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REM GLEN HELEN MOTOCROSS REPORT: STAPLETON ? STRAIGHT OUT OF HOLLAND

Putting in his time on MXA’s 2013 Kawasaki KX450F, Dennis Stapleton was the class of the field at REM Glen Helen. As the weekly REM motocross wars continues, in what is the longest points paying series in American motocross, it is now on the down side of seven months of continuous racing (and still has more races left to go than the complete AMA National Championship series). For the fourth race in a row the REM regulars were treated on a different track layout ? and as always rough and rugged ground. A…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID WEEK REPORT (07/25/12)

POLITELLI GOES FROM ZWARTE CROSS TO SOUTHWICK Photos by Dennis Stapleton and Anthony Knutson Left to right: Dennis Stapleton, Austin Politelli and Jason Thomas at timed qualifying. Zwarte Cross is a huge rock festival in Holland featuring lots of music, motocross, stunts, theater, wild vehicles and costumed people. 160,000 people showed up for the three-day festival last weekend. There were only two serious motocross races at the event, full-sized bikes and 80s. The other classes feature themed bikes an…

MOTOCROSS ACTION’S MID-WEEK REPORT (07/17/12)

By John Basher PHOTO OF THE WEEK     I have a lot of respect for Jamie Moyer, the journeyman baseball player in MLB, a 46-year-old that has been pitching professionally since 1986. That’s a loooooong career. No disrespect to Jamie, but I think what John Dowd and Mike Brown are doing is much more dramatic. Dowd (46 years old) and Brown (40) are still risking their lives, all these years later, and competing at the highest level. Moyer probably has to ice his arm after an outing, but Dowd a…