Torrance, CA: Thousands of avid motocross fans were in attendance on Fourth of July weekend at the legendary RedBud National in Buchanan, MI, for round six of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series. At only his second race back, Muscle Milk-backed GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac earned impressive results on his CRF450R, improving on his finish last week with a second overall. Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard also had an impressive weekend, finishing fourth overall.
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, has officially reached its halfway point. As the world’s best riders gear up for six more thrilling rounds of action, legendary Budds Creek MX Park in Mechanicsville, Maryland, is preparing to celebrate 25 years as a round of the most prestigious motocross championship on the planet. The GEICO Motorcycle Budds Creek National, the seventh stop on the schedule, will commence on Saturday, July 12, to mark a quarter century of competition in Southern Maryland, in the shadow of our nation’s capitol.
Payson, UT – The Ponca City AMA MX Championship, the second round of the Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Motocross League of America presented by Fly Racing, will be held July 20-24. A popular event at a historically significant venue, the Ponca City MX Championship will be a sure-fire hit for amateur motocross racers from around the country.
The Ponca City MX Championship will be held at Jack Blevins Motocross Park, a well-known track that has hosted noteworthy motocross championships for nearly 40 years – a tradition that will certainly carry on well into the future. It began life as a simple riding location for locals, but it was built into a premier motocross track many decades ago. A number of improvements have gone into the course over its lifetime, including a complete renovation several years ago when RPM Sports took over promotion. The track is designed to provide exciting obstacles that challenge racers’ skills without extending beyond the realms of reasonable safety.
San Juan Capistrano, Calif — Preserving a significant discovery from one of Hollywood’s most iconic names, the production group behind the new film Baja Social Club today announced their acquisition of previously unseen footage from action sports legend Bruce Brown. The director of such groundbreaking films as “Endless Summer” and and “On Any Sunday,” Brown is credited with influencing generations of surfers and motorcycle riders around the world through these unique theatrical masterpieces.
When Ryan Abbatoye, Justin Seeds and I decided we wanted to race the 10 Hours of Glen Helen we started thinking of a way to make the experience a bit different for us. As fate would have it, Justin had a 2003 KX250 two stroke that he was just starting to assemble and it didn’t take much deliberation for us to come to the conclusion that racing a two stroke sounded like a lot of fun. Justin delivered the bike to Precision Concepts and a couple weeks later we had a race bike. We couldn’t wait to start burning laps on it.
CHARLOTTE, NC – REDLYNER Racing (#4550) places 2nd in the 2014 Ultra4 Badlands 4500 Class race on June 28, 2014, in Attica, IN. Competing in a two and a half hour endurance race, Ultra-4 racer, Jay Callaway, battled the elements and pushed his daily-driven Jeep through one of its toughest tests to date.
RENO, Nev. — Through the third of five races in the 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship, 19 of SCORE’s toughest drivers remain in the hunt to earn 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards. Two of SCORE races to date were both approximately 250 miles each, one in San Felipe, Mexico and one in Plaster City, Calif., USA while last month’s Tecate SCORE Baja 500 was nearly 450 miles in Ensenada, Mexico.
Both MotoTrial and Enduro events occurred simultaneously this weekend. The Final rounds of the AMA/NATC National MotoTrial Championship were held at the world famous Trials Training Center in Sequatchie, Tennessee. while up north in Marquette, Michigan the Beta USA National Enduro team took on the Upper Peninsula at the annual Loose Moose National Enduro. Contrary to what you would believe, the UP terrain is sandy and has lots of moon rock embedded in the ground making it a unique area to ride.
Valcourt, Québec – Can-Am DS 450 racer Joel Hetrick earned second overall in the Pro class at round six of the 2014 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship Series held near Millville, Minn. Can-Am Pros secured three top-five finishes in both the Pro and Pro-Am classes at the iconic Spring Creek Motocross park. Can-Am Pro Travis Moore also won both the Pro and Pro-Am classes at round five of the New England ATV Motocross series held in New Hampshire.
CYPRESS, Calif. – July 2, 2014 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has opened voting for the top Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Amateur or Pro-Am racer representing great All-American ATV Racing values in the industry-first “Yamaha All-American ATV Racer” contest.