But that was only part of the battle for the Michigan-based company as the government, namely the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act CPSIA , did all but ban the sale of Cobras — and mini cycles and quads in general — through its new lead law imitative. And while the downturned economy as well had a decided effect on racer turnout at the eight major amateur MX national events, Cobra racers persisted and, in many cases, represented as well as previous years in hundreds of regional races run coast-to-coast every weekend. And we owe a lot to the young men that represent Cobra both on and off the track. Everyone at Cobra will look forward to seeing you in March for the MX national openers in Texas. Photos courtesy of: Cobra.
2009 AMA Motocross Champion
Motocross Race Results - Racer X Online
Few racers enter the pros without going through Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. The July August 3, , edition of the race saw a promising group of prospects graduate into the pro ranks and this coming weekend at Unadilla Raceway in New York, they will test themselves against the best in the world. After five days of racing, a handful of racers stood out as elite among the rest, and they were recognized with special awards on Saturday evening. Jarrett Frye won the Amateur Rider of the Year thanks to his win in the Schoolboy 2 class, while Maximus Vohland won the Youth Rider of the Year with titles in the Supermini 1 class and in the Supermini 2 class. Of the four, Vohland was perhaps the most dominating, sweeping all six of his motos en route to his two titles.
Motocross Race Results
And he went out and won the race. John went out and won the championship in his class! Not bad for a sport he was just trying on the side.
As the checkers fell on Saturday at Steel City Raceway, one of the most unforgettable and ground-breaking seasons in the history of American Motocross came to a close. From sponsors to important figures both behind the scenes and out on the track, MX Sports Pro Racing expressed its appreciation for all the support in making a memorable and successful season while extending congratulations to the top 10 of each class by recognizing them on stage and awarding them medals. The Edison Dye Motocross Cup for the Class is named for the late Edison Dye, a motocross pioneer and organizer of the first professional motocross series in this country. After returning to the outdoor nationals for the first time since , Reed showcased an unrelenting determination to achieve the only championship to elude him in his career and for that he was named the Sportsman of the Year.