The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce the U.S. riders who will compete for the American team at the FIM Motocross of Nations in Kegums, Latvia, Sept. 27-28. The 2014 team will include Red Bull/KTM's Ryan Dungey, GEICO Honda rider Eli Tomac and STAR Racing Yamaha's Jeremy Martin.
Amateur road racers who plan to compete for American Motorcyclist Association national No. 1 plates at the 2014 AMA Road Race Grand Championship on Sept. 6-7 in Millville, N.J., can now pre-enter for the event.
The GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship is headed to the East Coast of the U.S. for the first time since 2009 and it is expected to attract a lot of first time EnduroCross racers. If your have never competed in an EnduroCross and want to give it a try without the added pressure of racing in front of a packed arena, the EnduroCross Rookies Class is for you.
Jesse Groemm will be riding a wave of momentum after claiming his first-ever national win at last month’s Rattlesnake Enduro in Cross Fork, Pennsylvania. The Maxxis/Klim/DirtWise KTM rider is hoping to capitalize on that energy this coming weekend at the Snow Shoe National Enduro near Grand Junction, Colorado, round eight of the 2014 Kenda AMA National Enduro Series, presented by Moose Racing.
Friday night Auburn’s Bob Hicks finally broke into the winner circle this season at the Fast Fridays Motorcycle Speedway in Gold Country Fairgrounds. Hicks, a 25 year veteran of speedway racing, had a exceptional night winning the Division I handicap main event and finishing third in the Division I scratch main event.
The MotoGP™ World Championship returns to action after a summer break this coming weekend, with the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix marking Round 10 of the 2014 season.
The 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL came to a conclusion on Saturday with the fifth and final day of racing in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. Thirty-six National Championships were awarded upon completion of the third set of motos with six dominant riders emerging victorious in two different classes.
Henry Wiles was running in second place for the majority of Saturday night's AMA Pro Flat Track Castle Rock TT before he made a move that would prove to pay off immensely. As he was coming onto the corner that led onto the backstretch on lap 17, Wiles rode the high line up on the berm and was able to get enough speed coming off of it to catch Mikey Rush and beat him to the corner. Once he captured the lead, Wiles only built on it, as he eventually crossed the finish line 4.272 seconds faster than second-place finisher Rush.
Starting draw for the third round of the AMA Speedway National Championship Series on Aug. 9 in City of Industry, Calif.
The second set of motos began to wind down Thursday afternoon from day three of the 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by AMSOIL. Each of the 36 National Championship classes had an opportunity to check out the track and get rid of first-race jitters as day three of racing focused solely on the title contenders that will soon be crowned.