AMA SX: Back on Top; Dungey Scores First Supercross Win of 2016 at San Diego’s Petco Park

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SAN DIEGO — official series release — Photo courtesy Supercross Live — In front of a crowd of 36,825 at Petco Park, Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, made its first of two visits to San Diego for the second race of the 2016 season on Saturday night. And following a runner-up finish at the opening race a …

MOTOGP: Repsol Honda Sweep; Marquez Claims Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix Pole Ahead of Pedrosa

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INDIANAPOLIS – official track release — Shawn Gritzmacher/IMS photo — Two-time defending MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez posted a time of 1:31.884 seconds aboard the No. 93 Repsol Honda on Saturday to capture the pole position for Sunday’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Marquez, who won from the pole during the last two MotoGP races at IMS, …

MOTOAMERICA: Massive Crash Claims Two Spanish Riders at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

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MONTEREY, Calif. — official series release — Two Spanish motorcycle racers have died as a result of a massive crash at the start of Sunday’s second MotoAmerica Superbike/Superstock 1000 race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Multiple bikes collided and threw their riders into the dirt near the start-finish line during the melee. Bernat Martinez, of Alberic, Valencia, Spain, was transported …

AMA AX: Jacob Hayes Snags Overall AMSOIL Arenacross Win in Council Bluffs Opener

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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — official series release — Arenacross photo — The eighth round of the 2015 AMSOIL Arenacross, featuring Ricky Carmichael’s Road to Supercross, kicked off the first of two nights inside the Mid-America Center. After a pair of Arenacross Class Main Events, Team Babbitt’s Monster Energy/AMSOIL Kawasaki’s Jacob Hayes added to his championship lead by earning his third …

AMA EX: Cody Webb Takes Daytona GEICO EnduroCross Opener

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official series release — Drew Ruiz photo — Cody Webb kicked off the defense of his GEICO EnduroCross AMA Championship in style by taking the win at the opening round inside the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The FMF/RPM/KTM Team Maxxis rider had a back-and-forth battle with Kyle Redmond on the Factory Beta early in …

450SX: Sweep Stopped; Dungey Thwarts Roczen’s Perfect Run In Anaheim With First Win Of 2015

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — official series release — Simon Cudby photo — Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey earned his first Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, win of the season in front of 43,441 fans at Angel Stadium to cement his position as the 450SX Class points leader Saturday night in Anaheim. For the first time in his 450SX …

250SX: Deja Vu; Cooper Webb Dominates Twice to Win Bizarre 250 Main in Anaheim

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Simon Cudby photo — After a bizarre night in Anaheim and two separate drops of the gate, Yamalube/Star Racing/Yamaha’s Cooper Webb laid claim to Angel Stadium en route to his third Monster Energy AMA Supercross 250SX West class victory of 2015, and second straight in Anaheim. His path …

AMA SX: New Team, No Problem; Roczen Gives RCH Racing Their First Win In Anaheim Opener

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Simon Cudby/Racer X photo — The 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season started exactly as it did a year ago: with German flags flying and young Ken Roczen smiling widely atop the podium in victory lane at Angel Stadium. Only this time, Roczen accomplished …

MOTOAMERICA: Tentative 2015 Calendar Announced; COTA to Host Inaugural Series Event

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – official release — MotoAmerica, the new American road racing series taking over for AMA Pro Road Racing, has released its tentative race schedule for 2015. MotoAmerica will sanction motorcycle road races at premier race tracks across the United States in 2015. However, the schedule does not include the historic Daytona 200 at Daytona Int’l Speedway. “The …

MOTOAMERICA: 2015 Class Structure Revealed; Superbike to be Premier Class

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – official release — Brian J. Nelson photo — MotoAmerica has revealed the class structure for the 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Motorcycle Road Racing Championship season. The premier class for the MotoAmerica Championship will be the Superbike class. The Superbike class will feature a rules package based on a combination of current AMA Superbike chassis and 2015 …

NASCAR in Thunder Valley and Oswego Classic Week Preview Highlighted on Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — A breakdown of all the tempers, triumphs and trouble from NASCAR’s four-day weekend in Thunder Valley at Bristol Motor Speedway, plus an on-site preview of Budweiser International Classic week from Oswego Speedway headlines tonight’s all-new episode of Motorsports Madness at 7 PM Eastern on Speed77 …

AMA SX: Stewart Captures First Monster Energy Supercross Victory of 2014

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SAN DIEGO (February 9, 2014) – Simon Cudby photo – Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart won his first Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race of the season before 56,828 fans at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday night at the first-ever Military Appreciation Race. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Justin Hill won the first Western Regional 250SX Class Main Event of his career and …