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Wed 19 Jul 2000
LVMS Notebook 2000-07-19

LVMS Notebook 2000-07-19

Trickle and Cobb dominate NASCAR Sunbelt Region LAS VEGAS - Las Vegans Dick Cobb and Chuck Trickle have taken their battle for Las Vegas Motor Speedway's track championship to the national level. Cobb leads Trickle by a mere eight points in...

Mon 10 Jul 2000
Doug Danger makes first appearance at Oswego

Doug Danger makes first appearance at Oswego

Oswego, NY . . .Motorcycle Daredevil Doug Danger will perform his heart stopping thrill show at Oswego Speedway this Saturday night. The Doug Danger Thrill Show is an action packed performance that combines high-speed motorcycle feats of daring...

Wed 05 Jul 2000
Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Club MX Motocross July 1 Results

Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Club MX Motocross July 1 Results

Motocross Results Saturday, July 1, 2000 Small Quads: 1.Chase Nanney 50CC Beginner: 1. Brandon Brown; 2. Michael LaChase; 3. Cole Nanney 50CC Novice: 1. Brandon Hemsley; 2. Thomas Yagle 50CC Open: 1. Brandon Brown; 2. Dalton Davis; 3. Michael...

Mon 03 Jul 2000
Edwards heads World Superbike ranking going to Laguna Seca

Edwards heads World Superbike ranking going to Laguna Seca

Round 9: Laguna Seca (USA) 9 July 2000 For the first time in his career, Texan Colin Edwards (Castrol Honda-Michelin) arrives at Laguna Seca (California) in first place in the Superbike ranking, with a 26-point lead on number-two Troy ...

Sun 02 Jul 2000
Legend Joey Dunlop dies in crash

Legend Joey Dunlop dies in crash

by Carrie Simpson - motorsport.com Five times World TT champion and Ulsterman, Joey Dunlop 48 was killed today while competing in a road race meeting in Tallinn, Estonia. Dunlop was was leading on the second lap when he crashed his 125cc bike...

Tue 06 Jun 2000
Sears Point/AMA Cancel Superbikes
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Sears Point/AMA Cancel Superbikes

SONOMA, Calif. - The 2000 AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship races originally scheduled to be held May 5-7 at the Progressive Insurance AMA Superbike Challenge at Sears Point Raceway, but postponed due to rain, will not be rescheduled...

Thu 11 May 2000
Kevin Schwantz begins fitness program for Australian Safari

Kevin Schwantz begins fitness program for Australian Safari

THURSDAY, MAY 11: Former 500cc motorcycle world champion Kevin Schwantz has started a gruelling daily fitness program in the United States to ensure he is in peak condition for this year's 5,000km Australian Safari international cross-country ...

Wed 03 May 2000
Motorcycle Mania to Kick Off Cycle Season

Motorcycle Mania to Kick Off Cycle Season

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (May 2, 2000) - The Wrenchead.com National Dirt Track Series gets off to a roaring start at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track Saturday night, May 6 with Motorcycle Mania. Defending national champion motorcycle rider Chris Carr...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Two Motorsport Figures Enter into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

CHAMPCAR/CART: Two Motorsport Figures Enter into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

-Brian Pratt - special to Motorsport.com In a break with tradition two motorsport figures were inducted last April 25th into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame: CART Champ car driver Greg Moore, of Maple Ridge; and, motorcyclist Trev...

Tue 02 May 2000
Superbikes at Sears Point

Superbikes at Sears Point

SONOMA, Calif. - The man from Down Under came out on top at Sears Point Raceway in 1999, and he's a good bet to make it two in a row when the knee-dragging excitement of the AMA Chevy Trucks U.S. Superbike Championship Series makes its only ...

Tue 25 Apr 2000
Las Vegas hosts World Mini GP motocross

Las Vegas hosts World Mini GP motocross

LAS VEGAS - More than 2,000 riders will compete in the world's largest motocross event April 26-30 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway's motocross facility. The 29th Annual World Mini Grand Prix will feature riders from over 40 states and eight ...

Fri 21 Apr 2000
Extreme Motorcyclist at Sonomafest

Extreme Motorcyclist at Sonomafest

SONOMA, Calif. - There is certainly nothing strange about riding a motorcycle, but the same can't be said for someone who actually scales 30-foot cliff walls and climbs rock walls up to 7-feet high with one. But that's exactly what Tommi Ahvala...

Wed 12 Apr 2000
John Penton Named Grand Marshal

John Penton Named Grand Marshal

Penton, Father of Off-Road Motorcycles, Named Grand Marshal of VMD West SONOMA, Calif. - John Penton had no idea that on March 7, 1968 he would revolutionize the world of off-road motorcycle racing when the first 125cc Berkshire Penton ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Results/Palmdale, Calif.

NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Results/Palmdale, Calif.

PALMDALE, Calif., 03/26/00 -- Final round results from the NMRA-PROSTAR Glass Werx National Open, held at Los Angeles County Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, reaction time, elapsed time and speed in mph: FUNNYBIKE WIN: Scott...

NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Qualifying/Palmdale, Calif.

NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Qualifying/Palmdale, Calif.

PALMDALE, Calif., 03/26/00 16:47:53 -- Qualifying results after 3 round(s) of qualifying at the NMRA-PROSTAR Glass Werx National Open, held at Los Angeles County Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in ...

Thu 02 Mar 2000
FreeRide Moto-X at Irwindale

FreeRide Moto-X at Irwindale

(Irwindale, Calif.) - - It's arguably the most extreme sport on the planet. Freestyle motocross. Intense athletic competition combined with absolute aerial insanity as riders launch themselves across I00-foot chasms and perform an array of ...

Wed 01 Mar 2000
TMS Motorcycle Mania

TMS Motorcycle Mania

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Feb. 29, 2000) - A new racing event, featuring the defending national champion motorcycle rider, is scheduled for the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track on Saturday night, May 6. Chris Carr of Fleetwood, Penn., is expected to...

Sat 05 Feb 2000
John Mancuso Crashes in Australia, Emerges Uninjured

John Mancuso Crashes in Australia, Emerges Uninjured

Mancuso Crashes Top Fuel Harley In Brisbane, Emerges Bruised But Unhurt BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - Sometimes the rough and tumble world of Top Fuel Harley can live up to its reputation. One of the class' most noted riders found that out the hard way.

Mon 31 Jan 2000
John Mancuso Reaches Semi-Finals In Top Fuel Harley World Series

John Mancuso Reaches Semi-Finals In Top Fuel Harley World Series

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - John Mancuso made a valiant effort in Easyriders Top Fuel World Championship at Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Australia, but fell one round short of the final round. The veteran Harley-Davidson dealer dropped a tough ...

Mon 10 Jan 2000
NMRA & Prostar join forces to create super series
AMA

NMRA & Prostar join forces to create super series

Huntsville, AL -- In an Extreme move to save motorcycle drag racing on the West Coast, the National Motorcycle Racing Association (NMRA) and AMA/Prostar have entered into an agreement that will ensure the longevity of organized motorcycle drag ...

Wed 05 Jan 2000
John Mancuso Prepares For International Battle

John Mancuso Prepares For International Battle

HOUSTON, TX. - John Mancuso has always wanted to be in the world's spotlight in within Top Fuel Harley racing. The successful Harley-Davidson dealer from Houston, Tx., will gain his wish on January 29, when he begins battle against the best...

Tue 04 Jan 2000
Northern Territory Government backs Australian Safari

Northern Territory Government backs Australian Safari

The Northern Territory Government today confirmed its commitment to the Australian Safari international cross-country motorsport rally for the next three years, thus securing the event for the Territory into the New Millennium. The 2000 Safari...