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Wed 31 Dec 2003
2004 season preview
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2004 season preview

A new champion will be crowned in AMA Supercross 2004 season kicks off with traditional Anaheim opener. PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 29, 2003) -- The 2004 THQ AMA Supercross Series gets underway this Saturday, Jan. 3, at Edison International...

SUPERCROSS: Pre-Anaheim standings, Gelredome results
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SUPERCROSS: Pre-Anaheim standings, Gelredome results

ARNHEM, Holland (December 13, 2003) - Honda's Ernesto Fonseca, of Canyon Lake, Calif., won his first THQ World Supercross GP at the Gelredome, leading all 20 laps in the main event. Damon Huffman, of Canyon Country, Calif., finished second and ...

Wed 17 Dec 2003
2004 AMA Ice Race Nationals announced
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2004 AMA Ice Race Nationals announced

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Late January and early February is when many motorcyclists can only dream about riding. For some brave souls, however, this is prime time for motorcycle racing. The AMA Ice Race Nationals will be held January 31 and...

SUPERCROSS: THQ announces track designs
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SUPERCROSS: THQ announces track designs

AURORA, Ill. (December 4, 2003) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division released the 2003-2004 supercross race track designs for the THQ World Supercross GP / THQ AMA Supercross Series. Dirt Wurx, the official track builders of ...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
AMA Pro Racing to assess tire test situation
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AMA Pro Racing to assess tire test situation

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 11, 2003) -- AMA Pro Racing, in concert with teams, riders, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) officials and representatives from the major tire manufacturers will work together in assessing the situation resulting from...

Dunlop Dayton tire test 2003-12-09
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Dunlop Dayton tire test 2003-12-09

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 9, 2003) -- Honda stayed atop the speed charts during the second day of Dunlop tire testing on Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the 63rd Daytona 200 By Arai on Saturday, March 6. Ben...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
2004 AMA Flat Track schedule
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2004 AMA Flat Track schedule

2004 AMA Progressive Insurance Flat Track Championship Schedule <pre> Date Location (Type) March 4 Municipal Stadium Daytona Beach, FL (Short Track) May...

Flat Track 2004 schedule announced
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Flat Track 2004 schedule announced

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 9, 2003) -- The AMA Progressive Insurance Flat Track Championship will have a fresh look in 2004 as it features a combination of 19 returning and new events. The season begins on Thursday, March 4, 2004 during Daytona Bike...

Dunlop Tire testing underway at Daytona
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Dunlop Tire testing underway at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 8, 2003) -- The three-day Dunlop tire test in preparation for the 63rd Daytona 200 By Arai on Saturday, March 6 kicked off Monday at historic Daytona International Speedway. At the center of attention on the first day...

Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-05
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Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-05

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 5, 2003) -- Ducati Austin's Eric Bostrom and Team Valvoline EMGO Suzuki's Steve Rapp and Vince Haskovec completed a second day of Michelin tire testing on Friday at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the...

Steve Whitelock promoted to Series' Manager
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Steve Whitelock promoted to Series' Manager

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Dec. 5, 2003) -- AMA Pro Racing, the leading sanctioning body for motorcycle sport in the United States, has appointed Steve Whitelock as AMA Supercross/Motocross series manager. Whitelock, to be based in AMA Pro Racing's West...

Sat 06 Dec 2003
Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-04
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Michelin test at Daytona 2003-12-04

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Dec. 4, 2003) -- Eric Bostrom turned his first laps aboard the Ducati 999 factory motorcycle on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway as Ducati Austin and Valvoline EMGO Suzuki kicked off a three-day Michelin tire test...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
Ducati/Bostrom news 2003-12-01
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Ducati/Bostrom news 2003-12-01

Bologna (Italy), December 1, 2003: Today saw the first visit to the Bologna factory for Eric Bostrom, the rider Ducati Corse have chosen to head the Italian manufacturer's attack on the AMA Superbike championship. The 27 year-old from San...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

Sun 30 Nov 2003
HMC earns two Supermoto team championships
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HMC earns two Supermoto team championships

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 26, 2003) -- Red Bull HMC KTM made it a clean sweep of the two AMA Supermoto Team Championships by clinching the Supermoto team title in Las Vegas last weekend. The factory-backed squad had already wrapped up the Unlimited...

SUPERCROSS: Carmichael out for season with injury
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SUPERCROSS: Carmichael out for season with injury

Pre-season testing puts an early end to Ricky Carmichael's Supercross season. AURORA, Ill. (November 26, 2003) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sport's division announced today that Factory Honda's Ricky Carmichael was injured yesterday...

Wed 26 Nov 2003
2003 Awards Banquet report
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2003 Awards Banquet report

AMA Pro Racing Awards Banquet wraps up 2003 racing season PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 25, 2003) -- The annual AMA Pro Racing Awards banquet on Saturday at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas brought a dazzling close to the 2003 AMA Pro Racing season....

Ben Bostrom crowned Supermoto champion
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Ben Bostrom crowned Supermoto champion

Former AMA Superbike champ wins the AMA Supermoto crown PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 24, 2003) -- Ben Bostrom was ready to write off his 2003 racing season as one he would like to forget. The 1998 AMA Superbike champ returned home to AMA Chevy ...

Langston wins Supermoto Unlimited class
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Langston wins Supermoto Unlimited class

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 24, 2003) -- Grant Langston enjoyed the proverbial icing on the cake Friday night in Las Vegas by winning the Supermoto Unlimited class of the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship. Langston, 21, of South Africa, took the...

Supermoto Las Vegas summary
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Supermoto Las Vegas summary

Honda Racing's Ben Bostrom charged his way up from outside the top five to claim the inaugural AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship Friday evening at the Rio. Bostrom, the 1998 AMA Superbike champ, picked up his second career AMA Championship crown...

Carr named Athlete of the Year
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Carr named Athlete of the Year

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 24, 2003) -- Chris Carr was named AMA Pro Racing Speed Channel Athlete of the Year Saturday night at the AMA Pro Racing Awards Banquet at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. It was the first time Carr has won the prestigious award...

Thu 20 Nov 2003
Eric Bostrom named by Ducati for AMA title challenge
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Eric Bostrom named by Ducati for AMA title challenge

Bologna (Italy), Wednesday, 19 November 2003: Eric Bostrom is set to spearhead the Ducati attack on the 2004 AMA Superbike championship in one of the most exciting challenges seen in North America's premier motorcycle racing series for many ...

Carmichael is final nominee for Athlete of the Year
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Carmichael is final nominee for Athlete of the Year

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 17, 2003) -- AMA Supercross and 250 Motocross Champion Ricky Carmichael, 23, of Havana, Fla., has earned the final nomination for the 2003 AMA Pro Racing Speed Channel Athlete of the Year Award. Carmichael is the defending...

Sat 15 Nov 2003
Supermoto season winds down in Las Vegas
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Supermoto season winds down in Las Vegas

Three history-making championships still on the line for star studded field. PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 14, 2003) -- The inaugural season of the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship wraps up on Friday, Nov. 21, at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las...

Thu 13 Nov 2003
Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

Sears Point Infineon Raceway 2004 schedule

SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) -- The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series will highlight a diverse 2004 main-event schedule at Infineon Raceway that also includes the best in sports cars, motorcycles and dragsters. The Big O Tires 2004...

Sat 08 Nov 2003
Watson nominated for Athlete of the Year
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Watson nominated for Athlete of the Year

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2003) -- AMA U.S. Hillclimb Champion David Watson has earned a nomination for the 2003 AMA Pro Racing Speed Channel Athlete of the Year. It marks the second straight year that the 25-year-old from Ludlow, Mass., has ...

Second annual Indoor Trails championship announced
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Second annual Indoor Trails championship announced

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- AMA Sports, the amateur and pro-am competition division of the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), has announced the second annual AMA National Indoor Trials Championship, presented by OG Productions of Winters, ...

Fri 07 Nov 2003
Supermoto championship update
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Supermoto championship update

PICKERINGTON, OHIO (Nov. 5, 2003) -- Wisconsin-based Red Bull HMC KTM Supermoto Racing Team 1 captured the 2003 AMA Supermoto Unlimited Team Championship at the fifth round of the series last Saturday, Nov. 1 in Irwindale, Calif. Heading into the...

Wed 05 Nov 2003
Stewart third Athlete of the year nominee
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Stewart third Athlete of the year nominee

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Nov. 3, 2003) -- James "Bubba" Stewart is the third nominee for the 2003 AMA Pro Racing Speed Channel Athlete of the Year. The 17-year-old factory Kawasaki rider from Haines City, Fla., won the AMA 125 West Supercross title. He...

Supermoto Championship round five report
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Supermoto Championship round five report

Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, CA - Doug Henry, who earned podium spots in each of his previous AMA Red Bull Supermoto outings, broke through with his first victory under the lights at Irwindale Speedway, Saturday, Nov. 1. For much of the contest,...

Thu 30 Oct 2003
Supermoto at Irwindale will proceed as scheduled
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Supermoto at Irwindale will proceed as scheduled

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct, 29, 2003) -- AMA Pro Racing and Irwindale Speedway have confirmed that the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship event scheduled for Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway this Saturday will take place as planned. Massive wildfires...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Supermoto round five preview
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Supermoto round five preview

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 27, 2003) -- The team titles in the AMA Red Bull Supermoto Championship are coming down to the wire as round five of the series heads to Irwindale, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 1. The powerful Red Bull HMC KTM squad leads the...

Chris Carr nominated for Athlete of the Year
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Chris Carr nominated for Athlete of the Year

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Oct. 27, 2003) -- For the third straight year Chris Carr has earned a nomination for the AMA Pro Racing Speed Channel Athlete of the Year. Carr, 36, of Fleetwood, Pa., became only the second rider in a half-century of AMA Grand...

ISDE team update 2003-10-28
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ISDE team update 2003-10-28

PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The roster has been shuffled a bit, but Team USA is ready to take on the world at the prestigious International Six Days Enduro, the world cup of off-road racing, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. With...

SUPERCROSS: Privateer test days announced
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SUPERCROSS: Privateer test days announced

AURORA, Ill. (October 28, 2003) - Clear Channel Entertainment's Motor Sports division announced today that there will be four privateer test days for the 2004 THQ World Supercross GP/AMA Supercross Series. Each privateer test day will be held on...

Tue 28 Oct 2003
2004 AMA Superbike schedule
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2004 AMA Superbike schedule

<pre> The 2004 AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship schedule: Date Location March 3-6 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FL April 2-4 California Speedway Fontana, ...