American Motorcycle News
Indian, America’s oldest motorcycle brand, has been acquired by Polaris Industries.
Polaris, a Medina, Minnesota manufacturer of snowmobiles and ATVS, as well as Victory Motorcycles, purchased the famous motorcycle company last week.
Stewart Wins Again as Supercross Championship Heats Up.
In hot pursuit of his second career AMA Supercross championship, L&M Racing’s James Stewart pulled off his incredible 10th win of the season in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday night, April 4. But it was by far the hardest victory of the year, as Stewart battled points leader Chad Reed for most of the race, passing for the lead with just five laps remaining and then opening up a slender 3.7-second margin of victory at the flag. The Yamaha star now trails Reed by only five points with three races remaining.
Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider on form in Saturday testing.
A previous winner of the BMW M Award at the MotoGP Official Test, Colin Edwards will be able to focus his Sunday efforts almost entirely on the 45 minute shootout after a positive Saturday in Jerez.
The American placed inside the top five on the opening day of MotoGP riding in Spain, with a fastest time of 1’40.579. The Monster Yamaha Tech3 man seems nearly completely prepared for the year ahead, and was content with his day’s work and team’s winter efforts.
Omnibus public lands bill that will impact motorcycle riding is scheduled for vote: Take action now.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging all motorcyclists to contact their U.S. representatives to vote "No" on H.R. 146, known as the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program. This bill was formerly known as S. 22, the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009. If passed, it will prohibit all motorized vehicle access on more than 2 million acres of public lands.
Close Racing Highlights Opening Rounds of AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL. Parity Reigns Supreme as New Daytona SportBike Class Sees Several Manufacturers Contend.
The new AMA Pro Daytona SportBike presented by AMSOIL class has lived up to its billing as a showcase of close racing, top international motorcycles and some of the sport’s best riders in the opening races of the 2009 season.