AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 and the so-called CRomnibus spending bill, passed by both chambers of Congress last week, include provisions beneficial to riders of off-highway motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, but some new Wilderness designations may infringe on access to public lands.

The NDAA, H.R. 3979, is the comprehensive legislation to authorize the budget authority of the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy. The $584.2 billion bill contains more than 1,600 pages of regulations, policies and programs that authorize and govern the U.S. military.

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MORGANTOWN, W. Va.
– Racer Productions announced today the 2015 schedule for the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship. The 13-round GNCC series takes place in nine different states through the eastern half of the U.S., making stops at many of the series’ traditional favorites, while adding an all-new venue and making a return to another.

Rocky-Mountain-ATV-MX-Off-Road-5-28-13PAYSON, UT – Rocky Mountain ATV/MC has announced that the popular Ultimate Supercross Experience contest will return for the entirety of the 2015 season. Contest winners receive free tickets to a Monster Energy Supercross event along with a VIP experience.

Every winner will receive free admission to the corresponding round of Monster Energy Supercross for themselves and up to four guests. Most rounds also include a special prize package (for the winner as well as all of their guests) to ensure that the event is unforgettable. Prizes include:

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Irvine, Calif., (December 11, 2014)
— Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Adam Cianciarulo will not compete in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM Championship following an injury suffered while competing overseas. The three-time 250SX race winner landed awkwardly following a crash and the impact injured his shoulder forcing him to undergo surgery this week.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association is announcing the nominees for 2014 year-end awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that excelled in AMA competition and recreational activity during the previous 12 months.

All AMA members are invited to help select the winners of the competition categories, including the prestigious AMA Athlete of the Year honors.

The awards will be presented at the 2014 AMA Championship Banquet on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Aladdin Shrine Event and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Yamaha-Logo-10-27-11KENNESAW, Georgia, December 9, 2014 — Yamaha Parts and Accessories, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today announced the launch of a new e-commerce website. For the first time ever, www.ShopYamaha.com gives consumers the ability to purchase high-quality Yamaha apparel and accessories at a single online destination.

The responsive site features a clean and modern look with high-resolution product and lifestyle imagery. Consumers can quickly and simply shop their favorite Yamaha Motor products. Among the site’s initial offerings are riding gear, fashionable brand apparel, and high-quality accessories for Yamaha on and off road motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, side by sides, and personal watercraft.

Monster-Energy-Supercross-Fantasy-Game-12-11-13PAYSON, UT (December 8, 2014) – After an incredible first year of fantasy supercross, Rocky Mountain ATV/MC is pleased to announce the return of RMFantasySX for the 2015 Monster Energy Supercross season. RMFantasySX is back with new features and great prizes.

In 2014, RMFantasySX brought fantasy supercross to over 30,000 fans who tried to predict the top five spots (and a wild card) at each Monster Energy Supercross round. RMFantasySX was incredibly popular during its inaugural run thanks to a simple rule set, an easy-to-use interface and numerous prizes. All of this is back for 2015, but additional features and even more prizes have been added this year.

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Heading into the final round of EnduroCross in Ontario, California, Cody Webb held a 13 point lead in the overall points standings. Max Gerston headed into the round in fifth overall in points, just a mere four points ahead of Mike Brown. In Ontario, a course mixed with large rocks, logs, water, tractor tires, and some more technical jumps challenged the racers.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association will recognize its first champions of 2015 at the Feb. 14-15 AMA Ice Race Grand Championship. This extreme event, promoted by North American Action Sports (NAAS), takes place on Lake Koshkonong at the Oaklawn Academy in Edgerton, Wis.

“After many years, the AMA Ice Race Grand Championship returns to Wisconsin,” said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. “The winter months bring out some of the most dedicated racers, and the best of the best converge on the AMA Ice Race Grand Championship. We’re looking forward to working with NAAS to offer our racers a top-level program and a great facility.”

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RENO, Nev.
— After 2,315.8 dusty and grueling desert racing miles, 12 of the world’s best desert racers have survived the challenge of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship to earn coveted 2014 SCORE Milestone Awards. The 12 drivers, competing in seven different Pro classes for cars and trucks, earned their prestigious honors by finishing every required mile in the World’s foremost Desert Racing Series. The 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship ended recently with the 47th Annual Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 peninsula run from Ensenada to La Paz, Mexico.