Jayme Dalsing Interview
The excitement of the 2010 AMA Arenacross Series is just around the corner, but before the intense competition of the New Year is officially underway; fans will have the chance to get a taste of the bar-banging action this weekend at the second annual Des Moines Prequel Race from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.
$11,000 in prize money is on the line for several of the world’s best AMA Arenacross racers as they compete for bragging rights in a sneak peek of what lies ahead for the upcoming year.
Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines rode a Harley-Davidson V-Rod to his third NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle event win of the season, and his 18th career win, at the Las Vegas NHRA Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hines won in the final round of eliminations when Buell rider Hector Arana fouled at the starting line.
Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Eddie Krawiec, who came to Las Vegas in second place and 28 points behind Arana in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Countdown to the Championship, lost to the series points leader in the semi-final round.
Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak earned his fourth win of the season and the championship title when he crossed the checkers first at the 5th round of the EnduroCross Series in Denver, CO. Blazusiak’s day started well when he earned the fastest lap time during the afternoon qualifying session putting him in the number one spot heading to the night show. "I thought everyone was riding well during practice and was happy to come out with the fastest practice time," commented Blazusiak.
A new format to determine the country’s top amateur Arenacross champions is just one of the enhancements planned for the 2010 AMA Racing Amateur National Arenacross Championships. The series will crown AMA Racing amateur champions in a number of age-, skill- and displacement-based classes at Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on May 9.
"We’re excited about the developments in Arenacross for 2010," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley.
As part of the excitement of the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open, the Amateur National Arenacross Championships welcomed the nation’s top amateur competitors to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for a one-day extravaganza that featured 21 classes.
AMA Supercross Champion James Stewart inaugurated the 2010 YZ450F in perfect fashion after sweeping the high-profile US Open Indoor event at the glitzy setting of Las Vegas and walking away with the 100,000 dollar grand prize with victory on both Friday and Saturday nights.
Vegas saw not only the maiden competitive outing for the completely new machine but also the first meeting in several months for the 23 year old (24 in December) who abstained from any motocross activity in the summer (he won every outdoor moto of the 2008 season) to be fully prepared for the upcoming 2010 campaign that b
Jay Leno sold his Star VMAX motorcycle in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 10, 2009 for $120,000.00 USD at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction.
Jay Leno’s auction proceeds, from the famed auctioneers, will go to Bailey’s Café. Bailey’s Cafe is a center for educational and cultural activity.
"Bailey’s Café is an arts program," says Jay, "but since I didn’t have any Yamaha musical instruments to auction off, I thought I’d sell my Star VMAX, which was made by Yamaha."
Feld Motor Sports announced today that the Amateur National Arenacross Championships will undergo a variety of enhancements beginning with the 2009 race at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas October 11.
At this year’s Amateur National Arenacross Championships, each of the respective class champions will be recognized as an official AMA National Champion and awarded the ceremonial AMA National Champion Number One Plate.
Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Eddie Krawiec retained second place in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Countdown to the Championship, advancing to the final round of eliminations at the NHRA Mid-South Nationals at Memphis Motorsports Park. Krawiec, making his 10th final-round appearance of the season aboard a Harley-Davidson V-Rod, lost to Michael Phillips on the MPR & DAM Sports Suzuki. The event was postponed until Monday due to rain on Sunday.
With two events left in the Countdown playoffs, Krawiec is now 28 points behind Buell rider and points leader Hector Arana.
Feld Motor Sports announced today that CBS Sports will broadcast the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open Sunday, October 17 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. EST, featuring the world’s top supercross racers competing in a one-class-one-champion format that awards $100,000 to the overall winner.
CBS Sports will give viewers an inside look at the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open and follow the emerging story lines throughout the 90-minute program. Both nights of racing and in-depth features will highlight the broadcast.
Jay Leno will be appearing in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 10. The star of The Jay Leno Show is no stranger to ‘Vegas – he did over 160 stand-up gigs last year. But this time, he’s proving that he’s really a ‘stand-up guy.’
Leno will be at the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction and he’ll be helping the famed auctioneers get the highest bid for his customized Star VMAX motorcycle. The proceeds of the sale will go to Bailey’s Café, a community program that brings art education to some of New York’s toughest neighborhoods.
Feld Motor Sports announced today race format enhancements for the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open inside Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena October 9-11, including the MMI Mechanics Challenge and head-to-head racing. Each of these challenges present opportunities for racers to earn points that will be added to their two-night racing totals.
The head-to-head racing will be comprised of the top 10 finishing riders from timed practice. Racers will be pitted against one another in a head-to-head, one lap race.
Feld Motor Sports announced today that G&M Food Mart in Southern California and Rebel Oil along with Smith’s Food and Drug Store in Las Vegas are offering fans a $20-off coupon for tickets to the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena October 9-11.
Fans that purchase any 16oz flavor of Rockstar Energy Drink at participating G&M in Southern California and Rebel Oil and Smith’s Food and Drug Store in Las Vegas will receive a $20-off coupon for a ticket to the Rockstar Energy Drink U.S. Open.
One of the most amazing weekends in two-wheeled motorsports this year is gearing up for Dec. 4-5 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. On Friday night at the AMA Racing Championship Banquet, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) will recognize its 2009 amateur racing champions.
Miles Thornton, a 15-year-old motorcycle road racer from West Point, Ga., says that lining up against the best amateur riders in the country is inspiring. Enough so that it pushed him to win the prestigious American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Road Race Horizon Award for 2009 at the AMA Racing Road Race Grand Championships held Sept. 10-13 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
Thornton’s performance was impressive all weekend. He won the Middleweight Superbike class, finished second in Middleweight Supersport, and took first in the 250GP class that ran as part of the U.S.