After racking up multiple Supercross and Motocross Lites wins aboard his Honda CRF250R, including winning the U.S. Open of Supercross, Josh Grant transitioned well to the big-bike class in 2009, winning the Anaheim Supercross opener that year.
KTM 350 SX-F
Red Bull KTM Factory Team rider Andrew Short earned a decent score at the opening round of the AMA Supercross Series with a 10th place result. His teammate, Mike Alessi finished a few positions back in 14th.
Among the lengthy list of elements that are helping to heighten the excitement surrounding the opening round of the 2011 AMA Supercross season this weekend at Anaheim stadium, there are three that may have not received the kind of attention they deserve.
2011 AMA Supercross
The 2011 AMA Supercross season begins this weekend at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.
All eyes will be on the reigning champion Ryan Dungey. The Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z450 rider made history last year, as he is the only rider to ever win both the AMA Supercross and Motocross titles in a rookie year.
This weekend the sensational show that is the AMA Supercross/FIM Supercross World Championship gets underway at its spiritual home of the Angel Stadium, Anaheim in Los Angeles for its 37th edition. The first visit of three to the venue in the 17-race 2010 schedule will see defending champion James Stewart of the L and M Team wield the new Yamaha YZ450F into its maiden major international campaign.
Feld Motor Sports recently announced that SPEED will air the first-ever, live motorsports doubleheader with two of Feld Motor Sports’ most popular properties to open the 2010 racing season.
On Saturday, Jan. 9, SPEED will present six-and-half hours of live programming, starting with Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam live (7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT) from Atlanta’s Georgia Dome, followed by the season-opening Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race from Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. beginning at 10 pm. ET/7 p.m. PT.
Feld Motor Sports announced today Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, will partner with Komen For The Cure to host the first-ever breast cancer awareness race at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium Saturday, February 13. Contributions will go to the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure 60-mile walk.
Monster Energy Supercross will undergo a "pink" theme during its stop at Anaheim’s Angel Stadium. The excitement of this event has riders, industry reps, press and staff displaying pink in support of this special event.