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Last week’s fastest man on the planet.

The two most overblown phrases in the sport are “Perfect Storm” to describe every upcoming season and “Fastest Man on the Planet” to describe whoever wins a race or two. Last week, after Jeffrey Herlings won the Crawfordsville National, he was instantly crowned with the “Fastest Man on the Planet” title. We get it! He beat Eli Tomac, who had been crowned the F-MOP after winning a couple AMA Nationals early this year. But, Eli Tomac wasn’t the “Fastest Man on the Planet” when Jeffrey Herlings beat him at Crawfordsville — Tomac came to Crawfordsville after losing five AMA Nationals in a row (and hadn’t won a 450 National since the first week of July). And, Marvin Musquin had beaten him for six straight motos just a couple weeks ago…so wouldn’t Marvin be the F-MOP? As for Herlings, if he’s the fastest man on the planet, then where does that leave Tony Cairoli? Tony is so far ahead of Jeffrey in the 450 World Championships that he is almost two GPs ahead of Herlings in the points standings with only three races to go. Tony has won six FIM 450 GPs this season, Herlings three and Tim Gajser three.

It’s human nature to label excellence when you see it, but the “Fastest Man on the Planet” is no different than the “Most Beautiful Women in the World” — it’s all in the eye of the beholder (and only lasts until the bloom goes off the rose—which happens faster to motocross racers than it does movie starlets). James Stewart was the first man tagged with the F-MOP title…you remember James Stewart don’t you? He was often the fastest man on the track (when he stayed on the track), but unfortunately he faced Ricky Carmichael, who you would have to logically assume was the “Fastest Man in the Universe. ” Thus, lots of Stewie’s speed was muted by RC’s total dominance. The “Fastest Man on the Planet” is evident when you see him—but watch quickly because it’s typically over by age 26.

Accept this fact, Herlings was the fastest man at Crawfordsville, but he was going to lose that race right up until a lap-and-a-half to go. Had Musquin not crashed, would Herlings still be the F-MOP? Not to the outside world. Conversely, Justin Bogle was not the “Fastest Man on the Planet” the week before when he beat Eli Tomac. Going fast is one aspect of the sport of motocross — and we all know fast guys who could blow everyone away on a given day, but they often never become stars because they don’t posses the other aspects that add up to success in the sport—racecraft, durability, determination, humility (in short supply these days) and a solid understanding of what matters the most in racing. No one ever called Ryan Dungey the “Fastest Man on the Planet,” but he won four AMA Supercross Championships, three AMA 450 National Championships and three Motocross des Nations in a row.

Jeffrey Herlings is a great motocross racer, as is Eli Tomac. They are champions. When they hang up their boots they will have their well earned places in the record books. But, can we contain ourselves if Jeffrey Herlings wins the USGP on Sunday? Will we reflexively call him the “Fastest Man on the Planet.” Someone will. But what if Tim Gajser, Clement Desalle or Romain Febvre beat him? Will one of them be the new F-MOP? Even more obvious,  what if Eli Tomac wins the USGP (afterall, Eli blew the Euros off the track in last year’s two USGPs)? All hail this coming week’s “Fastest Man on the Planet!” Because pretty soon the “Perfect Storm” of the 2018 Supercross series will be here — and Jeffrey Herlings will be no where in sight.

Eli Tomac won 4 out of 12 race son his way to the 2017 AMA 450 National Championship.

Date           Venue                                      450                                  250
May 20……Hangtown, CA……………Eli Tomac……………..Zach Osborne
May 27.……Glen Helen, CA………….Marvin Musquin……Zach Osborne
June 3..……Thunder Valley, CO……Blake Baggett………..Joey Savatgy
June 17..….Mt. Morris, PA…………..Blake Baggett………..Jeremy Martin
June 24.….Muddy Creek, TN……….Eli Tomac……………..Aaron Plessinger
July 1.…..…Red Bud, MI……………..Eli Tomac……………..Zach Osborne
July 8..……Southwick, MA​…………..Eli Tomac……………..Zach Osborne
July 22.…..Millville, MN……………..Marvin Musquin…….Joey Savatgy​
July 29.…..Washougal, WA…………Marvin Musquin…….Joey Savatgy
Aug. 12..….Unadilla, NY……………..Marvin Musquin…….Jeremy Martin​​
Aug. 19..….Budds Creek, MD​……….Justin Bogle………….Adam Cianciarulo
Aug. 26.….Crawfordsville, IN………Jeffrey Herlings…….Zach Osborne
450 National Champion...Eli Tomac (Kaw)
250 National ChampionZach Osborne (Hus)

Dean Wilson made his comeback season memorable by finishing fourth overall in the AMA 450 National standings.

2017 AMA 450 NATIONAL POINT STANDINGS
1. Eli Tomac (Kaw)…470
2. Marvin Musquin (KTM)…453
3. Blake Baggett (KTM)…451
4. Dean Wilson (Hus)…340
5. Cole Seely (Hon)…330
6. Justin Bogle (Suz)…308
7. Copper Webb (Yam)…268
8. Weston Peick (Suz)…268
9. Martin Davalos (Hus)…263
10. Jason Anderson (Hus)…216

2017 AMA 250 NATIONAL POINT STANDINGS
1. Zach Osborne (Hus)…501
2. Jeremy Martin (Hon)…420
3. Adam Cianciarulo (Kaw)…374
4. Aaron Plessinger (Yam)…337
5. Joey Savatgy (Kaw)…324
6. Dylan Ferrandis (Yam)…305
7. Colt Nichols (Yam)…303
8. Alex Martin (KTM)…296
9. Mitchell Harrison (Yam)…279
10. Shane McElrath (KTM)…248

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You won’t ever see this again! The four Suzuki riders of the JGR and RCG teams blast off the line at the final AMA 450 Nationals last weekend. Weston Peick (32), Justin Barcia (51), Justin Bogle (19) and Matt Biscelgia (43) will be split up now that the RCH team (Bogle, Tickle and fill-in rider Biscelgia) has folded. Some of the four might find room at the beefed-up JGR Suzuki squad for 2018. Photo: Brown Dog Wilson

Kuwait is one of a handful of Middle East nations that embrace the sport of motocross. They have a national team that races the Arab National Championships and hope someday to send a team to the MXDN. In the summer many of Kuwait’s best riders come to SoCal to train with Dennis Stapleton. Amazingly, they come for the cool 100-degree weather. Meshary Bushaiba (left), Khaled Alsanee (center) and Abdullah Alshatti (on the right with his son in front). Photo: Jon Ortner

MXA flew to Austria to ride KTM’s 2018 250XC-W TPI at Erzberg. Daryl Ecklund put the fuel-injected two-stroke through its paces — even some paces that mortal man would avoid. While he was at it, he rode the 300XC-W TPI (TPI stands for Transfer Port Injection). The fuel-injected 300 will not be imported to the USA in 2018 (by either KTM or Husky).

Once back in the States, MXA picked a brand-new, fuel-injected, 2018 Husqvarna TE250i two-stroke. Although technically an offroad bike (note the headlight), the MXA wrecking crew tested it in the desert, on single-track trails, high in the mountains, on an Endurocross course and raced it every week at Glen Helen. Although it may not be a motocross bike, MXA’s Daryl Ecklund gets it flat on the hip jump.

MXA has been testing motocross bikes since 1973. This 1983 MXA 250 Shootout photo was memorable not just because of its unique set-up, but because the four MXA test riders from 34 years ago were (from top to bottom) Gary Jones, Jody Weisel, David Gerig and Lance Moorewood.

Tom White has led an amazing motorcycle life. He was a Grand National dirt tracker, started the White Brother Cycle Specialties, founded the World Vet Championship, was inducted into the AMA Hall of Fame, won the 1990 Over-40 Pro World Vet Championship, generously donates to the High Hopes Head Injury foundation, owns the 170-bike Early Years of Motocross Museum, works as MXA’s “Classic Iron” editor and in his spare time announces events/races/awards. Many of you may know that Tom was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer a few months ago. He is undergoing chemo therapy as you read this, but that hasn’t stopped him from racing motocross. He has dedicated his life to the sport and nothing is going to stop him from enjoying it. This photo was shot on Sunday at Glen Helen.

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Aug. 31…Ezra Lusk 1975

Aug. 31…Greg Schnell 1975

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Aug. 31…Ian Harrison

Aug. 31…Denny Hartwig


Sept. 1…Sean Hamblin 1982

Sept. 1…Jens Getteman 1993
Sept. 2…Tommy Clowers 1972

Sept. 2…Austin Forkner 1998
Sept. 2…Larry Witmer
Sept. 3…Jeremy Malott


Sept. 3…Ernesto Fonseca 1981

Sept. 4…Ron Tichenor 1969

Sept. 6…Doug Henry 1969

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USA
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Cole Seely
Zach Osborne (250)
Thomas Covington

AUSTRALIA:
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Kirk Gibbs
Hunter Lawrence (250)
Dean Ferris

BELGIUM:
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Clement Desalle
Julien Lieber (250)
Jeremy Van Horebeek

BRAZIL:
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Thales Vilardi
Fabinho Santos (250)
Jean Ramos

CANADA:

Colton Facciotti
Shawn Maffenbeier (250)
Tyler Medaglia

CZECH REPUBLIC:
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Filip Neugebauer
Petr Smitka (250)
Jaromír Romancík

DENMARK
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Nikolaj Larsen
Thomas Kjer Olsen (250)
Stefan Kjer Olsen

ESTONIA
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Priit Ratsep
Harri Kulla (250)
Tanel Leok

FINLAND
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Juuso Matikainen
Kim Savaste (250)
Jere Haavisto

FRANCE:
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Gautier Paulin
Dylan Ferrandis (250)
Romain Febvre

GREAT BRITAIN:
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Dean Wilson
Tommy Searle (250)
Max Anstie

GERMANY:
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Max Nagl
Henry Jacobi (25)
Dennis Ullrich

HOLLAND
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Jeffrey Herlings
Brian Bogers (250)
Glenn Coldenhoff

HUNGARY:
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Mark Szoke
Krisztian Tompa (250)
Gabor Firtosvari

IRELAND:
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Graeme Irwin
Martin Barr (250)
Stuart Edmonds

ITALY:
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Tony Cairoli
Michele Cervellin (250)
Alessandro Lupino

JAPAN:
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Makoto Ogata
Yohei Kojima (25)
Toshiki Tomita

LITHUANIA
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Arminas Jasikonis
Dovydas Karka (250)
Arnas Milevicius

NEW ZEALAND:
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Cody Cooper
Josiah Natzke (250)
Rhys Carter

PUERTO RICO:
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Justin Starling
Darian Sanayei (250)
Marshal Weltin

RUSSIA
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Evgeny Bobryshev
Semen Rogozin (250)
Evgeny Mikhaylov

SLOVENIA
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Tim Gajser
Jan Pancar (250)
Jernej Irt

SPAIN:
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Jose Butron
Iker Olano (250)
Jorge Prado

SWEDEN:

Filip Bengtsson
Alvin Ostlund (250)
Fredrik Noren

SWITZERLAND:

Arnaud Tonus
Valentin Guillod (250)
Jeremy Seewer

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Built by Francesco Villa, brother of World Road Racing champion Walter Villa, Moto Villa started by making a 125 road race engines, which they later sold to Montesa. Although focused on road racing initially, Moto Villa found is best success in motocross. The switch to motocross started in 1972 and lasting until 1981. Villa was an Italian brand that was never sold in the USA, although there were Carabela motocross bikes with Villa engines. This 1978 250 Cross features an unique take on Ribi Quadrilateral forks.

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For more info to to www.mxgpusa.com

For more info about the Last Chance Raceway event click here


The third annual 9-11 race will be held at LACR on Sunday, September 17 (because 9-11 is on a Monday this year).

2017WORLDVETCHAMPIONSHIP
The Dubya USA-sponsored World Vet Championship will be held on November 4-5, 2017, at Glen Helen Raceway Park in SoCal. Pre-registration is already open. Click here to sign-up or see the available classes and age groups.

It will be held on Nov. 10-11-12. For more info go to www.elsinoregrandprix.com

parissxThe 2017 Paris Supercross will move to the brand new U-Arena in the Paris business district. The U-Arena seats 24,000 spectators and has a larger floor area than Lille or Bercy. The 2017 Paris Supercross will be held on November 18-19, 2017.

For more information, or any information, go to www.unlimitedsportsmx.com

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The racing season is almost over. There are three GPs and the MXDN, from then on it is Supercross-type events with the Australian Supercross Championship, Red Bull Straight Rhythm and the Monster Energy Cup dominating the schedule util the 2018 Supercross series starts.

2017 FIM MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Feb. 25…………………….Qatar (Saturday)
Mar. 5………………………Indonesia
Mar. 19…………………….Argentina
Apr. 2………………………Mexico
Apr. 16……………………..Italy
Apr. 23…………………….Holland
May 7………………………Latvia
May 21…………………….Germany
May 28…………………….France
June 11…………………….Russia
June 25……………………Italy
July 2……………………….Portugal
July 23……………………..Czech Republic
Aug. 6……………………..Belgium
Aug. 13…………………….Switzerland
Aug. 20…………………….Sweden
Sept. 3……………………..Jacksonville, FL
Sept. 10……………………Holland
Sept. 17…………………….France

2017 AUSTRALIAN SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Sept. 23…………………..Jimboomba
Oct. 10……………………Bacchus Marsh
Oct. 17……………………Virginia
Nov. 11-12………………Qudos Bank Arena
Nov. 18………………….Jimboomba

2017 MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS
Oct. 1………………………Matterley Basin, Great Britain

2017 MONSTER ENERGY CUP
Oct. 14…………………….Las Vegas, NV

RED BULL STRAIGHT RHYTHM IV
Oct. 21………………….….Pomona, CA

2017 THOR MINI OLYMPICS
Nov. 20-25………………….TBA

2017 WORLD OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP (WORCS)
Jan. 6-8…………………….Taft, CA
Jan. 27-29…………………Primm, NV
Feb. 17-19………………….Taft, CA
Mar. 10-12…………………Lake Havasu, AZ
Apr. 1-2…………………….Las Vegas, NV
Apr. 21-23…………………Hurricane, UT
May. 19-21…………………Cedar City, UT
Jun. 16-17…………………Glen Helen, CA
Sept. 8-10…………………Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 6-8…………………….Adelanta, CA

2017 ADAC GERMAN MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP
Apr. 9……………………….Muhlberg
Apr. 30…………………….Jauer
May 14…………………….Molln
June 18……………………Bielstein
July 16…………………….Tensfeld
Aug. 27……………………Gaildorf
Sept. 24…………………..Holzgerlingen

2017 AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
May 20……………………Hangtown, CA
May 27.…………………..Glen Helen, CA
June 3..………………….Thunder Valley, CO
June 17..…………………Mt Morris, PA
June 24.………………….Muddy Creek, TN
July 1.…………………….Red Bud, MI
July 8..……………………Southwick, MA​
July 22.…………………..Millville, MN​
July 29.…………………..Washougal, WA
Aug. 12..………………….Unadilla, NY​
Aug. 19..………………….Budds Creek, MD​
Aug. 26.…………………..Crawfordsville, IN

2017 AMA SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 7…………………………Anaheim, CA
Jan. 14………………………San Diego, CA
Jan. 21………………………Anaheim, CA
Jan. 28………………………Glendale, AZ
Feb. 4……………………….Oakland, CA
Feb. 11………………………Arlington, TX
Feb. 18………………………Minneapolis, MN
Feb. 25………………………Atlanta, GA
Mar. 4………………………Toronto, ON
Mar. 11………………………Daytona, FL
Mar. 18………………………Indianapolis, IN
Mar. 25………………………Detroit, MI
Apr. 1…………………………St. Louis, MO
Apr. 8………………………..Seattle, WA
Apr. 22……………………….Salt Lake City, UT
Apr. 29……………………….New York, NY
May 6………………………….Las Vegas, NV

2017 AMSOIL ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 7-8…………………….Cincinnati, OH
Jan. 13-15…………………Grand Rapids, MI
Jan. 20-22…………………Baltimore, MD
Jan. 28-29…………………Nashville, TN.
Feb. 4-5…………………….Louisville, KY
Feb. 18-19…………………Kansas City, MO
Feb.y 25-26……………….Tampa, FL
Mar. 3-5…………………….Southaven, MS
Mar. 11-12…………………New Orleans, LA
Mar. 18-19…………………Portland, OR
Mar. 24-26…………………Reno, NV
April 1-2…………………….Sacramento, CA
April 21-23…………………Denver, CO
May 5-7…………………….Las Vegas, NV

2017 MAXXIS BRITISH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Apr. 9………………………Lyng
Apr. 30…………………….Canada Heights
May 14……………………Hawkstone Park
June 18……………………Desertmartin
July 9………………………Sherwood
July 16…………………….Blaxhall
July 30…………………….Preston Docks
Aug 27……………………..Foxhill

2017 BELGIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 12……………………Moerbeke-Waas
Mar. 26……………………Kruishoutem
Apr. 2……………………..Genk
Apr 10…………………….Mons
Apr. 18……………………Axel
Apr. 30……………………Wuustwezel
June 11…………………..Comines
June 18………………….Genk
July 22……………………Axel
July 23…………………..Hasselt
July 30…………………..Gooik
Aug. 13…………………..Balen
Aug. 20………………….Wachtebeke
Aug. 27………………….Orp le Grand

2017 ITALIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 29…………..………..Riola Sardo
Feb. 5………………………Malagrotta
Feb.12………………..……Ottobiano

RICKY CARMICHAEL AMATEUR DAYTONA SUPERCROSS
Mar. 12-13…………….Daytona, FL

MTA WORLD TWO-STROKE CHAMPIONSHIP
Apr. 15…………………..Glen Helen, CA

2017 TRAVIS PASTRANA’S NITRO WORLD GAMES
June 24……………….Salt Lake City, UT

2017 DUTCH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 26…………………..Oss
Apr. 9th…………………..Harfsen
May 14……………………Emmen
July 15-16……………….Lichtenvoorde

2017 WOMEN’S MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 13…………………….Daytona Beach, FL
Mar. 25……………………Wortham, TX
Apr. 9………………………San Diego, CA
May 5………………………Las Vegas, NV
May 18-19………………..Hangtown, CA
June 2…………………….Thunder Valley, CO
June 16……………………Mt. Morris, PA
Aug. 5……………………..Hurricane Mills, TN

2017 AMA LORETTA LYNN AMATEUR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
July 31-Aug. 5……..……Hurricane Mills, TN

2017 CANADIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
June 4……………………Whispering Pines, BC
June 11………………….Blackwater, BC
June 18………………….Wild Rose, AB
June 25………………….Moto Valley, SK
July 9…………………….Gopher Dunes, ON
July 16…………………..du-Bon-Conseil, QC
July 23…………………..Pleasant Valley, NS
July 30…………………..Riverglade, NB
Aug. 6…………………….Deschambault, QC
Aug. 13……………….….RJ Motosport, ON

2017 AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
April 2……………………..Wonthaggi, Victoria
April 23…………………..Appin, New South Wales
May 7……………………..Connondale, Queensland
May 21……………………Horsham, Victoria
May 28……………………Murray Bridge, South Australia
July 2……………………..Nowra, New South Wales
July 16……………………Shepparton, Victoria
July 30……………………Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Aug. 13…………………..Toowooba, Queensland
Aug. 20……………………Coolum, Queensland

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MXAcoverSEPT2017001Do you subscribe to MXA? You should. We know that you think that print magazines are dead and that the internet will fill the void, but most of the stuff in the current issue of MXA won’t appear on the web for several months, if at all. Luckily, you can get all of MXA on your iPhone, iPad, Kindle or Android by going to the Apple Store, Amazon or Google Play. Better yet get the Digital desktop version at https://hi-torque.com/product/motocross-action-digital-edition/ for $9.99 a year.

The MXA test riders prefer the print version and not just because it is delivered by a uniformed employee of the U.S. Government, but because right now you can get 12 issues for $19.99 and a free $25 Gift Card from Rocky Mountain ATV/MC. That means that there is a profit to be made in this deal for you. For the Print magazine go to: https://hi-torque.com/product/motocross-action/

 Benoit Paturel stood on the top step of the 250 podium for the first time in Switzerland.

Date                   Venue                                     450                                 250
Feb. 25………..Qatar…………….Tony Cairoli…………..Pauls Jonass
Mar. 5…………Indonesia………Shaun Simpson………Jeremy Seewer
Mar. 19……….Argentina……….Tim Gajser…………….Pauls Jonass
Apr. 2…………Mexico……………Tim Gajser…………….Thomas Covington
Apr. 16………..Italy………………Tony Cairoli…………..Jorge Prado
Apr. 23……….Holland………….Gautier Paulin………..Pauls Jonass
May 7………….Latvia…………….Jeffrey Herlings……..Thomas Kjer Olsen
May 21……….Germany…………Tony Cairoli……………Jeremy Seewer
May 28……….France……………Clement Desalle………Pauls Jonass
June 11……….Russia……………Clement Desalle………Pauls Jonass
June 25……….Italy………………Tony Cairoli……………Jeremy Seewer
July 2…………Portugal………….Tony Cairoli……………Jeremy Seewer
July 23……….Czech Republic…Tony Cairoli……………Pauls Jonass
Aug. 6…………Belgium………….Jeffrey Herlings………Jorge Prado
Aug. 13……….Switzerland……..Jeffrey Herlings………Benoit Paturel
Aug. 20……….Sweden…………..Tim Gajser……………..Jeremy Seewer
Sept. 3………….USA
Sept. 10………..Holland
Sept. 17………..France
450 points leader…Tony Cairoli (KTM)
250 points leader…Pauls Jonass (KTM)

With three races to go in the 2017 FIM World Championships, Max Nagl (12) needs to put his bike in gear if he wants to stay in the top ten.

FIM 250 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS
(After 16 of 19 Rounds)
1. Pauls Jonass…669
2. Jeremy Seewer…624
3. Benoit Paturel…504
4. Thomas Kjer Olsen..497
5. Julien Lieber…436
6. Thomas Covington…417
7. Jorge Prado…392
8. Brian Bogers…331
9. Hunter Lawrence…284
10. Brent Van Doninck…273

FIM 450 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS
(After 16 of 19 Rounds)
1. Tony Cairoli…631
2. Jeffrey Herlings…539
3. Gautier Paulin…526
4. Clement Desalle…519
5. Tim Gajser…453
6. Romain Febvre…441
7. Jeremy Van Horebeek…377
8. Max Nagl…364
9. Glenn Coldenhoff…352
10. Evgeny Bobryshev…344

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anaheimstadium9The 2018 Supercross schedule has some surprises. There are only two Anaheim events. Detroit, Toronto and New Jersey are gone. Houston, Boston, Atlanta and Tampa are back.

2018 AMA SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 6……………………..…Anaheim, CA
Jan. 13………………………Houston, TX
Jan. 20………………………Anaheim, CA
Jan. 27………………………Glendale, AZ
Feb. 3……………………..…Oakland, CA
Feb. 10………………………San Diego, CA
Feb. 17………………………Arlington, TX
Feb. 24………………………Tampa, FL
Mar. 3……………………..…Atlanta, GA
Mar. 10………………………Daytona, FL
Mar. 17………………………St. Louis, MO
Mar. 24………………………Indianapolis, IN
Apr. 7……………………..…Seattle, WA
Apr. 14………………………Minneapolis, MN
Apr. 21………………………Foxborough, MA
Apr. 28………………………Salt Lake City, UT
May 5…………………….…Las Vegas, NV

2018 FIM MOTOCROSS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Mar. 4……………………….Argentina
Mar. 25……………………..Spain
Apr. 8………………………..Italy 1
Apr. 15………………………Holland 1
Apr. 29………………………Russia
May 13………………………Latvia
May 20………………………Germany
June 3……………………….England
June 10……………………..France
June 24……………………..Italy 2
July 8………………………..Indonesia
July 22………………………Czech Republic
Aug. 5……………………….Belgium
Aug. 12……………………..Switzerland
Aug. 19……………………..Sweden
Sept. 2………………………USA
Sept. 9………………………Mexico
Sept. 23…………………….Holland 2
Sept. 30…………………….Italy 3

2018 MOTOCROSS DES NATIONS
Oct. 7………………………USA

2018 BRITISH ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP
Jan. 6…………………….Manchester
Jan. 13……………………Newcastle
Jan. 20…………………..Birmingham
Jan. 26-27………………Belfast
Feb. 10……………………Sheffield
Feb. 17……………………London

2018 WORLD OFFROAD CHAMPIONSHIP (WORCS)
Feb. 2-4…………………Las Vegas, NV
Feb. 23-25……………..Phoenix, AZ
Mar. 23-24……………..Lake Havasu, AZ
Apr. 20-22……………..Hurricane, UT
May 25-27………………Cedar City, UT
Sept. 14-16………………Glen Helen, CA
Oct. 19-21…………….…Adelanto, CA
Nov. 9-11………………..Primm, NV

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Photos: Scott Mallonee, Massimo Zanzani, KTM, Husqvarna, Dan Alamangos, Daryl Ecklund, John Basher, Brian Converse, MXA, Jody Weisel