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Houston Supercross Results 2012

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Ryan Villopoto claimed the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship in Houston with another victory. Villopoto secures the title with four rounds to go, earlier than any other rider in history.

Houston Supercross Lites Results 2012

Saturday, March 31, 2012
Ken Roczen picked up his second victory of the year in Houston with a close race against Justin Barcia that came down to the checkered flag.

2012 Las Vegas EnduroCross Map Released

Friday, March 30, 2012
The AMA Endurocross map for the opening Las Vegas round of the 2012 season has been released. Featuring some big obstacles including the first over-under bridge for endurocross.

AMA Get Out and Ride! Month Kicks Off

Friday, March 30, 2012
AMA Get Out and Ride! Month kicks off this weekend and sees Tour Master Saber Series 3 jackets up for grabs in AMA Get Out and Ride! trivia contest.

IMDA Announces Springfield Race Sponsors

Friday, March 30, 2012
Illinois Motorcycle Dealers Association announces sponsors of the Springfield Race events.

Rockstar Energy Signs Jessica Patterson

Friday, March 30, 2012
Rockstar Energy Racing Suzuki signs Jessica Patterson and will compete for the 2012 Women’s Motocross Championship aboard her #2 Rockstar Energy Racing Suzuki RM-Z250.

AMA Pro Flat Track Johnny Lewis Interview

Friday, March 30, 2012
Motorcycle USA caught up with AMA Pro Flat Track racer Johnny Lewis right after he won his first GNC Expert Main Event. Hear what Lewis had to say about winning his first flat track race in our video interview.

2012 MiniMoto SX Offers $18,000 Purse

Friday, March 30, 2012
An $18,000 purse has been confirmed for the 2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX which will contain the first ever over-under bridge for the MMSX.

2012 Taste of Dakar Adventure Touring Ride

Friday, March 30, 2012
Justin and Ken join the folks from Alt Rider for the first annual Taste of Dakar Adventure Touring Ride on the edge of Death Valley.

Atlas Brace Gets Design Patent

Thursday, March 29, 2012
ATLAS has been awarded a design patent and announces shipping dates!

Backroad Ramblings: The Racer’s Almanac

Thursday, March 29, 2012
In this month’s edition our rambler shakes off winter’s inactivity by subjecting his body and equipment to the harsh demands of motorcycle racing.

Bonhams Auctions Exciting New Consignments

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Bonhams Stafford Motorcycle Auction revs up with a host of exciting new consignments

New Scorpion Spring Helmets Shipping Now

Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Scorpion Spring 2012 helmet collection is available and shipping now.

2012 AMA Daytona Flat Track Recap

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Here’s a look at the first two rounds of the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com from Daytona.

AMA Action Alert: National Transportation Bill

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The AMA needs off-road riders and motorcycle enthusiasts to take action. Congress is working on the next version of the national transportation bill and your input is needed, now!

Racing Royalty to Attend MX Rewind Unadilla

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Racing royalty to attend MX Rewind at Unadilla with a huge line up of past Unadilla legends.

AMA IWMC Conference Adds Elite Hotel Rates

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Special hotel rates added for AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

MAG Inc. Acquires Motorcycle Superstore, Inc.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Inc. acquires Motorcycle Superstore, Inc. Motorcycle Superstore is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorsport Aftermarket Group.

AMA MHoF Announces 2012 Nominees April 2

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame to announce 2012 nominees on April 2.

AMA MHoF Daytona Breakfast Major Success

Monday, March 26, 2012
Kevin Schwantz, donors and supporters shine at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Breakfast at Daytona.

AMA ADV Series Sweepstakes Winner

Monday, March 26, 2012
Sweepstakes winner announced in 2011 AMA Yamaha Super Ténéré National Adventure Riding Series.

Caselli Undefeated at AMA Hare & Hound

Monday, March 26, 2012
Factory FMF/KTM rider Kurt Caselli took his third win of the AMA National Hare & Hound Series to remain undefeated this season.

AMA Supercross Toronto Results 2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012
Ryan Villopoto enjoys not having his usual title threats in the mix, taking win number seven in the 2012 Supercross series.

AMA Supercross Toronto Lites Results 2012

Saturday, March 24, 2012
Justin Barcia continues his domination of the East Coast Lites series, the Honda CRF250R rider taking the win at Toronto.

James Stewart on Missing Toronto Round

Friday, March 23, 2012
James Stewart issues a statement on missing the upcoming Toronto Supercross race due to injury.

Toronto Supercross Preview 2012

Friday, March 23, 2012
AMA Supercross heads across the border in to Toronto, Canada for round 12. With riders dropping out due to injury who will step up to challange the dominate Villopoto.

GNCC Racers Team up With March of Dimes

Friday, March 23, 2012
GNCC Racers team up with March of Dimes to help local students 'Stay on the Right Track'.

2012 Honda CRF250X Project Bike Part 1

Friday, March 23, 2012
Our 2012 Honda CRF250X gets smothered with the MSR Hard Parts catalog to help transform it into a better trail bike and EnduroCross weapon.

Supercross Riders Pass Anti-Doping Tests

Friday, March 23, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association announces anti-doping test results for AMA Supercross competitors.

Ashley Fiolek Gets Feature in Vogue

Friday, March 23, 2012
Vogue Magazine features Team Honda's Ashley Fiolek in their April 2012 issue.

Wil Hahn to Fill in for Honda's Trey Canard

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Honda Muscle Milk announced that current GEICO Honda rider Wil Hahn will fill in for Team Honda rider Trey Canard at select Supercross races beginning with the Toronto round.

MotoUSA Joins Instagram

Thursday, March 22, 2012
Get an behind the scenes look into the lives of our editors via our MotoUSA Instagram account.

A Day in the Dirt Moves to Glen Helen

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The fastest party in town moves to Glen Helen Raceway.

2012 MiniMoto SX Track Map Revealed

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX track map has been revealed with the first ever over-under bridge for MMSX.

April is AMA Get Out and Ride! Month

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association celebrates April as 'AMA Get Out and Ride! month.

Townley to Race for Reed in 2012 Motocross

Monday, March 19, 2012
Ben Townley is slated to contest the 2012 AMA Motocross season with Chad Reed's TwoTwo Motorsports.

BARF AMA Online Motorcycle Community

Monday, March 19, 2012
AMA congratulates and welcomes the Bay Area Riders Forum as the first AMA Online Motorcycle Community (O/MC).

Maxxis General GNCC Results 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012
Russell rebounds at The Maxxis General GNCC as Baylor grabs two in a row for XC2 competition.

2012 350 Enduro Comparison

Monday, March 19, 2012
Beta enters the 350 market with its 2012 350 RR and takes on the brand new KTM 350 XCF-W in a battle of middleweight enduro motorcycles.

Indianapolis Supercross Results 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012
Ryan Villopoto got back to his winning ways in Indianapolis as many of his top competitors struggled to make the main event.

Indianapolis Supercross Lites Results 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012
The Eastern Supercross Lites race at Indianapolis featured the first-ever staggered restart following a red flag, and Justin Barcia's win streak was put to an end.

Daytona Short Track II Flat Track Results 2012

Saturday, March 17, 2012
It was an exciting fight to the finish Friday night as the GNC Expert Main Event went down to the wire with one rider winning his first Experts Main for the second night in a row.

Matrix Concepts 2012 Catalog Available

Friday, March 16, 2012
Matrix Concepts & 1.7 Cleaning Solutions 2012 Product Catalog is now available.

FMF RPM KTM Racing Teams Five Riders

Friday, March 16, 2012
Strang, Prochnau, Ramirez, Coy and Martinez are prepared for EnduroCross with FMF RPM KTM Racing Team Maxxis, this proven team is making a big push for the 2012 EnduroCross success.

Daytona Flat Track Thursday Results 2012

Friday, March 16, 2012
Honda’s Johnny Lewis captures opening night at Daytona Flat Track.

Free Bike Shipping to 2012 Australasian Safari

Friday, March 16, 2012
Free bike/quad shipping to and from the 2012 Australasian Safari.

DRD Exhaust Crash Damage Repair Program

Thursday, March 15, 2012
We bought a used bike with a sweet Dubach Racing Development exhaust pipe. Then we crashed the beans out of it and had to take advantage of the DRD Exhaust Crash Damage Program.

Ricky Dietrich CH Racing Husqvarna Interview

Thursday, March 15, 2012
CH Racing Husqvarna's Ricky Dietrich may have topped a British Sprint Enduro Championship race, but he isn't at the top of his game... yet.

MIC Projects Fewer 2012 Motorcycle Sales

Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council projects that after rising slightly in 2011, new motorcycle sales will fall in 2012.

Dunlop Debuts New Website

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Dunlop is pleased to announce the debut of its completely new Website.

AMA HOF Event to Honor Smith & Lawwill

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Malcolm Smith and Mert Lawwill are to be honored as legends at the annual AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

AMA Board Bestow National Awards

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association Board of Directors bestows six national awards.

Senate Preserves OHV Trails Program

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The U.S. Senate has approved a bill that extends the embattled Recreational Trails Program (RTP) that provides funding for trails, and the federal motorcyclist safety grant program.

River Ranch GNCC Results 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Whibley outduels Mullins at the opening round of the GNCC thriller while defending XC2 Lites Champ, Steward Baylor, takes the first win of the year.

Indianapolis Supercross Preview 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship returns to the Midwest this weekend where James Stewart looks for another race win inside Lucas Oil Stadium.

Ricky Carmichael SX Results 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Ricky Carmichael hosts a successful Amateur Supercross at Daytona, the event hosts nearly 800 racers and families for two days of racing.

Three Members Added to AMA HOF Board

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Respected leaders join AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame board.

Daytona Supercross Insider 2012

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mother Nature threw a curveball at riders in the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship as heavy rain and wind led to some of the toughest conditions in Daytona.

Project Dakar 2013 Part 2

Monday, March 12, 2012
The Project Dakar 2013 team gets trimmed and they find out the KTM 530 isn't in as good of shape as expected.

AMA Questions Anti-OHV USFS Literature

Monday, March 12, 2012
Answers sought related to an inflammatory motorized trail guidebook.

MC Life on Two Wheels with Monster Energy

Monday, March 12, 2012
MotoUSA plays in the dirt with a few of Monster Energy’s prized street bike and motorcycle road race athletes.

MSF Honors Dealer, Mission Motorsports

Monday, March 12, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation honors a Southern California Dealership, Mission Motorsports receives the prestigious MSF Leadership Award.

2012 Tecate San Felipe 250 Results

Sunday, March 11, 2012
KTM's Kurt Caselli and Ivan Ramirez clenched their first-ever victory at the San Felipe 250 this weekend after dominating Round 3 of the 2012 SCORE Desert Series.

Daytona Supercross Results 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012
The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series had its first mud race of the year in Daytona with nasty conditions bringing the championship a little closer.

Daytona Supercross Lites Results 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012
It was a fight to the finish at Daytona as Justin Barcia and Blake Baggett went at it during a shortened 12-lap mudder in Florida.

AMA News and Notes April 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association brings you the April 2012 edition of AMA News and Notes.

Ryan Dungey Out for Daytona Supercross

Friday, March 9, 2012
KTM Motorsports has announced Ryan Dungey will sit out the 2012 Daytona Supercross after undergoing surgery to repair a broken collarbone.

Monster Kawasaki Gunning for EX Title

Friday, March 9, 2012
Monster Energy Kawasaki Team ups the ante for the 2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship as three factory backed riders are gunning for the championship.

GNCC Racing to go Purple with Watts Family

Thursday, March 8, 2012
GNCC Racing partners with Shane Watts and his family to go purple for babies and the March of Dimes.

Honda’s Red Riders in Daytona to Benefit PBTF

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Join Honda’s Red Riders in Daytona to benefit the PBTF Ride for Kids.

GNCC Drops AMA Sanctioning

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Racer Productions decided that the woods-racing events formerly known as the AMA-sanctioned Grand National Cross Country Series (GNCC) would not be sanctioned with the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) for 2012.

Monster Energy Multi-Year Deal with RC SX

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Monster Energy signs a multi-year deal as Title Sponsor of the Monster Energy Ricky Carmichael Amateur Supercross at Daytona.

Progressive Mobile Quotes for Motorcycles

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Not just for cars, Progressive optimizes mobile quoting for motorcycles, boats, RVs and more as a mobile website for powersports and recreational vehicles lets consumers quote and buy on-the-go.

2011 Honda CRF450R Mammoth Project Bike

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Motorcycle racing is easy, right? That’s what we assumed as we headed to the mountain to race the annual Mammoth Motocross event with our long-term Honda CRF450R.

2012 GNCC River Ranch Preview

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Mullins becomes the target as the 2012 GNCC season kicks off in Florida as the Westgate River Ranch hosts the opening round next week.

Backmarker: Racing Inflation

Thursday, March 8, 2012
Our Backmarker gets down to the brass tacks of racing motorcycles in America and its troubling surge in costs over recent years.

Rare Nortons on Sale at Stafford Show

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Bonhams to sell Harry Lindsey motorcycle collection at the 32nd International Classic Motorcycle Show in Stafford.

Villopoto to Defend Monster Energy Cup Title

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Villopoto goes ‘All-In’ to defending his Monster Energy Cup title at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium.

Daytona Supercross Preview 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series heads to Daytona this weekend where it will compete on one of the most difficult tracks of the season.

Honda Signs Extension to Sponsor Daytona SX

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Honda signs a three-year extension to sponsor Daytona Supercross by Honda.

Tickets Still Available for MHoF Breakfast

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Still time for tickets for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Breakfast at Daytona Fundraiser with Kevin Schwantz.

Virginia Law Halts Motorcycle Checkpoints

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
In a victory for motorcyclists, Virginia is the latest state to bar motorcycle-only checkpoints.

U.S. Team to Chase the Speedway World Cup

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
The U.S. Team has launched its 2012 campaign to chase the Speedway World Cup in Slovenia, beginning May 5.

Honda Announces 2012 Amateur Support

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
American Honda announces the 2012 Amateur Support Program for Motocross.

Lucas Oil Signs Title Sponsor Extension for MX

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Lucas Oil renews commitment to Motocross Nationals with multi-year extension as Title Sponsor of the series and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship reveals new look for 2012 season.

MiniMotoSX Party at Pole Position Raceway

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Planetminis.com to host GEICO MiniMotoSX after party and awards presentation at Pole Position Raceway which is a great way to wrap up a full weekend of racing.

Husqvarna Announces 2012 Race Contingency

Monday, March 5, 2012
Husqvarna is announcing its plan to pony up more than $10 million in contingency with payouts in more events and classes than ever before.

2012 Western Checkpoint Enduro Schedule

Monday, March 5, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association has announced that the 2012 Western Checkpoint Enduro Championship will feature multiple competition formats including the tradition of time-keeping enduros.

EnduroCross Adds Women’s Class Series

Monday, March 5, 2012
2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross to add Women’s Championship five round championship series for the ladies.

Matrix Concepts March Mat-ness Promotion

Monday, March 5, 2012
Matrix Concepts brings you March Mat-ness in celebration of Kevin Windham's 200th main event start.

2012 AMA National Enduro Sandslapper Results

Monday, March 5, 2012
Factory FMF/KTM rider Cory Buttrick earned his first win of the season at the third round of the AMA National Enduro Series held in Salley, SC.

St. Louis Supercross Results 2012

Saturday, March 3, 2012
The 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series hosted its first Midwest round of the season with the start proving crucial for several riders.

St. Louis Supercross Lites Results 2012

Saturday, March 3, 2012
Round 3 of the 2012 Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Championship in St. Louis featured a wire-to-wire victory for fans in the Midwest.

Ricky Carmichael to Run Suzuki Training Camp

Friday, March 2, 2012
Legendary motocross and supercross racer Ricky Carmichael will run the first-ever Suzuki training camp at his private facility in Tallahassee, Florida.

World Speedway Champ Greg Hancock Speaks

Friday, March 2, 2012
Greg Hancock explains how an American abroad ends up winning a second World Speedway Championship 14 years after claiming his first title.

AMA Expands Championship Banquet Program

Friday, March 2, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association expands the 2012 Championship Banquet program.

Construction Begins on RC Supercross Course

Friday, March 2, 2012
Construction begins on Ricky Carmichael Signature Design course for Daytona Supercross by Honda as 2012 marks the fifth year for Bomber Built Construction and Carmichael Design collaboration.

Dr. Frazier: Sykes Ridge Road to Adventure

Friday, March 2, 2012
Our round-the-globe adventurer runs into a little trouble tackling the Sykes Ridge Road aboard his Kawasaki KLX250S.

Cometic Gasket Inks Ricky Carmichael to PSA

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Cometic Gasket signs AMA legend Ricky Carmichael to Personal Services Agreement.

AMA Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members

Thursday, March 1, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association welcomes newly elected board members.

Amateur AX Returns to South Point Casino

Thursday, March 1, 2012
The 13th Annual Amateur National Arenacross Championship returns to South Point Casino this May. Tickets to see the world’s fastest Amateur Arenacross riders are on sale now.

EVS Revolution 5 Roost Guard Review

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Looking for affordable dirt bike racing roost protection with comfort and freedom of movement? EVS safety gear has the answer with its Revolution 5 Roost Guard.