borrowed MXA bike, but he had to race it with different setups in each moto. He adapted quickly. Photo: Ernie Becker Imagine a motocross series that started on January 1, 2011, and finishes on December 31, 2011. You don?t have to use your imagination because Glen Helen’s REM motocross season is 12 months long. It pays points at every race?with the ultimate prize being Glen Helen Raceway Park’s number 1 plate. To get to be number one?you virt…