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Ironman GNCC Breaks Participation Record! Over 2400 entries!
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The GNCC comes to a close with record-breaking participation. MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The 42nd Annual AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, came to close this past weekend, October 29 and 30, with the famed AMSOIL Ironman GNCC held at Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, Indiana. With the […]

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RACE REPORT: WORCS Final Round. Robby Bell Claims 3rd Championship (video)
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For their final event of 2016, the WORCS crew decided to test the racers by leaving the course ungroomed after Saturday’s events; typically, the crew will do some maintenance between days and let the course roughen back up throughout Sunday, but they left it as rough as it could get for the pro finale. “I […]

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Monster Energy Cup Victory To Eli Tomac! (video recap)
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Costly crash for Roczen in moto 2! Monster Energy Cup Victory Went To Eli Tomac: The Monster Energy Cup produced yet another first-time winner. Since its debut six years ago, no rider has won the race twice and no rider since Ryan Villopoto at the very first race has claimed the $1 million prize for […]

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Wow! ISDE: USA LEAD BY Taylor Roberts WINS! 1st Time Ever!
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For the first time in history, USA’s Trophy Team wins the International Six Day Enduro! And Taylor Roberts wins the individual overall! The final day of competition at the 2016 FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) in Navarra, Spain saw the USA World Trophy team make history as Taylor Robert – KTM, Kailub Russell – […]

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KTM & RYAN DUNGEY WIN SMX RIDER’S CUP IN GERMANY (video)
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See what unfolded in front of 100 people in Germany. Ryan Dungey (5) used consistency in order to win the SMX Rider’s Cup overall, collect 50,000 Euro, and pilot KTM to the inaugural manufacturer’s cup. Next weekend he’ll be at the Monster Energy Cup. 1. Ryan Dungey (KTM)…7 points 2. Jeffrey Herlings (KTM)…11 points 3. […]

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Motocross of Nations Results 2016. USA 3rd Crazy Events with Anderson who won moto 2! (video)
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With 30 years of experience tucked tightly under our belt, the success of the 2016 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations presented by Fiat Professional on the nostalgic hills of Maggiora Park was a mesmerizing spectacle of what has been achieved in our beloved sport thus far. The enormous, passionate and boisterous crowd has rewritten […]

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France Tops Motocross Of Nations Qualifying. USA Barely Qualifies!
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Qualifying day at the Motocross of Nations in Maggiora, Italy, is all about gate pick for the main motos tomorrow and after the MXGP, MX2 and Open races, it is France that will have the first option. Romain Febvre won his MXGP race, while Gautier Paulin came second in the Open class. Third member Benoit […]

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2016 Motocross Of Nations | Qualifying Report | Cooper Webb 18th!
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Qualifying report, photos, and results from the Saturday portion of the 2016 Motocross Of Nations in Maggiora, Italy. The hills of Maggiora came to life at the start of the day when Antonio Cairoli led the field through the first turn. The Italian inched away from Frenchman Romain Febvre in the early laps, but the […]

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WORCS Back in Action!
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Eric Yorba wins his first WORCS Pro event, and makes it look easy. Eric Yorba finally won his first WORCS event. WORCS racing picked up again this weekend after a much needed summer break. Most of the top pro riders were battered and bruised, and some were racing for the first time in months. Precision […]

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Cody Webb Takes Salt Lake City EnduroCross Win! (video)
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September 10, 2016 By Sean Finley Cody Webb took his first win of the 2016 AMA EnduroCross Championship at round three inside the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City. The FMF KTM rider took the lead from Husqvarna’s Colton Haaker on the second lap and held a fairly comfortable gap throughout the fifteen […]

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Tomac and Herlings Sweep 2016 MXGP of USA at Glen Helen (video)
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The MX World Championship curtain came down in California. What better way to wrap up the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship than in the Golden State of California, America, on one of the most incredible tracks in the world, Glen Helen Raceway, where good weather is promised, as is good racing. As expected, the final […]

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Jessy Nelson Injury Update – Motocross (Please help if you can)
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Nelson released a statement on his Instagram today. Thank you everyone for the kind get well wishes and all the love, from the cards and letters I appreciate it all so much. I’m currently at a rehab center to start my road to recovery it’s going to be long and tough but that’s what I’m […]

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Jessy Nelson Crash | Help With His Medical Expenses through Road2Recovery Foundation
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Team TLD/KTM rider Jessy Nelson suffered a crash in the second moto of the Pro Outdoor Motocross Nationals at Unadilla on 8/13/16. Details are few at the moment but we received this update from his Instagram earlier today. Road 2 Recovery is the only nonprofit in all of action sports to support these riders in […]

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Glen Helen to host the 2017 FIM Motocross of Nations
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Youthstream is pleased to announce the hosting venue for the 2017 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations is the spectacular Glen Helen Raceway in USA. ‘Since many years Glen Helen has been a devoted partner,’ Giuseppe Luongo, President of Youthstream said, ‘and I am delighted to be able to continue this strong partnership, it’s a […]

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