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Reply to American media vs MXLarge 3/26/2017 9:16 AM

HuskyEd, those pics are from 1976 - maybe 1980? That's back when there was maybe two SX races in SoCal and the Saddleback National. There's a whole bunch more now! But that's the kind of crowd we hope to build with the new USGP. Coincidentally, I got ... more »

Reply to American media vs MXLarge 3/25/2017 8:19 AM

McCread wrote: "Which makes it all the more perplexing when they give MXGP such low coverage in comparison to AMA when they are promoting the global reach of their website and US mx coverage. The biggest and best motocross website in the world should ... more »

Reply to American media vs MXLarge 3/22/2017 5:32 AM

Damn, I was looking forward to that beer too... DC

Reply to Vital Coverage - MXGP of Argentina 3/20/2017 5:06 AM

SPAM! Kidding. Enjoying the added coverage. DC

Reply to Brain fart...who did the classic no-hander finish at Daytona? 3/15/2017 7:37 AM

Guy B., here is the video of the whole race in 1979: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VB3mmJ5yPcQ You will see Jimmy Weinert cross the finish line at about 15:50 mark. There was barely a jump there so he didn't do the no-hander then. There was a jump

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Reply to Top Jimmy hurt at Daytona? 3/15/2017 7:31 AM

I stayed in Daytona for a few days after the race for the amateur SX and visited Jimmy and Georgia, along with my sister, Weege and more. We took Georgia for sushi and then send back a whole boat-load for Jimmy. He is in a LOT of pain, the x-rays of

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Reply to MX Sports and Youthstream Announce Partnership for USGP & US MXdN in 2018. 3/14/2017 5:49 AM

Mr. Info: "Not lame at all yep. America has fake fans. Glen Helen has real fans. Mans track." I think we are all legit. And real. DC

Reply to Izzi Q'd 30th in the 250 class WTF ? 3/3/2017 6:35 PM

Maybe he didn't get anymore information than what we already here. DC

Reply to Andy Bowyer replaced? 3/1/2017 2:18 PM

Andy, Congrats on that move. Announcing is fun and going to the races is a blast, but raising your kids is even more of a blast and it happens so fast... That's why I quit my TV gig -- loved the work and the exposure helped the magazine but Vance was ... more »

Reply to Izzi Q'd 30th in the 250 class WTF ? 2/28/2017 11:00 AM

"DC, will you make mention of this in Racerhead ?" Yes. DC

Reply to Does anyone have results from 1981 Yamaha Race Of Champions 80cc? 2/21/2017 2:17 PM

Benchracer17, found this in the Cycle News Archive, well worth the subscription! DC

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Reply to No more AMA nationals? 2/18/2017 3:33 PM

motomojo, please go back and read it again -- Ping wrote that in his column, not me. I believe we should focus on making the races we have on the schedule now bigger and better, not adding more, indoors or outdoors. Every race from the Anaheim opener ... more »

Reply to No more AMA nationals? 2/18/2017 3:07 PM

Moto810, there's a big difference between Ping touching on a subject we all know about, and offering his take, like what he actually wrote about expansion: "In all seriousness, they are looking at a globalization of supercross and I’m afraid it will ... more »

Reply to No more AMA nationals? 2/18/2017 12:07 PM

Moto810 wrote: "I am not sure where I read it. Maybe I read something out of context or maybe they were talking about the future. Not sure. However, notice DC did not say anything about any persons concerns about the Nationals going away?" The Nationals ... more »

Reply to No more AMA nationals? 2/18/2017 5:23 AM

neysbo wrote: "Pretty sure Red Bull is sponsoring several of the Outdoor Nationals already. If I am Davey Coombs I am doing all I can to get Red Bull on board." Red Bull sponsors all 12 rounds of Lucas Oil Pro Motocross as well as the Loretta Lynn's ... more »

Reply to No more AMA nationals? 2/18/2017 5:22 AM

Moto810 wrote: "Did you know that MX Sports now runs the Monster Jam contract for Feld? I would imagine they are going to be getting more contracts so they are working with Feld to make this happen is my opinion." There is zero truth to this. DC

Reply to Mr. GUYB...donations for the board... 2/3/2017 2:31 PM

Wait, are we doing a fundraiser here or not? I already painted "SAVE GUY B." on the city water tower and have two sets of those old red Scott USA plastic boots to take donations at the intersection.. In the immortal words.... Er, mortal words, I guess, ... more »

Reply to When/ Why was Mcgrath #6 12/2/2016 5:22 AM

1999 FIM World Supercross at the Rosebowl in Pasadena? DC

Reply to Matthes on 250 class 11/30/2016 10:29 AM

"i think this is why the changed it to East / West to move Sandbaggers like Lamson and Brown up?" The East-West idea came about back in the planning stages of the 125cc Class in 1985 as a way to make following the series affordable to privateers and ... more »

Reply to Abandoned or forgotten tracks 11/17/2016 2:53 PM

And this is a fantastic FB page for this very topic: Ghosts of MX Past -- MX Tracks sadly gone, but not forgotten by Andrew Wickham. https://www.facebook.com/groups/190057384863/10154335906749864/?notif_t=group_activity&notif_id=1479423122869282