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Ryan Villopoto to be guest on Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Ryan Villopoto to be guest on Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain · Events, Profiles in Riding, Racing

Ryan Villopoto sent out a tweet earlier today saying he will be on Sunday’s (11APR2010) Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain for a live interview. I’m a big fan of Despain. Even though Wind Tunnel is 80% NASCAR, Despain does his best to get the moto guys on the show. As Dave said a couple of […]

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AMA motocross is not NASCAR

August 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on AMA motocross is not NASCAR · Industry, Politics of Riding, Racing

I frequently make reference to NASCAR when discussing MX/SX racing, MX/SX governance, and the general business of motorsports. And just as frequently someone rolls their eyes and remarks “Motocross is not NASCAR.” Yep. I got that. You see, it’s pretty obvious. After the NFL, NASCAR may be the most popular sports business in the US. It’s […]

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The cost of inner conflict

August 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on The cost of inner conflict · Politics of Riding, Safety

On Aug. 12, 1978 Darryl Stingley, a wide receiver for the NFL’s New England Patriots, was leaping for a pass he had no chance of catching. Stingley was airborne, his body almost parallel to the ground, arms outstretched. Jack Tatum, a defensive back for the Oakland Raiders, was running at full speed toward Stingley. Tatum launched […]

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