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May 2014

  • Ryan Dungey Wins Motocross Season Opener at Glen Helen

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    Posted about 1 month ago by Chasen Marshall

    With an impressive showing at Glen Helen Raceway on the opening weekend of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season, Ryan Dungey sits atop the early ratings. After finishing third in the first 450cc moto, Dungey made a thrilling pass on Ken Roczen just a few turns from the finish in moto two, helping to secure the overall win over a stacked field.

  • Levi Sherwood Kicks Off X-Fighters Season With Back-to-Back Wins

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    Posted 2 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    In the shadow of one of Japan’s most famous castles, Levi Sherwood established himself as a strong contender to become king of Red Bull X-Fighters in 2014. With more than 20,000 screaming fans cheering him on in Osaka, Sherwood staged another dominating performance to win his second X-Fighters event in a row to begin the season.

  • Marquez and Rossi One-Two at French Grand Prix; Fifth Straight Victory for the Spaniard

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    Posted 2 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    It seemed Marc Marquez’s good fortunes were finally at their end. After four consecutive victories to begin the MotoGP season, an early error from the young Spaniard had him fall from 1st to 10th on the opening lap of the France Grand Prix in Le Mans. The reigning world champion, however, was unphased and methodically worked his way back to the front of the pack. On the 13th lap he overtook Oakley teammate Valentino Rossi and never looked back, securing his fifth straight win and a 42-point cushion in the standings. Rossi ended up second.

  • Million Dollar Victory: Jamie McMurray Claims NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Win

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    Posted 2 months ago by John Ohail

    Jamie McMurray had competed in NASCAR’s Sprint All-Star race seven times previous to Saturday night’s event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His best career All-Star finish? Eighth. To call McMurray a long shot for this year’s crown would be no understatement; going up against all the heavyweights the sport has to offer in a no-holds-barred race for a million bucks.

  • Untouchable: Marquez's Stunning Winning Streak Continues in Spain; Rossi Second

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    Posted 3 months ago by Chasen Marshall

    It was a dual for first between the reigning champ and the living legend in the heat of Jerez, Spain. However, Valentino Rossi’s position leading the race would be short-lived, with young Marc Marquez stealing back the lead and holding as much as a four-second cushion beyond the field. Marquez comfortably took the win, his fourth consecutive victory to begin the 2014 campaign.