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SURFING Magazine Swimsuit Issue on sale April 3

March 30, 2012 | Press

San Clemente, CA (March 29, 2012) – The month of April has April Fool’s and Earth Days. It also has Palm and Easter Sundays. Most importantly though, it has SURFING Magazine Swimsuit Issue Release Day, a secular holiday observed by all who appreciate beautiful women, the beach and finely crafted bikinis.

Las Vegas EnduroCross Track Map Revealed

March 30, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA (March 30, 2012) – A diagram cannot do any EnduroCross track justice as the obstacles are flat out gnarly in person, especially when you have to race through them. But the Track Map for the opening round of the 2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross, presented by Lucas Oil reveal the first ever Over-Under bridge for an EnduroCross track.

$18,000 Purse Confirmed for 2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX

March 30, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA. (March 30, 2012) - A huge $18,000 purse is confirmed for the 2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX, fuelled by Monster Energy. With each of the three expert classes racing for $6,000 in purse money, it is possible to make more in one night of Mini Bike racing than most of us make in a month. Last year, Willy Browning did just that by winning all three classes and pocketing $9,000.

SURFING Magazine Drafts Duncan Macfarlane and Corey Wilson Onto Its Photo Team

March 26, 2012 | Press

San Clemente, CA (March 27, 2012)SURFING Magazine would like to propose a toast to the hiring of our new senior photographers, Duncan Macfarlane and Corey Wilson. Although "senior" might be the wrong word. Both Duncan and Corey are just 22 years old, and are injecting fresh perspectives and youthful energy into the world’s best surf magazine.

2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX Track Map Revealed

March 20, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA. (March 20, 2012) - The over-under bridge is one of the coolest obstacles in Supercross and for 2012, the GEICO MiniMotoSX will include just such an obstacle. The track map for the ninth annual MMSX taking place inside the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on the Sunday following the Monster Energy Supercross finals also reveals a starting gate located outside the arena. This will leave more space on the arena floor for the rest of the track. And instead of watching the action, almost anybody can get out on the track to experience it firsthand.

Factory Beta Racing Team Ready for More EnduroCross Podiums in 2012

March 20, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA (March 20, 2012) – The Factory Beta Racing team will have two top riders and a new team manager heading into the 2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross championship, presented by Lucas Oil. The relatively small Italian motorcycle brand has a rich history in off-road motorcycle racing as well as Trials and Cody Webb proved the bikes capabilities during the 2011 EnduroCross series.

Strang, Prochnau, Ramirez, Coy and Martinez Prepared for EnduroCross with FMF RPM KTM Racing Team Maxxis

March 16, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA (March 16, 2012) – The FMF / RPM / KTM Racing Team Maxxis has been a part of GEICO EnduroCross for years and helped develop some of the top pro riders including Bobby Prochnau, who has been a consistent top finisher. For 2012, the team will have five riders competing in EnduroCross including Josh Strang, the 2010 GNCC champion.

Top Ten Reasons to Go To the 2012 GEICO MiniMotoSX

March 13, 2012 | Press

Irvine, CA. (March 5, 2012) - The ninth annual GEICO MiniMotoSX fueled by Monster Energy, will take place inside the Orleans arena on Sunday, May 6th, the day after the Monster Energy Supercross finals in Las Vegas. And here are the top ten reasons that you should make plans to race or attend this event

2012 GEICO AMA EnduroCross to add Women’s Championship Series

March 6, 2012 | Press

The first ever Women’s EnduroCross final took place during X Games 17 and although many people felt it was too difficult, no one could argue that these women displayed amazing determination and put on a great show.

Planetminis.com to host GEICO MiniMotoSX After-Party and Awards Presentation at Pole Position Raceway

March 6, 2012 | Press

On Sunday, May 6th, the day after the Monster Energy Supercross finals in Las Vegas, you can head across town to the Orleans Arena and race yourself at the ninth annual GEICO MiniMotoSX, Fueled by Monster Energy.