Dave-Despain-Show-MavTV-4-3-14Motorsports fans can rejoice with the recent news that former Speed channel show “Wind Tunnel” host Dave Despain is returning to TV later this month, specifically on MAVTV, on an all-new show entitled “The Dave Despain Show.”

“The Dave Despain Show” will premier Friday, April 25 at 8pm ET/5pm PT, with MAVTV featuring 26 successive episodes. The 30-minute format gives the veteran interviewer the opportunity to sit with racing legends, current superstars, and rising young guns from across the spectrum of motorsports competition. The new series allows viewers to gain an “insider’s” look behind the skill, passion, friendships, tragedy, courage and technology breakthroughs that makes motorsports such a thrilling spectacle.

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Irvine, CA (April 3, 2014)
– EnduroCross is proud to announce the addition of Nexen Tire as a sponsor for the upcoming  2014 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, fueled by Monster Energy and presented by Lucas Oil series. The global tire leader will be bringing cash incentive to the high-intensity starts with a $500 Holeshot award for Pro Main Events.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11El Centro, California – In less than thirty days the Imperial Valley will be flooded with tens of thousands of people traveling from all parts of the region and beyond. They will not be arriving just to enjoy our great weather, but to be a part of the very first Score International Imperial Valley 250 race.

The event begins on April 25th through April 27th with the actual race day being Saturday April 26th. Off-roaders from all over the country and Mexico are expected to participate in the race and with them, scores of enthusiasts descending upon the desert community where dirt dreams are made.

SCORE-Logo-12-20-11SAN DIEGO — Much sought-after desert racing navigator Kellon Walch and rookie Sportsman ATV racer Sain Yadala will be in the SCORE spotlight during Tuesday’s SCORE Dirt LiveHD internet show. Round 2 of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship series will be the SCORE Imperial Valley 250, April 24-27 in Plaster City, Calif., 17 miles west of El Centro.

The upcoming race will be taped for airing in the United States and Canada as a one-hour special on the CBS Sports Network. The first of a minimum of two broadcasts of the race is scheduled to air on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. EDT. Commentators for the national television show will be Cameron Steele and Chris Jacobs. The race will also air internationally to over 100 countries through an international distributor.

Amsoil-Arenacross-10-10-12SALT LAKE CITY – The final round of the 2014 AMSOIL Arenacross, featuring Ricky Carmichael’s Road to Supercross, season brought an action-filled night of competition to EnergySolutions Arena on Saturday as a pair of champions were crowned. Entering the evening with a comfortable lead in the Race to the Championship, Babbitt’s Monster Energy/AMSOIL Kawasaki presented by Maxxis rider Tyler Bowers swept the Arenacross Class Main Events to grab his 11th overall win of the season and become just the third rider in AMSOIL Arenacross history to win four consecutive championships. In the Western Regional Arenacross Lites Class, A&J Oilfield Services Kawasaki rider and Utah native Gray Davenport captured his first career title in front of his hometown crowd following a runner-up finish.

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ENSENADA, BAJA CA, MEXICO
– Bajarallymoto.com announced today that KLIM Technical Riding Gear will return to support the BAJA RALLY 2.0 this September 2014 as a “legacy sponsor”. KLIM was the exclusive title sponsor of the Inaugural BAJA RALLY and instrumental in launching the first ever rally-raid in Baja CA.

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Torrance, CA:
Team Honda Muscle Milk’s Trey Canard will line up on the gate this Saturday for round 13 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. Canard returns to racing aboard his factory Honda-prepared CRF450R, having recovered from a broken arm sustained Thanksgiving weekend while preparing for the 2014 Supercross season.

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(Agua Dolce, Calif.) 
With pre-registration for the 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 going strong, BILSTEIN today announced a renewed partnership as the “Official Shock Absorber” of the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA), the event’s organizing body. BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers has a rich history in off-road racing and officially joined NORRA’s growing family of corporate partners in 2013.

MAG-Motorsport-Aftermarket-Group-Logo-3-27-14Indianapolis, IN – Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice announced today it has agreed to merge with Motorsport Aftermarket Group (“MAG”).  LDI Ltd., LLC (“LDI”), the sole shareholder of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice, will become the majority shareholder of the combined company.  Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., the current majority shareholder of MAG, and other existing MAG shareholders will retain a significant minority interest in the combined company.

LDI has been a major participant in the powersports industry for 25 years through its ownership of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice.  At closing, J.A. Lacy, President and CEO of LDI, will become Chief Executive Officer of the combined company which will operate under the Motorsport Aftermarket Group name.  Brian Etter will continue in his role as President of MAG’s branded product, media and online retail operations.  Dan Courtney will continue as President of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice.

Monster-Cianciarulo-Off-Road-5-9-13Irvine, Calif. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider Adam Cianciarulo will undergo surgery today to repair his left shoulder. The surgery is expected to sideline Cianciarulo for three-to-four months.

“This setback is very disappointing,” said Cianciarulo. “We had a great start to the supercross season and I wanted to win a championship for my Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki team. As much as I would love to tough it out like I did last weekend, the people around me and I feel this is the best decision to fix my shoulder for good. I know I will come back stronger and ready to compete as soon as I can.”