Pick up your copy now to read about the fiftieth year of American motocross that launched at the 2016 GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic, the introduction of motocross to America by way of Torsten Hallman, and a bit of nostalgia as we check in with the racers featured on those Champs Hi Flyers motocross trading cards. You can also read about some of the legendary motocross tracks that are no longer with us and a reunion between our publisher and Torsten Hallman, the man who changed everything back in '66. Find these features and much more in the August 2016 issue of Racer X.
MOTOCROSS STARTS HERE
We’re celebrating fifty years of American motocross, and it all kicked off at the GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic outside Sacramento.
In 1966, Swedish World Champion Torsten Hallman crossed the Atlantic to introduce motocross to America. He’s kind of a big deal.
Champs Hi Flyers motocross trading cards were introduced in 1991—the midway point in America’s motocross history. We checked up on every racer who had a card that year.
A look at some of the legendary motocross tracks that are no longer with us—and just how much of them might still remain.
RETURN TO SENDER
Fifty years after Swedish motocross landed in America, our publisher returned to his homeland for a reunion with Torsten Hallman, the man who changed everything back in ’66.