Moto-X News Archive. Page 16



  • March 2006

    Open article Stewart turns tide with Orlando win.
    20 March 2006: 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.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael back in command heading to Orlando.
    1 January 1901: A month ago Ricky Carmichael lost his lead in the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series after crashing and breaking his Makita Suzuki.

  • Open article Everts continues perfect pre-season form.
    1 January 1901: MX1 World Champion Stefan Everts continued his excellent run of results in the build-up to the 2006 Grand Prix season by dominating the first round of the Belgian Championship at a soggy Moerbeke-Waas on Sunday.

  • Open article Carmichael wins Daytona, reclaims points lead.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael has won a record fifth Daytona Supercross after taking victory in his home event on Friday night - a result which also puts the defending champion back into the 2006 AMA points lead.


  • March 2006

    Open article Carmichael wins Daytona, reclaims points lead.
    11 March 2006: Ricky Carmichael has won a record fifth Daytona Supercross after taking victory in his home event on Friday night - a result which also puts the defending champion back into the 2006 AMA points lead.


  • January 1901

    Open article 'Big three' bring battle to Daytona.
    1 January 1901: AMA Supercross racing's 'big three' of Chad Reed, Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart will for the first time meet head to head in the prestigious Daytona Supercross by Honda this Friday night, March 10.

  • Open article Everts wins on final Hawkstone appearance.
    1 January 1901: Rinaldi Yamaha's nine-times Motocross world champion, Stefan Everts, claimed his third victory in four weeks after winning both MX1 heats during his final appearance at the Hawkstone Park International, in Shropshire, England on Sunday.

  • Open article Carmichael ups pressure with Indianapolis win.
    1 January 1901: Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael raced to his fifth win of the season - and second victory in a row - at Saturday night's Indianapolis Supercross, to close to within one point of the AMA Supercross series lead.


  • March 2006

    Open article Carmichael ups pressure with Indianapolis win.
    5 March 2006: Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael raced to his fifth win of the season - and second victory in a row - at Saturday night's Indianapolis Supercross, to close to within one point of the AMA Supercross series lead.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael's points reinstated!
    1 January 1901: The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) have announced a joint resolution to the points penalty imposed by the AMA on Ricky Carmichael following the February 11 San Diego round of the AMA Supercross Series and the FIM World Supercross GP.

  • Open article Carmichael, Stewart out for salvation in Indy.
    1 January 1901: Yamaha's Chad Reed finds himself in the lead of the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series as the second half of the 2006 season gets underway at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis this weekend, but knows that he will need to keep checking over his shoulder for rivals Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart.

  • Open article AMA to investigate 'illegal fuel' situation.
    1 January 1901: AMA Pro Racing has announced that it will launch a special investigation into the fuel situation surrounding the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series.

  • Open article Everts maintains winning pre-season form.
    1 January 1901: Rinaldi Yamaha rider Stefan Everts clinched his second victory of the 2006 pre-season motocross period last weekend with a comprehensive display at the Pernes Les Fontaines International meeting in France.

  • Open article Penalised Carmichael responds with Atlanta win.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael has responded to his championship threatening 25-point penalty, imposed on Saturday for having illegal fuel in San Diego, by winning in front of a record 70,133 strong crowd at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.


  • February 2006

    Open article Penalised Carmichael responds with Atlanta win.
    26 February 2006: Ricky Carmichael has responded to his championship threatening 25-point penalty, imposed on Saturday for having illegal fuel in San Diego, by winning in front of a record 70,133 strong crowd at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.


  • January 1901

    Open article Suzuki to appeal Carmichael penalty.
    1 January 1901: Team Makita Suzuki have announced that they appeal against the 25-point penalty handed out to reigning AMA and World Supercross GP champion Ricky Carmichael for the alleged use of illegal fuel at the San Diego round of the 2006 championships, on February 11.

  • Open article Carmichael penalised for illegal fuel!
    1 January 1901: Reigning AMA and World Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael has been penalised 25-points - one race win - after his Makita Suzuki was found to contain illegal fuel at the recent San Diego round.

  • Open article GP seminar discusses noise, track standards...
    1 January 1901: The 2006 Supermoto and Motocross World Championship organisers' seminar took place recently in Saint Laurent du Var, where ideas and new rulings were discussed ahead of the grand prix season.

  • Open article Reed takes surprise AMA lead to Atlanta.
    1 January 1901: Yamaha's Chad Reed finds himself in the points lead of the Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series as the championship moves to Atlanta's Georgia Dome on February 25 - after two unexpected turn of events in this past Saturday's race in St. Louis.

  • Open article Pernes hosts pre-season 'round two'.
    1 January 1901: The MX No Fear International, the second big pre-season Motocross event - after Mantova (in Italy) and before Hawkstone Park (in Great Britain) - will take place this weekend at Pernes Les Fontaines, in the south of France.


  • February 2006

    Open article Reed takes shock St Louis victory, favourites fall
    20 February 2006: Yamaha's Chad Reed has put himself back into the AMA/World SX GP championship hunt by taking a shock first victory of the season on Saturday night in St Louis - while title rivals Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart both failed to score points.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael clinging to points lead, St Louis next.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael heads to round seven of the 16 race Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series, on Saturday evening in St. Louis, locked in a heated battle for the 2006 championship with Kawasaki's James Stewart and Yamaha's Chad Reed.

  • Open article United Telecom backs Coppins.
    1 January 1901: Josh Coppins has announced a new sponsorship agreement with United Telecom, one of Belgium's biggest independent telecommunications companies, for the 2006 season.

  • Open article Jones lands first ever back-flip cordova!
    1 January 1901: Adam Jones became the first person to ever land a back-flip cordova at last weekend's Tacoma, Washington stop of the IFMA circuit.

  • Open article Everts makes winning start, Tortelli unreliable.
    1 January 1901: With a second place and two heat wins, nine-times world Motocross Champion Stefan Everts - who will retire at the end of 2006 - claimed victory for the third consecutive time in the Starcross di Mantova race in Italy.

  • Open article Stewart stalks Carmichael for San Diego win. [1]
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael and arch rival James Stewart set San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium alight with one of the best battles the AMA/World SX GP Supercross series has seen so far, on Saturday night.


  • February 2006

    Open article Stewart stalks Carmichael for San Diego win. [4]
    13 February 2006: Ricky Carmichael and arch rival James Stewart set San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium alight with one of the best battles the AMA/World SX GP Supercross series has seen so far, on Saturday night.


  • January 1901

    Open article Suzuki pair to warm up in Italy.
    1 January 1901: The new-look Suzuki MX1 World Championship motocross team begins its 2006 FIM and Belgian national championship assault with the first of a series of warm-up outings in Italy this weekend.

  • Open article AMA mourns death of Crine.
    1 January 1901: AMA Pro Racing was plunged into mourning on Wednesday following news that motocross racer Kevin Crine had been killed in a car accident.

  • Open article Reed seeking San Diego salvation.
    1 January 1901: Yamaha's Chad Reed will be going for a rare four-peat in the San Diego Supercross this Saturday, February 11, at Qualcomm Stadium.

  • Open article Carmichael jumps ahead at Anaheim III.
    1 January 1901: Reigning AMA and World Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael has extended his points lead in the former - and taken the lead for the first time in 2006 in the latter - by winning the third and final event at Anaheim, California.

  • Open article Swanepoel out of action until March.
    1 January 1901: Molson Kawasaki rider Gareth Swanepoel underwent surgery last Monday on his wrist, after a crash while testing in Lommel, Belgium and will be out of action until the first week of March.


  • February 2006

    Open article Carmichael jumps ahead at Anaheim III.
    6 February 2006: Reigning AMA and World Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael has extended his points lead in the former - and taken the lead for the first time in 2006 in the latter - by winning the third and final event at Anaheim, California.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael, Stewart set for Anaheim III 'decider'.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael and James Stewart have one win apiece at Angel Stadium so far in this year's Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series/World SX GP championship - and on Saturday the two riders will settle the score as to who is the 2006 King of Anaheim...

  • Open article Le Touquet live on Motors TV.
    1 January 1901: It has been announced that the 2006 edition of the legendary Le Touquet Enduro motorbike beach race will be screened live on Motors TV.

  • Open article Grand Prix of Flanders entry list announced.
    1 January 1901: The FIM has today revealed the full entry list for the upcoming, Zolder based, Grand Prix of Flanders - the opening round of the 2006 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championships, which will take place on April 1-2.

  • Open article Stewart fights back with wet San Francisco win.
    1 January 1901: James Stewart overcame appalling weather conditions at San Francisco's fourth round of the 2006 AMA Supercross championship to end reigning champion Ricky Carmichael's two race win streak - extending Stewart's World SX GP championship advantage and placing him back within 2-points of the AMA championship lead.


  • January 2006

    Open article Stewart fights back with wet San Francisco win.
    29 January 2006: James Stewart overcame appalling weather conditions at San Francisco's fourth round of the 2006 AMA Supercross championship to end reigning champion Ricky Carmichael's two race win streak - extending Stewart's World SX GP championship advantage and placing him back within 2-points of the AMA championship lead.


  • January 1901

    Open article Carmichael: Bubba deserved the win.
    1 January 1901: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael was quick to give credit to fellow Floridian James Stewart after the Kawasaki rider took a tense victory at Saturday night's rain-lashed AMA Supercross round at SBC Park in San Francisco, California.

  • Open article Carmichael takes new AMA lead to San Francisco.
    1 January 1901: Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael is having the battle of his career in the 2006 Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series, but the four-time series champ finds himself in the familiar position of leading the standings coming into the San Francisco Supercross this Saturday, January 28, at SBC Park.

  • Open article Townley injury update...
    1 January 1901: Former motocross grand prix star Ben Townley has released the following update after suffering a serious knee injury while practicing in Florida. The injury is certain to keep the new Pro Circuit Kawasaki AMA Lites rider out of the 2006 East Coast Supercross season, but the Kiwi will be hoping to be fit for the opening round of the AMA Outdoor championship in mid-May...

  • Open article Knight wins KTM Tough One.
    1 January 1901: Reigning FIM Enduro 3 World Champion and AMA Endurocross title winner KTM Enduro Factory Team Farioli rider David Knight got his '06 season off to a winning start by dominating the second running of the WOR organized The KTM Tough One, staged at Nantmawr Quarry, Oswestry on January 21.

  • Open article Carmichael claims Anaheim II.
    1 January 1901: Reigning AMA Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael has taken his second consecutive win of the 2006 season - after catching and then capitalising on a late race fall by title rival James Stewart - during round three of the series, which marked the second of three visits to Angel Stadium, Anaheim.


  • January 2006

    Open article Carmichael claims Anaheim II.
    23 January 2006: Reigning AMA Supercross champion Ricky Carmichael has taken his second consecutive win of the 2006 season - after catching and then capitalising on a late race fall by title rival James Stewart - during round three of the series, which marked the second of three visits to Angel Stadium, Anaheim.


  • January 1901

    Open article Injury forces Townley out of Supercross season.
    1 January 1901: Former grand prix star Ben Townley has been ruled out of his debut AMA Supercross Lites season after the new Team Monster/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki rider injured his right knee while training at a test track in Florida.

  • Open article Big three take battle back to Anaheim. [1]
    1 January 1901: The Amp'd Mobile AMA Supercross Series returns to Angel Stadium in Anaheim with the opening two rounds doing little to separate the championship's 'Big Three' of Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and James Stewart.

  • Open article Carmichael wins Phoenix Supercross.
    1 January 1901: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael grabbed his first win of the season in Saturday night's second-round AMA Supercross Championship event at Phoenix.


  • January 2006

    Open article Carmichael wins Phoenix Supercross.
    16 January 2006: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael grabbed his first win of the season in Saturday night's second-round AMA Supercross Championship event at Phoenix.


  • January 1901

    Open article Four-stroke era prompts AMA to study track design.
    1 January 1901: US motorcycle body AMA Pro Racing has revealed that it is to review the current breed of supercross track design and construction process after comments from officials and riders following the boom in four-stroke machinery this season.

  • Open article Stewart wins Anaheim.
    1 January 1901: Kawasaki's James Stewart won the opening round of the AMA Amp'd Mobile Supercross Series in front of a sell-out crowd at Anaheim's Angel Stadium, beating rivals Chad Reed and Ricky Carmichael into the lower podium places.
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