Moto-X News Archive. Page 15



  • January 1901

    Open article Lytle, Nicoll to run Red Bull KTM.
    1 January 1901: Following the recent departure of Larry Brooks, it has been announced that former racer Casey Lytle will take on the role of operational team manager for Red Bull KTM during the 2006 AMA Motocross Nationals.

  • Open article Pichon makes winning return.
    1 January 1901: After being forced to sit out the last three motocross grands prix, through illness, Mickael Pichon made a winning return to action in a round of the ADAC Masters.

  • Open article Dougan column: Highs and lows.
    1 January 1901: In the latest of his columns for Crash.net, rising motocross star Jason Dougan reviews rounds two, three and four of 2006 MX2 World Championship, plus his recent British championship outings...

  • Open article Carmichael celebrates fifth Supercross crown.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael earned his fifth - and perhaps final - Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series championship by earning a runner-up finish in the series finale at a sold-out Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 6.

  • Open article Everts untouchable in Germany.
    1 January 1901: Stefan Everts extended his prefect run of 2006 victories with two start-to-finish wins in Sunday's Grand Prix of Germany at Teutschenthal, round four of the MX1 and MX2 World Championships.

  • Open article Carmichael, Stewart share 2006 Supercross titles.
    1 January 1901: In what was dubbed the most anticipated Supercross race ever, Ricky Carmichael has won his fifth AMA Supercross championship from World Supercross GP title winner James Stewart and Chad Reed.

  • Open article Carmichael signs part-time Suzuki deal.
    1 January 1901: Newly-crowned five-times AMA Supercross Champion Ricky Carmichael has re-signed with the Makita Suzuki team for three more years.

  • Open article Team USA confirmed for 2006 Motocross of Nations.
    1 January 1901: The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that 'AMA Team USA' will defend its title at the 2006 Motocross of Nations, scheduled for September 23 - 24 at Matterley Basin, Winchester, Great Britain.


  • May 2006

    Open article Everts untouchable in Germany.
    7 May 2006: Stefan Everts extended his prefect run of 2006 victories with two start-to-finish wins in Sunday's Grand Prix of Germany at Teutschenthal, round four of the MX1 and MX2 World Championships.


  • January 1901

    Open article Prumm, Lancelot lead Women's World Cup.
    1 January 1901: New Zealander Katherine Prumm and Frenchwomen Livia Lancelot shared heat wins in the first round of the 2006 Women's World Cup, at the Grand Prix of Germany, and will head to the second and final round of the championship equal on points.


  • May 2006

    Open article Carmichael, Stewart share 2006 Supercross titles.
    7 May 2006: In what was dubbed the most anticipated Supercross race ever, Ricky Carmichael has won his fifth AMA Supercross championship from World Supercross GP title winner James Stewart and Chad Reed.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael, Reed, Stewart set for title showdown.
    1 January 1901: At the beginning of this year's Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series most believed that the championship would be decided by the 'big three' of Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart...

  • Open article Preview – Grand Prix of Germany.
    1 January 1901: The 2006 MX1 Motocross World Championship title looks like it is Stefan Everts' to lose after Sebastien Tortelli joined fellow title contenders Mickael Pichon and Josh Coppins on the injury list last time out in Portugal.

  • Open article Team manager leaves Red Bull KTM.
    1 January 1901: Larry Brooks, Red Bull KTM's AMA Supercross and Motocross team manager, has decided to leave his position at KTM to pursue other opportunities.

  • Open article Langston captures dramatic West crown.
    1 January 1901: Grant Langston won yet another AMA title in thrilling fashion at the weekend, the South African taking the AMA Supercross Lites West title at Qwest Field in Seattle by winning the final race of the series.

  • Open article Pastrana secures first rally win.
    1 January 1901: X Games and Motocross star Travis Pastrana has officially made his mark in rallying, by winning the Subaru Rim of the World Rally at the weekend.

  • Open article Stewart victory sets up dream title showdown.
    1 January 1901: James Stewart overcame a rain-drenched track to win the penultimate round of the 2006 Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP championships - setting up a thrilling title showdown.


  • April 2006

    Open article Stewart victory sets up dream title showdown.
    30 April 2006: James Stewart overcame a rain-drenched track to win the penultimate round of the 2006 Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP championships - setting up a thrilling title showdown.


  • January 1901

    Open article Tortelli out for two months.
    1 January 1901: Sebastien Tortelli's hopes of winning the 2006 MX1 Motocross World Championship have been ended by the news that the French superstar faces a two month recovery after dislocating his hip in last Sunday's Grand Prix of Portugal.

  • Open article Stewart stays at Kawasaki.
    1 January 1901: James Stewart, one of the hottest names in AMA Supercross/Motocross, has committed his immediate future to Kawasaki after signing a new "multi-year" agreement to stay at team green.

  • Open article Three-way title fight reaches penultimate round.
    1 January 1901: The thrilling three-way title fight for the 2006 Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross and World Supercross GP championships reaches its penultimate round at Qwest Field, Seattle, this Saturday.

  • Open article Everts wins Portuguese showdown, Tortelli injured.
    1 January 1901: Sébastien Tortelli took his first grand prix pole position since 1998 at Agueda on Saturday, but Sunday in Portugal proved far less fruitful as the exciting Frenchman fell in both races while battling with world champion Stefan Everts.


  • April 2006

    Open article Everts wins Portuguese showdown, Tortelli injured.
    23 April 2006: Sébastien Tortelli took his first grand prix pole position since 1998 at Agueda on Saturday, but Sunday in Portugal proved far less fruitful as the exciting Frenchman fell in both races while battling with world champion Stefan Everts.

  • Open article Supercross titles wide open after Dallas 'fallout'
    23 April 2006: Yamaha's Chad Reed picked up a pivotal win before a crowd of 45,445 at Texas Stadium, Dallas, on Saturday night - tightening the point standings with two rounds remaining in the 2006 Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP championships.


  • January 1901

    Open article Preview - Grand Prix of Portugal.
    1 January 1901: Most of the motocross grand prix teams have travelled straight from Spain to Portugal for this weekend's third round of the 2006 MX1 and MX2 world championships, where Stefan Everts and Tyla Rattray will be looking to continue their respective class win streaks.

  • Open article Tense Supercross title battles restart in Dallas.
    1 January 1901: Texas Stadium, in the Dallas suburb of Irving, will host round 14 of the 16-race Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series and round 15 of the 17-race World Supercross Grand Prix championship this Saturday - with both titles hotly contested.

  • Open article Suzuki celebrate Spanish podium.
    1 January 1901: Team Suzuki rider's Steve Ramon and Kevin Strijbos celebrated following the Spanish Grand Prix in Bellpuig by giving the RM-Z450 its first victory and overall podium.

  • Open article Flying Scotsman third in Spain.
    1 January 1901: Billy Mackenzie enjoyed a great result at the Spanish Grand Prix securing third place in the MX2 class and making up for a stuttering start to his season.

  • Open article Everts, Rattray reign in Spain.
    1 January 1901: Stefan Everts and Tyla Rattray, winners at the season-opening Grand Prix of Flanders two weeks ago, repeated their success in Sunday's Grand Prix of Spain, at Bellpuig.


  • April 2006

    Open article Everts, Rattray reign in Spain.
    16 April 2006: Stefan Everts and Tyla Rattray, winners at the season-opening Grand Prix of Flanders two weeks ago, repeated their success in Sunday's Grand Prix of Spain, at Bellpuig.


  • January 1901

    Open article Preview - Grand Prix of Spain.
    1 January 1901: Reigning nine-times world champion Stefan Everts and returning rival Sebastien Tortelli head for the second round of the 2006 MX1 Motocross World Championship tied on top of the standings.

  • Open article Coppins undergoes surgery, wants better racing.
    1 January 1901: 2005 MX1 World Championship runner-up, Josh Coppins, has undergone surgery to repair the dislocated shoulder which ended his chances of fighting for the 2006 title.

  • Open article Strijbos confident after Everts battle.
    1 January 1901: Team Suzuki riders Kevin Strijbos and Steve Ramon are confident of improving on their current fourth and fifth in the early 2006 MX1 World Championship standings in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix, after a confident display in the Belgian championship last weekend.

  • Open article Pichon withdraws from MX1 title chase.
    1 January 1901: Factory Red Bull KTM rider Mickael Pichon has pulled out of contention for the 2006 FIM MX1 World Championship after a virus necessitated an indefinite break from the grand prix series.

  • Open article Dougan column: Fired up for 2006.
    1 January 1901: In the first edition of what will be a regular Crash.net column by rising motocross star Jason Dougan, the young Brit reviews his pre-season racing activities - then the opening rounds of the 2006 British and World Championships...


  • April 2006

    Open article Everts, Tortelli equal at Grand Prix of Flanders.
    3 April 2006: Former double world champion Sébastien Tortelli and reigning nine-times world champion Stefan Everts emerged tied on points - with a heat win apiece - after Sunday's season opening Grand Prix of Flanders.


  • January 1901

    Open article Everts, Tortelli equal at Grand Prix of Flanders.
    1 January 1901: Former double world champion Sébastien Tortelli and reigning nine-times world champion Stefan Everts emerged tied on points - with a heat win apiece - after Sunday's season opening Grand Prix of Flanders.

  • Open article Coppins explains Zolder withdraw.
    1 January 1901: The following is an open letter from 2005 MX1 Motocross World Championship runner-up Josh Coppins, explaining why the New Zealander was forced to withdraw from Sunday's season opening Grand Prix of Flanders - effectively ending his 2006 title hopes.


  • April 2006

    Open article Stewart ties Carmichael for World SX GP lead.
    3 April 2006: James Stewart won his third consecutive Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series/World Supercross GP race at Houston's Reliant Stadium on Saturday, tying the Kawasaki star level with Ricky Carmichael at the top of the world championship standings.


  • January 1901

    Open article Stewart ties Carmichael for World SX GP lead.
    1 January 1901: James Stewart won his third consecutive Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series/World Supercross GP race at Houston's Reliant Stadium on Saturday, tying the Kawasaki star level with Ricky Carmichael at the top of the world championship standings.

  • Open article Preview - Grand Prix of Flanders.
    1 January 1901: Stefan Everts starts his final season of grand prix racing at Zolder on Sunday, when the Belgian legend kicks off his quest for a tenth world title.

  • Open article Stewart applying pressure heading to Houston.
    1 January 1901: Kawasaki's James Stewart is on a two-race winning streak - and aiming to increase the pressure on his title rivals still further - as the 2006 AMA/World SX GP championship heads for this Saturday's Houston Supercross.

  • Open article Q&A: Giuseppe Luongo - Youthstream.
    1 January 1901: On the eve of the opening round of the 2006 FIM MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championship, to be held at Zolder on April 2, Youthstream president Giuseppe Luongo spoke about his hopes for the upcoming season, the current 'health' of the series, the chance of a future GP in Thailand, the likelihood of the 2007 Motocross of Nations being held at Budds Creek and much more...

  • Open article Ford Field falls to Stewart.
    1 January 1901: Kawasaki's James Stewart has won his second consecutive Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP race, in front of 40,101 fans at the inaugural race at Ford Field.


  • March 2006

    Open article Ford Field falls to Stewart.
    26 March 2006: Kawasaki's James Stewart has won his second consecutive Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP race, in front of 40,101 fans at the inaugural race at Ford Field.


  • January 1901

    Open article New venue awaits AMA/SXGP Supercross stars.
    1 January 1901: Detroit's Ford Field will host the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP series for the first time this Saturday, March 25.

  • Open article Hansen to sit out rest of Supercross season.
    1 January 1901: Factory KTM rider Josh Hansen will sit out the rest of the 2006 East Coast Supercross Lites championship to recover from a nagging back injury, sustained before the start of the season.

  • Open article Jobe named KTM MX1 team manager.
    1 January 1901: KTM Racing has announced that five-times Motocross World Champion Georges Jobe will be team manager for its MX1 effort in the FIM 2006 World Championships.

  • Open article Everts completes perfect pre-season sweep.
    1 January 1901: Rinaldi Yamaha rider Stefan Everts continued his victorious pre-season form by taking another overall triumph at the Valance International in France yesterday (Sunday).

  • Open article Stewart turns tide with Orlando win.
    1 January 1901: James Stewart has put an end to Ricky Carmichael's three race win streak by taking a dominant victory in Saturday night's Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross/World Supercross GP event at Orlando's Citrus Bowl.
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