Aprilia’s Factory Rip It Energy Fuel Racing team looks to defend its 2007 individual championship when the AMA Supermoto Unlimited series gets underway in April.
Reigning individual riders champion Benny Carlson of West Bend, WI will compete on an Aprilia SXV 4.5 in the 450 class, and will be joined by team manager Darryl Atkins of San Clemente, California, aboard an Aprilia SXV 5.5 in the unlimited class. Atkins returns to action, having recuperated from an injury that kept him (...) > Full story
The last round of the Ama Supermoto Championship, held Sunday November 5 in Long Beach, was a bitter ending for Darryl Atkins (Aprilia SXV 5.5), who finished up the Supermoto Unlimited season with a withdrawal.
He qualified in eleventh place in the first battles of the race, but during the second lap, he fell, causing him to lose a lot of time in the box. A big disappointment for the rider from Pacific Racing, who started the season off great, debuting the two-cylinder from Noale in the (...) > Full story
2005 series champion Jurgen Kunzel finished fourth in the supermoto race to close out what may prove to be his final full season of AMA Supermoto Racing. The charismatic German will return to the European scene in ’07 but holds out hope for a possible return at some point in the future.
Supermoto Overall Results:
5.Jurgen Kunzel KTM
7.Kurt Nicoll KTM
10.Steve Drew (...) > Full story
Team Red Bull KTM HMC enjoyed a triumphant evening under the lights at the Music City Motorplex in Nashville, TN on Saturday for the ninth and second-to-last round of the 2006 AMA Supermoto Championship.
Teenage sensation John Lewis stepped up to claim his first career AMA Supermoto Unlimited victory, displaying the skill and steadiness of a much more experienced rider while controlling virtually the entire race from the front.
The rising star from Brandamore, PA had earlier claimed his (...) > Full story