Motocross
Apr 1

Hahn still smiling; thanks fans for support after SuperCross crash

Wil Hahn racing during the  (Photo courtesy Geiger Media Global)

broke his humerus in four places and suffered a cracked skull after his accident last weekend. (Photo courtesy Geiger Media Global)

While running third during his heat race in last weekend’s 450cc Monster Energy AMA action in St. Louis’ Edward Jones Dome, Wil Hahn suffered a crash which knocked him unconscious.

He was taken to Barnes Jewish Hospital where he was diagnosed with a broken right humorous as well as neck and shoulder contusions and is expected to miss several weeks.

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Dec 17

SX: KTM’s Marvin Musquin Suffers Torn ACL, Out Indefinitely

Marvin Musquin suffered a torn ACL while practicing for the 2014 Monster Energy Supercross season. (Photo: Racer X/Simon Cudby/KTM)

suffered a torn ACL while practicing for the 2014 Monster Energy season. (Photo: Racer X/Simon Cudby/)

This morning, KTM announced that its lead 250cc rider and former two-time world Champion Marvin Musquin suffered a torn ACL while practicing last week. The 250SX Class favorite placed his foot down in a corner and tweaked his knee, but it appeared to be minor. Further tests revealed the tear and Musquin is scheduled to undergo surgery in his native France this week.

“This is an unfortunate injury, but we know Marvin will do the all steps necessary to recover as quickly as possible and come back when he is 100%,” said Red Bull KTM Factory Team Manager Roger DeCoster in the announcement.

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Dec 7

KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak Captures Fifth Straight Endurocross Title

Taddy Blazusiak captures fifth straight Endurocross title in Las Vegas, Nev. (Photo: KTM Racing)

captures fifth straight title in , Nev. (Photo: Racing)

KTM Factory rider Taddy Blazusiak was crowned the AMA National EnduroCross Champion after an epic battle for the title with fellow KTM rider, Factory FMF/KTM’s Mike Brown.

The two KTM riders came into the final round tied for the points lead, with each having scored exactly the same finishes in the first six rounds. With 130 points apiece, the stage was set for the great battle and Brown and Blazusiak did not disappoint. 


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Nov 9

SX: Red Bull’s Latest Innovation Showcases Supercross ‘Unwound’

James Stewart and Malcolm Stewart (34) show off their scrubbing skills. (Photo: Garth Milan / Red Bull Content Pool)

and (34) show off their scrubbing skills. (Photo: Garth Milan / Content Pool)

Red Bull, now iconic for its off-the-wall yet undeniably cool one-of-a-kind events, revealed its latest creation on Nov. 6 with Red Bull Straight Rhythm. A longstanding personal sponsor of two-time AMA champion James Stewart and current title sponsor of the Red Bull racing team, this marked the first time the brand’s dream-to-reality trademark was applied to world of racing.

Red Bull recently hosted Give Me Five in Spain, which featured a more condensed, excitement-driven take on the traditional racing format with five riders battling for five laps. However, Straight Rhythm is unlike anything seen before. Considered what Red Bull calls the “evolution of supercross,” Straight Rhythm is an “unwound” version of a supercross track, featuring the traditional obstacles that challenge riders on any given weekend during the season but in a half-mile straight line.

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Oct 18

SX: Monster Energy Cup Track Layout Unveiled

Feld Motor Sports has unveiled the 2013 -designed track, which will play host to ’ top riders on Saturday.

Carmichael has elected to keep most of last year’s track elements, reverse the layout and, quite simply, go bigger.

“After last year’s race, we immediately rolled up our sleeves and began working on the next generation of this track,” said five-time Supercross champion Carmichael. “I didn’t want to change the dynamics of it but wanted to fine tune what already made for one of the greatest tracks I have ever seen, and coming away from last year’s race, I knew the joker lane was a must-have.”

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