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    MRANN: Ty Tremaine, Expert winner.

    After being dark for several years a popular motocross park reopens with a special race. MILFORD, CALIF. (June 19) – MRANN (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada) made its return to the newly reopened Honey Lake MX Park this weekend. It was the annual Corey Herring Memorial “Go Big or Go Home!” race. The event honors the young rider lost eight years ago and helps fund scholarships created in his name. It also marks the end of MRANN’s spring racing season. Due to the length of the course each class, Expert, Amateur and Novice got a separate timed event on

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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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    MRANN - Keith Alosi and Wayne Weidemier

    Here is the MRANN video from Blue Wing Flat. Please excuse the error I made in the video title, my fault entirely. Once again I’m indebted to the efforts of Brittany Hutchings as she took care of the video duties. Many thanks to her and hopefully she can continue to help me. Can’t do both the video and stills at the same time. It was great weather and good fields so the promise of a great season is being realized. Good hard racing with only one rider needing much medical attention. Not to mention getting a helicopter ride to Reno.

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    MRANN - Levi Hutchings won at Blue Water Flat.

    Desert motorcycle racers came together to race in the second event of the new season. When MRANN set up shop at Blue Water Flat, located northwest of Toulon, the lakebed was dry. Last year it rained so the area was unusable but this time Mother Nature provided almost perfect weather. After taking the winning the overall race Levi Hutchings said, “The course was awesome, I had a blast. The single track was just fantastic, the washes were good, just enough road to take a break, I felt great. Didn’t have a single problem out there and I’m just going to

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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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    Reno Motorsports

    We here at wish welcome our first advertiser to this site. Reno Motorsports or RMS, is well known to the motorcycle riding, off-road and motocross community here in Northern Nevada. The shop was started by two friends, Dennis “The Desert Fox,’ Belingheri and Paul “Ziggy,” Ziegler after they moved up here from Southern Nevada. Ziggy explained they both had experience working in motorcycle shops and once here decided to open RMS rather than buy houses. After starting the shop in 1996 they saw a need to help expand off-road racing in this area and in 1998 started MRANN, Motorcycle

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    MRANN - Hare leads the way.

    Second part of the coverage from the MRANN race. Here are the full, official results from the race at Nightingale. Once again, great weather and action to get this year started. The large rider counts speak well of a great season ahead and the new team race on Saturday was a success. There will be a short video on the event and that should be posted by Thursday evening. This gallery is just some of the photos I didn’t use in my article about the race. If you enjoyed this article and photo gallery please “like,” it and share as

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    MRANN - The Desert Fox at full chat.

    Another season begins with the Desert Fox schooling his younger competitors NIGHTINGALE (Feb. 14.) – As is traditional, MRANN (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada) began its season on President’s Day weekend. And a large field of big bike riders showed up for Sunday’s race. This time not only was there speed but some passions were fired up during the event that consisted of one 43-mile loop followed by a 53-mile loop. Any rider wanting to be considered a finisher had to complete one loop. For one veteran it was a day of triumph and some redemption as well as

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    MRANN - racers decend a hill.

    It’s finally here, the long wait is over as it’s the start of season when motors roar and the green flags wave. Racing preview this time has a host of events that one can view as well as the first race in our area to get this season started. East of Fernley and 10 miles north of the Nightingale exit on I-80 is where the Trail Blazers motorcycle club will host the first MRANN race of the year. It’s the Fireball Ridge 100, the 18th Hare and Hound race. On Saturday the Pee Wee racers get things started at 10

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    Rattlesnake Raceway - A modified spins into the mud.

    First Look at the 2016 racing season has something for almost any race fan. The upcoming season is like looking at a puzzle where most of the pieces are already in place. But there are a few more to be added including three events, two of which are new. As is usual the desert racers in the MRANN (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada.) will begin the season with two events in February. The first is in the traditional area north of the Nixon off ramp located east of Fernley on I-80. It’s the first of the spring series. Due

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    Wild West Motorsports Park - Ultra 4's in action.

    Season Review of the 2015 year in racing for this region. With the year ending it’s time to take a look at this past season and set the stage for what is to come in the New Year. As usual the desert racers in MRANN raised the curtain for racing in this region. It was the Dead Horse event that’s staged north of the Nightingale Exit on I-80. Veteran Reece Honea won the overall with Steve Garnett not that far behind. Further down the standings Kyle Townsend ended up fifth ahead of Dan Capparelli and, rookie to the expert division,

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  • Austin Serpa – MRANN 2015 CHAMPION

    MRANN - Austin Serpa, 2015 Overall Champion.

    Austin Serpa had a championship year this season as he raced his KTM in area desert races. Winning races is the goal of any racer and while most never accomplish this they have fun trying. However some do win titles and earning an overall championship in their rookie year is an even greater accomplishment. And that’s exactly what one 16-year-old high school racer did this past season. Like many motorcycle racers, he got an early start in the two-wheeled world. “I remember when I first started riding I was about 2-years-old with some training wheels on a little PW50,” Austin

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    MRANN - Chris Maas, 200cc Overall

    MRANN awards had more photos than I could use in the article about the banquet. The following gallery is composed of those photos so I’ve got almost all the top award winners shown and listed. For the full list of champions for each class please refer to the earlier article on the awards banquet. It was a great night and we want to add our congratulations to all those that not only won class championships but all the others that earned trophies and awards. You all deserved them. If you like this please “like,” it and share as widely as

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    MRANN - Austin Serpa, 2015 Overall points champion.

    MRANN, like most racing groups, has an annual banquet to mark the end of one season and honor those that have competed as well as helped the season. SPARKS (Dec. 5) – Those riders that compete in the MRANN (Motorcycle Racing Association of Northern Nevada) desert racing series assembled at the Sparks Nugget to celebrate the past season and honor their champions and top finishers. This year Chris Maas and Reece Honea were the MC’s and they first acknowledged the series sponsors, RMS, CMS, Number Tech Graphics and Back Country. The awards began after dinner and first up were those

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    MRANN - Amatuer start.

    Racing preview still has a variety of events for the race fan even this late in the year. As the season winds down there are still a couple of events to go in our region. This weekend MRANN will stage its final race of the season outside of Winnemucca. As usual things start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday followed by the Women/Mini Bikes/Bomber race. Then later that evening there will be Trick and Treats for those camping and maybe even a costume contest. On Sunday – first day back to standard time – the big bikes start their race at 10

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