American Mike Brown and Spanish rider Laia Sanz both struck EnduroCross gold at the Barcelona X-Games on Saturday night while American Maria Forsberg finished second in the women’s event to give KTM a good haul in this event in the city’s Olympic Stadium.
In a racing discipline that has seen exponential growth, Monster Energy Kawasaki is prepared to battle for a championship in the 2013 AMA EnduroCross series. Returning riders Taylor Robert and Justin Soulé both reached the podium last season and will concentrate exclusively on EnduroCross in 2013 racing the KX™250F.
For many years Canadian moto fans have been lamenting the fact that no Canucks race seriously south of the border, but that is not the case in off-road. At the forefront is Cory Graffunder and he has been plying his trade for several years and with great success.
Wardlow, AB: July 1, 2012, 30 riders from across the planet took part in the Men’s Enduro X in Los Angeles, California. The Staples Centre, home to the NBA’s LA Lakers, Clippers and the NHL’s LA Kings, was transposed from a freestyle arena to a gnarly log, watery, rocky, technical Enduro X course where nearly 18 000 spectators witnessed the best in the world.
Corona, CA - July 2, 2012 - ESPN's X Games crew saved the most talked about event for last at X Games 18 in Los Angeles, California, and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America (HMNA) brought out all of the heavy hitters with hopes of taking home some X Games spoils. With more than 15,000 in attendance at the STAPLES Center, and millions more watching at home on ESPN, Husqvarna's Cory Graffunder made X Games history becoming the first Canadian rider to earn a medal in men's Enduro X.
The 2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross Championship will have extensive TV exposure in the coming weeks. It will start with the original airing of the opening round from Las Vegas on the Lucas Motorsports Hour on the NBC Sports Channel this Saturday, June 23rd at 4:30 PM Eastern. Then on Sunday, July 1st, Enduro X will be part of X Games 18 and air on ESPN 2 at 9:00 PM Eastern. One week later, on Sunday, July 8th, the Sacramento event will air on the Lucas Motorsport Hour on the NBC Sports Channel at 5:00 PM Eastern.
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Wardlow, AB: Round 2 of the Geico EnduroCross series in Sacramento, California was the last opportunity for racers to qualify for the X Games.
Irvine, CA (May 16, 2012) – X Games 18 Enduro X has issued invitations to five more riders after announcing their pre-qualified list of riders and the qualification process a few weeks ago. The top two non-qualified finishes of the opening round of the GEICO AMA EnduroCross series in Las Vegas on May 4th earned their spots, including Canadians Cory Graffunder (HSQ) and Chantelle Bykerk (KTM)
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:
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