The June digital edition of Racer X Illustrated has been released. Pick up your copy now to find out how "supercross" became a series in 1974 and why so many of today’s top pros call Daytona their local race. You can also read about the Thailand GP kicking off with a hitch (or five), the incredibly muddy first two rounds of the Grand National Cross Country Series, freeriding in the hills of Beaumont, and more. All these and a lot more are featured in the June issue of Racer X. The issue has also been shipped to subscribers and is available for purchase via Apple Newsstand.
THE WORLD’S TOUGHEST LOCAL RACE
With so many top athletes calling Florida home these days, the Daytona Supercross provides a nice break in a busy travel schedule. If only the race were so relaxing.... Page 96.
The two-round 1974 Yamaha Super Series of Motocross laid the foundation for what we now know as the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship. Page 110.
The FIM World Motocross Championship made its second visit to Thailand this year, and … well, things probably could have gone more smoothly. Page 124.
Some of the nastiest, muddiest conditions in recent memory greeted riders at the start of the 2014 Amsoil Grand National Cross Country Series. Page 136.
THE HILLS ARE ALIVE
After Southern California got a welcome break from a long drought in early March, Ping and company hit the hills of Beaumont for an early springtime freeriding session. Page 148.