Moto-X News Archive. Page 19



  • January 1901

    Open article Alessi, Walker disqualified.
    1 January 1901: AMA Pro Racing has announced that Mike Alessi and Matt Walker have both been penalised for their on-track actions at the final round of the AMA Motocross Championship, Sunday, September 11 at Glen Helen raceway in San Bernardino.

  • Open article Carmichael leads USA to 'Nations victory.
    1 January 1901: Two races wins for Ricky Carmichael led America to their 16th Motocross of Nations title, matching the all-time win record held by Great Britain, after three thrilling finals held in front of 36,000 vocal fans at Ernee, France today (Sunday).


  • September 2005

    Open article Carmichael leads USA to 'Nations victory.
    25 September 2005: Two races wins for Ricky Carmichael led America to their 16th Motocross of Nations title, matching the all-time win record held by Great Britain, after three thrilling finals held in front of 36,000 vocal fans at Ernee, France today (Sunday).


  • January 1901

    Open article Team USA tops Motocross of Nations qualifying.
    1 January 1901: Riders from the USA, France and New Zealand have respectively won the MX1, MX2 and Open class qualifying races held in sunny conditions ahead of tomorrow's 59th Motocross of Nations at the Ernee circuit, in France.

  • Open article Preview - Motocross of Nations.
    1 January 1901: The biggest single event in Motocross will take place at Ernee, France, this weekend when no less than 34 teams from around the world descend on the immaculately prepared world championship circuit for the 2005 Motocross of Nations.

  • Open article Smets retires.
    1 January 1901: Earlier this week Motocross legend Joël Smets announced that he has decided to retire from full time world championship competition.

  • Open article Everts wins Irish season finale.
    1 January 1901: Newly crowned nine-times world champion Stefan Everts has completed his latest title-winning season in style by taking victory in the season ending Grand Prix of Ireland, the seventeenth round of the 2005 MX1 Motocross World Championship.


  • September 2005

    Open article Everts wins Irish season finale.
    17 September 2005: Newly crowned nine-times world champion Stefan Everts has completed his latest title-winning season in style by taking victory in the season ending Grand Prix of Ireland, the seventeenth round of the 2005 MX1 Motocross World Championship.


  • January 1901

    Open article Coppins takes final pole, Alessi stars.
    1 January 1901: The final pole position of the 2005 MX1 season has fallen to championship runner-up Josh Coppins after the New Zealander topped the times during a cold and windy qualifying session at the season ending Grand Prix of Ireland.

  • Open article Preview – Grand Prix of Ireland.
    1 January 1901: The 2005 FIM Motocross World Championship reaches its climax this weekend in Ireland, with the seventeenth and final round of the longest season in the history of Motocross.

  • Open article AMA investigating Alessi, Tedesco incident.
    1 January 1901: AMA Pro Racing is investigating the incident that occurred during Sunday's decisive second 125cc moto at Glen Helen Raceway, in the final round of the AMA Motocross Championship presented by FMF.

  • Open article Motocross of Nations trophy arrives in Ernee.
    1 January 1901: The Chamberlain trophy, held by the winning team in the annual Motocross of Nations for one season, has now travelled to Ernée, the French city which will host the 2005 edition of the legendary race on September 24th and 25th.

  • Open article Nunn proves point with first British title.
    1 January 1901: After finishing runner-up on no less than five previous occasions, Carl Nunn has finally broken his British Championship jinx after clinching the 2005 MX2 crown, one round early, last weekend in Whitby.

  • Open article Loretta Lynn's named Team USA title sponsor.
    1 January 1901: The AMA/Air Nautiques Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn's has become the title sponsor of Team USA at the 2005 Motocross of Nations, which will take place on September 24-25 in Ernee, France.


  • September 2005

    Open article RC completes third perfect season, Tedesco crowned
    12 September 2005: Newly-crowned AMA Motocross Champion Ricky Carmichael has once again made AMA Motocross history by winning the twelfth and final round of the 2005 series, held at Glen Helen Raceway - to complete a third undefeated season!


  • January 1901

    Open article Searle, Swanepoel re-sign for Molson Kawasaki.
    1 January 1901: Two of Molson Kawasaki's 2006 seats have now been taken following the news that South African Gareth Swanepoel has been retained to ride alongside new British Under 21 champion Tommy Searle in next year's MX2 World Championship.

  • Open article Carmichael collects sixth 250cc AMA Outdoor title.
    1 January 1901: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael captured his sixth consecutive 250cc AMA Motocross Championship at Steel City Raceway on Sunday - with one round remaining in the 12-round series.


  • September 2005

    Open article Carmichael collects sixth 250cc AMA Outdoor title.
    5 September 2005: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael captured his sixth consecutive 250cc AMA Motocross Championship at Steel City Raceway on Sunday - with one round remaining in the 12-round series.


  • January 1901

    Open article Everts, Cairoli clinch 2005 world titles.
    1 January 1901: The 2005 Grand Prix of The Netherlands will hold a special place in Yamaha motocross history after the Japanese manufacturer captured both the MX1 and MX2 world titles, one round early, courtesy of Stefan Everts and Antonio Cairoli.


  • September 2005

    Open article Everts, Cairoli clinch 2005 world titles.
    4 September 2005: The 2005 Grand Prix of The Netherlands will hold a special place in Yamaha motocross history after the Japanese manufacturer captured both the MX1 and MX2 world titles, one round early, courtesy of Stefan Everts and Antonio Cairoli.


  • January 1901

    Open article Advantage Everts as Ramon claims Lierop pole.
    1 January 1901: Dutch and Belgian based riders rose to the top during qualifying for the penultimate pound of the 2005 Motocross world championship, held in the deep sand of Lierop in The Netherlands.

  • Open article Preview – Grand Prix of The Netherlands.
    1 January 1901: The 2005 FIM Motocross World Championship enters the final straight this weekend, with the penultimate round of the series taking place in the deep sand of Lierop in The Netherlands.

  • Open article Reed to support friends at Sydney Supercross.
    1 January 1901: AMA star Chad Reed will attend the third round of the Nokia Supercross Masters, in his native Australia this Saturday, as a special guest of his former race team.

  • Open article Carmichael to be crowned at Steel City.
    1 January 1901: Ricky Carmichael is set to put the finishing touches on what has been another record-setting season in the AMA Motocross Championship presented by FMF when the series moves to Delmont, Pennsylvania's Steel City Raceway this weekend, for round 11 of 12.

  • Open article Ernee ready for biggest ever Motocross of Nations.
    1 January 1901: The 2005 FOX Motocross of Nations is expected to be one of the best ever, with a record entry of thirty-six countries, the return of an American team and an immaculately prepared track at Ernée, France, where the action will take place on September 24 - 25.

  • Open article AMA proposes noise, transmission, cylinder limits.
    1 January 1901: AMA Pro Racing has announced the proposed technical rule changes for the 2006 THQ AMA Supercross Series and AMA Motocross Championship presented by FMF

  • Open article Townley heads KTM English GP sweep.
    1 January 1901: After three muddy events, the Isle of Wight was like a tonic for the 2005 FIM Motocross World Championship and spectators and racers alike enjoyed the perfect British weather!


  • August 2005

    Open article Townley heads KTM English GP sweep.
    28 August 2005: After three muddy events, the Isle of Wight was like a tonic for the 2005 FIM Motocross World Championship and spectators and racers alike enjoyed the perfect British weather!


  • January 1901

    Open article Another pole for Pichon.
    1 January 1901: When the teams and riders arrived mid-week on the Isle of Wight, it seemed that the fifteenth round of the 2005 FIM Motocross World Championship could be another disaster, as rain had damaged the paddock and the layout of the English venue.

  • Open article Preview – Grand Prix of England.
    1 January 1901: After missing out on a Motocross World Championship round from 2000 to 2003, 2005 will see England entertain two grands prix for the first time ever with the off-road superstars heading for the Grand Prix of England - at the Isle of Wight - this weekend, just three months after Matchams Park held the Grand Prix of Great Britain.

  • Open article Pichon completes 2006 KTM 'dream team'.
    1 January 1901: The Red Bull KTM team line-up for the 2006 FIM Motocross World Championships has been bolstered by the addition of former double World Champion Mickael Pichon who put pen to paper on a one-year deal this week to race the MX1 class for next season's campaign.

  • Open article Suzuki signs Ramon for 2006.
    1 January 1901: With Joel Smets starting a six-month recovery from a dislocated knee, Team Suzuki appear to have announced his replacement with the news that former 125cc world champion Steve Ramon will join the team for the 2006 MX1 World Championship, after signing a two-year deal.

  • Open article Team USA announce Brown out, Tedesco in.
    1 January 1901: It has been confirmed that the line-up for the American team at the 2005 Motocross of Nations (MXoN) has been changed...

  • Open article KTM picks Philippaerts for MX2 2006.
    1 January 1901: KTM has finally been confirmed David Philippaerts as the second MX2 works rider as part of the Champ set-up, where he will share the Dutch awning with Tyla Rattray.

  • Open article 2005 Motocross of Nations entry list.
    1 January 1901: The full entry list for the 2005 Motocross of Nations, to be held at Enree, France, on September 25, is as follows:

  • Open article Injured Smets faces six-month lay off.
    1 January 1901: After medical examinations in the town of Herentals, Belgium, Team Suzuki rider Joel Smets will have to wait until the end of the week to undergo surgery on his dislocated left knee.

  • Open article Searle crowned British U21 champion.
    1 January 1901: Molson Kawasaki's Tommy Searle has won the RHR British Under 21 championship by sweeping the seventh round in Wakes Colne this past weekend.

  • Open article Carmichael sweeps Binghamton, Stewart falls again.
    1 January 1901: Defending AMA Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael now has one hand on the 2005 championship after continuing his unbeaten run to an amazing 25 events.


  • August 2005

    Open article Carmichael sweeps Binghamton, Stewart falls again.
    22 August 2005: Defending AMA Motocross champion Ricky Carmichael now has one hand on the 2005 championship after continuing his unbeaten run to an amazing 25 events.


  • January 1901

    Open article Everts ends drought with wet German win.
    1 January 1901: Heavy rain turned the 2005 Grand Prix of Germany into a battle for survival - which fittingly ended with reigning eight-times world champion Stefan Everts back on the top of an MX1 podium.


  • August 2005

    Open article Everts ends drought with wet German win.
    21 August 2005: Heavy rain turned the 2005 Grand Prix of Germany into a battle for survival - which fittingly ended with reigning eight-times world champion Stefan Everts back on the top of an MX1 podium.


  • January 1901

    Open article Ramon takes Gaildorf pole, Smets injured.
    1 January 1901: Team Red Bull KTM rider Steve Ramon defied wet and slippery conditions this afternoon at Gaildorf to grab his first pole position of the season with a rapid last minute circulation ensuring first pick in the gate for tomorrow's Grand Prix of Germany, the fourteenth round of the 2005 Motocross World Championships.

  • Open article Tortelli back to GPs with KTM!
    1 January 1901: The factory Red Bull KTM team have signed former World Champion and leading AMA star, Sebastien Tortelli, to front their MX1 Motocross campaign in 2006.

  • Open article Preview – Grand Prix of Germany.
    1 January 1901: After a short break the 2005 Motocross World Championship is back in action this weekend with the Grand Prix of Germany, the first of the four final events of the season.

  • Open article Strijbos heads to Gaildorf a GP winner.
    1 January 1901: Still buzzing from his first ever GP victory two-weeks ago at Loket – Kevin Strijbos heads for the small town of Gaildorf for this weekend's Grand Prix of Germany optimistic of further success.

  • Open article Supercross on SPEED.
    1 January 1901: It has been announced that SPEED Channel will broadcast the THQ World Supercross GP/THQ AMA Supercross Series for the 2005-2006 season and beyond.

  • Open article Carmichael brings record win streak to Binghamton.
    1 January 1901: Fans coming to Broome-Tioga Sports Center this Sunday, August 21, for the AMA Motocross Championship presented by FMF have the opportunity to witness Ricky Carmichael build on the longest winning streak in the history of AMA Motocross.

  • Open article Ankle scare for Townley.
    1 January 1901: Factory KTM star Ben Townley is facing a last minute fitness scare, ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix of Germany, after aggravating an existing ankle injury

  • Open article Swanepoel enjoys KX450F debut.
    1 January 1901: Molson Kawasaki rider, Gareth Swanepoel had the honour of putting the new KX450F through its paces at the rough and demanding 'Keiheuvel' circuit yesterday (Monday).

  • Open article Carmichael out of sight at Millville.
    1 January 1901: Team Makita Suzuki's Ricky Carmichael raced to two more runaway victories at Sunday's AMA Motocross Championship round at Spring Creek Motocross Park in Millville, Minnesota to increase his series lead to 89 points with three rounds to go.
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