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2016 450cc SHOOTOUT

  Meet the players in the 450cc class and see them in action. We take you through whats new and what stayed the same.  

FLASH BACK FRIDAY: DOUG HENRY’S FOUR-STROKE

  It was a different world in 1997. Two-strokes ruled the roost, and although some small manufacturers had good luck with four-strokes, they were off-beat novelties. Then Yamaha and Doug Henry changed everything with the YZM400. In ’97, Yamaha used a provision in the AMA rulebook to allow the development of a new bike. This […]

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: OLD PHOTO ARCHIVE

  Back in the ’70s, Ron was a track photographer at several local Southern California racetracks. Here are some of his old photos. Can you name any of these guys? All were So Cal pros and some hit it big on the national scene. There are even a few National Champions in one photo. Send […]

KTM Offroad Newsletter

KTM Offroad Newsletter Philippaerts third in MX1 Grand Prix of France KTM Red Bull Racing Team’s David Philippaerts performed well in MX1 at the Grand Prix of France on Sunday, registering a 2-5 result in the two heats for a confidence building overall third place for the Italian rider.The result also places Philippaerts in third […]

Carmichael Picks Up 99th Career AMA Motocross Win

Carmichael Picks Up 99th Career AMA Motocross Win SOUTHWICK, Mass. (June 10, 2007) ? Suzuki?s Ricky Carmichael, of Tallahassee, Fla., picked up his 99th AMA Motocross win, and 147th of his career, at the Mototees Southwick National, round three of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF. Kawasaki?s Ben Townley, of Tallahassee, Fla., was […]

David Knight and the 950 Super Enduro R both…

David Knight and the 950 Super Enduro R both… Title holder David Knight came, saw and almost conquered the unique twin cylinder Premier Class race at Erzberg on Thursday, finishing second in the opening event of the Erzberg RodeoThe reigning World Enduro Champion from the Isle of Man rode his KTM 950 Super Enduro R […]

KTM ‘690 Baja’ premieres in the Baja 500 with 2nd

KTM ‘690 Baja’ premieres in the Baja 500 with 2nd The Baja 500, a shortened version of the Baja 1000 classic is one of the hardest tests for motorcycles, riders and support staff. That is why the second place registered by KTM in this extremely popular cross country race on Mexico’s Baja peninsular was a […]

Premiere in the USA – KTM 690 BAJA

Premiere in the USA – KTM 690 BAJA KTM is starting in the Baja 500 with a brand new sports prototype machine. This race is a shortened version of the legendary Baja 1000. KTM’s factory rider Cyril Despres and Chris Blais will be riding together with the Baja specialist David Pearson.The very popular Desert Races, […]

PASTRANA IS THE HIGH KING OF FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS

PASTRANA IS THE HIGH KING OF FREESTYLE MOTOCROSS Slane Castle, just outside of Dublin, Ireland was the spectacular setting for the second leg of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour, on Saturday, May 26, 2007. More than 35,000 spectators watched as Travis Pastrana won his third X-Fighters event, ahead of Swiss rider Mat Rebeaud and […]

KTM Enduro Factory Team pumped with confidence

KTM Enduro Factory Team pumped with confidence The KTM Enduro Factory Team goes to the Grand Prix Leovince of Italy pumped with confidence and hoping for podiums in all three classes. According to team boss Fabio Farioli, the KTM riders are entitled to both. ‘We have excellent riders and they can do the job,’ Farioli […]

KTM Adventure Tour:

KTM Adventure Tour: Mammoth Lakes, CA ? Join the KTM Adventure Tours Team for the 4th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally June 22-24, 2007 at their summer headquarters in Mammoth, CA. The High Sierra Rider Rally is KTM North America?s annual festival celebrating all things off-road and is open to all owners/riders of KTM motorcycles. […]

Roger DeCoster to Ride High Point

Roger DeCoster to Ride High Point Morgantown, W. Va. (May 23, 2007) ? In celebration of the rich heritage of the Kawasaki/Monster Energy Pro Motocross National Presented by Centra Bank, this weekend High Point Raceway will host the first of three Motocross Legends Tour events scheduled for this summer?s AMA Toyota Motocross Championship presented by […]

Dakar Rally and Desert Standout Chris Blais….

Dakar Rally and Desert Standout Chris Blais…. May 22, 2007 – Temecula, CA – To the victor go the spoils, and in the midst of a meteoric desert racing career, as well as a podium finish at this year’s grueling Dakar Rally, sponsors are clamoring to hook up with current and future off-road star Chris […]

Carmichael Wins Opener of AMA Toyota Motocross Cha

Carmichael Wins Opener of AMA Toyota Motocross Cha SACRAMENTO (May 20, 2007) ? Suzuki?s Ricky Carmichael, of Tallahassee, Fla., took the win at the opening round of the AMA Toyota Motocross Championship, presented by FMF, at the Honda Hangtown Classic in Sacramento, presented by MDK Motorsports. Kawasaki?s Ben Townley, of Tallahassee, Fla., was the winner […]

Ride the technology of the future!

Ride the technology of the future! Wondering what the future of off road riding feels like? Imagine? finding traction everywhere, cornering like a slot car, reduced fatigue, and riding everywhere with total confidence. That?s what AWD is all about. Check out a Christini AWD for yourself and see. Christini All Wheel Drive Demo Rides are […]

Sunstar announces support of Racing For Life

Sunstar announces support of Racing For Life (Franklin, OH) Sunstar Announces it support to Racing For Life, an organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for The Lance Armstrong Foundation, The Scleroderma Foundation and the Malcolm Smith Motorsports Foundation. Sunstar will be providing, with the cooperation of Husqvarna, USA, a new TC 510 to compete […]

Race Report – Russ Pearson – AMA H&H

Race Report – Russ Pearson – AMA H&H Good morning everyone, Sorry for being a little late getting this out, yesterday I traveled down to California for a golf tournament put on by Montclair Yamaha. It was put on to raise some money for a group that helps the mentally challenged. It was a lot […]

KTM signs Justin Brayton.

KTM signs Justin Brayton. Justin Brayton recently inked a two-year deal with KTM. Justin said, “I am super pumped with the deal. I feel I have a good foundation and have continued to work hard all year long. It will be awesome to have factory bikes.” Justin will be competing in the Supercross Lites and […]