Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Adds Five New Members

The American Motorcycle Association recently inducted five motorcycling icons into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. The “Class of 2011″ included magazine editor Phil Schilling, motocross promoter Stu Peters, roadracing champ Doug Polen, industry leader Fred Fox and motorcycle pioneer Norbert Schickel. “What an event this has been,” actor and motorcycle enthusiast Perry King, who hosted […]

Martin Cardenas Taking Danny Eslick’s Place In Daytona SportBike

Martin Cardenas will be riding a Suzuki GSX-R600 in the 2012 AMA Pro Daytona SportBike class next year, as he has signed with the Geico-sponsored Chris Ulrich Racing. The previous Geico team, owned by Richie Morris, will not be sponsored by Geico in the SportBike class this year. The team’s previous rider, Danny Eslick, will […]

Justin Brayton Signs With Honda

Honda has announced the signing of professional racer Justin Brayton, who will compete for Big Red in the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship and AMA Motocross Championships. Brayton previously spent several years with Muscle Milk/Toyota/JGR Yamaha. This past season he showed signs of promise, taking seventh in the National MX Championship despite missing four rounds with […]

2011 AMA Pro Motocross Pala Results

Dungey and Suzuki Win Pala Motocross Team Rockstar Makita Suzuki finished off the season strong at the 12th and final round of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship held in Pala, California on Saturday as 2010 AMA Pro Motocross Champion Ryan Dungey and team mate Brett Metcalfe powered their Yoshimura-equipped Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450s to […]

Veteran McCoy Gets Emotional Win At Age 41

Willie McCoy leading the AMA Pro Racing Grand National Mile - Photo: Dave Hoenig

In what Cycle News called “one of the most surprising and unlikely victories in the history of AMA Grand National racing,” veteran racer Willie McCoy won the famous Labor Day Weekend Springfield Mile, beating racers half his age as he claimed his first national win in his 23-year professional career. McCoy, still racing at age […]