Tomac, Lawrence, Craig earn No. 1 plates PICKERINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 20, 2022) — The American Motorcyclist Association announced the professional competition numbers for pro-licensed riders participating in 2023 Monster Energy AMA Supercross and the AMA Pro Motocross Championship. The professional numbers are assigned and used in competition. The reigning champion races

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio (May 13, 2022) — The AMA congratulates Team Honda HRC’s Chance Hymas on becoming the first winner of the newly formatted Supercross Futures AMA National Championship on Saturday, May 7, in Salt Lake City. The 16-year-old Hymas, who tallied AMA Supercross Futures wins at the Atlanta and Foxborough

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Eli Tomac, Jett Lawrence, Christian Craig claim class titles PICKERINGTON, Ohio (May 9, 2022) — The AMA presented No. 1 plates at three consecutive AMA Supercross events recently, with Jett Lawrence becoming the first recipient at Gillette Stadium after the Foxborough, Mass., round; Eli Tomac earning the plate at Empower

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May 9, 2022 By Keaton Maisano With AMA Supercross’ latest champions crowned and the 2022 season concluded, the May Hall of Famer Spotlight looks back at the sports’ inaugural champion: Pierre Karsmakers. Born in Waalre, Holland, in 1946, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Pierre Karsmakers started his racing career at

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Jason Anderson collects seventh win in 2022, Christian Craig cruises to 250SX West championship May 10, 2022 By Keaton Maisano With the AMA Supercross season ending Saturday in Salt Lake City, the last batch of winners graced the podium and the final champions were crowned. In the previous two weeks,

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The AMA’s intrepid On-Highway Government Affairs Manager gets schooled on the finer points of front brake and cornering technique May 5, 2022 By Tiffany Cipoletti NOTE: This article first appeared in the August 2021 issue of American Motorcyclist.  Hi. My name is Tiffany Cipoletti and, until last week, I was

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Eli Tomac earned the second 450SX title of his career, Hunter Lawrence held off Christian Craig May 2, 2022 By Keaton Maisano In front of his home-state crowd, Colorado native and Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha’s Eli Tomac closed out the second AMA 450SX title of his career Saturday. Riding

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Jason Anderson avoids title elimination, Jett Lawrence claims AMA 250SX crown April 25, 2022 By Keaton Maisano The AMA Supercross event in Foxborough, Mass., was set for a pair of coronations Saturday, but Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jason Anderson spoiled the festivities with another superb performance. Coming off his win in

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Jason Anderson breaks nearly two-month drought with Round 14 win April 18, 2022 By Keaton Maisano Early in the AMA Supercross season, Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jason Anderson had positioned himself as a serious contender for the 450SX title. Back-to-back victories in February pulled Anderson within 3 points of first place,

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Marvin Musquin wins first 450SX event of 2022, RJ Hampshire gets first career 250SX victory April 11, 2022 By Keaton Maisano It had been seven weeks since someone other than Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha’s Eli Tomac won a 450SX event. Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Marvin Musquin not only

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Eli Tomac claims fifth straight 450SX win, Hunter Lawrence wins 250SX main event March 28, 2022 By Keaton Maisano When AMA Supercross finished the West Coast leg to open the season, Monster Energy Star Racing Yamaha’s Eli Tomac led the 450SX standings by only 12 points. Six events later, Tomac

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Eli Tomac navigated catastrophe Saturday, extended points lead March 14, 2022 By Keaton Maisano While many riders fell to the grueling track in the Detroit round of AMA Supercross, Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac did not miss a beat as he secured his third consecutive — and fifth

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Eli Tomac breaks Ricky Carmichael’s record of five Daytona AMA Supercross wins March 7, 2022 By Keaton Maisano No one has been better than Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac in 2022, and after his performance Saturday, no one outshines him at Daytona either. Tomac only led three laps

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Eli Tomac stymied his opponents’ momentum with 450SX win in Arlington, Texas March 1, 2022 By Keaton Maisano With the field closing in over the past few weeks, Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac was able to earn some breathing room Saturday with a 450SX win in Round 8

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Jason Anderson tallied his third victory of the year to pull within 3 points of Eli Tomac February 23, 2022 By Keaton Maisano It had been more than four years since Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Jason Anderson last strung together wins in AMA Supercross. That all changed Saturday, Feb. 19, when

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Anderson takes the top spot at Anaheim 3, Tomac and Barcia round out the podium February 16, 2022 By Keaton Maisano Eli Tomac’s two-event win streak came to an end Saturday in Anaheim, Calif. But despite being unable to take the top spot on the podium, Monster Energy Yamaha Star

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Eli Tomac wins in Glendale, becomes first two-time 450SX winner of 2022 AMA Supercross season February 7, 2022 By Keaton Maisano Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac became the first 450SX rider to win twice in the 2022 AMA Supercross season Saturday, winning in consecutive weeks. Coming off his

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Eli Tomac wins AMA Supercross Round 4, takes 6-point lead in AMA 450SX standings February 2, 2022 By Keaton Maisano Following a sixth-place finish in Anaheim, Calif., to open the 2022 AMA Supercross season, Monster Energy Yamaha Star Racing’s Eli Tomac avenged his earlier performance with a win last Saturday

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January 29, 2022 In Keith Geisner’s excellent “Finding 49” piece in our February issue we mistakenly wrote in a caption that longtime Harley-Davidson race-team member and eventual Racing Manager Clyde Denzer (above, far right) had passed. Not true! Denzer, who replaced the legendary Dick O’Brien as Racing Manager in late

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Amidst a global pandemic and harsh international travel restrictions, the AMA’s Government Relations Department helped countless athletes enter the U.S. to compete By Kali Kotoski January 26, 2022 Expectations were high as the date of early October’s MotoGP race at the Circuit of the Americas race in Austin, Texas, approached

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