After a rare lengthy break in the FIM Motocross World Championship calendar, the 2014 campaign will wind-down quickly with the remaining two rounds of 17 to be played-out in the next 10 days.
The Grand Prix of State of Goias in Brazil will be followed by the curtain-closing Grand Prix of Mexico and both Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MXGP and Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe MX2 are on their way to Trindade, Goiânia, this week for the first of two new venues for the MXGP elite.
TRIAL DES NATIONS - ANDORRA - SEPTEMBER 14th
We regret to advise that due to injury, team member Jordan Szoke has been forced to withdraw. Luckily Jonathan English, who suffered an injury on the same weekend has now been cleared to participate.
This leaves us with a 3 man team composed of English, Dan Johnson and Brandon Wince.
The famous Walton Raceway will host the final rounds of the Royal Distributing Canadian Cross Country Championship East on September 6 & 7. At the end of Sunday’s race, champions will be declared in all classes from Pee Wee to Pro. There will be no waiting days for results or months for Championship plates to be awarded. The National Championship awards ceremony will take place on Sunday afternoon immediately following the day’s podium presentation.
Factory Husqvarna's Andrew DeLong came into the Little Brown Jug National Enduro feeling a bit under the weather, but didn't let it stop him from doing what he needed to do – ride consistently and protect his lead in the championship. Andrew did that and more with a podium finish in South Carolina, and managed to put an even bigger buffer on his points lead with a 3rd place finish. Fellow Factory Husqvarna rider Russell Bobbitt enjoyed his return to action with a strong 6th place finish at the Little Brown Jug National Enduro.
Take a look at the Honda Canada Gopher Dunes Racing Team as they take on round ten of the CMRC Pro Nationals. Westen Wrozyna finished out his season strong in the MX2 class while Colton Facciotti took home the MX1 championship.
It is with great excitement that we are announcing the return of Marty Halmazna Canadian extreme off-road rider. The two time finisher of the Erzberg Rodeo and Last Man Standing, Hells Gate competitor and multi-time Canadian National Champion has secured a starting position in the Red Bull Sea to Sky event in Kemer, Turkey, this September 26-28th. Along with Marty will be his film crew documenting his journey to this prestigious event. "I am really looking forward to it. It will be great racing again with some of the great off-roaders of my time. Jarvis, Birch, Galindo, Knighter, Letti, Bolton, Lampkin and Walker amongst many more, it should be killer. My team has spent many long hours securing great support from the best companies like Projekt Bags, 2UNDR, Limenine graphics, Troy Lee Designs Canada, Emperor racing, MRSI, Western & Eastern Drywall, Castle Creek Homes, Bow Ridge Sports, Riviere’s Construction, The German Car Specialist, The Second Gear Club and Husqvarna Motorcycles Canada."
CALGARY, AB – August 25, 2014 – Calgary will host for the second time Red Bull Rocks & Logs, an endurocross competition which takes place on a technically challenging course filled with a variety of natural and man-made obstacles. Designed by pro rider Shane Cuthbertson (Airdrie AB), the custom track brings together tough and technical design elements from Enduros and Harescrambles across the globe to Wild Rose MX Park, in the heart of Calgary. This year, three brand new features will test the skills of riders as they race to complete their laps and get a spot in the finals. On the weekend of September 20-21st, Red Bull Rocks & Logs will look for champion riders in five different classes including Pro, Amateur, Junior, Veteran and Women’s from a field of 175 riders who will go head-to-head in a knock-out style format.
Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to confirm that Australian Dean Ferris will conclude the remainder of the FIM Motocross World Championship competing in the MXGP class for the Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing team.
Last weekend the European Trial Championship finished with a complete surprise. 17 years old German Franz Kadlec on Beta Evo 300 Factory won the final event in Belgium and took the overall victory of the European Championship. Kadlec joined Beta as German rookie at the beginning of the season. As Trials are more focused on the hemisphere of southern Europe, the factory contract with a young German pilot was a premiere, observed by the experts with some doubts regarding the future success at the beginning.
John Meaney made the trip to Utah for the final round of the US nationals. Have a look at the grand finale through his lens.
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