Reigning Supercross Lites champion Justin Barcia rose above the mud and the muck of a rain-soaked Daytona International Raceway to score his fourth victory of the season Saturday night.
Aboard his powerful GEICO Honda CRF250, Barcia held off two furious charges by rival Blake Baggett to remain perfect on the season.
James "Bubba" Stewart followed up sixth at the 2012 AMA Supercross season opener (Anaheim I) with an eighth-place finish at Chase Field, Phoenix, Saturday evening.
This was after the Joe Gibbs Racing Yamaha pilot crashed while battling his way through the field towards the front. But Phoenix Supercross didn't start this way for Stewart.
Every racing series has that one stop on tour which is a little outside the normal. With its shifting sands and lengthy layout, this Saturday's race at Daytona International Speedway certainly is the wildcard for the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series.
JDR/J-Star/KTM team rider PJ Larsen has returned to riding for the first time since injuring his hand one week before the AMA West Supercross Lites Series kicked off.
Larsen, who has taken the past three weeks off from riding, began riding some local motocross tracks this week to evaluate the strength in his hand.
The GEICO Honda race team cleaned up at a sold-out Georgia Dome Saturday with reigning series champion Justin Barcia taking his second victory in a row in front of 70,481 vocal fans.
Barcia was joined on the podium by Lites teammate Justin Bogle, who finished third in just his second career start.
GEICO Honda rider Justin Barcia is looking to continue some impressive streaks at this Saturday's Monster Energy AMA Supercross Lites East series event at the Edwards Jones Dome in St. Louis.
The possibility of racing with a million bucks on the line is enough to get a rider's blood pumping, but for GEICO Honda superstar rider Kevin Windham, just
Motocross champion Ryan Dungey and Target Corp. will host The MN Major River-to-River Ride with Ryan Dungey on Sunday, July 15, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
With four races completed in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the GEICO Honda team already has surpassed its 2011 success.
During Oakland AMA Supercross, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit Kawasaki Lites rider Tyla Rattray crashed during his heat race, injuring his back.
After further evaluation, the South African rider, who finished fourth in Los Angeles, third in Phoenix and second in the season-opener at Anaheim, suffered a concussion and fracture to his C7 vertabrae.
For the second week in a row, a GEICO Honda rider is the overall winner in the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Series. This time it was Justin Barcia getting it done at the Thunder Valley National, racing to a first- and a second-place finish in the day's two motos to earn the overall No. 1 ranking.
Daytona 200 Week gets underway this Saturday with Round 10 of the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship at Daytona International Speedway (DIS), where the SX grid will compete on a track designed by Motocross legend Ricky Carmichael.