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The Battle for world domination: FIM vs. DMG

August 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on The Battle for world domination: FIM vs. DMG · Politics of Riding, Racing

Two things of note this past week in the world of motocross (three, I guess, but I’m not all that interested in who hired Chad Reed — it was obvious someone would) – Youthstream opens U.S. office in southern California, and CycleNews publishes an interview with FIM president Vito Ippolito confirming the FIM’s intentions to […]

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AMA approves sale to Daytona Motorsports Group

July 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on AMA approves sale to Daytona Motorsports Group · Industry, Politics of Riding, Racing

Here’s the press release from the AMA regarding final approval of the Pro Racing/DMG deal. I’m sure the road race community is up in arms over this, and I feel for them. The changes underway there have created a lot of friction with the riders, factories, and race track owners. There’s a lot of bluster […]

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Dingman and Edmondson interviewed by SpeedTV

March 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dingman and Edmondson interviewed by SpeedTV · Events, Industry, Politics of Riding

From Mike Kincaid of Rampant Racing comes this link to two video interviews over at SPEED. There is a 4 1/2-minute interview with Rob Dingman, AMA president, and a much more informative 10-minute interview with Roger Edmondson of the Daytona Motorsports Group. If you are concerned about the future of American motorcycle racing I think […]

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Its official – AMA selects Daytona Motorsports Group for Pro Racing

March 7th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Industry, Politics of Riding

It’s official, the AMA is selling virtually all the Pro Racing properties (everything but SuperCross and ArenaCross) to the the Daytona investment group led by Jim France of NASCAR and ISC, and Roger Edmondson, President of the Grand American Road Race Series. Here is a video of the Daytona press conference and here is a […]

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