MXA’S WEEKEND NEWS ROUND-UP: MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND HAPPENINGS

RYAN DUNGEY RIPPING A 2019 KTM 150SX TWO-STROKE AT ROME MODEL INTRO

THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAY BOYS: SEMICS 64,  REYNARD 41, FERRANDIS 24

Durham2.jpgMay 24…Darryn Durham 1989
May 24…Steve Hatch 1969
May 25…Chad Pederson 1971

Brylyakov_MXGP_5_MEX_2016May 29…Vsevolod Brylyakov 1995

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May 27…Robbie Reynard 1977
May 29…Donald Upton
May 29…Ben Lamay 1991

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May 29…Ove Lundell 1930
May 29…Jeff “Iron” Montgomery

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May 30…Andrew McFarlane 1977
May 31…Graeme Irwin 1991

May 31…Gary Semics 1954
May 31…Rick Burgett

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May 31…Dylan Ferrandis 1994
June 1…Tanel Leok 1985
June 1…Matt Biscelgia 1995

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June 2…Steve Wise 1957
June 2…Ray Sommo 1968

FMF’S 45TH ANNIVERSARY HUSQVARNA FC450 PROJECT BIKE: LITTLE D’S NEW BIKE

PIT PARTY AT MALCOLM SMITH MOTOSPORTS THIS FRIDAY AT 6:00 P.M.

Malcolm Smith will host a pit party on Friday, May 25th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and a factory rider autograph session from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. For more info go to www.malcolmsmith.com

FRIDAY NIGHT STADIUMCROSS ON THE EVE OF THE GLEN HELEN NATIONAL—FRIDAY, MAY 25

Glen Helen will hold a Friday night Stadiumcross race on the eve of the Glen Helen AMA 250/450 National. For more info go to www.glenhelen.com

GLEN HELEN AMA 250/450 NATIONAL ON SATURDAY, MAY 26

For ticket and event information go to www.glenhelen.com

MOTO3 GP ROAD RACER JUMPS OVER FALLEN COMPETITOR: CREDITS MOTOCROSS RACING

AME MINICROSS SERIES AT MILESTONE THIS SATURDAY, MAY 26

The AME Minicross series comes to Milestone MX Park on May 26. The race will be held on a toned down version of the Milestone Supercross track (with different lanes to match rider skills). AME Minicross will be promoting 6 Mini Supercross races this summer. The track will be a Junior Supercross design with the jumps, whoops and 90-degree turns scaled down for 50cc, 65cc and 85cc bikes

Gates open at 1:00 p.m.
Riders meeting at 2:30 p.m.
Practice at 3:00 p.m.
Racing starts at 4:00 p.m.
Race Tech is sponsoring a Mini Marvel Award with a special trophy each week to a deserving rider. Fly Bucks will be awarded at every race and Pro Circuit will offer gift certificates. This series is also in Honda’s contingency program for 2018.

2018 AME MINICROSS SERIES SCHEDULE
May 26…Milestone
June 9…Milestone
June 16…Milestone
June 23…Milestone
June 30…Milestone
July 14…Milestone
For more info go to www.ameminicross.com.

WASP VINTAGE SCRAMBLES ON A GOLF COURSE THIS SUNDAY, MAY 27


For more information go to www.waspscrambles.com

REM AT THE GLEN ON JUNE 2 & JUNE 16


For more info about REM Motocross go to www.remsatmx.com

MXA VIDEO: YZ250 TWO-STROKE VERSUS YZ250F FOUR-STROKE


To read the MXA test of these two bikes and their head-to-head showdown, click here

2018 GREAT PLAINS VINTAGE MOTOCROSS: JUNE 3 AT WESTFAIR

For more information go to www.greatplainsvintagemx.org

AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS ON JULY 6-8 AT THE MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR TRACK


For more information to go www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com

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The June 2018 issue of MXA could be in your mailbox, on your computer or in your phone already. It is filled with moto-stuff that you can’t find anywhere else.

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS ADS: CAN YOU RIDE A CYCLONE?

SUZUZKITM400ADConsidered one of the worst motocross bikes ever made, the Suzuki TM400 Cyclone deserved all the criticism it ever got.

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2018 AMA 250/450 NATIONAL WINNERS AT A GLANCE — AFTER 1 OF 12 ROUNDS

450 Start HAngtownOne race down and 11 to go before the 2018 Champs are crowned.

Date           Venue                            450                         250
May 19……Hangtown, CA…………Eli Tomac………..Zach Osborne
May 26……Glen Helen, CA
June 2…….Thunder Valley, CO
June 16…..Mt Morris, PA
June 23.…Muddy Creek, TN
June 30.…Southwick, MA
July 7..…..Red Bud, MI
July 21.….Millville, MN​
July 28……Washougal, WA
Aug. 11…..Unadilla, NY​
Aug. 18…..Budds Creek, MD​
Aug. 25…..Crawfordsville, IN
450 Points leader…Eli Tomac (Kaw)
250 points leader…Zach Osborne (Hus)

2018 GRAND PRIX WINNERS AT A GLANCE — AFTER 8 OF 20 ROUNDS

MXGP Start of Latvia_ Round 07_ FIM World Motocross Championship_The GP circuit take another week off before going to England on June 3.

Date           Venue                         450                           250
Mar. 4……..Argentina…………..Jeffrey Herlings……….Pauls Jonass
Mar. 18……Holland #1………….Jeffrey Herlings……….Pauls Jonass
Mar. 25……Spain………………….Tony Cairoli…………….Pauls Jonass
Apr. 8………Italy #1………………Jeffrey Herlings……….Jorge Prado
Apr. 15…….Portugal…………….Jeffrey Herlings……….Jorge Prado
May 1………Russia……………….Clement Desalle……….Pauls Jonass
May 13…….Latvia………………..Jeffrey Herlings……….Thomas Kjer Olsen
May 20…….Germany……………Jeffrey Herlings……….Jorge Prado
June 3………England
June 10…….France
June 17…….Italy #2
July 1……….Indonesia #1
July 8……….Indonesia #2
July 22……..Czech Republic
Aug. 5………Belgium
Aug. 12…….Sweden (canceled)
Aug. 19…….Switzerland
Aug. 26…….Bulgaria
Sept. 2…….Turkey
Sept. 16……Holland #2
Sept. 30……Italy #3
450 Points leader…Jeffrey Herlings (KTM)
250 points leader…Pauls Jonass (KTM)

HOW TO WATCH THE GLEN HELEN NATIONAL ON TV

You can watch the Qualifiers on the NBC Sports Gold app. You can watch the first motos on the MavTV channel or NBC Gold app. You can watch the second motos on the app or on NBC Sports Network (at 3:00 p.m. Pacific or 6:00 p.m. Eastern). Or you could graduate from medical school in half the time.

MXA MOTO-CHALLENGE QUIZ: NAME THIS AMA PREMIER CLASS SUPERCROSS WINNER?

mikecraigchristiancraig1995Can you name this AMA Supercross winner? What else could you say about this photo. Answer at the bottom of the page.

SAVE THE DATE! AMA NATIONALS, MXGP & MUCH MORE

Glen Helen is big, rough, long, fast and steep. What else can you asked for at one track? Be there on May 26.

2018 AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
May 19……………………Hangtown, CA
May 26.…………………..Glen Helen, CA
June 2..………………….Thunder Valley, CO
June 16..…………………Mt Morris, PA
June 23.………………….Muddy Creek, TN
June 30.………………….Southwick, MA
July 7..……………………​Red Bud, MI
July 21.…………………..Millville, MN​
July 28.…………………..Washougal, WA
Aug. 11..………………….Unadilla, NY​
Aug. 18..………………….Budds Creek, MD​
Aug. 25.…………………..Crawfordsville, IN

2018 125 TWO-STROKE ALL-STAR SERIES
May 19……………………….Hangtown, CA
June 2………………………..Thunder Valley, CO
June 16………………………Mt Morris, PA
June 30………………………Southwick, MA
July 28……………………….Washougal, WA.
Aug. 18………………………Budds Creek, MD
Aug. 25………………………Crawfordsville, IN (Finals)

2018 GLEN HELEN NATIONAL 250/OPEN TWO-STROKE INVITATIONAL
May 26.…………………..Glen Helen, CA

2018 FIM MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 4……………………..Argentina
Mar. 18…………………….Holland 1
Mar. 25…………………….Spain
Apr. 8……………………….Italy 1
Apr. 15……………………..Portugal
May 1……………………….Russia
May 13……………………..Latvia
May 20…………………….Germany
June 3………………………England
June 10…………………….France
June 17…………………….Italy 2
July 1……………………….Indonesia 1
July 8……………………….Indonesia 2
July 22……………………..Czech Republic
Aug. 5………………………Belgium
Aug. 12……………………..Sweden (Canceled)
Aug. 19……………………..Switzerland
Aug. 26……………………..Bulgaria
Sept. 2……………………….Turkey
Sept. 16………………………Holland 2
Sept. 30………………………Italy 3

2018 MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS
Oct. 7………………………Red Bud, MI

2018 REM GLEN HELEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 13……………………Glen Helen, CA
Jan. 20……………………Glen Helen, CA
Jan. 27……………………Glen Helen, CA
Feb. 3……………………..Glen Helen, CA
Feb. 10…………………….Glen Helen, CA
Feb. 17…………………….Glen Helen, CA
Feb. 24…………………….Glen Helen, CA
Mar. 10…………………….Glen Helen, CA
Mar. 24…………………….Glen Helen, CA
April 7………………….…Spring Series #1
April 14…………………..20th Anniversary #2
April 28…………………..Spring Series #3
May 5…………………….Spring Series #4 (National track)
May 12……………………Spring Series #5
May 19……………………Spring Series #6
June 2…………………….Glen Helen, CA
June 16…………………..Glen Helen, CA
June 30…………………..Glen Helen, CA
July 14……………………Summer Series #1
July 21……………………Summer Series #2
July 28……………………Summer Series #3
Aug. 11……………………Summer Series #4
Aug. 25………..………….Summer Series #5
Sept. 1……………………Summer Series #6
Sept. 1…………………….Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 6……………………..Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 20……………………Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 27……………………Glen Helen, CA (National track)
Nov. 17……………………Glen Helen, CA
Dec. 1……………………..Glen Helen, CA
Dec. 15……………………Glen Helen, CA
Dec. 22……………………Glen Helen, CA
Dec. 29…………..………Glen Helen, CA

2018 WORLD OFFROAD CHAMPIONSHIP (WORCS)
Feb. 2-4…………………..……Las Vegas, NV
Feb. 23-25……………….…..Phoenix, AZ
Mar. 23-24……………….…..Lake Havasu, AZ
Apr. 20-22……………….…..Hurricane, UT
May 25-27……………………Cedar City, UT
Sept. 14-16……………………Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 19-21………………….…Adelanto, CA
Nov. 9-11……………………..Primm, NV

2018 AMA SUPERMOTO CHAMPIONSHIP
April 14………………………….Boise, ID
May 13………………………….Tucson, AZ
June 8…………………………..Austin, TX
June 9…………………………..Austin, TX
Aug. 3-5………………………..Quebec, CN
Sept. 8………………………….Sturgis, SD

2018 OLD SCHOOL SCRAMBLES CHAMPIONSHIP
Feb. 11………………………Glen Helen, CA (canceled)
Mar. 24-25………………….Glen Helen, CA
June 17……………………..Glen Helen, CA
Aug. 19………………….…..Glen Helen, CA
Dec. 9………………………..Glen Helen, CA

2018 ENDUROCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Aug. 25………………………….Prescott, AZ
Sept. 15…………………………Costa Mesa, CA
Sept. 22…………………………Reno, NV
Oct. 20…………………………..Denver, CO
Oct. 27…………………………..Everett, WA
Nov. 3……………………………Boise, ID

2018 MAXXIS BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar.11…………………………..Lyng, England (canceled)
Apr. 1……………………………Culham, England
Apr. 22………………………….Canada Heights, England
May 6…………………………..Blaxhall, England
June 24………………………..Desertmartin, Ireland
July 29………………………….Duns, England
Aug. 12…………………………Hawkstone, England
Sept. 23………………………..TBA, England

2018 MICHELIN BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
April 8………………….…….Lyng, England
May 20……………..………Preston Docks, England
May 27…………….……….Hawkstone Park, England
July 1………….…..………..Sherwood, England
July 15………….…..………Canada Heights, England
Sept. 2…………….…..……Crookwood, England

2018 DUTCH MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar.11…………………………..Markelo, Holland
Apr. 2……………………………Oldebrook, Holland
May 6…………………………..Mill, Holland
July 14-16…………………….Lichtenvoorde, Holland

2018 GERMAN ADAC MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Apr. 22………………………….Drehna, Germany
May 27………………………….Molln, Germany
June 24…………………………Bielstein, Germany
May 6……………………………Blaxhall, Germany
July 15………………………….Moggers, Germany
July 29………………………….Tensfeld, Germany
Aug. 26…………………………Teutschthal, Germany
Sept. 9…………………………..Gaildorf, Germany

2018 LORETTA LYNN AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP
July 30-Aug. 4…………………Hurricane Mills, TN

2018 MONSTER ENERGY CUP
Oct. 13………………………….Las Vegas, NV

2018 REM OCTOBERCROSS
Oct. 27……………………………Glen Helen, CA

2018 DUBYA WORLD VET CHAMPIONSHIP
Nov. 3-4…………………..…..Glen Helen, CA

2018 PARIS SUPERCROSS
Nov. 17-18………………………Paris, France

2018 THOR MINI OLYMPICS
Nov. 19-24…………………….Gainesville, FL

2018 DAY IN THE DIRT
Nov. 23-25………………………..Glen Helen, CA

RACES YOU MISSED! WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR (ALTHOUGH NOT FOR ARENACROSS)

supercross fireDon’t worry! They will try to burn the stadium down again next year.

2018 AMA SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 6……………………..…Anaheim, CA
Jan. 13………………………Houston, TX
Jan. 20………………………Anaheim, CA
Jan. 27………………………Phoenix, AZ
Feb. 3……………………..…Oakland, CA
Feb. 10………………………San Diego, CA
Feb. 17………………………Arlington, TX
Feb. 24………………………Tampa, FL
Mar. 3……………………..…Atlanta, GA
Mar. 10………………………Daytona, FL
Mar. 17………………………St. Louis, MO
Mar. 24………………………Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 7……………………..…Seattle, WA
Apr. 14………………………Minneapolis, MN
Apr. 21………………………Foxborough, MA
Apr. 28………………………Salt Lake City, UT
May 5…………………….…Las Vegas, NV

2018 AMSOIL ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 6-7………………………….Dayton, OH
Jan. 13-14………………………Worcester, MA
Jan. 20-21……………………….Wilkes Barre, PA
Jan. 27-28………………………Greensboro, NC
Feb. 10-11………………………Madison, WI
Feb. 17-18………………………Florence, SC
Mar. 17-18………………………Denver, CO
Mar. 24-25………………………Nampa, ID
Apr. 7-8………………………….Wichita, KS
Apr. 21-22………………………Portland, OR
Apr. 28-29………………………Reno, NV
May 4-6…………………………Las Vegas, NV

2018 BRITISH ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 6…………………………..Manchester
Jan. 13………………………….Newcastle
Jan. 20…………………………Birmingham
Jan. 26-27…………………….Belfast
Feb. 10………………………….Sheffield
Feb. 17………………………….London

2018 HAWKSTONE INTERNATIONAL
Feb. 11………………………….Hawkstone, England

2018 RICKY CARMICHAEL AMATEUR SUPERCROSS
Mar. 11-12……………..…….Daytona, FL

2018 WORLD TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 31…………………..…..Glen Helen, CA   

Moto Challenge answer: The man in the front of the photo is former Team Yamaha racer Mike Craig, while the boy in the back is his son Christian—currently a factory Honda rider in the 2018.

Photos: Brian Converse, Spencer Ownes, Daryl Ecklund, Jody Weisel, John Ker, MXA, Husqvarna, AMA, Massimo Zanzani, MXGP

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