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.
As JGRMX/Toyota Yamaha's James Stewart continues to recover from a fractured bone in his hand sustained in a crash at Indy Supercross, the team has decided to select a fill-in rider - Gavin Faith.
Faith, 20, of Iowa, currently competes as a privateer in the Supercross Lites class with multiple top-10 finishes.
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.
Another video surfaced Monday of James "Bubba" Stewart practicing at his home track in Florida, this clip shot under the lights during the evening.
In the video, Stewart runs the JGRMX Yamaha YZ450F to the extreme, showing just how hard the two-time AMA Supercross Champion practices.
With the first race - and win - under his belt, GEICO Honda's Justin Barcia is headed into this weekend's Monster Energy AMA Supercross Lites East race at the Georgia Dome relaxed and confident.
With four races completed in the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the GEICO Honda team already has surpassed its 2011 success.
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
Thanks to the teaming of GoPro and James Stewart, Supercross fans can see what's it like to pilot the Joe Gibbs Racing Yamaha YZ450F around tracks throughout the states.
On Nov. 16 at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev., the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation (AMHF) will welcome a new class into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.
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.
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.