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    BBMX Awards.

    SPANISH SPRINGS, NV (Feb. 10) – Battle Born MX held its fall series awards banquet and ceremony this weekend. It was an almost standing room only crowd that attended the function. Dana Losey was the MC for the event and his sister-in-law Shami Potratz acted as the presenter. When people entered the hall and signed in to their left were several tables full of things for raffle prizes as well as some gifts for the award winners. After lunch Losey got up and thanked all the sponsors for those gifts. They were One Eleven Concepts, Big Valley Honda, Reno Motor

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    Amsoil Arenacross

    Indoor motocross returns after several years and puts on three days of racing. RENO (March 24/25) – After an absence of three years the Amsoil Arenacross returned to the Reno Livestock Center this weekend. Even after all this time this is the largest venue on the circuit as they mainly race in Hockey size arenas. The major class, the AX 250 had a tight points race going into the two-day show with Jace Owen and Gavin Faith being tied with the advantage going to the latter. Both shows were going to slightly shake up the run for the chanpionship .

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    OTHG Nationals: 38+ Novice battle for the lead.

    When it’s Memorial Day weekend its also time for vet racers to grab their bikes and visit Northwest Nevada. The OTHG (Over The Hill Gang) Nationals second round of the series was held at the Fernley Lions Club’s Motocross track in Fernley. It’s a Memorial Day weekend tradition that draws local riders as well as those in California chapters. Layne Kolbet, president of the hosting Reno chapter said there were 266 veteran riders on hand. And there were also good fields of younger riders that competed in supporting races. All the vets rode in two motos on Saturday then on

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  • RACING PREVIEW: MAY 12 TO 15, 2016

    NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kyle Busch celebrates winning in Kansas.

    After last week’s rains washed out all but one event this week promises good racing weather. Racing preview for this week has a banquet of different events for almost any racing fan. Locally Rattlesnake Raceway will be dark this Saturday due to a national shooting match at the gun club. The track and club share a hill and usually alternate weekends. American Valley Speedway in Quincy will finally get its season going Saturday. Mud packing begins at 6 p.m. with a 7 p.m. start to the action. Last year the track got a lot of new clay so it should

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    OTMX - Wayne Young - 80+ winner.

    This weekend veteran motocross racers converged on Fernley. (FERNLEY, APRIL 17): The Old Timer Nationals brought riders from Canada and across the west here for a weekend of racing and fun. Riders came from as far away as Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Washington, Oregon and even British Colombia. The series is for riders over 40 years old and they are grouped into classes by age and experience. And on Sunday a rider’s finishes are added up and that score is where they are ranked in their class. When the second series of motos started on Sunday the first group were riders

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    Fernley/Wadsworth Motocross Track.

    It’s another weekend full of events for any race fan, from live action in our area to events nationally and overseas. The motorsport preview this week is full of racing action. In fact almost any type of fan can find something either locally, on TV or the Internet. First of all our sponsor Reno Motor Sports is celebrating it’s 20th year in business. If you have the time, or before heading to one of the races on Saturday stop by, check out what they have and have a “Dennis Burger,” their being served after 11 a.m. One event begins Friday

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    Fernley 95A Speedway - Mike White, IMCA winner.

    This weekend Mother Nature went crazy but the track overcame the challenge and had a great afternoon of racing. FERNLEY (April 9) – 95A Speedway’s second race of the season was quite a mix. First it was dry slick, despite the best efforts of the track crew, then after an one hour hold for rain, the track came in for the IMCA feature. After winning that feature, once it got restarted, Mike White said, “Second in a row for IMCA. The rain was what I needed.” Have to thank Megan, my family and everybody that helps me out on this

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    Supercross - Ryan Dungey & James Stewart

    This week there is racing live, on TV and the Internet. Racing preview for this week has a mix of events for both the two-wheel and oval track fans. Once again there will be no practice at the Livfast Exit 28 motocross track as they are preparing for their next race. Fernley 95A Speedway will host its second race of the season Saturday with a 2 p.m. start time. All the car classes will be in action on the oval. Motocross racers competing in the 775 Spring Classic Series will head for Winnemucca for the third round of their series.

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    775 Spring Classic - Jesse Gore wins three classes.

    Beautiful weather set the stage for a great day of motocross racing this weekend. The Sandbox, or Fernley Lion’s Motocross track, was the scene of the second 775 Spring Classic motocross series. This time the Over The Hill Gang staged the event. Layne Kolbet, OTHG president said they had 189 riders sign up for practice on Saturday so attendance was probably over 200. On Sunday however there were at least a 100 more on hand to race bringing the total closer to 300. For one aspiring pro that’s chasing his dream Sunday was a perfect day as he swept three

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    Supercross - Musquin and Dungey.

    Finally racing has begun in earnest here in this area as the Speed Merchants entertain their fans. Racing preview for this week is pretty full now that the Easter Holiday is behind us. Series, both here nationally and internationally, will be at full throttle. Locally the oval track season is progressing as Rattlesnake Raceway opens its 2016 season Saturday. Racing, which includes the cars and karts begins at 6 p.m. and round out the field will be the first round of the new series for the Nevada Pro Stock Association as these cars mark their return to the track. On

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    Fernley 95A Speedway.

    A little slow this week with the holiday but its another lull before the storm of action. Racing preview this week is a bit slim as the Easter holiday is upon us. Most national and international series are taking a holiday until things get going with a bang next week. However there are a few things happening in our region and over the hill. For drag racers Summit Racing will the place to be on Saturday. The NHRA will have chassis certification there from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. And oval track racers and fans will be happy as Fernley

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    Livfast Exit 28

    Here is a portion of the photos I didn’t use for the article about the race at Livfast Exit 28. It was from Sunday, March 13, first round of the MX775 Classic Sprint Motocross series. And I’m including a video from the first motos. I have nine of the first 10 starts. Sadly was distracted and didn’t get the 250/450 Pro start. If you enjoy this please share and “like,” it and share as widely as possible. Comments are welcome. Subscribers have articles posted to their inbox as soon as they are on the site. We no have our first

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    Livfast Exity 28 - Tony Giusti and Justin Minsch

    Finally the long awaited spring motocross season has started. Livfast Exit 28 began the MX775 Spring Classic motocross season. Strong winds and cool temperatures couldn’t keep a large group of racers away as they were ready to rip. Several teams were also present including RMS, Moto Source, Design Tech 1 and Testa Motorsports that brought between 30 to 40 riders. The second 250/450 Pro and Intermediate moto had a rider from each division going for the victory. They flew around the track, got some big air going by the flagman and turned the moto into their own private duel. After

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    Supercross - Eli Tomac wins at Daytona.

    Racing is heating up and this week’s preview has where the action will be for fans. Racing preview this week includes another local race as well as what’s on TV and the Internet, which is of special interest to those that are two-wheel fans. Not only does Daylight Savings Time begin on Sunday but that’s the same day of the first round for the 775 Spring Classic motocross series. So fans and competitors need to reset their clocks Saturday night.   The location will be east of Sparks at Livfast Exit 28 Motocross Track. People can camp there and on

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    Supercross - Ken Roczen wins in Texas.

    Racing season is almost here and this article show the increase in activity. This week’s Racing Preview shows that spring is fast approaching as the second desert race of the season is upon us and the first motocross in our region is only one week away. Locally Livfast Exit 28 will once again host practice sessions from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. This weekend the Cheaters and Rimbenders clubs combine forces to bring the Rhino Roller 100 out at Blue Wing Flat. That’s a location northwest of Toulon, which is this side of Lovelock. Saturday begins at

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