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Mon 27 Nov 2000
Extreme bikes at Irwindale

Extreme bikes at Irwindale

Irwindale, Calif. - - Don't look now but ... They'rrrre Baaack! Those high-flying, truly-styling, broken-bones-defying, Extreme Freestyle Challenge riders are once again cleared for takeoff into the friendly skies above Irwindale Speedway in...

Thu 09 Nov 2000
Las Vegas hosts Moto-X

Las Vegas hosts Moto-X

LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas Motor Speedway will offer more than your typical car races this weekend when the LXD FreeRide Moto-X Championship Presented by TheEdgeSports.com conquers the half-mile dirt track. The Friday night and Saturday afternoon ...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
LXD FreeRide Moto-X Championship headed to LVMS

LXD FreeRide Moto-X Championship headed to LVMS

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Motor Speedway will have some of the best freestyle motocross pilots in the world when TheEdgeSports.com presents the LXD FreeRide Moto-X championship on Nov. 10 and 11. Freestyle motocross pilots perform heart-stopping, ...

Tue 26 Sep 2000

"Harleys on the Half Mile" at Irwindale this Saturday

"HARLEYS ON THE HALF-MILE" SEPT. 30 RIDE TO SPEEDWAY WILL RAISE MONEY FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOC. KIDS' CAMP Irwindale, Calif. - - "We expect to have as many as 500 motorcyclists to join in all the fun this year," said Traci Berman of ...

Las Vegas preview 2000-09-25

Las Vegas preview 2000-09-25

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be packed with racing excitement this weekend. Las Vegas Color Graphics Night at the Races will host the Speed Truck Challenge this Saturday at the Bullring. NMRA Pro Star Motorcycles will race on Saturday...

Irwindale Speedway this week 2000-09-30

Irwindale Speedway this week 2000-09-30

Irwindale, Calif. - - There's going to be a lot of "gold" on the line in Saturday night's "Miller Lite 100" on September 30. The last points race of the long and grueling 19-race Food 4 Less Super Late Model's season; it's also the final race...

Fri 22 Sep 2000
Freestyle Moto-X at Mesa Marin Raceway

Freestyle Moto-X at Mesa Marin Raceway

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The nation's best Freestyle Moto-X riders are set for high-flying action at Mesa Marin Raceway Saturday, Oct. 7 as Milestone Motorsports Marketing presents the Freestyle Moto-X Air MX Challenge. The event is scheduled to...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
Harley on the track at Irwindale

Harley on the track at Irwindale

Irwindale, Calif. - - "We expect to have as many as 500 motorcyclists to join in all the fun this year," said Traci Berman of Laidlaw's Harley-Davidson in Rosemead. "Last year was our first ever charity ride to a racetrack ... We were blown...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
Kyle Petty launches Petty Touring Series

Kyle Petty launches Petty Touring Series

HARRISBURG, N.C. (August 30, 2000) - NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, in conjunction with the Winston Cup Racing Wives Auxiliary (WCRWA), launched the newly formed Petty Touring Series this past weekend in Bristol, TN. The idea for the ...

Tue 29 Aug 2000
Harleys on the Half-Mile at Irwindale Sept 30

Harleys on the Half-Mile at Irwindale Sept 30

"HARLEYS ON THE HALF-MILE" SEPT. 30 RIDE TO SPEEDWAY WILL RAISE MONEY FOR MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOC. KIDS' CAMP Irwindale, Calif. - - "We expect to have as many as 500 motorcyclists to join in all the fun this year," said Traci Berman of ...

Mon 28 Aug 2000
Kenny Noyes and Terry Poovey takin' it all at Texas

Kenny Noyes and Terry Poovey takin' it all at Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Aug. 26, 2000) - Fans battled the hot temperatures and dirt bike riders turned up the heat on Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. At the end of the night, Kenny Noyes of Antioch, Calif., and Terry Poovey from...

Tue 22 Aug 2000
IMCA: LVMS weekend preview

IMCA: LVMS weekend preview

Buick Grandnational, E.T. Brackets at The Strip; IMCA action and Motocross Night Series return to LVMS LAS VEGAS –Buick Grandnational, E.T. Bracket racing, Junior Dragsters, IMCA racing and motocross invade Las Vegas Motor Speedway this ...

Fri 18 Aug 2000
Chris Carr Leads Top Riders to Texas for Rattlesnake Roundup

Chris Carr Leads Top Riders to Texas for Rattlesnake Roundup

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 18, 2000) - Chris Carr may best be described as "Mr. Consistency". It is that kind of approach that has elevated him to the elite status in flat track dirt track motorcycle racing. Coming into the PACE Motorsports ...

Thu 17 Aug 2000
Springsteen shooting for win at Texas

Springsteen shooting for win at Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 17, 2000) - Age can be the career-ender for many athletes but not for 43-year-old Jay Springsteen. The veteran of the Wrenchead.com National Dirt Track Series says he's looking ahead to what's still possible, not what's...

Tue 15 Aug 2000
AMA/Prostar-Indy final results
AMA

AMA/Prostar-Indy final results

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 08/14/00 -- Final round results from the AMA/Prostar Pingel Thunder Nationals, held at Indianapolis Raceway Park, shown with position, name, hometown, make, reaction time, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL -ROUND...

AMA/Prostar-Indy, Final Qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostar-Indy, Final Qualifying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 08/14/00 14:50:26 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/Prostar Pingel Thunder Nationals, held at Indianapolis Raceway Park, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed...

Tue 08 Aug 2000

"Devil's Dungeon" adds spice to Freestyle Motocross event

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Aug. 8, 2000) - An interesting twist has been added to the Aug. 11-12 IFMA Freestyle Motocross event at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. The "Devil's Dungeon" -- a seven-foot deep x-shaped pit -- has been dug into the front ...

The Bullring, The Strip and Motocross in full action at LVMS this weekend

The Bullring, The Strip and Motocross in full action at LVMS this weekend

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host a weekend filled with motorsports action with Hawaiian Night at The Bullring, E.T. bracket racing at The Strip and round five of the night series at the motocross track. The first 500 spectators at...

Motocross riders fly high this week at Texas Motor Speedway

Motocross riders fly high this week at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (August 7, 2000) - Fifteen of the top freestyle motocross riders on the circuit will be at this weekend's IFMA Freestyle Motocross event at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. Several of the top riders will be competing the ...

Thu 03 Aug 2000
Distler Brothers looking forward to Texas

Distler Brothers looking forward to Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (Aug. 2, 2000) - John and Robert Distler are like so many brothers, they are always trying to outdo each other. The siblings will get a chance to be king of their family in a different way, through FMX freestyle "big...

Wed 02 Aug 2000
Speed Trucks, demo derby at Las Vegas

Speed Trucks, demo derby at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Mechanix Wear Speed Trucks, a demolition derby, Friday Night Drags and a motocross event highlight Las Vegas Motor Speedway's racing weekend. Mechanix Wear Speed Trucks made an appearance for The Bullring's season opener ...

Wed 26 Jul 2000
Freestyle motocross comes to Texas

Freestyle motocross comes to Texas

FORT WORTH-DALLAS (July 25, 2000) - The wildest jumps in freestyle motocross history are expected Friday and Saturday nights, August 11-12 when the IFMA Freestyle Motocross circuit makes its initial appearance in the area at Texas Motor Speedway...

Tue 25 Jul 2000
TSR pre Suzuka 8 hours Endurance

TSR pre Suzuka 8 hours Endurance

TSR announces the replacement of a rider for this prestigious Suzuka 8 hours, another star-studded race with popular faces of Grand Prix like Valentino Rossi, Alex Barros with WSB stars like Noriyuki Haga. We appointed Jun Maeda to replace ...

Sat 22 Jul 2000
Michelin / World Endurance - Suzuka 8 hours

Michelin / World Endurance - Suzuka 8 hours

World Endurance Championship Round 4: Suzuka 8 Hours Suzuka, 30 July 2000 The world’s biggest bike race The 500 Grand Prix and World Superbike Championship crowns may be the most jealously contested series in motorcycle racing but the...

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
AMA

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...