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2015 MXGP of Argentina Moto 2

March 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on 2015 MXGP of Argentina Moto 2 · Racing

Ryan Villopoto started 11th and promptly moved up to 6th in the first few turns. From there he worked into 4th over the next couple of laps and did give Cairoli, who was in 3rd, a run for a few laps. But he couldn’t hang with him. Cairoli passed DeSalle for 2nd and was gone. […]

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2015 MXGP of Argentina 1st moto

March 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on 2015 MXGP of Argentina 1st moto · Racing

Today’s MXGP is in Neuquén (Spanish pronunciation: [neuˈken]), Patagonia, Argentina, located at the southern-most tip of South America. From Wikipedia: Neuquén (Spanish pronunciation: [neuˈken]) is the capital city of the Argentine province of Neuquén, located in the east of the province, at the confluence of the Limay and Neuquén rivers. The city has a population of more […]

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Terry Cordray of Village Creek MX Park

March 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Terry Cordray of Village Creek MX Park · Industry, Profiles in Riding, Racing

Terry Cordray is a man on a mission – a mission to rebuild his business, to have one of the most successful motocross tracks in Texas, and to make it easier and safer for new riders and families to get into the world of motocross. Cordray is the owner/operator of Village Creek MX Park in […]

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Growing the American MX Nationals via track rotation

March 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on Growing the American MX Nationals via track rotation · Industry, Racing

A while back I read something, probably in Racerhead, about the unfortunate reality that in order to get a new venue into the outdoor National series an old one has to go away. This is what happened when Broome-Tioga sold its event rights to Tony Miller and Freestone in TX, and more recently, when Glen […]

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Washougal 1980

July 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments · Racing, Vintage

Update 1/30/2012: My friend Reese just notified me the Washougal ’80 pics are no longer online. He said he’s put up some Inter-AM and early Trans-AM pics instead. Got a great email from motocross historian, CZ aficionado, and all-round good guy Reese Dengler. Reese attended the very first AMA MX National at Washougal, WA in […]

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Project Two50 on SuperHunky

July 19th, 2010 · Comments Off on Project Two50 on SuperHunky · Racing, Two-Stroke

Matthew Cuddy of SuperHunky.com posted a great interview with Team Project Two 50 members John Nicholas, Mike Leavitt, and Todd Leavitt. In case you don’t know, launching a privateer effort into the AMA Lucas Oil Outdoor Motocross Championships is a daunting proposition – especially if you’ve never done it before. Especially if you’re developing a […]

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Motocross head injury study launched

July 15th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Fitness and Health, Racing

Announcement at RacerX Online regarding a new cooperative program between Mayo Clinic of Rochester, MN and Spring Creek MX Park in Millville, MN to study motocross injuries – specifically concussion. For more detail read the entire post at the link above, but here is an excerpt: In an unprecedented move Spring Creek MX Park, home […]

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SwanMX Lone Star Series Round 1

July 13th, 2010 · Comments Off on SwanMX Lone Star Series Round 1 · Events, Racing

As I have done for the past few months, I worked track safety at Swan MX Park this past weekend for Round 1 of the Texas Lone Star Series. The weather for Saturday practice and Sunday’s MX race was awesome. But those “scattered t-storms” predicted for Saturday caught up with us about 4:00pm and put […]

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MX Action two-stroke vs four-stroke

July 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on MX Action two-stroke vs four-stroke · Racing, Technology, Two-Stroke

MXA wrecking crew rides, races, and compares Yamaha YZ250 and YZ250F.

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RIP Lake Whitney Motocross Park

July 7th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Politics of Riding, Racing

It appears that storied Lake Whitney Cycle Park — the site of numerous National, International, and amateur motocross events since 1972 — has finally succumbed to economic pressures after years on life support. This report is unconfirmed and based on this RacerX article. I also found this post from June 2006 and this LinkedIn profile […]

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