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Daytona SX definitely the best of the year

March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Daytona SX definitely the best of the year · Events, Racing, Reviews

I’ll go out on a limb here and predict that Daytona is and will be the best SX race of the year. Mostly for all the reasons that make it the least Supercross-like of all the races — longer track, no 180-degree bowl turns, multiple soil types, varied obstacles, really rough. What a wild get-off […]

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What permanent indoor facilities mean for MX

November 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on What permanent indoor facilities mean for MX · Industry, Racing

The Boston Globe Online today is reporting that a new, indoor MX facility has been approved in Bellingham, southwest of Boston. R. J. Cobb Land Clearing Inc. of Bellingham has received approval to construct a 68,400 sq. ft. enclosed facility near I-495. To date, Supercross has remained the domain of professional racers because there are […]

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LIveNation sells Supercross with Motor Sports division

September 10th, 2008 · Comments Off on LIveNation sells Supercross with Motor Sports division · Industry, Racing

No surprise here as Live Nation has sold off its entire motorsports division to Feld Entertainment in a deal valued at $205 million. The sale is the latest step in Live Nation’s current corporate gin rummy hand — the predictable, cyclical business of first acquiring unrelated businesses to “leverage synergy for increased profits and growth” […]

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Sarah Whitmore on the racier side of Supercross

February 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Sarah Whitmore on the racier side of Supercross · Industry

Progress requires compromise. Advancement requires sacrifice. These time-honored platitudes are ingrained in most of us from childhood. To reach any worthwhile goal you often have to give up things you hold dear. Achieving mainstream acceptance is a goal for the motocross community, and the pursuit of that goal has caused us to gradually give up […]

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Ground control

January 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Ground control · Uncategorized

I didn’t really start this site to write about specific races or do race reports, but I watched the last two SX races – Anaheim II and San Francisco – and noticed something. Anaheim II was the retro night, with a track modeled after the ’86 track where Bailey and Johnson battled. The track was […]

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