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30/12/12 - 17:35
Americans shine at inaugural Monster Energy World Speedway
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (December 29, 2012) – The Monster Energy World Invitational lived up to expectations on Saturday night as 18 of the world’s fastest riders took to the track inside Industry Racing’s Grand Arena in front a record-setting, sellout crowd over 4,000 fans. After 23 events and a full night of racing, American rider Billy Janniro stood atop the podium for one of the biggest wins ...
21/12/12 - 13:42
KTM announces Coma unable to ride in Dakar 2013
KTM, the brand whose factory teams and bikes have sealed eleven consecutive Dakar Rally victories announced in a press conference in Barcelona on Friday that one of its key riders, Spaniard Marc Coma will be unable to ride in the 2013 edition of the world’s most famous rally. Coma, who injured his shoulder in an accident in the Morocco Rally in October is not completely fit. The team has therefor...
21/12/12 - 11:17
Honda competes in the 2013 Dakar Rally with 3 Riders
Honda has announced that it will participate in the motorcycle class in the Dakar Rally to be held in January 2013 in South America, with three riders in its works team “TEAM HRC.” Honda previously announced its participation with five riders in October. However, Felipe Zanol (Brazil) and Sam Sunderland (United Kingdom) crashed and were injured while pre-Dakar tests that were carried out in M...
20/12/12 - 18:56
Death of Georges Jobé, former FIM Motocross World Champion
Belgian rider Georges Jobé passed away last Wednesday 19 December, aged 51. He won two FIM 250cc Motocross World Championship titles in 1980 and 1983, and three 500cc titles in 1987, 1991 and 1992. He was also member of the Belgian team winner of both the Motocross des Nations and the Trophée des Nations in 1980.Born on 6 January 1961, Georges Jobé is part of the Belgian Motocross Legend with the ...
20/12/12 - 11:20
Emma Bristow is joining the Sherco team
It was a very exciting time in December 2012 for Ladies Vice World Champion Emma Bristow as she announced that she would be leaving Ossa to join the Sherco Team for an assault on the 2013 trials season.  Emma Bristow “I am very happy to be joining the Sherco team for the next two years where I shall be competing once again at the top level of the sport in the World Trials Championship, Scotti...
19/12/12 - 15:08
Excitement Builds For 2013/2014!
Recently named promoter, ABC Communication working in co-operation with the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) are building, developing and enhancing the FIM SuperEnduro World Championship in a similar way to how the FIM Enduro World Championshipwas successfully improved since 2004, by slowly increasing the attraction, variety and location of all the future championship rounds, commen...
17/12/12 - 16:33
Ice Speedway - Hendersson qualified for the final in Uppsala!
The last Final of the 2013 FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship will be held in Uppsala, Sweden. The stadium has a history of great ice speedway events. Several Swedish championships have been held here and the arena already hosted a FIM Ice Speedway Gladiators World Championship Final last season. That time Robert Hendersson managed to qualify by performing well during the qualification...
16/12/12 - 10:18
Josh Sheehan triumphs in World Championship finale
All hell broke loose on Saturday in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia as the freestyle motocross riders came together in the Armeec Arena for the final competition in this year’s NIGHT of the JUMPS / FIM Freestyle MX World Championship series. The FMX riders fought it out for the last time this year in front of more than 9,000 fans. Twelve riders from seven nations went head to head in qualifying. Moore w...
12/12/12 - 16:53
FIM SuperEnduro An exciting first event!
Only few days have passed since the first round of the 2012/2013 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship that took place at the Atlas Arenain Lodz, Poland….a day full of emotions….and lessons. EnthusiasmThe Lodzki Klub Motorowy and PSP(the local promoter) were very satisfied with the success of the event! With more than 9 000 spectators (+30% compared to 2011) the Atlas Arenaat Lodzwas practically ful...
12/12/12 - 15:02
FIM Environmental Award awarded to the Circuits de Catalunya
After having reviewed the seven high-level entries, the independent Jury for the FIM Environmental Award decided to reward the ‘Circuits de Catalunya’ (ESP) for the impressive work they have been doing for a number of years to promote sustainability, including the following features: High social impact for the communityA clear vision of sustainabilityInnovative ApproachesWide dissemination of the...