Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ryan Dungey capped off the 2008 AMA Supercross Lites season by not only winning the Dave Coombs Sr. East/West Shootout for the second year in a row, but by also being honored with the Rising Star Award as well. In the Las Vegas season finale event, Dungey finished second in his heat race and then came from behind to take the win in the 15-lap SX Lites main. Later in the weekend, he was honored with the new Rising Star award at the Live Nation awards (...)
American Suzuki Donates 2008 RM-Z250 to Ignite Charity Fund Raising Efforts for the Upcoming Seattle Round of the Monster Energy Supercross Series
MX for Children, a not-for-profit organization, is pleased to announce American Suzuki’s participation in MX for Children’s 2008 fund raising activities. American Suzuki is donating a 2008 RM-Z250 to assist in MX for Children’s fund raising events at the Seattle round of the Monster Energy(r) AMA Supercross, a FIM World Championship. MX for (...)
The Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing team’s return to Angel Stadium for the third race in Anaheim, California, on Saturday night saw Mike Alessi pick up another impressive sixth-place finish. So far this year, Alessi has had sixth- and fourth-place finishes at this venue. Teammate David Vuillemin finished 14th, and was still recovering from popping his knee out at last weekend’s race. In fact, the Frenchman flew home to France last week to have his personal physician work on the leg and (...)
Rockstar Makita Suzuki Factory Racing’s Ryan Dungey started out the 2008 AMA Supercross season in style by winning the first round in the Supercross Lites class at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, on Saturday night. Dungey battled the elements as well as the competition, racing his Rockstar Makita Suzuki RM-Z250 in swamp-like conditions to take the win in his six-lap qualifying heat race as well as the victory in the 15-lap SX Lites main event. This win puts 18-year-old Dungey in the (...)
The 32nd Annual AMA Pro Racing Championship Banquet returned to The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, Nov., 19, 2006. Hosted by Jamie Little and Todd Harris, the star-studded evening honored the leading riders who have competed in AMA Supercross, Motocross, Superbike, Flat Track, Supermoto and Hillclimb.
The highlight of the banquet was the announcement of the AMA Pro Racing SPEED Athlete of the Year Award recipient. Last year, Ricky Carmichael became the first rider (...)