Rockstar Energy Suzuki's Clement Desalle was one of the three fastest riders in the premier MX1 class of the FIM Motocross World Championship at a hot and sunny Grand Prix of Portugal.
There were contrasting fortunes for Rockstar Energy Suzuki Europe at Agueda for the Grand Prix of Portugal and across the continent in other competitions today.
Monster Energy riders Ryan Villopoto and Tyler Bowers both picked up wins at the final round of the Monster Energy Supercross season at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. Villopoto made it a season-high 10 wins in the 450SX class, while Bowers grabbed his first career supercross win with the victory in the Eastern Regional 250SX main event.
Red Bull KTM Factory rider Ken Roczen of Germany on Saturday night secured KTM's first-ever 250SX championship when he was crowned the Monster Energy AMA West 250SX Champion at the season finale held at Sam Boyd Stadium.
SAN ANTONIO, TX (December 6, 2012) VP Racing Fuels, Inc. today announced a partnership with Syracuse-based American Marketing & Motorsport Group, Inc. (AMG) to promote VP-branded apparel, promotional items and novelties. As part of the program, a new e-commerce site at VPPerformanceGear.com serves as a one-stop shop for purchase of an expanded line of hats, t-shirts, jackets and more. The partnership also calls for AMG to staff racing and other events for merchandise sales.
WORCS Racing has announced Mark Kalpakoff to accept the position of director of WORCS racing. Mark and his company Bermcannon Marketing have built and consulted with some of the biggest Companies in the Powersports Industry. "For the last few years Mark has consulted WORCS in the media dept but will now take on a main roll in the everyday WORCS business Structure as well as racer relations, Mark has a broad scope of the motorcycle business industry as well as being a long time racer that makes him right for this job" states WORCS CEO Sean Reddish. The WORCS 2013 season Kicks off Jan. 18th in Peoria, AZ at Canyon MX. For more info visit http://www.worcsracing.com/
By Greg MacPherson
with files from Max d'Orsonnens
The day after he ended his retirement from racing to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, in mid-August, it was announced that Quebec racing star Patrick Carpentier would be back behind the wheel of another racing vehicle in the very near future.
1 10 Charles villeneuve QUE POL 38.13 35.29
2 22 Éric paquin QUE POL 39.28 +10.50 35.19
3 4 Didier Raby QUE POL 38.65 +0.36 35.70