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FIM X-TRIAL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The FIM have announced the final X-Trial World Championship 2015 Calendars and a list of the fixed riders.
HAWKSTONE INTERNATIONAL MOTOCROSS 2015
HIMX are delighted to announce that they have signed 2014 MX2 World Champion Jordi Tixier to compete at the
Hawkstone International on the 8th February.
After announcing last week they had sorted British Championship Shaun Simpson and Matiss Karro, they are
really pleased to have gained the services of a World Champion.
2015 AMSOIL GNCC SERIES SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
Racer Productions have announced the 2015 schedule for the AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series presented
by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship. The 13-round GNCC series takes place in nine different states through
the eastern half of the U.S., making stops at many of the series' traditional favourites, while adding an all-new venue
and making a return to another.
TICKLE JOINS ROCZEN AT RCH RACING SUZUKI
RCH Factory Racing has re-signed Broc Tickle to ride the Suzuki RM-Z450 alongside 2014 AMA Motocross Champion Ken Roczen for the 2015
FIM/ AMA Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships.
JOSH GOTTS RIDES TM AGAIN IN 2015
Cornish hot-shot, Josh Gotts, will remain with the TM Racing marque in 2015. After an incredible 2014 season piloting the amazing TM 144EN
machine, where Josh took it to the much bigger capacity 250cc 2-strokes and 350/450cc 4-strokes machines in the British Enduro
Championship and British Sprint with great results, and not forgetting the South West Championship where he took the title once again.
YAMAHA FACTORY RACING END 2014 WORK AND TESTING PROGRAMME
A long year of preparation, racing and 2015 testing was recently completed by Yamaha Factory Racing as the Michele Rinaldi-run operation
started to wind down towards the Christmas break and with one eye on a busy January schedule on the island of Sardinia.
Italian Championships, Belgian series race wins, outstanding MXGP podium streaks and a stellar victory at the Grand Prix of Czech Republic as
well as a runner-up position for Jeremy Van Horebeek in his first term on the YZ450FM were the standout moments of ’14… but it did not take
long for the Italian crew to switch thoughts to the eighteen round GP schedule next year once the Motocross of Nations wrapped.
KTM SIGNS JOSIAH NATZKE TO KTM FACTORY JUNIORS
KTM Racing has announced the signing of promising young New Zealand racer Josiah Natzke for a five-year period. He will
race for the KTM Factory Juniors from 2015 and will initially contest the European Championship EMX125.
BRAD ANDERSON RETURNS TO YAMAHA
It’s been no secret for a couple of months now that Brad Anderson will be racing for the MBO Sport ASA
Scaffolding Yamaha team for next year, but the other week at the teams HQ in south London, Brad, team principal
Roy Emberson, team manager Jon Giffard and Yamaha’s marketing manager Karl Radley met to formalise the
agreement and to discuss the teams aspirations for the coming racing year.
BETA USA SIGNS TY CULLINS
Beta USA is ecstatic over the signing of Ty Cullins to their 2015 Offroad program. At 15-years-old, Cullins already
has years of experience in Trials under his belt which translates perfectly into EnduroCross.
YAMAHA RETURNS TO ENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Team Yamaha Miglio and Yamaha Motor Europe are ready to return to the FIM Enduro World Championship. Entering
two fully supported WR250F’s into the 2015 series, Yamaha will officially be represented by riders Cristobal
Guerrero (Spain) and Gianluca Martini (Italy).
DOUGIE LAMPKIN TALKS TUNDRA TRIAL
Tundra Trial, which launched earlier today, is the latest and biggest filming project to date for twelve times FIM Trial
World Champion Dougie Lampkin. Dougie teamed up with Red Bull Media House and film director Stu Thomson who
has been responsible for Danny MacAskill's best viewed projects, to bring to life one of his previously unfulfilled
challenges in one of the most hostile environments known to man.
STEVE HOLCOMBE SIGNS BETA
It has been announced that Steve Holcombe has signed to ride Beta for 2015. Steve will ride a fully factory prepared
RR 250cc 2T “Racing”. Steve will compete in the British Enduro Championship, selected UK events and selected world
WOR EVENTS WULFSPORT WINTER HARE SCRAMBLE SERIES
Proper enduro conditions is the only way to describe the last round of the Wulfsport Winter Hare Scrambles
organised by WOR Events.
A seven mile track in Llandrillo Forest lay in wait for the quad and solo riders as they took on some very cold,
wet and typically winter conditions although the sunshine was out a fair bit too.
ROOF OF AFRICA EXTREME ENDURO
KTM rider Wade Young of South Africa continued his determination to shake up the existing order of established Extreme Enduro riders when
he won his second Roof of Africa title.
NORTH ARMAGH CLUB MEMBER WINS PRESTIGIOUS BERTIE MANN AWARD FOR 2014
North Armagh Motorcycle and Car Club Off Road Section Dean Colhoun from Saintfield has won the 2014 Bertie Mann Award for outstanding
performance by an Under-21 year old motorcyclist.
KTM LAUNCHES 2015 SUPERCROSS TEAMS
KTM Motorsports was excited to officially kick off the Supercross season at the team launch held in Murrieta, California (USA) recently with
the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team, alongside satellite teams BTO Sports and Troy Lee Designs, who unveiled the 2015 Factory Edition SX
machines that have been specifically produced for the Supercross championship.
JEFFREY HERLINGS INJURY UPDATE
KTM Racing has announced that Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Jeffrey Herlings is currently undergoing follow-up treatment on the leg fracture
he sustained during the second half of the 2014 MX2 World Championship. Following his accident, surgeons stabilised Jeffrey’s broken femur
with metal plates and screws and his treatment involves the removal of these metal elements.
FIM SUPERENDURO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
If ever there was proof that SuperEnduro delivers some of the most exciting off-road motorcycle racing there is, the
first round of the 2015 Maxxis FIM SuperEnduro series was it. With home favourite Taddy BLAZUSIAK riding at his
absolute best, accidents and incidents aplenty filled each of the three Prestige class finals.
RED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM READY FOR 36TH DAKAR RALLY
The Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Racing Team is making its final preparations for the 2015 Dakar Rally and can reveal this year’s team livery for
multi-time Dakar winner and this year’s Cross Country Rallies World champion Marc Coma, 2014 Dakar runner-up Jordi Viladoms, along with
Ruben Faria and Sam Sunderland.
HUSQVARNA YOUTH TEAM SET TO XBLADEZ IN 2015
The Husqvarna TC85 is fast becoming the bike of choice in the youth motocross scene and today’s news of a new team is more good news for
the rejuvenated brand and the sport.
Well known ex-Pro rider, industry bike tester and well known British motocross personality Dave Willet will spearhead a new youth motocross
team in 2015 to be known as Xbladez Husqvarna.
2015 BEL-RAY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM
Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced the 2015 Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing enduro team line-up.
Following on from a very successful 2014 season the team will be lead by Enduro 2 World Champion Pela Renet, who will be joined by Mathias
Bellino, Jamie McCanney and new addition Daniel McCanney – the 2014 Enduro Junior World Champion. Continuing to represent Husqvarna in
extreme enduro events will be both Graham Jarvis and Alfredo Gomez.
2015 ACU EDMONDSON RACING BRITISH ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP
The 2015 ACU National Enduro Fixtures have been released. The 2015 ACU Edmondson Racing British Enduro Championship dates will be as
4/5 April - Lossiemouth
2/3 May - Helmsley
1/2 August - Knighton
15/16 August - Hafren
19/20 September - Natterjack
15 November - Muntjac
STEVE DIXON RACING JOINS FORCES WITH KAWASAKI
In a move that is sure to spark the interest of all motocross fans, Steve Dixon has decided to move to Kawasaki machinery in 2015 running
under the Monster Energy DRT Kawasaki banner.
VERTIGO SIGNS DABILL FOR 2015 / 2016
Vertigo Motors have announced the signing of James Dabill to ride their newly-launched Combat Trial model
with immediate effect from 1st December, 2014 for a two-year period.
MWTRA WINTER XC FOREST CHALLENGE
Results of the second round of the Mid Wales Trail Riders Association’s Winter XC Challenge Championship at Colstey Wood, near Bishops
Castle are HERE!
HUSQVARNA SKS RACING NL TEAM TO CONTINUE IN 2015
After a progressive first season, where the team riders found their rhythm, especially in the second part of the season, the Husqvarna SKS
Racing NL Team will be continued for the 2015 season.
SHERCO TVS RALLY FACTORY TEAM AT THE 2015 DAKAR
Sherco will participate in its seventh Dakar with the official name of the team being Sherco Tvs Rally
Sherco and TVS Racing will collaborate as racing partners for this year on the Dakar Racing Program
(January 3rd through to the 17th). Sherco will be present with its racing affiliates Mac Racing, Michelin,
Selle Dalla Valle, Moto Master, Exact and F2r as well as its official racing associate TVS Racing.
RHAYADER MOTOR CLUB PRESENTATION NIGHT
Rhayader Motor Club are holding their annual presentation night on January 31 when special guest Jamie Lewis will be on hand to present the
MAXXIS BRITISH MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015
Following a lot of behind the scenes work, ACU Events have finalised all eight rounds for the 2015 series,
including naming the final venue and all of the classes which will feature in each event. With Teams slowly
announcing their 2015 line-ups' the 2015 series is set to be one of the best ever with so many top-line GP
riders likely to be on the start line when the series commences at Hilton Park on March 15th.
WILDWOOD ROCK EXTREME ENDURO
International hard enduro expert, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Graham Jarvis picked up his third victory at the recent Wildwood Rock
Extreme Enduro north of Melbourne Australia. The British rider, who won the inaugural event in 2010 and then backed that up with victory in
last year's extreme, won this year's edition from fellow Briton Ben Hemingway and Australian Daniel ‘Chucky’ Sanders.
FIM GALA CEREMONY
Freshly appointed as the World Capital of Motorcycling 2015, the Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera
hosted an evening to be remembered as more than five hundred distinguished guests enjoyed the fifth
edition of the FIM Gala Ceremony. Over thirty 2014 FIM World Champions were joined by legends of the
various disciplines, an array of key motorcycle industry stakeholders plus numerous media representatives
to celebrate the achievements of many two-wheel heroes and the work done by others involved in the
RONDE DES SABLES MOTOCROSS
Just two weeks after getting back aboard his Rockstar Energy Suzuki RM-Z450, Clement Desalle showed incredible
form to win Sunday’s gruelling Ronde des Sables race in France.
Regarded as the toughest and most difficult race on the Swedish off road calendar, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Joakim Ljunggren
produced a master class in enduro riding to comfortably secure victory in this year’s Novemberkåsan race at Vimmerby.
AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES
Red Bull KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak took the win at the final round of the AMA EnduroCross Series in front
of a packed arena to end the season just the way he intended but it wasn’t enough to prevent Cody Webb from
taking his Beta to the 2014 title
VITO IPPOLITO WINS A THIRD TERM AS FIM PRESIDENT
Earlier today at the FIM General Assembly held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, sixty-two-year-old Venezuelan-
born Vito Ippolito was re-elected for a third four-year term of office as FIM President.
KAWASAKI EXPANDS TO FOUR YOUTH TEAM GREEN RIDERS FOR 2015
Proving the structural value of the famous Team Green concept, Kawasaki is expanding its UK youth squad in
the coming season.
Having confirmed that the big wheel partnership of Jed Etchells and recent Monster Cup competitor Dylan
Woodcock will stay in place, attentions have been turned to the remaining youth categories.
LPE KAWASAKI UNVEILS 2015 INDOOR AND OUTDOOR LINE-UP
In a major coup for the Maxxis British Championship - and for LPE team, team owner, Steve James - one of
Europe's premier motocross riders, Tanel Leok, has been signed with the Lincolnshire-based team for the 2015
SHERCO AND EMMA BRISTOW CONTINUE FOR FURTHER THREE YEARS
Two-times Women’s World Trial Champion (Sherco 300 ST) and in Super Enduro (Sherco 250 4T), Emma Bristow
has renewed her contract with Sherco for a further three years.
HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES BRAND VIDEO
Husqvarna Motorcycles proudly introduces the company’s image video, the very essence of the legendary brand. First founded in 1903, the
company has constantly evolved by respecting its rich 111-year heritage, and is today recognised as a premium manufacture of quality
motorcycles. Follow the brand’s journey from its earliest street races and the incredible motocross success with legends like Torsten Hallman
to the vibrant modern era. Get an unique insight into today’s Husqvarna Motorcycles and how bikes are now designed and made.
BEURSFOON AND KTM JOIN FORCES IN YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
After years of involvement in the motocross World - and Dutch championships, the Beursfoon Rockstar
Motocross Team has joined forces with KTM and will launch a youth development project. The objective is to
manage and develop youth talents in a professional manner to bring them to the top level of European - and
world championship competition.
DAKAR 2015 DETAILS UNVEILED
Team HRC was in attendance today (November 19) in Paris, for the official presentation of the forthcoming
2015 edition of the Rally Dakar due to head out from Buenos Aires on January 4. The world's toughest race
looks set to be even more demanding than usual for both bikes and riders.
2015 HONDA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TRAINING CAMP CONFIRMED
The date for the opening event in the 2015 Honda 150 European Championship has been confirmed – the
pre-season Training Camp will be held on 14-15 March in Albaida, Spain.
MRS ARE APPOINTED AS A PUTOLINE OIL WHOLESALER
PUTOLINE APPOINTED AS THE RECOMMENDED OIL FOR SHERCO UK
Malcolm Rathmell Sport (MRS) has chosen Putoline as their UK lubricant partner for all Sherco trials and enduro machines. Putoline will be
supporting the MRS Sherco riders in the UK and MRS has also been appointed as an official Putoline off road wholesaler.
SHERCO / MRS TEAM UP WITH MPS RACING
The UK Sherco Importers, Malcolm Rathmell Sport, are delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership
with the well-established Enduro team, MPS Racing for the 2015 season. Mick Seward, an extremely well known and
respected team owner, has been running the Husqvarna team for nine years and what he does not know about Enduro
probably would not be worth knowing!
2015 BRITISH QUAD CHAMPIONSHIP CALENDAR RELEASED
The 2015 ACU British Quad Championship will start on three former Grand Prix tracks - Hawkstone Park, Desertmartin and Foxhill.
The six round series, which runs from February to October, will then visit Stratford, Dean Moor before it's now traditional climax at Canada
WOR EVENTS WULFSPORT WINTER HARE SCRAMBLE SERIES
The second round of the Wulfsport Winter Hare Scrambles, organised by WOR Events, catering for Quads and
Solos ran last Sunday in one of the Club’s brilliant Enduro forests near Bala, North Wales
A seven mile lap of superb tracks and trails that stayed fun right throughout the weekend was on offer for the
riders and even with a week of dreary weather beforehand, the track held together and if anything got better as
the races went on.
AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES
Cody Webb (Beta) takes victory in the penultimate round of the AMA EnduroCross Series in Idaho.
MUNTJAC BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP ENDURO 2014
Danny McCanney wins the Muntjac Enduro in Norfolk ahead of Steve Holcombe and Daryl Bolter.
Provisional results are HERE!
HAWKSTONE INTERNATIONAL MOTOCROSS 2015
We are now in a position to release the date of February 8th for the Hawkstone International 2015, the event which
is again the week before the first GP in Qatar and usually attracts a host of top GP riders as they prepare for the
Due to several clashes on the original date of 22nd February 2015, HIMX have been forced to change their date of
their event. The 22nd clashed with Mantova and La Capelle, plus several teams and riders would already be
travelling to the opening GP in Qatar.
HIMX have taken the decision to move their date to the 8th February in the hope to attract some more top names
to the famous Hawkstone Park circuit. They will be working hard to ensure the track in is prime condition to stage another fantastic
Gary Ford - Event Secretary: "We have had to make this decision and we hope making it early will not disturb people's plans too much. The
22nd just proved to have too many clashes with events and we want to try not to clash with events, this is always going to be impossible but
we hope once again we can put on a great show for the crowd."
A slight change for the timetable will see the opening round of the British Quad Championship act as the Support races. Gary Ford added, “I
am really excited to have the quads back in February at Hawkstone, it’s some time since they were there and to have the best quad riders in
the UK supporting our MX1 and MX2 International classes will hopefully be a real attraction for the spectators.”
American Eli Tomac will probably remember forever his first visit in North of France, as he won everything at the Paris Lille Supercross to
become the first ‘King of Paris Lille’. The Americans dominated the event as Justin Barcia and Malcolm Stewart finished second and third, to
also claim the team’s win.
MIQUEL GELABERT JOINS THE OFFICIAL SHERCO TRIAL TEAM
With the intention of broadening and strengthening its trial team for the 2015 season, Sherco has added the 16-
year-old Spanish rider Miquel Gelabert to its racing structure.
STEVEN CLARKE SIGNS FOR NEW TEAM APICO HUSQVARNA
Reigning European 250 motocross champion (EMX250) Steven Clarke will ride Husqvarna machinery in 2015 for a new motocross team in the
paddock, Apico Husqvarna.
The team will compete in the 2015 ArenaCross series, British Maxxis Championship, selected rounds of the Pirelli British Masters and defend
their EMX250 title competing across Europe once again. The team will benefit from support from Apico, Putoline, Husqvarna UK and also
Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH who were keen to recognise and support the success Steven had in 2014 by winning the EMX 250 title.
ELLIOTT BANKS BROWNE TO SPEARHEAD GEARTECH SUZUKI TEAM
Geartec Suzuki has confirmed the signing of Elliott Banks Browne to its 2015 line-up, announcing the double MX2 champion’s assault on the
MX1 title next year alongside Ray Rowson on all-new RM-Z450s.
Signing with Rob Hooper’s Suzuki team to contest the three major championships in 2015 – Arenacross, Maxxis British and MX Nationals,
Banks-Browne returns to Suzuki machinery for the first time since 2008.
HEADS & ALL THREADS SUZUKI SIGN GARY GIBSON FOR 2015
Heads & All Threads Suzuki is pleased to announce its final signing for the 2015 season, with Ulsterman Gary Gibson riding
the RM-Z250 alongside Harri Kullas in the Maxxis British Motocross Championship.
The 26-year-old rider from Ballygowan in the south-east of Northern Ireland has multiple Irish and one Ulster Motocross
Championship title to his name and has also represented Ireland at the Motocross of Nations in 2013. He is very familiar
with Suzuki machinery, having raced the larger capacity RM-Z450 for the last three seasons. By basing himself near the
team's workshop and by switching to the lighter machine, Gibson intends to be a force to be reckoned with in his second
full year on the British mainland.
INTERNATIONAL SIX DAYS ENDURO
France are the worthy and clear winners of the World Trophy at this year’s FIM International Six Days
Enduro (ISDE) in San Juan, Argentina. Making no mistakes on day six, France secured their third
consecutive victory in the ISDE.
Recording their first win in the ISDE since the late Kurt Caselli led them to victory in 2006, the United
States claimed an emotional victory in the FIM Junior World Trophy class.
Ending their week of dominance in style, the Australian trio of Jessica Gardiner – Sherco, Tayla Jones –
KTM and Jemma Wilson – Yamaha easily won the final day of racing to successfully defend their FIM
Women’s World Trophy title.
TEAM HRC'S 2015 MXGP RIDERS MAKE FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE AT EICMA
Team HRC’s line-up for the 2015 MXGP Motocross World Championship was officially presented for the first time today as part of Honda’s
motorsport announcement at the EICMA international motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy.
Evgeny Bobryshev and Gautier Paulin were welcomed onto the Honda stage alongside fellow HRC factory riders from MotoGP, Dakar and
Trials. Now in his sixth season on the Honda CRF, Bobryshev is joined for the 2015 season by Honda returnee Paulin.
The Frenchman competed in red in the early stages of his career in Europe and his move back to the Honda CRF is one of the sport’s highest-
profile and eagerly anticipated switches for next year.
Honda and HRC also welcome back a second Frenchman to the team ahead of next season: long-time Honda rider and multiple World and US
Champion Jean-Michel Bayle, who assumes the newly created position of Sporting Manager at Team HRC.
VERTIGO UNVEILS THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRIAL BIKE
Today at the famous EICMA motorcycle exhibition in Milan, Italy - Vertigo Motors unveiled their all-new Trial model to the World's media and
key industry stakeholders. This marked a proud moment for the new Spanish manufacturer, with their new creation receiving immediate
praise and appreciation from the assembled audience.
CF RACING SUCKER PUNCH EXTREME ENDURO
The bar was undoubtedly raised in Extreme Enduro in the UK last Sunday as the WOR Events team produced a whopper of
an event with the second running of the Sucker Punch Extreme Enduro.
The event was tweaked and much-improved from the first edition back in February 2014, as the brain-work and evil plotting
of the event creator Steve Ireland put the hardy competitors through their paces and tested their mettle right from the off,
through qualifying and most certainly in the main event.
WILVO FORKRENT KTM ANNOUNCES STEVEN FROSSARD FOR 2015
As Wilvo Forkrent KTM continues its progression within the MXGP paddock, the World Championship team is delighted
to announce the signing of French MX of Nations winning team member, Steven Frossard for 2015.
After finishing fifth in the 2014 World Championship, Frossard rounded off his season in style with two great rides at
the MXoN to help his French team take the title. Now #183 will launch his assault on the MXGP Championship on
orange machinery after agreeing terms with the British outfit.
POTENT LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY REVO KTM UK IN 2015
The leading British team in the FIM Motocross World Championship and also on the domestic UK off-road motorcycle racing scene, Hitachi
Construction Machinery Revo KTM UK, are pleased to announce a stellar roster of athletes for their international and national campaigns in
CERI HARE AND HOUNDS - MWTRA FOREST CHALLENGE
Revised results from the Ceri Forest Challenge Hare and Hounds organised by Mid Wales Trail Riders Association are HERE!
BUILDBASE HONDA CONFIRM 2015 RIDERS
Ready for the 2015 season Buildbase Honda is pleased to officially confirm their two-rider line-up that will focus their attentions on the British
MX1 domestic scene.
HUSQVARNA 2015 MXGP LINE-UP ANNOUNCED
Husqvarna Motorcycles have announced their official line up of riders for the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship.
For the coming season, Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing will again represent the brand in the MXGP category with Wilvo Nestaan
Husqvarna Factory Racing contesting the MX2 class.
In a revised line up of riders for 2015, Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing is happy to welcome Germany’s Max Nagl as an exciting
new addition to the team that will also retain the services of Australian Todd Waters.
GOTLAND GRAND NATIONAL
Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Enduro 2 World Champion Pela Renet has claimed a fourth consecutive win at the Gotland Grand National
– one of Sweden longest running and biggest events.
Graham Jarvis has claimed a commanding victory at the 2014 edition of the GetzenRodeo in Germany. The event, which this year was also the
final round of the Extreme Enduro European Cup, attracted an international line-up of extreme enduro racers who battled it out in front of
many thousands of spectators.
KNIGHTON TROPHY TRIAL
Results of the Central Wales Auto Club’s ‘Knighton Trophy Trial’ are HERE!
Photos are HERE!
GRAND NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY
Factory FMF/KTM's Kailub Russell secured his 22nd career victory on Sunday at the Ironman GNCC finale, marking a
total of nine wins this season alone. Since Russell clinched the National Championship two rounds early, the two-time
champion set his sights on landing a KTM 150XC two-stroke in the centre of the podium at the final two rounds, a feat
that most thought could not be done, especially after coming up a little short at the previous round. However, this time
Russell put forth a convincing performance from start to finish, where he led four of the six laps en route to capturing
the 2014 AMSOIL Ironman GNCC Overall.
In the quad category it has been approximately two decades since the XC1 Pro ATV Championship has been decided at the final round of the
AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series, and perhaps even longer since its top contenders came into a finale with a tie in points. But
Saturday's AMSOIL Ironman GNCC was a winner-take-all affair in both the XC1 and XC2 Pro Am classes as four elite riders looked to secure
two major championships at the 20th running of the Ironman GNCC in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
HARRI KULLAS SIGNS TO HEADS & ALL THREADS SUZUKI FOR 2015
Heads & All Threads Suzuki announce the signing of FIM Motocross World Championship racer Harri Kullas, with the talented 22-year-old
racing the RM-Z250 in the Arenacross and Maxxis British Motocross MX2 championships in 2015.
JORGE ZARAGOZA JOINS HONDA GARIBOLDI FOR 2015
A new face will be joining Tim Gajser at the Honda Gariboldi Racing Team for 2015 – 18-year-old Jorge
Zaragoza. The Spanish teenager has competed in the European 250 championship for the past two years and
will be making the step up to MX2 in 2015.
WILVO NESTAAN HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING SIGNS DEAN FERRIS FOR THE MXGP CLASS
Wilvo Nestaan Husqvarna Factory Racing has signed Dean Ferris for the World MXGP Series in 2015. This year
Ferris showed everybody that he is capable of finishing on the podium and under the wings of former World
Champion 500cc, Jacky Martens, he will ride the complete World MXGP Championship next year.
AMA ENDUROCROSS SERIES
Factory FMF/KTM rider Taylor Robert took his first-ever AMA EnduroCross Series main event win at the XFINITY
Arena, the sixth round of the series in Everett, Washington.
WESTON BEACH RACE
Shaun Simpson wins the Weston Beach Race. David Williams and Simon Brown head the sidecars home.
MONSTER ENERGY CUP
Davi Millsaps wins the 2014 Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas. Eli Tomac finishes second with Trey Canard third.
WILKIE AND KOUWENBERG GET FIRST TEST WITH THE JTECH HONDA
The JTech Honda Racing team ran their first official test with new EMX250 riders Albie Wilkie and Nick Kouwenberg earlier this week at the
Mantova track in Italy. The Honda CRF250R was a new experience for them but both took to it well and grew ever more comfortable on the
PHOENIX TOOLS IFLY HUSQVARNA INVEST IN YOUNG TALENT
The Phoenix Tools IFLY Husqvarna Team is excited to announce their presence in UK Youth Motocross next year with Jamie Carpenter and
Charlie Putnam representing the team.
DYLAN FERRANDIS CONFIRMED WITH KAWASAKI
Dylan Ferrandis, a member of the French team which won the Motocross of Nations, has signed a long-term
agreement with Kawasaki to continue in 2016 the MX2 World Championship before moving to the USA.
ROMAIN FEBVRE JOINS YAMAHA FACTORY RACING FOR 2015
In the wake of an excellent 2014 FIM Motocross World Championship for Yamaha Factory Racing and Jeremy
Van Horebeek with the works YZ450FM, Yamaha is pleased to announce that MX2 star Romain Febvre has
signed to form a two rider spearhead in Michele Rinaldi’s squad for the premier MXGP class in 2015.
JENS GETTEMAN JOINS JTECH HONDA FOR 2015 MXGP SEASON
Honda rider Jens Getteman will stay in red next year as he joins the JTech Honda squad to contest the MX2 category of the MXGP World
Championship aboard the CRF250R.
WOR EVENTS MICHELIN XCE SERIES
Midwest Husqvarna rider, Lee Sealey put on a superb display of 125cc riding at the last round of the WOR Events Michelin
XCE series at a very muddy but beautifully sunny Maeshafn in North Wales.
EXTREME XL LAGARES HARD ENDURO
Husqvarna’s Alfredo Gomez and Graham Jarvis, together with Husqvarna Spain supported rider Mario Roman, have filled the podium at the
2014 edition of Extreme XL Lagares.
Leading the way, Bel-Ray Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Alfredo Gomez captured his debut Hard Enduro win and brought to an end what’s been a
difficult year due to illness and injury.
MOTOCROSS OF EUROPEAN NATIONS FOR SIDECARS AND QUADS
This year’s Motocross of European Nation for Sidecars and Quads was held at Markelo in the Netherlands.
The European Champions in the Quads were NETHERLANDS TEAM A while in second place were FRANCE followed by GREAT BRITAIN.
The Champions in the Sidecars were BELGIUM. In second place were NETHERLANDS A and in the third place were NETHERLANDS B.
CROMWELL TRUCKS BRITISH QUAD CHAMPIONSHIP
Veteran Paul Winrow is the British Quad champion for a record breaking 14th time after returning to the series this
year following a two year ‘semi-retirement’.
Forty-year-old Winrow, who first won the title in 1992 as a teenager, clinched the series in a last round showdown at
Canada Heights on Sunday here he tied up the title in the second of the three 25 minute heats – which was just as well
as he crashed twice in the final outing!
RED BULL CITY TRIAL
Thousands of fans packed Manchester's longest and most famous shopping street - Deansgate - to witness reigning FIM Trial World Champion
Toni Bou - Repsol Honda absolutely dominate the third edition of the Red Bull City Trial. Débutante Bou was undefeated over the four rounds
throughout the day to run out an easy winner as he showed his skill and speed across the uniquely designed and built linear dual lane course.
SIMON REES MEMORIAL HARE AND HOUNDS
Results of the Simon Rees Memorial Hare and Hounds are HERE! Photos are HERE! Race report HERE!
STRONG RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2015
The Red Bull KTM Factory Racing will go into the 2015 World Championship racing season with another
strong lineup and with the intention of once again challenging for both the MXGP and MX2 world titles.
The factory team that has dominated the competition in recent years will field eight-times World Champion
Tony Cairoli of Italy, Ken de Dycker of Belgium and Britain’s Tommy Searle in MXGP. Cairoli, one of the most
successful riders in FIM World Championship competition will continue his bid for another title. Team-mate
de Dycker will return to the competition after a 2014 plagued with injuries but Ken will be ready to race for
the 2015 season. Newcomer to the MXGP lineup but no stranger to the KTM factory team is Tommy Searle
of the UK. Searle finished second in MX2 in 2008 riding a KTM.
OAKLEAF KAWASAKI WITHDRAWS FROM BRITISH MOTOCROSS FOR 2015
It is with regret that Oakleaf announces its complete withdrawal from British motocross in 2015. Although negotiations for riders for next year
have been very positive, the lack of guaranteed support for the next season to be able to complete signings within the requested deadlines
has left the team no choice but to completely re-evaluate its goals and its future.
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