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RICKY BRABEC PROFILE

After coming painfully close to winning the Dakar Rally in 2019, Ricky Brabec came back to dominate the 2020 running of the event. In so doing , he became the first American winner in a sport that is still somewhat obscure to the average…
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KAILUB RUSSELL TO RETIRE FROM GNCC AT SEASON END

Kailub Russell has announced that he will retire from full-time GNCC competition at the end of the 2020 season. He also said that he will continue to race select events in 2021, but hasn't said what those events will be. The following press…
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2020 ANAHEIM 2 SUPERCROSS PREVIEW

AMA Supercross is back at Angel Stadium this weekend. If any stadium is the home of Supercross, this is it. This will be the 75th time that premier Supercross has been held in this stadium. This is the second of two visits in 2020, and…
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KTM’S 2020 OFF-ROAD TEAM: LETTENBICHLER TO US

KTM announced its 2020 FMF Off-road Race Team, which includes Kailub Russell, Taylor Robert, Josh Toth and Mani Lettenbichler. The official release follows. The FMF KTM Factory Racing Team is READY TO RACE into the new year with a…
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DAKAR STAGE 9 RESULTS

The Dakar Rally was back to business today with a long stage consisting of well over 500 miles between liaison and special. Overall leader Ricky Brabec started fifth in the special, and was fastest through the first 100 kilometers, but…
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DAKAR RACERS GET AN UNPLANNED DAY OFF

In the wake of Paulo Goncalves' fatal accident, Ricky Brabec and the Honda Dakar Rally team try to reconcile their emotions and the task at hand. Brabec is leading by 24 minutes, and he would be the first American to win the Dakar Rally as…
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2020 KTM 150XC-W TPI 2-STROKE: FULL TEST

The KTM 150XC-W is the latest two-stroke in the Austrian manufacturer’s line to be equipped with the TPI fuel-delivery system. The previous year’s 150XC-W carbureted version was a favorite among the DB staff, so could KTM possibly make it…
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KTM 250 CROSS-COUNTRY 2-STROKE PROJECT: RAW VIDEO

Dirt Bike and Troy Vanscourt built a KTM 250SX into a cross-country bike for District 37 racing, figuring that the lighter weight and the more aggressive motocross power delivery would give him an advantage over the off-road bikes and…
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DAKAR STAGE 8 CANCELLED

The Dakar Rally organizers today announced that Monday's stage eight of the event will be cancelled in the wake of Paulo Goncalves' tragic accident. The official release follows: The decease of Paulo Gonçalves during today's stage 7…
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DAKAR 2020: BENAVIDES WINS TRAGIC STAGE 7

Today's stage 7 of the 2020 Dakar Rally held the longest special stage of the entire rally (546 kilometers against the clock), from Riyadh, southbound with destination Wadi Al-Dawasir. The route took in varied terrain types, going from…
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2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS: 450 VIDEO RECAP

After three years of setbacks, Ken Roczen finally returned to the top of the podium in the Monster Energy Supercross series. He took the lead early in the race and methodically pulled away from the field. Justin Barcia backed up his Anaheim…
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TRAGEDY IN DAKAR: PAULO GONCALVES PRONOUNCED DEAD

ASO, the organization  controlling the Dakar rally, today announced that veteran  rider Paulo Gonçalves of the Hero Factory team has passed away after a crash, 276 kilometers into today's special. The organizers received an alert at 10:08…
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2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS: 250 VIDEO RECAP

Austin Forkner overcame the controversy surrounding the opening round of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross Series last week and responded with an impressive victory at St. Louis. The Pro Circuit Kawasaki rider dealt with teenage sensation…
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RIDER STANDINGS AFTER ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS

After round two of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross Series, Justin Barcia and Justin Cooper have to be feeling strong. Both backed up their first round wins with solid second places, and both can take comfort in the fact that no other…
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2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS RESULTS: 450 QUALIFYING

Adam Cianciarulo and Justin Barcia rolled into St. Louis for round two of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season with momentum from A1. For Cianciarulo, Anaheim vindicated the preseason hype surrounding him. For Barcia he had to prove…
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HONDA’S FACTORY DAKAR BIKE: THE WRAP

Ricky Brabec is currently leading the 2020 Dakar Rally by over 20 minutes, and going into the second half of the race, his bike is a major topic of discussion. The CRF450 Rally has been surrounded by controversy since its introduction in…
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DAKAR STAGE 6: BRABEC WINS AGAIN!

With half of the 2020 Dakar rally complete, American Ricky Brabec has run a near-perfect race so far. He won his second stage of the rally today, extending his overall lead to over 20 minutes going into the rest day. Misfortune hit several…
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2020 SUPERCROSS: ST. LOUIS PREVIEW & RANKINGS

The Monster Energy Supercross series will return to the Dome at America’s Center in St Louis this weekend after a short absence. The last time we were there was 2018, and there have been a total of 23 Supercrosses in St Louis starting back…
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