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TEAM USA’S FIRST MXDN WIN: WHY IT MATTERED SO MUCH

faded-glory-1981-mxdn-teamClockwise from top left: Johnny O’Mara, Chuck Sun, Donnie Hansen and Danny LaPorte were the first U.S. team to win the elusive Motocross des Nations Chamberlain trophy.

Everyone loves a story about an underdog rising up and supplanting the established star. Hollywood generally sensationalizes the narrative, building drama by creating an antagonist so despised that the collective audience can’t help but root for the protagonist. Think Ivan Drago in “Rocky IV” or T-1000 in “Terminator 2.” In motocross, there have been plenty of historical events that would transition well to the big screen, none more than Team USA’s surprising victory at the 1981 Motocross des Nations.

Younger generations will find it hard to believe that the United States wasn’t always been a global motocross power. Up until 1981, European powerhouses such as Belgium, England and Sweden churned out the best talent. That point was made known at the annual Motocross des Nations events. Held every year from 1947, names like John Draper, Jeff Smith, Derek Rickman, Bengt Aberg and Roger DeCoster were instrumental in piloting their national teams to victory. The United States, on the other hand, hadn’t been introduced to motocross until 1966 by Edison Dye and Torsten Hallman. Americans were neophytes in the sport, outmatched by the European establishment in every way.

Team USA fielded its first effort in 1972 with Brad Lackey, Jim Pomeroy, Jimmy Weinert and Gary Jones. They finished seventh; a respectable showing given the circumstances, but they were never in the running. Team USA steadily improved in the overall standings, until 1979, when they failed to send a team due to disinterest from manufacturers and their sponsored American racers. Again in 1980 there wasn’t a team. It appeared that America’s presence at the Motocross des Nations was all but over.

DeCOSTER GOT HONDA MANAGEMENT TO SUPPORT CHUCK SUN, DANNY LaPORTE, DONNIE HANSEN AND JOHNNY O’MARA IN REPRESENTING TEAM USA. KEEP IN MIND THAT NO ONE ON THE TEAM HAD WON A TITLE IN 1981. AS SUCH, THEY WERE CONSIDERED THE “B TEAM.”

This is where the story gets good. MXA started a fund raising effort to send a team in 1981. Fielding a team wasn’t easy. Most of the American stars didn’t want to go, but thanks to a small impassioned group led by MXA, Larry Maiers and J.J. Hanfield the money was raised. All we needed was a team—even if the stars wouldn’t do it. Roger DeCoster, a 16-time winner in the Motocross and Trophee des Nations for Team Belgium, felt that America should be represented at the MXDN in 1981. DeCoster got Honda management to support Chuck Sun, Danny LaPorte, Donnie Hansen and Johnny O’Mara in representing Team USA. Keep in mind that no one on the team had won a title in 1981. As such, they were considered the “B Team.”

Team USA kicked off their European adventure by racing the 250cc Trophee Des Nations event in Lommel, Belgium. The deep sand and treacherous conditions practically guaranteed a Belgian win…only it didn’t happen. Belgium’s Andre Vromans won the 250 overall, but Team USA took the next spots to clinch their first Trophee Des Nations win. It was a monumental victory for an underdog–facing adversity and overcoming the odds on foreign soil.

Team USA still had unfinished business. One week later the 500cc Motocross des Nations was held in Bielstein, West Germany. The overall came down to the wire in the mud between America and England. It could have gone either way, but then Lady Luck shone brightly on Team USA when Britain’s Graham Noyce suffered a flat tire. The tide had shifted. The United States clinched by one point over the Brits and emerged with the coveted Peter Chamberlain Trophy.

Winning member, Danny LaPorte recounts, “Still, to this day, I remember pulling into the pits after we had sealed the victory and seeing the excitement on the faces of my fellow Americans. Even the Europeans rallied around us and celebrated our win. It was amazing! Fans were climbing over the fences and wanted autographs. Winning a National Championship doesn’t even come close to the feeling of winning the Motocross des Nations. There was so much emotion.”

Team USA would go on to win 13 straight MXDN overalls, and American interest in the annual world motocross event was renewed. It was all due to a small group of people who believed in American motocross as much as they believed in an underdog.

CURRENT MXDN TEAMS: WAITING FOR TEAM USA TO ANNOUNCE ON SATURDAY

AUSTRALIA:
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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

GREAT BRITAIN:
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Shaun Simpson TBA (250)

Max Anstie

CANADA:
Colton Facciotti Shawn Maffenbeier (250)

Tyler Medaglia

FRANCE:
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Gautier Paulin Dylan Ferrandis (250)

Romain Febvre

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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Toshiki Tomita

NEW ZEALAND:
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Cody Cooper Josiah Natzke (250)

Rhys Carter

PUERTO RICO:
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Justin Starling Thomas Covington (250)

Darian Sanayei

SPAIN:
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Jose Butron Iker Olano (250)

Jorge Prado

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THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAY BOYS: JUNKYARD & THE JAMMER

Aug. 10…John Dowd 1965
Aug. 10…Jack Phinn

LMP_1432_Brian Converse_Shane McELrath_Muddy Creek_2016Aug. 11…Shane McElrath 1994 Aug. 11…Jonathon Shimp 1982 Aug. 12…Ivan Tedesco 1981

Aug. 12…Steffy Laier 1985

VillopotoAug. 13…Ryan Villopoto 1988 Aug. 13…Denny Stephenson 1970

Aug. 10…Jack Phinn

RETIREweinert.1977Aug. 14…Jim Weinert 1951 Aug. 14…Brian Mason

Aug. 14…Terje Hansen

Christophe Pourcel finished fourth overall at Spring Creek_Aug. 16…Christophe Pourcel 1988
Aug. 17…Dennis Ullrich 1993

XAVICOSTA
Aug. 18…Xavier Costa Agusti 1966
Aug. 18…Doug Schopinsky


Aug. 19…Sebastien Tortelli 1978
Aug. 19…Rob Buydos

A BIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN BEFORE: REVERSE CYLINDER HONDA TWO-STROKE

Honda may think of themselves as a four-stroke-only motorcycle company, but their very first production motorcycle was a reverse-cylinder, 90cc, two-stroke. These are their roots. 

2017 WORLD VET MOTOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP PRE-REGISTRATION OPEN NOW

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

MOTORCYCLE AD OF THE WEEK: THE MALHERBE BOOT

AXO got its start in America by selling the Andre Malherbe boot. Malherbe was a three-time 500 World Champion (1980-81-84), who was paralyzed in the Paris-Dakar race.

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MEMORIES OF THE WAY WE WERE

These three men played an important role in the history of American motocross. Can you name them? The answer is at the bottom of the page.

• MONTANA “32:1 PRE-MIX CLASSIC” TWO-STROKE RACE ON SEPT. 11

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2017 AMA NATIONAL WINNERS HEADING TO UNADILLA ON AUG. 12

MusquinWASHOUGAL17Marvin Musquin won his third 450 National of the year at Washougal and his second in a row.

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​ Aug. 19..….Budds Creek, MD​ Aug. 26.….Crawfordsville, IN

450 Points leader...Eli Tomac (Kaw)


250 Points leader Zach Osborne (Hus)

CURRENT AMA POINTS STANDINGS: THREE RACES TO GO

DeanWilsonwashougalDean Wilson kept his string of top ten finish alive at Washougal with a sixth overall and is solidly in fourth in the points standings.

2017 AMA 450 NATIONAL POINTS STANDINGS (After 9 of 12 races) 1. Eli Tomac…373 2. Blake Baggett…341 3. Marvin Musquin…319 4. Dean Wilson…269 5. Cole Seely…228 6. Jason Anderson…216 7. Justin Bogle…212 8. Martin Davalos…208 9. Weston Peick…197 10. Cooper Webb…177

Other notables: 11. Justin Barcia; 13. Broc Tickle; 14. Josh Grant; 15. Christian Craig; 20 Trey Canard; 21. Josh Mosiman; 24. Dean Ferris

ZachOsborneWASHOUGAL17Once Alex Martin got hurt, Zach Osborne’s title chances shot up. He now has a 74-point lead. That is one point shy of a three-moto lead with 9 motos to go in 2017

2017 AMA 450 NATIONAL POINTS STANDINGS (After 9 of 12 races) 1. Zach Osborne,…377 2. Jeremy Martin…303 3. Alex Martin…296 4. Joey Savatgy…281 5. Dylan Ferrandis…264 6. Aaron Plessinger…256 7. Adam Cianciarulo…254 8. Colt Nichols…213 9. Mitchell Harrison…212 10. Shane McElrath…192

Other notables: 11. Austin Forkner; 12. R.J. Hampshire; 13. Sean Cantrell; 17. Justin Hill; 20. Michael Mosiman; 23. Mitchell Oldenburg

2017 GRAND PRIX WINNERS LEADING UP TO LOMMEL

 Cairoli_MXGP_13_CZ_2017Tony Cairoli has won six 450 GPs so far in 2017.

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 Aug. 20……….Sweden Sept. 3………..USA Sept. 10……….Holland Sept. 17……….France

450 points leader…Tony Cairoli (KTM)


250 points leader…Pauls Jonass (KTM)

GP POINTS STANDINGS: SIX ROUNDS TO GO

Desalle_MXGP_16_NL_2016Clement Desalle is one of the old guys, but in 2017 the old guys are running one-two.

FIM 450 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (After 14 of 19 Rounds) 1. Tony Cairoli…567 2. Jeffrey Herlings…468 3. Clement Desalle…462 4. Gautier Paulin…446 5. Tim Gajser…376 6. Romain Febvre…365 7. Max Nagl…336 8. Jeremy Van Horebeek…320 9. Arnaud Tonus…303

10. Glenn Coldenhoff…302

Jonass_MXGP_13_CZ_2017Pauls Jonass has led the 250 GP series since the first race.

FIM 250 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS (After 14 of 19 Rounds) 1. Pauls Jonass…589 2. Jeremy Seewer…539 3. Thomas Kjer Olsen…437 4. Benoit Paturel…429 5. Julien Lieber…412 6. Thomas Covington…351 7. Jorge Prado…315 8. Brian Bogers…294 9.. Hunter Lawrence…246

9. Brent Van doninck…246

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THE PARIS SUPERCROSS ON NOVEMBER 18-19

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.

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2017 MOTOCROSS SCHEDULES: WHAT’S LEFT TO SEE

Marvin MusquinMusquinPodiumKTM’s Marvin Musquin has been on a hot streak, but it can’t make up for the points he lost with his knee injury and DNF with only Unadilla, Budds Creek and Indiana left.

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 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 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 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 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. 15…………………..Balen Aug. 20………………….Wachtebeke

Aug. 27………………….Orp le Grand

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 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 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

2017 AUSTRALIAN SUPERCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP Sept. 9…………………..Queensland Sept. 23…………………Queensland Oct. 14…………………..TBA Oct. 26…………………..South Australia Nov. 4…………………….Victoria

Nov. 11-12……………..New South Wales

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 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

2018 MOTOCROSS RACE SCHEDULES

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

THE ANSWER

From left to right: Malcolm Smith, Torsten Hallman and Edison Dye.
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