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2020 ANAHEIM 2 RESULTS: 450 QUALIFYING

Angel Stadium in Anaheim played host to Monster Energy Supercross for the second time in the young 2020 season this weekend, and the 450 field is as thick as ever. Previous winners Justin Barcia and Ken Roczen faced off again , but the man who was fastest in the first qualifying session was Martin Davalos […]

2020 ANAHEIM 2 SUPERCROSS RESULTS: 250 QUALIFYING

AMA Supercross returned to Angel Stadium in Anaheim this weekend for round three of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross series. The 250 class still is anyone’s series, with Justin Cooper and Austin Forkner splitting the first two races. Defending 250W Champion Dylan Ferrandis fell in St. Louis after scoring well in Anaheim 1, but he […]

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 American. In Europe, Ricky might well be a household name. Here’s […]

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 release is from KTM’s off-road team. Following a very decorated career in […]

AMERICAN RICKY BRABEC WINS 2020 DAKAR RALLY

Ricky Brabec has won Dakar. After finishing second to Honda teammate Jose Ignacio Conejo on the 12th and final round, Ricky and the Monster Energy HRC Rally team could breathe again. Brabec had led the rally since stage three and scored two stage victories along the way. Throughout the event, Brabec was consistently aggressive, stretching […]

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 there have often been three Anaheim rounds in a single […]

DAKAR STAGE 11 RESULTS

Rockstar Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla won today’s stage 11 of the 2020 Dakar Rally after a battle with Red Bull KTM’s Matthias Walkner that came down to a 9-second gap. That was after 235 miles of racing and 227-miles of liaison in the second leg of the marathon stage, with riders returning to the bivouac in […]

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 very decorated lineup of riders for 2020, including seven-time GNCC Champion Kailub Russell, reigning WORCS and […]

DAKAR STAGE 10 RESULTS: BARREDA WINS, BRABEC LEADS, POUCHER OUT

As the 2020 Dakar Rally enters its closing stages, things couldn’t look better for the Monster Energy Honda Rally team.  Joan Barreda, Bricky Brabec and Kevin Benavidez finished 1-2-3 in stage 10 and Brabec stretched his overall lead to 25 minutes over Rockstar Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla. Stage 10 was the opening leg of a marathon, […]

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 before long it was apparent that Rockstar Husqvarna’s Pablo Quintanilla, who is second in the […]

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 well as the current Honda team’s first win, breaking an […]

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 between Riyadh and Wadi Al-Dawasir has left the entire Dakar, especially the bikers, in shock. Paulo, a beloved […]

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 multiple tracks in off-piste plains, to lengthy stretches of dunes, making up a quarter of the special. […]

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 win with a solid second place and will keep the red plate going […]

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 and dispatched a medical helicopter that reached the scene at 10:16 and found him unconscious after going into […]

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 Jett Lawrence early in the race and was never challenged, while Justin Cooper had to climb up to second […]

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 riders are as consistent in their respective classes. It’s still early, though, and […]

2020 ST. LOUIS SUPERCROSS 450 RESULTS: ROCZEN IS BACK!

Ken Roczen shook off what ever issues he had at A1 and returned to form for the second round of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season at The Dome in St. Louis. He won his heat and dominated the main event, leaving the rest of the field struggling to keep up. But it was Justin […]

2020 ST LOUIS SUPERCROSS 250 RESULTS: FORKNER ON TOP!

St. Louis picked up where Anaheim 1 left off in the 250 class of the Monster Energy Supercross season. Austin Forkner squared off with Justin Cooper once again up front, but this time, it wasn’t to be a bar-to bar race. Forkner was up front the whole way, playing a game of catch-me-if-you-can. The heartbreak […]

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 Anaheim wasn’t a fluke. After both qualifying sessions, the top three were exactly the same as they […]