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Tue 27 Mar 2001
Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

Pikes Peak Hill Climb increase purse

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Motorcycle and quad riders in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will have extra incentive to reach the 14,110-foot summit of Pikes Peak in first place this year. The PPIHC board of directors approved a guaranteed...

Sun 14 Oct 2001
THQ U.S. Open winners

THQ U.S. Open winners

LA CANADA, Calif. (October 13, 2001) - The THQ U.S. Open is pleased to announce the winners of the first night's competition from the MGM Grand Garden Arena: Ricky Carmichael (THQ U.S. Open); Blair Morgan (White Brothers Four Stroke Shootout);...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

Arrest made in Mickey and Trudy Thompson murders

DANA POINT, CA. -- Michael F. Goodwin, 56, was arrested Thursday (December 13) for two counts of murder and two counts of conspiracy to commit murder of auto racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife, Trudy. The couple was shot to death in the ...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
BMW BoxerCup Magny-Cours course

BMW BoxerCup Magny-Cours course

Le Belge Stéphane Mertens a remporté de haute lutte la septième et dernière manche de l'International BMW BoxerCup 2001 sur le circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, quelques heures avant de prendre le départ du 65e Bol d'Or. En remportant sur le ...

Fri 01 Jun 2001
FMX: IFMA Freestyle Motocross schedule announced

FMX: IFMA Freestyle Motocross schedule announced

AURORA, Ill. SFX Motor Sports Group (tm) is proud to announce the 2001 IFMA fall freestyle motocross schedule. The ten-city fall schedule is the continuation of the 2001 21 event series and will include the three event stops of the premier Vans...

Wed 18 Apr 2001
Vallejo Speedway to host flat-track racing

Vallejo Speedway to host flat-track racing

SONOMA, Calif. - Sears Point Raceway won't be the only site to watch exciting motorcycle racing during Sonomafest 2001, April 27-May 6. Vallejo Speedway2, which is located 10 miles east of the raceway at the Solano County Fairgrounds, will host...

Tue 18 Dec 2001
SUPERCROSS: Pontiac Silverdome, Clear Channel reach contract agreement

SUPERCROSS: Pontiac Silverdome, Clear Channel reach contract agreement

Pontiac Silverdome and Clear Channel Entertainment Announce Relationship Through 2003 AURORA, Ill. (December 12, 2001) - The Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., and Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division have confirmed that Clear Channel...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
Clear Channel's Arenacross Amateur Racing series review

Clear Channel's Arenacross Amateur Racing series review

AURORA Ill., (December 20, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division and its regional and national arenacross series, America's largest indoor motocross racing series by number of events, are racing into 2002 set to crown a new...

Mon 25 Jun 2001
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Bike preview

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Bike preview

Born to be wild, PPIHC motorcycle/quad competitors will deliver thrilling trips in the 79th Race to the Clouds COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. ^O The competition in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb motorcycle, quad and sidecar divisions will be...

Fri 05 Oct 2001
FUSA Del Mar Mile preview

FUSA Del Mar Mile preview

AURORA, Ill. (October 3, 2001) - Formula USA announced for the first time today the confirmation of nine different competing motorcycle brands will be welcomed at this weekend's K&N Filters Del Mar Weekend. "Two years ago, brand integration was...

Sun 30 Sep 2001
British Superbikes at Rockingham Motor Speedway

British Superbikes at Rockingham Motor Speedway

Race 1 - Emmett Wins First Rockingham BSB Race Sean Emmett, riding the Reve Red Bull Ducati, has won the first ever British Superbike Championship race at Rockingham Motor Speedway. The race was run in two parts after Steve Hislop crashed...

Thu 30 Aug 2001
THQ U.S. Open history

THQ U.S. Open history

LA CANADA, Calif. (August 28, 2001) - In the three-year history of the THQ U.S. Open, The World's Richest Motorcycle Race, three distinct champions have taken home a lion's share of more than $100,000 each. This prestigious two-day event has ...

Tue 27 Nov 2001
SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel announces agreement with AST

SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel announces agreement with AST

AURORA, Ill. (November 16, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division announced today an exclusive three-year retail licensing agreement with Action Sports Team LLC (AST). The agreement, the first of its kind in the supercross...

Mon 07 May 2001
Bike racers injured at AA Kyalami

Bike racers injured at AA Kyalami

Johannesburg, Saturday - Jamie Hilton, teenage son of comedian Barry Hilton, was taken to hospital today with potentially serious injuries after crashing heavily during the second round of the Dark Dog Superbike Championship at AA Kyalami ...

Sun 05 Aug 2001
BITD: Adelanto GP 2002 news

BITD: Adelanto GP 2002 news

Las Vegas, Nevada - Two legends in off-road Motorcycle Racing are joining forces to bring what is already known as the biggest and best motorcycle grand prix of all time, the "Adelanto Grand Prix" to new heights! Best In The Desert Racing ...

Mon 18 Jun 2001
Abernethy Promoted with SFX Motor Sports' Arenacross

Abernethy Promoted with SFX Motor Sports' Arenacross

Abernethy Takes On New Role At SFX Motor Sports National Speed Stick Arenacross Series Steps Up AURORA, Ill. - SFX Motor Sports is pleased to appoint Mark Abernethy to Director of Marketing for Supercross/Arenacross. Abernethy, who has been...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
Motocross pulls together to help Boutwell

Motocross pulls together to help Boutwell

Boutwell Overcomes Adversity To Race In The THQ U.S. Open LA CANADA, Calif. (August 20, 2001) - Tragedy isn't getting in the way of Cole Boutwell's dreams. The 13-year-old from Lynn Haven, Fla., recently secured the final spot in the...

Tue 18 Sep 2001
BMW BoxerCup Magny-Cours race report

BMW BoxerCup Magny-Cours race report

Mertens secures championship after win N°5 Stéphane Mertens took his fifth win of the season this weekend at the Bol d'Or in Magny- Cours for the final round of the BMW Motorrad International BoxerCup 2001. The tall Belgian rider...

Wed 22 Aug 2001
Pro Circuit Mini Invitational finalized

Pro Circuit Mini Invitational finalized

THQ U.S. Open, The World's Richest Motorcycle Race, Has The Pro Circuit Mini Invitational Line Up Finalized LA CANADA, Calif. (August 16, 2001) - The Pro Circuit Mini Invitational list of riders has been finalized for the 2001 THQ U.S. Open at...

Mon 18 Jun 2001
East London Vodacin road show preview

East London Vodacin road show preview

The historic Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix circuit in East London provides the backdrop for two highly important national championship outings when the Vodacom Roadshow moves to the coast on June 23, Tight championship battles - as the season draws...

Sat 17 Feb 2001
IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Ongais inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame

IRL: CHAMPCAR/CART: Ongais inducted into Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame

Nearly four decades after Danny Ongais left his home state of Hawaii to further a rapidly flourishing drag racing career on the mainland US, his old friends and admirers could finally pay him homage as the 50th State's biggest contribution to ...

Mon 24 Dec 2001
SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel signs RCA Dome

SUPERCROSS: Clear Channel signs RCA Dome

AURORA, Ill. (December 19, 2001) - Clear Channel Entertainment's motor sports division has announced today that Indianapolis' RCA Dome will continue as a fixture on Clear Channel's Supercross Series. Today's announced agreement locks in Clear ...

Tue 04 Sep 2001
Portland Formula USA Flat Track fact sheet

Portland Formula USA Flat Track fact sheet

WHAT: The Formula USA Flat Track Championship Motorcycles competing on the "Monster" half-mile clay oval. WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2001. Gates open at 5:00 pm, with racing beginning at 7:00 pm. WHERE: Portland Speedway, 9727 N. MLK Jr....

Fri 24 Aug 2001
New record set at Rockingham

New record set at Rockingham

An official Guinness World Record has been set at Rockingham for the fastest average speed around an oval race circuit on a motorcycle. 600cc British Supersport Series racer Rob Frost clinched the record time of 122.03mph around the banked oval...