All posts by Chris Leahy

CL has been blogging it up for BTO Sports since the days when Bob "Hurricane" Hannah ruled the motocross roost. In fact, his guerilla-style coverage of the now-infamous "Massacre at Saddleback" is now considered one of the great MX blogs of all time. Enjoy the blogs, folks- that's the whole idea!
 

Motocross 2012 – Race Report (Steel City)

 Pennsylvania was the sight of Round 11 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro MX Series. “Steel City MX” in Delmont Pa. is a classic venue on the circuit- and the moderate, rain-free temps made for an absolutely gorgeous setting for racing!  In the 450 class, Ryan Dungey kept his win streak in tact, dismantling the competition…
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By Chris Leahy on September 5, 2012

 

Coming Soon – “Clutched 2012”!!!

As HD video recording devices are becoming both more mobile and more accessible, better recordings are happening all the time in the arena of extreme sports. Cameras attached to dirtbike helmets have become the norm for pros and amateurs alike, giving us all a front row seat to everything from death-defying  jumps to world-class racing. With…
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By Chris Leahy on September 1, 2012

 

WMX 2012 – A Three Woman Race With Two Events To Go!

 All summer long, the 2012 WMX series has been the story of three ladies that are clearly head-and-shoulders above the pack; Jessica Patterson, Ashley Fiolek and Tarah Gieger. These three have been going dirtbike helmet to dirtbike helmet, dominating the WMX podiums for several summers now- and it seems we are headed for another fabulous…
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By Chris Leahy on August 22, 2012

 

Motocross 2012 – Race Report (Unadilla)

 Last weekend the circus that is pro motocross set up its tents in New York for Round 10 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro MX Series at the famed Unadilla Valley Sports Center! In the 450 class, Ryan Dungey puts a bow on his absolutely stellar campaign- winning  his eighth overall event in a row,…
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By Chris Leahy on August 20, 2012

 

Motocross 2012 – Race Report (Southwick)

 The boys of MX returned to the track this past weekend in Southwick, and on a cool day we saw the best in the business handle his business; Ryan Dungey pulls a 1/2 in the motos and basically sealed up the  2012 Motocross crown. A tough/sandy track and a little rain were no match for the…
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By Chris Leahy on August 14, 2012

 

2012 FIM World Motocross (Round 11 – Russia)

From Russia with Love: FIM MX love that is! At this year’s FIM World Motocross, Tony Cairoli had himself another HUGE day, strapping up the dirtbike boots and sweeping both motos in Russia for the Red Bull KTM team. In doing so, he extends his series points lead in MX1. Teammate Jeffrey Herlings does the…
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By Chris Leahy on August 1, 2012