(Agua Dolce, Calif.): As competitors from around the world prepare to engage in a new off-road motorsports tradition with the New Year’s Day opening of registration for the 6th annual General Tire Mexican 1000 and new Cortez Rally, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) has finalized additional support for the two-wheel motorcycle crowd.
Honda recently announced the launch of its new racing website, HondaRacingCorporation.com, which will serve as the home of HRC’s factory racing activities across the world. The new site will highlight regular news of the team, feature stories and video and image content from the five main championships in which HRC factory teams compete all in one place. For instance, the site will cover Team HRC in MXGP and Cross-Country Rally/Dakar, the Repsol Honda Team in MotoGP and Trial World Championships, and Team Honda in AMA Supercross and Pro Motocross.
RENO, Nev. — After a podium start to the season followed by mechanical challenges in two races, SoCal’s Steven Eugenio bounced back with a win and a sixth place finish to capture the SCORE Overall and SCORE Trophy Truck point championship of the five-race 2014 SCORE World Desert Championship.
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC is pleased to announce that it will serve as the title sponsor for KR4’s Arrive-N-Ride program starting in 2015. The three-year title sponsorship will encompass all facets of KR4’s pro and amateur programs involved in the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented by Maxxis, sanctioned by the AMA.
The 2015 GNCC Rocky Mountain ATV/MC KR4/FAR race team will feature Thad Duvall in the XC1 Pro motorcycle class and Nick Davis in the XC2 Pro Lites class. Duvall has had a successful career in the XC1 Pro class, posting several 1st-place finishes and numerous podium appearances. Davis had a breakthrough year in 2014 with six podium finishes after receiving support of KR4 midway through the year. Both Duvall and Davis look forward to a successful 2015 season on Husqvarna motorcycles. Former GNCC champion and pro motocross star Fred Andrews will manage the team.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
The spiked strips, which resemble heavy barbed wire, can cause flat tires on motorized vehicles, which could cause loss of control and result in a crash. The booby traps also threaten the safety of hikers and horseback riders and even the wildlife that travel along trail corridors.
The Blueribbon Coalition recently reported that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Eagle Lake Field Office (ELFO) is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) that will analyze the impacts of development and maintenance within the existing Rice Canyon 105 acre open area managed primarily for off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. The project area is within the Antelope/Shaffer/Bald Mountain Special Recreation Management Area (SRMA) which was designated in the 2008 BLM ELFO Resource Management Plan (RMP).
The Rice Canyon OHV open area is located NE of Susanville, California, off of Rice Canyon Road within Township 30 North, Range 13 East. The purpose of the proposed action is to protect OHV users from unregulated target shooting, create loop trail opportunities and encourage users to stay in designated areas.
Rocky Mountain ATV/MC has announced that they will be the online retail sponsor for the 6th Annual Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross. The event will take place at the Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, March 8 and Monday, March 9 in Daytona, FL.
As one of the big five racing events in the American Motocross Majors, the RCSX has become one of the most anticipated weekends in racing for amateur riders throughout the nation. As the only major amateur supercross event, the RCSX is a proving ground for the best of the amateur circuit to set themselves apart from the crowd. Riders will be able to spend two days battling it out on the esteemed Daytona International Speedway grounds. Not only is this where pros compete, but they are being made here as well. With MX Sports producing the RCSX in conjunction with Ricky Carmichael, Rocky Mountain ATV/MC is proud to lend their support and take part in this elite championship.
With less than a 10 days before the opening round of AMSOIL Arenacross, featuring Ricky Carmichael’s Road to Supercross, Feld Motor Sports® announced today that FOX Sports 1 will once again serve as the exclusive home of the championship for the 2015 season. Beginning on Sunday, February 8, television coverage will kick off with the opening round from Cincinnati on FOX Sports 1.
PICKERINGTON, 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.
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.