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450 SX Mid-Season Report Card

450 SX Mid-Season Report Card By Jeff McConkey The great Ricky Carmichael always said that the season “officially starts at Daytona.” Some riders start the series a little slow, and need time to peak. Others seem to start hot a fizzle out quickly. Let’s take a look at the top 20 in points and the grades that I have given them: 1st Ryan Dungey 199pts:  A+ I gave Ryan an A+,

Faces at the Races: Atlanta 2 SX

Faces at the Races: Atlanta 2 SX By Billy Rainford The second of two Atlanta rounds of the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series took place in a packed Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta. This was the first Supercross I’ve been able to attend so I was pretty excited to get back behind the lens to shoot this race. Racing has been amazing and there are always a few riders

Monday Morning Coffee

Monday Morning Coffee By Billy Rainford What we’ve got here, folks, is an old-fashioned ROAD TRIP! I’m not going to lie, sometimes the thought of these trips is much more romantic than the reality of sitting behind the wheel for 14 ½ hours, but if hitting the road as often as we do has taught me to adhere to only one old adage, it’s this one: be sure to stop

McThoughts: Atlanta 2 SX

McThoughts: Atlanta 2 SX By Jeff McConkey The second of 2 rounds in Atlanta went off on Saturday night. The track looked pretty tricky and lap times were a little longer. The start bottled in big-time making a good start crucial. Atlanta 2 was a ‘retro race’ and some of the teams went all out with some great looking old-school graphics. To go along with the retro bikes, a few gear companies jumped

McThoughts: Atlanta 1 SX

McThoughts: Atlanta 1 SX By Jeff McConkey Round 8 of the Monster Energy AMA SX Series went off Saturday night in Atlanta, Georgia. Normally, this round is packed to the rafters with 77000-plus screaming fans. I don’t know if it is due to the fact that this season Atlanta will house 2 rounds back to back, but the place looked half empty. Don’t get me wrong, the Georgia Dome half empty is

McThoughts: Dallas SX

McThoughts: Dallas SX By Jeff McConkey Hey, guys.  The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series was in Arlington, Texas, this past Saturday night. It was round 7 for the premiere class, but it was round 1 for the 250 East class. The West 250 riders take a break and we get a whole new crop of racers ready to move up the SX ranks. This season, the East has a little