Two things were guaranteed at the 2012 AMA Supercross season-opener in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday evening - intense racing between grid that includes four past champions, and the Monster Energy girls.
The new Full Armor Skid Plates from Cycra Racing, which are used by top Motocross/Supercross teams such as Chad Reed's Two-Two Motorsports and the Factory Connection GEICO Honda team, bring together a contoured fit and superior protection that customers have come to expect from the premier plastic manufacturer in the motorcycle industry.
With the first race of the season providing little taste of success, the riders in the GEICO Honda stable are ready for bigger things at the second stop of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross tour this Saturday at Chase Field.
In the 2011 AMA Supercross/Motocross championships, Australian's Chad Reed began a new trek, competing with his self-owned team, Two-Two Motorsports Honda.
Financially, things were tight in 2011, but for 2012, Reed has full backing from American Honda, who provided the No. 22 rider with a CR-F 450 for the SX season.
The 2012 AMA Supercross Championship marks the second year that Chad Reed is competing with his self-owned team, Two-Two Motorsports Honda.
During his Supercross debut on the Red Bull KTM SX-F 450 in Angel Stadium Saturday, Ryan Dungey earned the Austrian motorcycle manufacturer its first-ever U.S. SX podium.
On a night when seemingly everything was working against him, GEICO Honda rider Eli Tomac gutted out an impressive third-place finish in the Supercross West Lites main event at Angel Stadium.
Ryan Villopoto was unstoppable Saturday evening at the first of 17 rounds in the 2012 AMA Supercross Championship.
The Monster Energy Kawasaki rider took the holeshot, and wasn't touched for the entire main event in Angel Stadium, Anaheim, Calif.
Spoiler Alert: 2012 AMA Supercross Anaheim I results below
The 2012 AMA Supercross Championship has much to live up to considering 2011 was coined the "Greatest Season Ever."
Two-time AMA Supercross Champion James "Bubba" Stewart returns for the 2012 season aboard the Joe Gibbs Racing team, competing on a Yamaha YZ450F.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the 2012 AMA Pro/Am Motocross schedule. AMA Pro/Am Motocross provides the proving ground for amateur racers to earn the credentials they need to line up at an AMA Supercross or AMA Pro Racing Motocross event.
Monster Energy and Feld Motor Sports have teamed up to donate tickets to local Boys and Girls Clubs throughout the nation for selected races during the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season.