The Asterisk Mobile Medical Center (AMMC) would like to thank our friends at ONE Industries for stepping up to support our Concussion Management program for the 2013 Lucas Oil Motocross series. Concussion management continues to receive main stream media attention. We are proud that our program stands up against those in all professional sports as one of the most comprehensive.
Thanks to ONE Industries, rider baseline testing for the 2013 Lucas Oil participants, follow-up, release testing and review will also be available in Southern California, by appointment with Eddie Casillas, Program Coordinator at iCHOR Sports Medicine or Paul R. Reiman, M.D. of Alexander Reiman Orthopedics. Detailed information about the program is offered on the rig’s website at http://themedicrig.com.
With over 2400 homes and 10,000 of our northern neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma affected by the EF5 tornado, Championship Ministries has put together the "Moto for Moore" campaign.
"As motocrossers, we understand what hard work means and the people of Moore, Oklahoma have a long, hard battle to rebuild their entire lives" said Steve Dennis of Champ Ministries. "Enterprise Rentals have donated a box truck to the ministry to haul everything we can collect so we are truly blessed to serve in this way."
Three weeks after wrapping up his third-consecutive Monster Energy Supercross championship, Ryan Villopoto kicked off the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship with a dominating 1-1 performance. Villopoto took over the lead before the halfway point in both motos and was unchallenged, winning by more than 20 seconds. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer finished 13th, while Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Tyla Rattray and Dean Wilson finished ninth and 14th, respectively. In the 250 class, defending champion Blake Baggett finished second overall. His teammates Justin Hill, Darryn Durham, and Martin Davalos finished 10th, 14th, and 17th respectively, to open the season.
Freestone County Raceway L.L.C. is honored to announce factory contingency support from American Honda for both the Motorex Oils AMA Texas State Motocross Championship and the AMA Women's Motocross Cup on Memorial weekend, Saturday, May 25th to Monday, May 27th.
The Red Rider Rewards (TM) program is offering the Texas State Championship almost $5,000.00 and to the Women's Cup another $3,150.00. "We are very pleased that the two events offer riders on Honda's with support like this" said Tom Shields, Marketing Director. "Manufacturers like Honda recognize that amateur racing starts at the dealer level and without support like this, it would not always be possible for families to go racing if not for this type of support. Honda owners must be registered with XTRM.com."
The AMA Texas State Championship is a 2-moto format with mini's racing on Sunday, May 26th and big bikes racing on Monday, May 27th. The AMA Women's Cup is a 3-moto format that starts with all Cup classes racing their 1st moto on Saturday, May 25th with the 2nd & 3rd moto's for mini's on Sunday and 2nd & 3rd moto's for all big bike classes on Monday.
It's time to get your "early registration" complete before 11pm on Tuesday (tomorrow), May 20th for Memorial weekend at Freestone Raceway for the Motorex Oils AMA Texas State Championship and AMA Women's Cup. Get signed up online and save $5 per class.
The weekend will be packed starting on Saturday, May 25th with two full rounds of practice. Once practice is complete, every class in the AMA Women's Cup will race their 1st moto's on Saturday. After one round of practice on Sunday (May 26th), all the mini riders will hit the Freestone national track for the AMA Texas State Championship (1st & 2nd moto's) along with the Women's Cup mini classes (2nd & 3rd moto's). Then on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th, the day will begin with one round of practice and the big bikes will take to the Texas soil as champions will be crowned for the Womens Cup and Texas State Championship. Monday is also ProAm day so there will be plenty of race action.
If you can't make it in person, Freestone has still got you covered. Download the exclusive Freestone iPhone App (search "Freestone MX") or from your computer to listen in "LIVE" for the announcing all weekend long.
Factory contingency is being offered by Honda, Husqvarna & KTM for the Women's Cup while the same is offered to the State Championship in addition to Suzuki.
Gates open early starting on Friday, May 24th at 5pm.
For all event information, go to www.FreestoneMX.com.
Dunlop motorcycle has expanded its social media with a variety of additional ways for North American motorcycle riders to interact with the popular tire brand online.
In addition to its Website (www.dunlopmotorcycle.com) and YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/dunloptireschannel) the company has added an integrated social media presence, which includes brand profiles on Twitter (www.twitter.com/RideDunlop) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/RideDunlop).
Dunlop’s expanded social media presence represents the tire maker’s increased commitment to interacting with riders in new and exciting ways.
Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto wrapped up his third-consecutive Monster Energy Supercross title at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday. Villopoto took the lead in the third turn and sprinted the entire 20-lap main event to hold off his championship rivals and secured the No. 1 plate for his KX™450F next season. Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Martin Davalos raced to his third podium of the season, finishing third, while teammate Tyla Rattray finished eighth. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jake Weimer was victim to a first turn pile up and fought back to 13th.
The penultimate round of the 2013 Supercross Series blasted off on Saturday night in Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Troy Lee Designs / Lucas Oil / Honda team had its sights set on the podium and when the night came to a close they found themselves on it.
Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto joins an elite group of riders after clinching his third-consecutive Monster Energy Supercross Championship, Saturday night. Villopoto secured the title by earning his ninth win of the season at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. He joins supercross legends Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath, and Ricky Carmichael as the only riders to win three straight supercross championships. The Washington native overcame a points deficit as high as 27 points at the beginning of the season, but knocked off five straight wins to take over the points lead.