AMA MX: Charboneau Set for Pro Motocross Debut; Part of Five-Man GEICO Honda Team

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CORONA, Calif. — official team release — Photo courtesy GEICO Honda — GEICO Honda will carry a five-rider lineup into the opening round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship on May 21 in Sacramento, California. Tristan Charboneau, a two-time AMA Amateur National Motocross Champion at Loretta Lynn’s, will make his professional debut in the 250MX class at Hangtown. The …

AMA SX: Bogle Makes Jump to 450 Supercross Class With GEICO Honda in 2016

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CORONA, Calif. – official team release — GEICO Honda photo — The GEICO Honda race team will be led by champion rider Justin Bogle in 2016 through a continued partnership with the American Honda Factory team. Bogle, who won the 250SX East title in 2014 and finished a close second in the same category this year, will take over the …

AMA SX: Three for Tomac; GEICO Honda Rider Claims First-Ever Live Supercross at MetLife Stadium

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Simon Cudby photo — In Saturday’s penultimate round of the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, GEICO Honda’s Eli Tomac proved that the show wasn’t all about Ryan Dungey. Tomac surged around early race leader and fellow …

AMA SX: Stewart Steals The Show; Webb Rebounds In Wild 250 Supercross Main Event

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OAKLAND, Calif. — official series release — Simon Cudby photo — In front of 47,671 fans at O.co Coliseum on Saturday night, GEICO Honda’s Malcolm Stewart captured his first Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, win in the Western Regional 250SX Class Championship. Rockstar Energy/Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Zach Bell started the Western regional 250SX Class Main Event by winning …

AMA SX: First Win Fever; Tomac Stops Roczen To Become 58th Different Supercross Winner in Phoenix

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PHOENIX — official series release — Simon Cudby photo — The journey to determine #WhosNext in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, took another turn in the second race of the season from Chase Field on Saturday. A thrilling battle between two of the sport’s rising stars led to the first ever 450SX Class Main Event win …

AMA AX: North Carolina Native Jordon Smith Preparing For Arenacross Debut

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AURORA, Ill. – official series release — Arenacross photo — The next generation of AMSOIL Arenacross superstars are hard at work preparing for the start of their professional careers and one of the most anticipated debuts next season will be that of North Carolina native Jordon Smith. In 2015 the GEICO Honda rider will make an attempt to race both AMSOIL …

AMA: American Honda Extends Deal With GEICO Honda Team

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TORRANCE, Calif. – American Honda Motor Corp., Inc. renewed its contract with GEICO Honda for an additional three years on Wednesday, ensuring the program will run Honda’s factory-supported 250 team through the 2017 season. Honda’s long professional relationship with Factory Connection owners Mike Grondahl, Jeff Majkrzak and Rick Zielfelder started in 1995, when the company began providing the factory team …

AMA MX: Matt Bisceglia Named Pro Motocross Rookie of the Year

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio. – official release — GEICO Honda photo — GEICO Honda 250 rider Matt Bisceglia was named the 2014 Pro Motocross Series Rookie of the Year on Friday. “It was really awesome to win rookie of the year,” Bisceglia said. “I actually had no idea I had won it initially because since I had been injured for the last …

AMA MX: Tomac Breaks Through; Scores First Career Victory at Spring Creek

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MILLVILLE, Minn. — The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, made its annual visit to the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” on Saturday with the La Crescent Wine & Spirit Spring Creek National from Spring Creek MX Park in Minnesota’s Mississippi River Valley. While hometown riders were focal points on the afternoon, it was a rookie who …

AMA SX: Villopoto Closes Out Dominant Season with Seventh Win of 2014 at Las Vegas

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May 4, 2014 — official release — Simon Cudby photo — LAS VEGAS – Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto put an exclamation point on his title-winning Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, season tonight at the season finale before a sold-out crowd (35,509) at Sam Boyd Stadium by winning his seventh race of the year. Rockstar Energy Racing’s Jason Anderson, …

AMA SX: Villopoto Matches History; Claims Fourth-Straight Supercross Crown and 40th Win in New Jersey

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.(April 26, 2014) – Simon Cudby photo — Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Ryan Villopoto won the first-ever Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship race tonight at MetLife Stadium before 62,217 fans. In doing so, Villopoto clinched his fourth consecutive 450SX Class Championship. GEICO Honda’s Justin Bogle scored his second win of the Eastern Regional 250SX Class Championship …