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Blog Posts By Bart Madson

Miller SBK Attendance a New High for Circuit

Monday, May 31, 2010
Miller SBK Attendance a New High for Circuit
Infront Motor Sports, the promoters of the World Superbike championship, have released attendance figures for this weekend’s World SBK races at Miller Motorsports Park. The figure, 55,000 for the t...
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Post Tags: Miller World Superbike attendance, fans attendance Miller SBK

Miller WSBK Pits – Easy on the Eyes

Monday, May 31, 2010
Miller WSBK Pits – Easy on the Eyes
Strolling the pits at a big racing event like World Superbike is always fun. Enjoy the photos from our weekend here at Miller Motorsports Park in our 2010 Miller World Superbike Photo Gallery. ...
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Post Tags: Miller World SBK pits, Miller World Superbike Umbrella Girls

Speed to Air World SBK Races Monday

Monday, May 31, 2010
Speed to Air World SBK Races Monday
Well, they won’t be live, but Speed will televise both World Superbike races on same-day delay: SBK Race 1 will air 5-6 p.m. EST SBK Race 2 6-7 p.m. EST  Those who want to watch the World Su...
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Post Tags: Speed World Superbike Miller, Miller SBK Televised

Miller World Superbike Pits – Tires to Burn!

Sunday, May 30, 2010
Miller World Superbike Pits – Tires to Burn!
It’s not difficult to find the Dodge Thrill Rides display at Miller Motorports Park, just follow the sound of squealing tires and smell of burning rubber. Soon enough you’ll hit a long line. Intere...
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Post Tags: MMP Pits, Miller Motorsports Pits

Ride 4 Kids Going Strong at Miller

Sunday, May 30, 2010
Ride 4 Kids Going Strong at Miller
Regular readers here at Motorcycle USA are probably familiar with the Ride 4 Kids foundation. It’s a national non-profit organization that raises money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The...
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Post Tags: Ride 4 Kids Utah, Miller Motorsports Park

World Superbike Cracks China TV Market

Saturday, May 29, 2010
World Superbike Cracks China TV Market
World Superbike racing is a popular motorsport the world over. Infront Motor Sports claims one million online spectators following the races at worldsbk.com, with a whopping two billion plus televi...
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Post Tags: World Superbike China, SBK China

James Toseland’s Moonlighting Gig

Friday, May 28, 2010
James Toseland’s Moonlighting Gig
Though Yamaha’s James Toseland has yet to compete at Utah’s Miller Motorsports Park, the English rider was one of the more popular riders at the opening Friday festivities. The two-time SBK champ w...
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Post Tags: James Toseland Miller, Toseland Piano

Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Rider Interviews

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Rizla Suzuki MotoGP Rider Interviews
Rizla Suzuki has been campaigning MotoGP steadily for quite a while now. In fact, aside from the Repsol Honda and Ducati Marlboro teams, is there a more familiar team branding in the GP paddock tha...
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Post Tags: Capirossi Interview, Bautista Interview

Robinson Makes Good on Tribute

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Robinson Makes Good on Tribute
Last week we mentioned one of the more inspirational stories at the 2010 North West 200 – the 125cc victory of Paul Robinson. Robinson took the 125 victory ahead of cousin William Dunlop to claim h...
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Post Tags: Paul Robinson, North West 200 125

Hangtown Motocross Video Highlights

Monday, May 24, 2010
Hangtown Motocross Video Highlights
The first round of the 2010 Motocross season got underway this past weekend in Rancho Cordova, California at the Rockstar Energy Hangtown Classic. Chad Reed defended his 2009 title by taking the 1-...
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Post Tags: Hangtown Motocross video, MX video Hangtown

Racing Easier to Grasp than Lost Finale

Monday, May 24, 2010
Racing Easier to Grasp than Lost Finale
So they were dead on the island the whole time? Nine points down on his 'teammate,' Rossi's still nursing a bum shoulder but will look to show his young rival who's boss next round at Mugello...
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Post Tags: Lost Finale, Motorcycle Racing

Dunlops Still Winning at North West 200

Friday, May 21, 2010
Dunlops Still Winning at North West 200
Last week’s North West 200 saw some spirited road racing on one of Northern Ireland’s most renowned street circuits. One family name forever linked to the event, and still in conte...
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Post Tags: Dunlop North West 200, Dunlop Road Racing

McCallen and Guy Martin Talk NW200

Friday, May 21, 2010
McCallen and Guy Martin Talk NW200
The North West 200 ran last week and Motorcycle USA was on hand for its first on scene taste of the Northern Ireland racing circuit. There’s a lot of characters packed into the accessible paddock a...
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Post Tags: Phillip McCallen, Guy Martin, North West 200

Fiat Yamaha’s New Sponsor…Shampoo

Thursday, May 20, 2010
Fiat Yamaha’s New Sponsor…Shampoo
The Fiat Yamaha team, the most dominating force right now in MotoGP, has secured a new sponsor. Fructis Garnier… that’s right the shampoo company. Rossi used to be sporting Gauloises cigarettes...
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Post Tags: Fiat Yamaha, Garnier Fructis

When a Racing Legend Gives You a Bike

Monday, May 17, 2010
When a Racing Legend Gives You a Bike
It was late at night and I had jet lag, but that’s not a good excuse. I should have recognized him immediately. But you don't expect a road racing legend to hand you the keys of a motorcycle... ...
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Post Tags: Phillip McAllen, North West 200 bike rentals

View from the North West 200 Pits

Thursday, May 13, 2010
View from the North West 200 Pits
It doesn’t take long for a first-timer to realize the North West 200 is a different animal. This is never more true than the access to riders, which makes the MotoGP paddock look like Fort Knox. Ev...
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Post Tags: 2010 North West 200 Pits, 2010 North West 200 riders

The North West 200: Real Road Racing

Thursday, May 13, 2010
The North West 200: Real Road Racing
Irish Road Racing is an amazing sport – true road racing in its rawest form. And the locals, be it our cab driver, tour guide or the average local racing fan, are quick to point out it is road raci...
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Post Tags: 2010 north west 200, nw 200, Irish Road Racing

Foggy Inspires English World Cup Team

Monday, May 10, 2010
Foggy Inspires English World Cup Team
Carl Fogarty is back in action aboard a Ducati Superbike. No, the steely eyed stare of the famed roadracer won’t be tracking down the front-runners in the SBK championship. Instead Foggy will get t...
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Post Tags: World Cup, Carl Fogarty

Motorcycle Helmet Protection Off the Bike

Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Motorcycle Helmet Protection Off the Bike
Who says you need to take off the motorcycle helmet once the kickstand is down. Turns out wearing helmets and riding gear can have unexpected benefits off the bike as well. We found out as much...
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Post Tags: ATGATT, motorcycle helmet protection

ESPN Features Michael Jordan Racing

Friday, April 30, 2010
ESPN Features Michael Jordan Racing
“Scared S#@tless.” That’s how basketball god turned motorcycle fanatic Michael Jordan when describes his 179mph ride on the Valencia circuit to ESPN’s Hannah Storm. Jordan’s passion for two whe...
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Post Tags: Jordan Suzuki, Jordan ESPN