In 1972 would-be promoter Mike Goodwin held the first supercross race in the Los Angeles Coliseum. He coined the event "supercross" as his vision was to make the growing sport of motocross more spectator and TV friendly by bringing the action into easily accessible football stadiums, so he named the event a hybrid of the Superbowl and motocross.
After winning Race 2 at Nurburgring in September, the British rider Tom Sykes delivered Kawasaki its first World Superbike win since 2006.
Following the victory, Sykes renewed his contract with Kawasaki for the 2012 World Superbike Championship; now his hoping to again bring the ZX-10R into the winner's circle.
For the second time this season, Max Biaggi doubled, taking both race 1 and 2 at Monza for Round 5 of the 2010 World Superbike season, just as he did in Portimao.
When two fight, the third one takes the prize... and it was Michael Mazzina. Round three of the ParkinGO European motorcycle racing series was without a doubt the most spectacular, also because it took place in front of 115,000 motorcycling fans who turned up at the track for the first Superbike round held in Italy.
The historic 2010 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season comes to an exciting motorcycle racing conclusion inside Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium tomorrow night, and the sport's top racers were in attendance today for the pre-race press conference to discuss the finale.
In Saturday's practice season, it was all Ducati again as Casey Stoner piloted his GP10 to a 1:40.331, over a half-second faster than his Friday time.
This weekend's Red Bud National marks the halfway point for the 2010 AMA Pro Motocross season, and the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team is ready to race.
Red Bud is one of the most prestigious tracks in the series with one of the largest crowds at any motocross event, and has an exciting track layout that is sure to make for some great racing.
Four-time AMA Arenacross Champion Josh Demuth sustained serious injuries while practicing for the 2011 AMA Arenacross Series.
Demuth sustained many injuries, including a broken wrist, punctured lung, fractured sternum, fractured hip, broken ribs and a few other injuries.
The sixth round of fifteen in the FIM MX-GP World Championship was a tough one for the Yamaha Monster Energy squads at a fast and demanding Glen Helen in east California.
Click video to a 26 minute summary of the 8th round of the FIM Superbike World Championship 2010 from Misano Italy.
World SBK Race 1: Biaggi took his seventh win of the season in race 1, finally overtaking long time leader Corser and then proving able to hold off Checa's Ducati in the final laps.
Last year, Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship introduced revolutionary changes to American motocross with a premier television package, the integration of women's motocross, and the move to make all 12 rounds of the nationals one-day events.
The new Honda-powered Moto2 World Championship produced a breathtakingly close qualifying session today; the fastest 20 riders separated by just 0.811 seconds! The pack was headed by Shoya Tomizawa (Technomag-CIP, Suter), the man who made history in Qatar by winning the inaugural Moto2 race.
It's as close as Trey Canard gets to a home Monster Energy Supercross motorcycle race and it couldn't have come at a better time.
During the two day test at the Sepang circuit, Bridgestone introduced two new specifications of slick tyre for testingand development purposes. In addition to the normal two day test allocation, each rider received one medium compound rear slick tyre that will replace last year's version for this season, and one developmental specification front slick tyre which will help determine the future direction of Bridgestone's tyre technology.
After the Althea Ducati Superbike team name had strangely not figured in the top echelons of the World Superbike classification in both Brno races of the ninth round of the World SBK Championship, Carlos Checa and Shane Byrne will be looking forward to making up ground again at Silverstone but for different reasons.