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Interview: Shand Garcia of BERM Motorsports

May 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Interview: Shand Garcia of BERM Motorsports · TrackMasters

If you have more than a passing interest in Texas motocross you’ve probably heard of Shand Garcia. In fact, you’ve probably heard Shand Garcia doing the play-by-play commentary at a Texas track. He’s written the only book on Texas motocross history, has a suspension accessory company, serves as assistant editor of Texas’ only motocross magazine, […]

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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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The business behind the business of motocross

March 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on The business behind the business of motocross · Announcements, Industry

If you have visited this site periodically over the years you know there are a lot of articles with a business or industry slant. I’m a business writer and consulting analyst by trade, and an avid motorcyclist and racing fan — particularly motocross racing. One area I’ve never covered is the essential business of running […]

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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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HRPSports – It’s not Bob Hannah

August 6th, 2011 · Comments Off on HRPSports – It’s not Bob Hannah · Industry

I saw a little announcement at Motocross Action Magazine titled HRPSports is Accepting Resumes. HRP. The lightning bolt. Immediately I recalled hearing Bob Hannah say during some interview that his wife Terri was running HRP again. I also thought about the Jimmy Weinert Training Facility and the Jimmy Weinert Racing team that’s competing in both […]

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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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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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