Racer X Illustrated

October 2016

Pick up your copy now to read about underdog Joey Savatgy's diligent journey to the top, the essence of the Blackwater 100 shining through at the Snowshoe GNCC, and Travis Pastrana's efforts to re-vamp the freestyle motocross world. You can also read about the anticipated arrival of Slovenian Grand Prix hero Tim Gajser and Pingree's personal racing chronicle from Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross, a track near and dear to his heart.

  • SAVATGY’S WAY
    With support from some of the industry’s very finest, Joey Savatgy has gone from dark horse to genuine title threat. Page 92.
  • THE NEW BLACKWATER 100?
    Once “America’s Toughest Race,” the spirit of the Blackwater 100 lives on at the Snowshoe GNCC, held in the mountains of West Virginia. Page 106.
  • TRAVIS ON TOUR
    In 1999, fifteen-year-old Travis Pastrana launched his RM125 off a berm into the San Francisco Bay and X Games immortality. Nearly twenty years later, he’s introducing his own action sports competition. Page 120.
  • SOMETHING FAST THIS WAY COMES
    Slovenian Grand Prix hero Tim Gajser talks with us about his epic season, his racing background, and just when he plans to come to America. Page 132.
  • THIS IS 40+
    Ping hits the Sierra Nevadas to race a group of middle-agers for a wooden bear trophy at the annual Monster Energy Mammoth Motocross. Page 146.