Ricky Carmichael, five-time Monster Energy AMA Supercross champion and the current analyst for the NBC broadcast, will join the broadcast crew as an analyst this weekend in Darlington for the Cook Out Southern 500.
The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna rider suffered a big get-off during qualifying for round ten of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship. Check out the crash, which was captured by Racer X videographer Tom Journet.
During the second 450 Class moto at the 2021 Budds Creek National, Dylan Ferrandis was on another level—literally. Check out this massive quad he pulled off over the Big Gulp jump, which was reposted by his trainer David Vuillemin on Instagram.
Even if you don’t follow the FIM Motocross World Championship (MXGP) in Europe, you probably know who Jeffrey Herlings is. If you, don’t you must live under a rock like Aaron Hansel does. Herlings, a native of the Netherlands, has three MX2 titles and one MXGP title to his resume, including 91 total wins (61 in MX2 and 30 in MXGP). We know he has incredible speed—it’s been on display for years—but he recently proved he is not human.
Get a rare glimpse into the realities of professional racing on the pro circuit with 21-year-old motocross athlete Chase Sexton from La Moille, Illinois.
After a month since the last race, the 2021 Specialized Turbo eMTB GNCC National Championship returned to action at the Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. The seventh (of eight) round once again served as the FIM North American eMTB Championship for the second straight year. And once again, Kyle Smith claimed the overall win, just as he did at the 2020 event. Nick Mackie and Charlie Mullins battled for second place, which would eventually go to Mackie. After seven rounds, Mullins (135 points) holds a two-point lead over Mackie in the standings. Smith picked up his first overall win of the 2021 season as he sits a close six points behind Mullins with 129 points. The eighth and final round of the championship is set to take place at The Mountaineer GNCC on September 11 in Beckley, West Virginia.
Now an A rider with his sight firmly set on Loretta Lynn’s this approaching August, Hymas has been hard at work sharpening his A Game and Flight Time is absolute proof of that.
Reigning MXGP World Motocross Champion Tim Gajser recently purchased an old racetrack in Slovenia where he used to race growing up. Check out this video from Honda HRC of Gajser showing off the property.
Nick Mackie returned to the top step of the podium at the Mason-Dixon eMTB GNCC on June 5, 2021. After battling with two-time defending champion Charlie Mullins in the early laps, Mackie was able to hold onto the to claim his second overall eMTB race win. Now, after five rounds, Mullins holds a two-point lead over Mackie in the overall points standings. The sixth round (of eight) will take place at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort on June 26.
After an intense battle at the event prior, Charlie Mullins and Nick Mackie were back battling for the eMTB GNCC race win at The John Penton GNCC in Millfield, Ohio. The two battled throughout the entire race: Mullins led the first two laps then Mackie led the third, fourth, and fifth lap before Mullins was able to reclaim the lead and return to the top step of the podium. At the finish, Mullins beat Mackie by only 1.218 seconds!
Due to season-ending injuries, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Austin Forkner has not raced a round of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship since the 2018 Ironman National in August 2018. After an injury during Monster Energy AMA Supercross that ended his title hopes, Forkner was able to focus on his recovery ahead of Pro Motocross. Now, Forkner is fully healthy and ready to take to the gates again in Pro Motocross aboard his #38 Kawasaki KX250. Monster Energy just posted a video—Dirt Shark - Forkner Style 2—of Forkner ripping around Fox Raceway in Pala, similar to the first Dirt Shark - Forkner Style that was released in December 2016. In the new video, Forkner's raw speed is on full display. Turn up the volume, make it full screen, and enjoy!
Scrolling through Instagram the other night I saw the best thing I have seen in a while. Phoenix Racing Honda’s Josh Osby shared a story about him providing a kid in his neighborhood with a bicycle. Check it out.