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Moto-X News Archive. Page 5
de Reuver takes wet Mantova pole
17 May 2008:
Marc de Reuver took his factory-spec Honda to MX1 pole during a wet qualifying session at Mantova in Italy on Saturday.
Bands, lap dancers at British GP
16 May 2008:
The British Motocross Grand Prix, at Mallory Park on June 1, will feature a full range of entertainment to compliment the on-track action.
Preview - Grand Prix of Italy
15 May 2008:
Just one week after visiting Sevlievo in Bulgaria, the 2008 MX1 and MX2 FIM Motocross World Championship heads for Mantova in Italy for round five of 15.
Barragan falls, Philippaerts soars
11 May 2008:
A penultimate lap fall from the lead by Jonathan Barragan handed MX1 world championship leader David Philippaerts his first victory of the 2008 season, and the second of his career, in Bulgaria on Sunday.
Pourcel takes pole in Bulgaria
10 May 2008:
Fresh from his first victory of the season, Sebastien Pourcel continued the momentum by taking his third pole position in a row during MX1 qualifying in Bulgaria.
Preview - Grand Prix of Bulgaria
8 May 2008:
After one weekend off, the fourth round of the 2008 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championships series will get underway this weekend at the beautiful circuit of Sevlievo, in Bulgaria.
Reed takes AMA crown with 'Vegas victory
4 May 2008:
After seeing a substantial AMA Supercross points lead eroded by injury, Chad Reed wrapped up the 2008 championship in perfect style with victory in Saturday night's Las Vegas season finale.
Reed: It's all or nothing
2 May 2008:
One main event is now all that separates Chad Reed from his second AMA Supercross championship.
Pourcel conquers Portugal
28 April 2008:
Round three of the 2008 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championships saw the welcome return of fine weather and fast racing, ending with overall victories for Sebastien Pourcel and Antonio Cairoli.
Windham victory sets up 'Vegas showdown
28 April 2008:
Kevin Windham will head to the Las Vegas Monster Energy AMA Supercross season finale just 10 points behind Chad Reed after his second victory in a row, at Seattle's Qwest Field on Saturday night.
Preview – Grand Prix of Portugal
25 April 2008:
After last weekend's Bellpuig mud bath, the 2008 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championship stars will be hoping for much better weather at Agueda in Portugal on Sunday.
Cairoli gets a Rhino
24 April 2008:
Reigning double MX2 world champion Antonio Cairoli recently took delivery of Yamaha's extreme 4x4 Rhino vehicle.
Ramon, Guarneri sail through Spanish flood
20 April 2008:
Steve Ramon and Davide Guarneri emerged victorious after appalling conditions at Sunday's Grand Prix of Spain, which resulted in only one MX1 race and the second MX2 outing being red flagged.
Windham victory tightens title chase
20 April 2008:
Kevin Windham collected his third Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, victory of the season on Saturday night at St Louis - tightening the title chase.
Reed to ride through the pain - again
18 April 2008:
With an AMA and World Supercross title hanging in the balance, Chad Reed is determined to make it to the starting gate in St Louis despite nursing some painful injuries.
Preview - Grand Prix of Spain
17 April 2008:
After a wet visit to Holland for the first grand prix of the 2008 season, the FIM MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championships switch from Valkenswaard's soft sand to Bellpuig's hard-packed ground for this Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.
Drama in Detroit as Reed vomits blood
13 April 2008:
A heavy fall during practice at Detroit's Ford Field sent 2008 AMA Supercross series leader Chad Reed to hospital - and drastically reduced his title lead.
de Dycker double at Valkenswaard
6 April 2008:
Ken de Dycker made a perfect start to his factory Suzuki grand prix career by winning both races at the Valkenswaard MX1 season-opener on Sunday.
Reed reaches eight in Dallas
6 April 2008:
Yamaha's Chad Reed picked up his eighth win of the season in Saturday night's Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, before 46,656 fans at Texas Stadium.
de Dycker pole on Suzuki debut
5 April 2008:
Ken de Dycker has taken pole position on his Teka Suzuki grand prix debut, during Saturday's qualifying session for the season-opening MX1 Grand Prix of The Netherlands.
Preview - Grand Prix of The Netherlands
4 April 2008:
The 2008 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championships roar into action this weekend, when the sandy Valkenswaard circuit will host the first of this year's 15 rounds, covering 13 countries and two continents.
Reed back on top in Toronto
30 March 2008:
San Manuel Yamaha's Chad Reed won his seventh Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship race of the season before 36,888 fans at Rogers Centre, Toronto, on Saturday night.
Q&A: Pit Beirer (KTM Offroad director).
27 March 2008:
KTM Offroad director and former motocross grand prix star Pit Beirer talks about the forthcoming 2008 MX1 and MX2 World Championship seasons...
Coppins in new fitness race.
23 March 2008:
Kiwi suffers another freak accident that threatens to keep him out of first GP round.
Hill wins first AMA Supercross
17 March 2008:
Yamaha's Josh Hill took his first AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race victory at the Minneapolis Metrodome on Saturday night.
Yamaha announces Monster deal
14 March 2008:
The factory Yamaha Motocross grand prix team will be hoping to strike extra fear into its world championship rivals in 2008 after announcing a new alliance with Monster Energy drinks.
Reed: No use dwelling...
13 March 2008:
Chad Reed is aiming to eliminate memories of an excruciating defeat at last weekend's mud-soaked Daytona round by returning to the top step of the podium at the Minneapolis Metrodome this weekend.
Stall robs Reed in Daytona 'swamp'
8 March 2008:
2008 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series, an FIM World Championship, title leader Chad Reed was denied victory at a soaking wet Daytona on Saturday - with just four corners to go!
Youthstream misses out on AMA rights
8 March 2008:
"We are extremely honoured that the AMA asked for Youthstream to be involved in this process"
Future noise limits discussed
6 March 2008:
A meeting to discuss future Motocross and Enduro noise levels was held on February 23 in Geneva, within the framework of the FIM Conference Meetings, on request of manufacturers' group the MSMA.
Reed reigns at Indy
3 March 2008:
As the chequered flag fell for the 17th and final time at the RCA Dome, Chad Reed achieved yet another career milestone.
Dungey gets a 450
29 February 2008:
Suzuki has announced that its AMA Supercross Lites West Coast contender Ryan Dungey will make his Supercross-class debut on the Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450 at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana this Saturday, March 2nd.
Millsaps takes debut win
25 February 2008:
Honda's Davi Millsaps finally won his first AMA Supercross class race, with a little help from Chad Reed, at Atlanta's Georgia Dome on Saturday night.
Coppins overturns Philippaerts at Montevarchi
19 February 2008:
Factory Yamaha riders Josh Coppins and David Philippaerts continued their preparations for the upcoming grand prix season with another one-two result, this time with Coppins as the victor, at a sunny Montevarchi.
Windham ends Reed's run
17 February 2008:
Torco Fuels Honda's Kevin Windham won his first AMA Supercross race since 2005 with an impressive performance in front of 49,986 fans at Houston's Reliant Stadium on Saturday night.
Cairoli hungry for third MX2 crown
17 February 2008:
Reigning double MX2 champion Antonio Cairoli sets his sights on a third - and almost certainly final - 250cc world crown.
Winning start for Philippaerts
12 February 2008:
The 25th edition of the Starcross International at Mantova in Italy kick-started the 2008 European motocross calendar last weekend - and saw the first overall victory for David Philippaerts on the YZ450, with team-mate Josh Coppins second.
Reed down and up in San Diego
11 February 2008:
Chad Reed won his fourth consecutive Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race of the season at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday night - despite falling in the main event.
Philippaerts set for Yamaha debut
8 February 2008:
As the first ever winner of both MX1 and MX2 grand prix there is a lot of hope for new Yamaha Motocross Team recruit David Philippaerts, as the 24 year old opens the 'blue' chapter of his career this weekend at the Starcross International at Mantova in Italy.
'Monaco of Motocross' dropped
6 February 2008:
The spectacular woodland circuit of Namur - nicknamed 'the Monaco of Motocross' due to its unique character, prestige and racing history - has lost its place on the 2008 MX1 and MX2 Motocross World Championship calendar.
Mallory Park set to host 2008 British GP
6 February 2008:
Reed unstoppable at A3
4 February 2008:
Team San Manuel's Chad Reed captured his fourth 2008 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship event victory with a runaway win in round five, which marked the third and final Anaheim visit.
Reed wins in the wet
28 January 2008:
Team San Manuel's Chad Reed extended his Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, title lead by taking his third win of the season in a soaking wet fourth round at AT&T Park, San Francisco.
Searle heading to America in '09
28 January 2008:
KTM's 2007 MX2 World Championship runner-up, Tommy Searle, will switch to the US-based AMA championships in 2009, after signing a two-year contract (2009-2010) with KTM North America.
British GP venue change
25 January 2008:
The FIM has announced that the British round of the 2008 MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championships, scheduled for June 1st, will now be held at Mallory Park instead of Foxhill.
Reed regains momentum in Anaheim
21 January 2008:
After being forced to watch defending champion James Stewart steal his thunder last time out in Arizona, Chad Reed hit back to register his second success from three races in 2008 by triumphing in the Monster Energy® AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship event in front of a sold-out crowd of 45,050 in Anaheim, California.
Coppins determined to bounce back
19 January 2008:
After watching a huge MX1 World Championship lead destroyed by injury last season, Yamaha Motocross Team's Josh Coppins is working hard to make his world title dream finally come true in 2008.
Everts spots future star
17 January 2008:
Stefan Everts, ten times motocross world champion and head of the KTM factory squad, also has a keen eye for recognising tomorrow' stars.
Stewart strikes back at Phoenix
14 January 2008:
Having lost out to former champion Chad Reed at the opening round, defending champion James Stewart won his first Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, event of the season at Chase Field, Phoenix, on Saturday night.
Irish GP date change
10 January 2008:
The 2008 Irish Motocross Grand Prix, scheduled to take place in Dublin, will now be held on the 31st of August, instead of the 8th of June.
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