Racer X Illustrated

August 2014

The August issue of Racer X Illustrated has been released. Pick up your copy now to get a recap of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship opener at Glen Helen, an examination of the four most dominant riders in American motocross and supercross, and a look at how Blake Baggett raced a National right in his backyard. You’ll also read about Jean-Michel Bayle’s new two-wheeled excursion and his countryman Christophe Pourcel’s reemerging U.S. career. Find all this and more in the August issue of Racer X. The issue has also been shipped to subscribers and is available for purchase via our Subscribe page, Apple Newsstand, or Google Play.

  • THE DAY OF THE BATTLE
    Glen Helen exploded back onto the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship scene at May’s season opener. Page 100
  • RACE OF THRONES
    American racing has four undisputed kings: Bob Hannah, Jeremy McGrath, Ricky Carmichael, and Ryan Villopoto. Here’s how each earned his time on the throne. Page 112
  • BLAKE’S PLACE
    Blake Baggett had an advantage on his peers going into the season-opening Glen Helen National: the actual keys to Glen Helen itself! Page 126
  • JMB AND HIS GREAT ESCAPE
    Jean-Michel Bayle has tried (and excelled at) just about every form of motorcycle racing, but you’ve never seen the French legend quite like this. Page 136
  • FRENCH CONNECTION
    FRENCH CONNECTION Christophe Pourcel sits down with us to talk about his U.S. career, his “lost” 2013 season, and his somewhat surprising return to American racing. Page 144