Teenage Sensation Becomes First Female to Win Japanese “Auto Race”

There’s often a culture shock for those who travel to Japan, as there are many differences between the U.S. and the Land of the Rising Sun. Only in Japan would you find a sport like “Auto Racing.” No, get that NASCAR image out of your head. Japan’s Auto Racing is done on motorcycles – modified […]

IIHS Calls For Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The IIHS is a non-profit organization funded by insurance companies and dedicated to cutting down on accidents. The group is highly-regarded for their “top safety picks” in both the automotive and motorcycle worlds (although they have faced some criticism from the American Motorcyclist Association in the past). The IIHS recently submitted a report to the […]

American Riders to Race in Indy GP

Fans who turn out for the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix will have the opportunity to cheer on some American riders in the Moto2 competition, as three U.S. racers recently confirmed that they would be joining the field for one-off appearances. Perhaps the best-known name is Jake Gagne, who competes in Spain’s CEV Buckler championship. […]

Short Injured, Out for the Season

Although the season is coming to a close and the field of potential championship winners is beginning to be thinned in the 450cc class of the AMA Motocross competition, it still stings for a rider to get injured at this point in the year. Though he was likely out of championship contention with his current […]

Canadian H.O.G. Rally Set for British Columbia

Harley Owners Groups (H.O.G.) from across the country hold rallies all throughout the year, but America is not the only country that has dedicated Harley riders. The 16th annual Canadian National H.O.G. Rally is expected to attract riders from all across the Great White North. This year’s event is scheduled to be held in the […]

Melissa Paris to Race British Supersport

Female racer Melissa Paris will be heading overseas to compete in the upcoming Fuchs Silkolene British Supersport Cup Championship at the Brands Hatch season finale, which is currently scheduled for October 7-9. Paris has proven that she can beat many male riders when she hits the course, so she should be fun to watch in […]

PJ Larsen Out for Remainder of Motocross Season

JDR/J-Star/KTM rider PJ Larsen will not compete in the remaining four rounds of the AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series due to a neck injury sustained prior to the Unadilla Motocross round. Larsen, who returned to the series at the Millville round in mid-July, has only competed in three outdoor nationals this season after sitting out […]

Hopkins Undergoes Surgery In America

John Hopkins has had surgery on the third finger of his right hand in America to correct a break and dislocation following his crash at last weekend’s Czech Republic MotoGP at Brno where he was a ‘Wild-Card’ entry. Fractures to the Samsung Crescent Racing Suzuki BSB rider’s first and second fingers required no special treatment […]

UFC, Harley, Extend Relationship

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced that they’ve signed a multi-year renewal of their sponsorship deal with Harley-Davidson. Harley first became involved with the UFC in 2008 and quickly became one of their biggest supporters. The two groups also announced the launch of a “Hometown Throwdown” promotion, which allows fans to go online and […]

Husqvarna Announces 2012 Dirt Bikes

Husqvarna has announced a new cross-country motorcycle for its 2012 model year lineup, with the TXC310 taking its place between the existing TXC250 and TXC511 in the company’s dirt bike offerings. The TXC310 features an all-new 302cc engine, which features direct fuel injection. The motor is a bored and stroked version of the TXC250’s, according […]