Aug 31

Reed Confirms 2014 Supercross Plans

Photo Credit: Frank Hoppen

Photo Credit: Frank Hoppen

It’s official, will pursue the 2014 Monster Energy title while riding for his own team, .

Reed, a multi-time supercross and champion, ended months of speculation when he released several tweets Friday night regarding his future plans.

 

 

It was rumored that Reed would join RCH Racing, a team led by Ricky Carmichael and Carey Hart. The switch would have placed Reed back on a Suzuki for the first time since 2009 – a season in which he won three races and battled with rival James Stewart for the title, ultimately falling short by a mere four points.

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Aug 30

Lorenzo Sets Pace On First Day At Silverstone

Photo Credit: Getty Images

Photo Credit: Getty Images

 

hasn’t captured a win since mid-June, and has since dropped to third in the standings, 44 points behind championship leader .

On Friday, it looked as if Lorenzo was back in top form as he set a blazing lap of 2:02.734, two tenths quicker than Marquez.

Championship contender Dani Pedrosa trailed in third followed by 2012 pole-sitter Alvaro Bautista. Valentino Rossi, who has captured three premier class wins at , rounded out the top five.

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Aug 25

American GP3 Star Conor Daly Scores Double Podium At Spa-Francorchamps

Photo Credit: GP3 Series

Photo Credit: Series

U.S. race fans have desperately been searching for a current day American racer to compete and succeed in , but to no avail.

GP3 standout and Indianapolis-native  may soon change that.

Daly, son of former F1 racer Derek Daly, wasn’t able to score a win at , but a double podium effort places him in prime position to score his first GP3 championship.

“It was awesome to get two second places in a weekend,” Daly said. “That’s pretty good after some of the weekends we’ve had previously. It’s good to be in the points fight now.”

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Aug 23

Dungey, Barcia, Tomac To Represent Team USA At ’13 Motocross des Nations

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby/Racer X

Photo Credit: Simon Cudby/Racer X

, and will fly the banner for Team USA at this year’s , which will be held in Teutschenthal, Germany on September 28-29.

Dungey, who returns to MXoN for a fifth straight year, will compete in the MX1 class (450cc). Newly crowned 250 champion Tomac will run MX2 (250cc) with Barcia racing Open.

Long-time team manager and multi-time motocross world champion will return to manage the all-star lineup in its quest to reclaim the coveted MXoN winner’s trophy.

“The strength for the Americans is that everybody always works together as a team,” DeCoster said. “Often, that is not the case for other teams. Another of our strengths is our fans. The American fans are very much behind this race.”

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