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  1. He's injured and can't race but healthy enough to be here in the states practicing with Geico Honda ? something a little fishy there....really doesn't matter to me as I don't think he'll make much of an impact next year. He and Covington will be lucky to survive Supercross next year....
  2. Coop seems like a whiney sob when things ren't going his way, I remember a few years ago in the 250's when he accused MM25 of crosss jumping him yet Marv had done no such thing. Now he basically admits to cross jumping Tomac. I think Coop's a poor sport, he deseres a take out honestly. Watch the last question in the video.
  3. A Split Start gate and that Whoop section seems extra looong.
  4. 450 Main 3 - Webb (aka LDC) passed Anderson like Anderson was riding a tricycle. LDC on a Yamaha bent Anderson over right there on the track for the world to see. No lube either, just straight up dry &%$#@!ed him.
  5. Starts around 11:50 EST https://livestream.com/SupercrossLIVE/events/8077802
  6. Tomorrow night is the second round of the Triple Crown debacle, also known as the three moto format. So who's going to take home the crown this weekend? Tomac again??
  7. Baggett's camp is saying that he'll be on the line at Daytona. I was surprised to read that, but that's good news that it's not broken. It would have sucked for him not to be able to race the nationals, as I think he's the dark horse there. He should do well if he doesn't get hurt. https://motocross.transworld.net/news/2018-atlanta-supercross-blake-baggett-update/ We’ve reached out to people in Blake Baggett’s inner-circle for an update on the Rocky Mountain ATV-MC/WPS/KTM rider after a crash in 450 Main Event Three at the 2018 Atlanta Supercross. In the middle of the final moto, Baggett drifted to the left in the long rhythm lane, mistimed one of the jumps, and cased into one of the obstacles. The impact sent Baggett into the Tuff Blocks and the resulting end over end crash marked the end of his night. Baggett walked off with the Alpinestars Mobile Medical staff and we heard on Saturday night that there was a pain in one wrist, but at that point, the damage was not quite clear. On Monday we learned that Baggett’s wrist is sore, but with the Rocky Mountain ATV-MC/WPS/KTM in Florida ahead of the 2018 Daytona Supercross, he plans to ride on Tuesday in preparation for the next round of the 2018 Monster Energy Supercross. Hill broke a toe, as we know, and won't race the next three races on the big bike so he's ready for the East/West shootout in Indy in a few weeks. Good news for him that it was't worse, and he shouldn't miss any of the 25 (edit: 250) races (although I think he's 7th in the West). I'd expect him to be a solid top 5 guy next year when he moves to the big bike for good, if he can stay healthy.
  8. RV steps off the retirement floor and hops on Blu and kicks ass!! How many many championships could he have won ? A shit ton !!!!
  9. How do you think the 250 guys who are pointing out this year do next year in SX and outdoors? Hopefully my data is not wrong on who's pointing out and who isn't. I had to pick one category, so picked SX. Pointing out: - Osborne has heart, but he’s been around so long I’m not too sure. Seems like he’ll be a top 10 guy on the big bikes (with some better finishes), but we’ll see. - Hill looked amazing in a few 450 SX races, could definitely be a top 5 guy and win a few with more experience in 450's, but not sure outdoors. He seems like an SX specialist to me. - Savatgy will have to find a 450 ride next year. He’s got heart, he could be a solid pick, I see him like a Cole Seely-type of rider, top 5-10 if he can stay on two wheels. Not pointing out: - Plessinger seems like a Peick type to me, we’ll see. But, he’ll get a year to defend his title so I'd think he'll be back. - Cianciarulo has had lots of injuries, and since he isn't pointing out I'd think he’ll be back. - JMart has been rumored to be on 450’s next year, but I think could race 250’s if he wanted to since he isn't pointing out. My thought is that he should move up, but what the hell do I know? - Shane McElrath should be back in the 250’s. - Davalos has been in the 250’s what, like 11 years? And he won’t point out this year. Lol He can race 250’s for a 12th season, it appears. - Jordan Smith should be back.
  10. I like the track, the rhythm sections are "off beat". There is no best rhythm. The 250 heat 2 looked stacked with top riders.
  11. How about our standard bet on Tomac for the win Saturday? You want some? Last chance to let it Fly... Opps... LOL
  12. http://racerxonline.com/2017/04/27/exhaust-taken-or-given I doubt Weegie thinks that but I can't believe the subject came up.
  13. If you got boned by Nascar here you go. http://offroadvideos.org/ama-supercross-round-10-daytona-2018/
  14. Aaron Plessinger Maintains Western Regional 250SX Class Points Lead With Second Consecutive Win OAKLAND, CA – February 3, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, hosted Round 5 of the 2018 season in front of a crowd of 48,146 fans inside Oakland Alameda County Coliseum. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Jason Anderson rallied from a sixth-place start to meet Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen in a battle for the lead on the last lap, which ended with Anderson taking the win by less than a second. The 450SX Class podium at Round 5 of the Monster Energy Supercross in Oakland, California. | Photo credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc. “This was a big night for me,” Anderson said on the podium. “I didn’t start off too well … that’s one of the best races of my life. I just want to keep it going. Everyone’s getting good. I’m excited to be up here.” Last week’s winner Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac started seventh and struggled to a 13th place finish. The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC/KTM/WPS Team ride of Blake Baggett started fourth and found his way to third for his first podium of the season. Aaron Plessinger maintains the Western Regional 250SX Class points lead with his second consecutive win ahead of Joey Savatgy and Justin Hill. | Photo credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc. In the 250SX Class Main Event, Monster Energy/Yamalube/Star/Yamaha Aaron Plessinger worked his way to the front after starting sixth to capture his second straight win, leading eight of the 19 laps. Plessinger is the only rider to maintain the points lead for two consecutive weeks. “I got off to a great start,” Plessinger said on the podium. “‘I’ve been sick since Thursday; I thought I had the flu. I had to work through it; it was probably the hardest race I’ve ever done in my life, but the guys tell me never quit.” Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Joey Savatgy earned his third podium of the season after a tight battle with Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing’s JustinHill who earned his first podium of 2018 with a third-place finish. For official race results, please visit results.amasupercross.com. 450SX Class Results Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Honda Blake Baggett, Grand Terrance, Calif., KTM Marvin Musquin, Clermont, Fla., KTM Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., Yamaha Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., Yamaha Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., KTM Justin Brayton, Mint Hill, N.C., Honda Joshua Grant, Wildomar, Calif., Kawasaki 450SX Class Championship Standings Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna (115) Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Honda (100) Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., Yamaha (98) Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda (87) Justin Brayton, Mint Hill, N.C., Honda (82) Weston Peick, Menifee, Calif., Suzuki (82) Blake Baggett, Grand Terrance, Calif., KTM (78) Marvin Musquin, Clermont, Fla., KTM (73) Joshua Grant, Wildomar, Calif., Kawasaki (71) Cooper Webb, Newport, N.C., Yamaha (68) Western Regional 250SX Class Results Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki Christian Craig, Orange, Calif. Honda Alex Martin, Millville, Minne., KTM Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna, Fla., Kawasaki Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha Mitchell Harrison, Tallahassee, Fla., Husqvarna Hayden Mellross, Clermont, Fla., Yamaha Western Regional 250SX Class Championship Standings Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha (118) Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki (110) Shane McElrath, Canton, N.C., KTM (99) Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna, Fla., Kawasaki (93) Christian Craig, Orange, Calif. Honda (89) Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda (86) Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki (79) Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha (68) Mitchell Oldenburg, Alvord, Texas, Yamaha (58) Mitchell Harrison, Tallahassee, Fla., Husqvarna (58) The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season continues next Saturday, February 10, with Round 6 from San Diego. Watch the action live on FS1 at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET. For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, please log onto SupercrossLIVE.com, the official website of Monster Energy Supercross, or follow via social channels: Facebook: facebook.com/supercrosslive Twitter: twitter.com/supercrosslive Instagram: instagram.com/supercrosslive YouTube: youtube.com/supercrosslive
  15. Calling the shot. Let's see if he can overcome my jinx....
  16. anyone know yet if he is going to continue the series ?
  17. Did anyone see what happened to him? I was at the race and saw him go over the berm in the first rhythm section and could see he wasn't moving his legs for a couple of minutes. Actually I couldn't tell if it was him for sure, didn't see anything on the big screen. Whoever it was hopefully he can make a full recover, didn't look good.
  18. He has the talent to win but emulates Ricky Cheeseburger a little to close these days on the subject of fat ass. Suck it up Mookie!!!!!
  19. The 450SX Class podium at Round 6 of the Monster Energy Supercross in San Diego, California. Photo credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc. Defending Western Regional 250SX Class Champion Justin Hill Grabs First Win of 2018 SAN DIEGO, CA – February 11, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Monster Energy Supercross, an FIM World Championship, hosted Round 6 of the 2018 season in front of 41,237 fans inside Petco Park. The 450SX Class podium at Round 6 of the Monster Energy Supercross in San Diego, California. | Photo credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Jason Anderson captured his second-straight 450SX Class win after leading 12 of the 24-Lap Main Event. A first-turn pileup included Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac, Monster Energy/Knich/Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cooper Webb and Team Honda HRC’s Ken Roczen while Roczen’s teammate Cole Seely grabbed the holeshot and lead 12 laps before Anderson’s come-from-behind win. “I’ve just been putting myself in good positions, and I’ve just been fighting,” Anderson said on the podium. “I really had to keep my head down but, man, I’m excited to keep getting these wins and podiums, and I’m just grateful for the opportunities.” Team Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Marvin Musquin started fourth and battled his way into second. For the second consecutive week, Rocky Mountain ATV/MC/KTM/WPS Team’s Blake Baggett rounded out the podium after a seventh-place start. In the 250SX Class Main Event, Monster Energy/Pro Circuit/Kawasaki’s Joey Savatgy earned his third holeshot of the year ahead of teammate Adam Cianciarulo and Autotrader/Yoshimura/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Justin Hill. Cianciarulo lead for 11 laps before Hill found the lead for six laps to score his first Main Event win of 2018. GEICO Honda’s Chase Sexton picked up his second career podium behind Cianciarulo in second. Justin Hill scored his first 250SX Main Event win of 2018 with Adam Cianciarulo and Chase Sexton rounding out the top three. | Photo credit: Feld Entertainment, Inc. “It was tough, I’m not gonna lie,” Hill said on the podium. “But this track lends itself to me because it was technical … I’m beyond psyched, and to put the bike on the top step and kind of shut up all the haters in a way, I feel really good about it, and I feel back to my true form.” Register at feldmediaguides.com/supercross to view official Monster Energy Supercross race highlights: Videos Photos For official race results, please visit results.amasupercross.com. 450SX Class Results Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna Marvin Musquin, Clermont, Fla., KTM Blake Baggett, Grand Terrance, Calif., KTM Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., KTM Justin Brayton, Mint Hill, N.C., Honda Weston Peick, Menifee, Calif., Suzuki Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., Yamaha Dean Wilson, Clermont, Fla., Husqvarna Vince Friese, Cape Giradeau, Mo., Honda 450SX Class Championship Standings Jason Anderson, Rio Rancho, N.M., Husqvarna (141) Justin Barcia, Greenville, Fla., Yamaha (113) Cole Seely, Newbury Park, Calif., Honda (106) Ken Roczen, Clermont, Fla., Honda (102) Blake Baggett, Grand Terrance, Calif., KTM (99) Justin Brayton, Mint Hill, N.C., Honda (99) Weston Peick, Menifee, Calif., Suzuki (98) Marvin Musquin, Clermont, Fla., KTM (96) Joshua Grant, Wildomar, Calif., Kawasaki (83) Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., KTM (82) Western Regional 250SX Class Results Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna, Fla., Kawasaki Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki Shane McElrath, Canton, N.C., KTM Christian Craig, Orange, Calif. Honda Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha Mitchell Harrison, Tallahassee, Fla., Husqvarna Bradley Taft, Nixa, Mo., Yamaha Western Regional 250SX Class Championship Standings Aaron Plessinger, Hamilton, Ohio, Yamaha (134) Joey Savatgy, Thomasville, Ga., Kawasaki (129) Shane McElrath, Canton, N.C., KTM (117) Adam Cianciarulo, New Smyrna, Fla., Kawasaki (116) Chase Sexton, Clermont, Fla., Honda (107) Christian Craig, Orange, Calif. Honda (106) Justin Hill, Yoncalla, Ore., Suzuki (105) Kyle Chisholm, Valrico, Fla., Yamaha (83) Mitchell Harrison, Tallahassee, Fla., Husqvarna (72) Hayden Mellross, Clermont, Fla., Yamaha (67) The 2018 Monster Energy Supercross season continues next Saturday, February 17, with Round 7 from Arlington. Watch the action live on FS1 at 7 p.m. CT / 8 p.m. ET. For more information on the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, please log onto SupercrossLIVE.com, the official website of Monster Energy Supercross, or follow via social channels: Facebook: facebook.com/supercrosslive Twitter: twitter.com/supercrosslive Instagram: instagram.com/supercrosslive YouTube: youtube.com/supercrosslive
  20. Hey guys it's me again. I just want to say that I am 6 feet tall but my YZ125 is really big and I can't really put my feet down. I can touch the ground (like tippi-toe), and I can fully put one foot down if I lean. Is that okay or should I downgrade?
  21. In this episode, Jeremy McGrath explores the biggest variable in Monster Energy Supercross – the dirt.
  22. Is it too early to hang the dreaded * on this year's winner?
  23. With controversy surrounding Supercross this season associated with inconsistent penalties, I decided rather than criticize FIM Race Director John Gallagher I would sit down with him to understand what his job fully entailed. After talking with John, I left with the impression that he is both knowledgeable about Supercross and truly cares about his position, the riders, and the crowd. I also left with more questions about the overall rule structure of Supercross, specifically how loose the rule book is, ultimately allowing for human interpretation. This is part 1 of my look behind the curtains of Supercross and who makes the important decisions. This is all about John Gallagher, his responsibilities, decisions and his thought process. Who is John Gallagher and how did he get started in Supercross? His involvement in Supercross began in 1976 as a flagger, from there he continued officiating and racing locally until he graduated from Riverside City College with Associates of Science in Motorcycle Technology. Throughout his journey, John has been an official in Supercross, MTEG Ultracross, 4-Stroke Nationals, Thunder Bikes, Arenacross, Dirt Track, X-Games, and Endurocross from 1976 until present day. When preparing for a race, John will fly into the race city the Thursday before racing weekend and spend his Friday and Saturday at the track. His job consists of three different facets. First is safety, John relies on his years of experience to determine the safety standards. He does this by making sure there are no immediate dangers to the racers, officials, and crowd. As it pertains to the crowd; making sure rocks, dirt chunks or motorcycles cannot make contact or do harm to any race fan. A particular area of concern is behind the starting gate, ensuring bikes cannot toss roost into the stands. The second facet is enforcing the rule book and confirming tech inspection is completed correctly. The third facet is ensuring the program runs with-in the time allotted. This includes allowing time for teams to complete bike changes or repairs while staying within the three hour television window. John also is involved with the input to the promoter to determine the rider breaks and the length in time to give the riders in between heats. He speaks with the teams and mechanics and considers their input when determining the schedule. John also has twelve officials placed around the track to act as his eyes during the event. John trusts each official’s interpretation as if he saw the incident himself. While he trusts in what his officials’ witness, ultimately, it is John’s decision if a punishment is distributed. I asked John why he did an interview with Jenny Taft before informing Jason Anderson that he had been disqualified from Anaheim 2. John stated he informed Jason's team manager and was adamant that the responsibility then fell to the team manager to deliver the news as he needed to get back to his duties. John insisted if Anderson was not informed it was not his or any of the twelve officials’ responsibilities to seek Anderson out. Once Anderson’s team manager was notified John got back to his nightly duties. While Jenny Taft didn't have any issues finding Anderson, he was not in the mood to talk. John told Jenny Taft immediately following the incident, “If it becomes physical on the track or off the track it results in an immediate disqualification.” In comparison I asked John why Broc Tickle was not disqualified from Toronto after smacking Barcia in the back of the helmet, as that appeared to be “physical” off the track. John replied, “Every guy knows there is the ability to make somebody swing on you, I could probably provoke you to be very angry with me.” I also asked John why Tickle didn't receive the same punishment as Anderson at Anaheim 2. John stated, “Mr. Friese was not doing anything to provoke any part of that [Anderson incident], not anywhere in it.” In regards to his previous statement to Jenny Taft, I asked if Tickle had taken matters into his own hands by striking Barcia in the back of the helmet and if he should have been disqualified. John responded, “And running into someone with their motorcycle is not considered the same thing?, which is what Justin did in reverse, those guys got close to each other and had a discussion but it was nothing like what Anderson did to Vince Friese, you cannot compare the two. No possible way.” John viewed the Anderson incident as one sided, while viewing the Tickle and Barcia incident as a couple of racers working out their issues. Therefore the latter punishment issued did not warrant severity. I asked John, if Barcia ran his bike into Tickle after the race and Tickle smacked Barcia’s helmet, wouldn't he sit them both down for the night? John said, “Not necessary to sit either guy down. They had a disagreement, it got heated and I dealt with it. Anderson’s incident was not this, it was all one sided. He was dealing with this issue because of what he thought happened on the track, and by the way, he [Anderson] was incorrect. What happened on the track was not Friese’s fault.” I asked John if Barcia was on probation and he confirmed, “No. He was warned but not to that degree.” He also stated when the Barcia and Tickle incident got out of hand he had to interject himself, but he preferred to let them work it out first. Both teams got involved and asked for action, so he had no choice to intervene and punish both riders. Tickle’s punishment included starting last in the Semi, receiving a written warning, and paying a fine. Barcia received a written warning. As far as the Chad Reed/Blue flag penalty, John informed me he contacted Reed on the Monday after the event informing him of his penalty. At this time he tried every possible way to inform Reed of the appropriate way to appeal the penalty in a proper and timely fashion. John attempted to inform Reed of the proper procedure, due to Reed’s past incident with the Black Flag and Trey Canard. Once the black flag has been thrown, Reed had no way to appeal the penalty. John confirmed this was not the reason he did not Black Flag Reed. His concern was related to making sure Dungey didn't have another issue that might be slowing him down, such as a tire going down or a clutch slipping. If Dungey was experiencing any issues, and Reed wasn't holding him up, then it would be unfair to Black Flag Reed. Upon finding out Dungey had no issues, and to also have time to analyze all facets of the incident, is when John decided to penalize Reed. As far as inconsistent punishments, John stated, “my job is to change behavior. If a rider feels a certain behavior is acceptable and the rest of the paddock doesn't feel it is acceptable, I have to figure out how to take a group of people that are vastly different in ability, quality of team, and funding, to find a way to make this all work.” In relation to different punishments for different riders John stated, “in regard to Jason Anderson, points are a big deal. A fine not so much. If you flip the situation and Friese threw the punches, a fine that would affect Anderson would bankrupt a Vince Friese and Vince doesn't have enough points for what Jason lost at that race now. Vince would still owe me points.” John determines decisions based on what is “equitable to each rider,” and the rule book allows this. Bottom line is punishments are his decision. I asked if John considered punishing Barcia in St. Louis for his take out of Alex Ray (which he didn't see until watching the event on television Monday or Tuesday) and he said he told Barcia, “Justin learned that type of thing not only screwed the other guy but also took him out as well.” He continued, “Is that the way you want to move forward because you are riding in the back right now?” John admits there is no clear way to determine when an action requires punishment or it would be written in the rule book. He determines punishments on a rider’s intent and whether or not riders can sort it out themselves. His tasks do not physically allow him to interject himself in every issue. In regard to punishments, John said, “Bottom line is it ends with me!" In Part 2 I will dive into the rule book and show how loopholes could be closed and ensure less human interjection. This will draw clearer lines as to what is a penalty and what punishments should apply.
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