Irvine, Calif. (November 18, 2012) – The AMA EnduroCross series came to an exciting close at The Orleans in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday night with a double main event finale. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Taylor Robert completed the season on the podium finishing third overall in the championship standings. He won his Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) to transfer to the main events and finished 12th and eighth in the dual main events. Justin Soulé transferred to the main events on his KX™250F after finishing second in his heat race. He stayed consistent in the main events finishing fifth and sixth, and climbed to sixth in the points standings. Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Bobby Garrison posted competitive times throughout the evening and barely missed transferring to the main events.
Newly crowned AMA 250cc motocross champion Blake Baggett is heading to the Monster Energy Cup on October 20 in Vegas ready to face a new challenge. With the open rules format of the one-of-a kind event, Baggett will be competing on a larger 450cc bike for the first time as a pro. The Monster Cup also marks his first race against some of the top riders in the world. As a champion in the sport, Baggett is ready for the competition and is looking to challenge for the million-dollar prize.
Can't make it to Vegas for the Monster Cup? Well, you're in luck! The whole event will be broadcast on SPEED! Fans can watch from home, or your fav watering hole, for three and a half hours of Monster Cup action starting at 7 pm PST (10 pm EST)!
There was a bit of a Canadian invasion going on last weekend in Las Vegas. No, we didn't take the Supercross by storm, but 12 of the 14 Canucks who went down to challenge the opening round of the Geico Endurocross made it to the main, including some pretty heavy hitters.
Las Vegas was the place to be last weekend, May 4-5-6. With the AMA Supercross finale, the first round of the EnduroX series and the National Arenacross amateur championship all happening in the same town on the same weekend, the all town was breathing moto.
Las Vegas, NV (May 4, 2012) – The 2912 GEICO AMA EnduroX championship, presented by Lucas Oil opened last night with a bang and a surprise winner at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Taddy Blazuziak, the heavy favourite had a strong performance in his practices and heat races, but Colton Haaker won the opener on his Lucas Oil backed Kawasaki. Haakaer wasn't without challengers, however, in the form of Monster Energy Kawasaki rider Justin Soule (who finished 2nd) and KTM's Taddy Blazuziak, who had been undefeated in 2011.
Pre Qualified and Qualified riders for tonight's series opener of the Geico EnduroX in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada.
Irvine, CA (April 26, 2012) – The X Games is the pinnacle of action sports and Enduro X will again be a major part the competition in 2012. The event will also serve as round three of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross by Lucas Oil championship series for the expert riders. The riders will be selected to compete in the X Games Enduro X based on the following qualification process:
The three time champion is not planning on letting up
Irvine, CA (April 13, 2012) – Taddy Blazusiak, the three time defending GEICO AMA EnduroCross Champion is preparing for another title defense as the series kicks off in Las Vegas on Friday, May 4th. During the “off season” from the U.S. series, Blazusiak went back to Europe and won the SuperEnduro championship, which is the European version of EnduroCross. He then spent several months training and testing in his home base in Spain and seems as ready as ever to fight for a fourth consecutive championship.