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MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (02/23/12)

By John Minert COLE SEELY GETS THE GIG AT TEAM HONDA Cole Seely will replace Trey Canard at Team Honda. To find out who will repalce Chad Reed?read below. Press release: Team Honda Muscle Milk announces today that current Troy Lee Designs/Lucas Oil/Honda Supercross Lites rider Cole Seely will fill in for injured Team Honda Muscle Milk rider Trey Canard at select Supercross races beginning with the coming Atlanta round next weekend. Seely started the 2012 Lites West title chase with a bang, scoring a win…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (02/01/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Ricky Carmichael (far) and Carey Hart (near) share flight time with the Fox Racing helicopter up at Zaca Station last week for the Fox Instinct boot and V4 helmet introduction. MINI-VIEW: ZACH OSBORNE Osborne (left) shares the podium with Eli Tomac and Dean Wilson at the Los Angeles Supercross. It was his first-ever Supercross podium.      Like many people, it was hard for me to wrap my head around the news that Zach Osborne would only b…

JUSTIN BRAYTON WINS GENEVA SUPERCROSS; ZACH OSBORNE TAKES 250 CLASS

Justin Brayton and Zach Osborne were the overall winners of the Geneva Supercross. New Team Honda rider Justin Brayton won both nights in the 450, while Zach Osborne duplicated Brayton’s feat in the 250 class class. The rest of the American riders didn?t figure in the podium spots as Arnaud Tonus and Cyrille Coulon got second and third overall in the 450 class, while Osbourne was followed home by Tommy Searle both times, In the Women’s class, Chiara Fontanesi and Livia Lancelot beat American riders Tara…

BELGIAN MOTOCROSS GRAND PRIX: HERLINGS IS THE SAND MASTER, BUT THE WORLD MOTOCROSS STANDINGS REMAIN THE SAME

The 450 title chase is between Tony Cairoli (222) and Clement Desalle (25).     Photo: Ray Archer With Steve Ramon out of the 450 class after a qualifying crash on Saturday and Zach Osborne pulling out of the 250 World Motocross Championships after an injury at last week’s British Motocross Championship, the FIM World Motocross Championships went into the 11th round of the 15 round series with two top five riders missing…and two points leaders holding onto relatively large leads. K…

WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP: LATVIA IS ANOTHER K-ROC ROUT

Cairoli (22), Desalle (25), Frossard (183, Ramon (11) and Nagl (2) launch off the gate. Cairoli is already in the lead. GP OF LATVIA RESULTS: 450 CLASS 1. Cairoli, Antonio (KTM)…1-1 2. Frossard, Steven (Yam)…2-2 3. Bobryshev, Evgeny (Hon)…3-3 4. Goncalves, Rui (Hon)…7-4 5. Philippaerts, David (Yam)…5-5 6. Nagl, Max (KTM)…4-10 7. de Dycker, Ken (Hon)…6-9 8. Ramon, Steve (Suz)…10-6 9. Desalle, Clement (Suz)…8-8 10. Leok, Tanel (TM)…12-7 11. Guarneri, Davide (Kaw)…11-12 12. Boissiere,…

WORLD MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP: FROSSARD & ROCZEN TAKE SWEDEN BY STORM

Tony Cairoli is in the 450 points lead.           Photo: Ray Archer Several significant things happened in the 450 class in Sweden: (1) Yamaha’s Steven Frossard, who started the season as a major player before faltering, came roaring back on the scene with a 1-1 day. (2) Antonio Cairoli took over the points lead from Clement Desalle. (3) Desalle raced with a recently dislocated shoulder to finish 8-7. Desalle fought hard to save his points lead, but the …

WORLD MOTOCROSS SERIES (ROUND FOUR): HERLINGS RAINS ON ROCZEN’S PARADE, WHILE PHILIPPAERTS SURPRISES CAIROLI

Stefan Everts and Ken Roczen. Roczen won the first moto and wanted to win the second moto so that he could claim three GP wins along with the Las Vegas Supercross, but his teammate took the win.      Photo Ray Archer David Philippaerts obtained his first overall victory of the season in Indaiatuba, while Jeffrey Herlings beat his team-mate Ken Roczen and got his second GP win of the season. Both riders took the overall win being tight in points with the second classified. David Phili…

GLEN HELEN UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX PHOTO GALLERY

    Over the past decade it has been rare for the Grand Prix circuit to visit the United States, but it has been much rarer that Mother Nature brings rain to Southern California in the middle of May. Despite the odds of either happening, the second annual Glen Helen USGP went off without a hitch yesterday. German wunderkind Ken Roczen decimated the field in the MX2 class, while Belgian Clement Desalle won his second GP in three races. It was a great day for the Europeans, and MXA was on h…

TOP AMERICAN AT USGP TO GET $5000 CHECK AND THE MARTY MOATES CUP

Zach Osborne. Last year marked the return of the United States Grand Prix to the FIM Motocross World Championship schedule. Not only was GP racing back in the U.S., but it happened to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Marty Moates becoming the first American to ever win the 500cc USGP at Carlsbad. To commemorate these historic happenings, the “Moates Cup” was created and with the help of sponsor Lucas Oil, $5000 was presented to the top finishing American. Now Lucas is stepping up again this year wi…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (05/04/11)

MXA INTERVIEW: DEAN WILSON A nickname is mandatory for fast guys. This is Dino?in the classic Dean Martin tradition. MXA: What has been some of the most exciting moments of the season from your point of view? Dean: The most exciting aspects for me, are the wins for sure. The first one was great because […]

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT: (11/24/10)

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     Mike Brown is a jack-of-all-trades. Brownie has won races indoors and out (including the 2001 AMA 125 National title), the WORCS series, grueling offroad events, and also Endurocross races (shown here, from Las Vegas this past weekend). There’s no disputing that he is one of the greatest all-around riders of all-time.  MINI-VIEW: ZACH OSBORNE Zach (left) talks with fellow American GP racer Michael Leib at the Fer…

FINAL ROUND OF BRITISH NATIONAL MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP RAINED OUT: SHADES OF TROY, OHIO

Press release from Maxxis ACU British Motocross Championship: Despite major efforts by the organisers to get the event on, the British weather finally won the day at Hawkstone Park today after over 25mm of rain fell during the morning and the event was eventually called off at 12 noon. This means that Evgeny Bobreshev (CAS Honda), Zach Osborne (Bike It Cosworth Yamaha) and Terry House (Dextra Crescent Suzuki) are the 2010 champions, as the event will not be rerun. At 8 a.m. this morning the decision was…

THE WORLD SERIES OF MOTOCROSS: TEAM USA TAKES THE CHAMBERLAIN CUP FOR THE 21ST TIME: WATCH ALL THREE MOTOS HERE!

Ryan Dungey won the Motocross des Nations convincingly. Team USA won the Motocross des Nations at their home track in front of a partisan motocross crowd in Lakewood, Colorado. Second overall was Team Belgium, who improved on last year’s third position. Team Germany finished third, making their podium comeback. Ryan and the Peter Chamberlain trophy, but this is not the original Chamberlain Cup. It appears to have been refurbished since the glory days of motocross. This is the Chamberlain Cup (on its ori…

BRITISH HOAX ON TEAM PUERTO RICO: ZACH OSBORNE, KYLE REGAL & A SURPRISE FOR THE MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS:

This isn’t going to happen, but you gotta love the British for trying. They spend a lot of time discussing the possibility of a Team Scotland?which would mean Dean Wilson, Stephen Sword and Shaun Simpson would be the team?unfortunately, the Scottish association is affliliated with the British ACU, thus, the Scots have no standing with the FIM. Zach Osborne has said that he told the reporter that the third rider would be a Puerto Rican. You could click on mx-pure.com to see the story for yourself, but si…