Author: Wes Williams
GP's exit the USA?
Today, FIM have just presented the provisional schedule for the 2012 FIM World Motocross Championship, and to the surprise of many the US round has been omitted from the schedule. While Glen Helen will be no more within the GP's, we do however see the return of Lierop, a track that has been greatly missed the past few years. Additionally, a stop has been added in Mexico for the fifth round.
FIM MX1/MX2 Motocross World Championships
Date / FMNR / Venue / Country
08.04 KNMV Valkenswaard Netherlands
22.04 RFME La Bañeza Spain
29.04 FMP Agueda Portugal
13.05 FMM Tba Mexico
20.05 CBM Beto Carrero Brazil
03.06 FFM St Jean d'Angely France
10.06 DMSB Teutschenthal Germany
24.06 LaMSF Kegums Latvia
01.07 SVEMO Uddevalla Sweden
29.07 FMB Tba Belgium
05.08 ACCR Loket Czech Republic
19.08 ACU Matterley Basin Great Britain
02.09 KNMV Lierop The Netherlands
09.09 FFM Ernée France
07.10 BMF Sevlievo Bulgaria
14.10 FMI tba Italy
Barcia Goes Platinum
With special thanks to Tag Metals, Vurbmoto released the highly anticipated Justin Barcia Platinum video today, adding to their already large catalog of amazing video shoots. This is certainly one video that you won't want to miss.
Christophe Pourcel Turns Green Again
After a rough start to the summer here in the United States, Frenchman Christophe Pourcel headed back to the Eastern hemisphere to join up with the Pro Circuit CLS Kawasaki team, where he plans to compete in the remaining rounds of the 2011 World Championship series. The video below is one of the first glimpses of him riding his new bike in his full colors.
New issue of Motocross Illustrated
Another issue of "the most exciting Motocross magazine in Europe" (dubbed by MXLarge.com) offering you another look at the FIM World Motocross Championship in the FREE e-magazine. Great stories with Rui Goncalves, Harri Kullas, the heroeos of Team USA, another classic story on American legend Jeremy McGrath, plus features on the Red Bull Pro Nationals and the British Grand Prix.
Skullcandy and Deft Gloves making babies?
That's what it looks like, and what beautiful babies they've made. The collaboration between the two companies is monumental in the pairing of motocross related products to the mainstream market. Look for really cool products to continue coming from these guys.