"The last couple of weekends I was so far behind, but I could not really do anything about it"
Dave Arnold always knew that I wanted to be a factory mechanic and said, "Hey, we could use you. I have an opening for a mechanic. Would you really be interested?"
"There are a lot of races to go obviously, but from 32 points down to now leading the championship, it is unbelievable"
"By the end of the year, I want to be inside the top ten consistently."
"My whole upbringing was brought up around some of his quotes, like “you got to fail until you fail to get back up” or if you say you “are going to do something, you do it.”
Covington, a relative unknown in America, has been on the Grand Prix circuit for five years—he'll be a rookie in the USA
"I just try to do my best at each race, and don’t try to think about the whole series."
"My goal this year has been to just race every single round, stay as happy as possible, and finish within the top ten."
"I knew at the high intensity that we were racing at, that some of the boys would be feeling it in moto two, and I was pretty certain that I was right."
"Believe it or not, I was back on the bike Monday after Vegas, and back to getting out there for outdoors"
"I got to the point in 2015 where I had another big crash in Daytona and collapsed both of my lungs, broke my collarbone plate off, broke some other stuff, and I was over it."
MXA chatted with Ryan at the 2005 Ponca City amateur National before he was the next big thing. He talks about Jessica Simpson, Jason Lawrence, Mike Alessi and the red shirts, Nico Izzi and more
"I think it is just the perfect crew of guys to really be together, and the perfect brand."
"I just really, really wanted to defend my title."
"It is different not being out there as a racer, but once you put your ego aside, it’s okay. I am happy for what the racing was."
"I feel like I gel better with outdoors. I love Supercross, don’t get me wrong, but outdoors is more my style so far."
"It is definitely a good feeling beating the factory guys."
"It is just tough to get out there and race these guys that have had a healthy off-season"
Is Bob Hannah's 2000 interview as true today as it was 18 years ago? If not, at least it is funny, scathing and absolutely true in Hannah's mind
"Riding on a factory team and racing 250 Supercross–I am truly living a dream"
"For me, every time I'm on a racetrack, I’m there to win, but I have to look at my age and what I'm putting into it."
American fans remember Arne Kring from racing in the USA during the Inter-Am and Trans-AMA series
"I feel bad about it, and if the roles were reversed, I would be pissed off about it too."
"It makes a win really special in Indianapolis, as it was a very tough track"
American motocross didn't exist until Lars Larsson came to America to make it happen—thanks Lars
Max has had factory rides at KTM, Honda and Husky—now he's TM Racing's big hope