Racer X Illustrated Motocross Magazine

The September 2014 Issue

The September issue of Racer X Illustrated has been released. Pick up your copy now to see what it takes to transform a barren track into a national-caliber race, how a factory team operates throughout race day, and what Yamaha had to do to make its resurgence. You’ll also read about how working-class privateer Sean Collier made an impact at the first two nationals and where freestyle motocross currently stands with the X Games and the rest of the world. Find all this and more in the September 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.

Just before setup began for this year’s High Point National, we headed out to take some photos of the facility au natural. What a difference twelve days make. Page 104
What does it take to get a pro bike ready for the second moto? We kept a close eye on Trey Canard’s #41 Honda CRF450R at High Point to find out. Page 114
A genuine character in the pro pits, Star Racing owner Bobby Regan is determined to win at all costs—and he’s getting awfully close. Page 128
9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. TO 12TH PLACE
Now retired from racing, Sean Collier entered the Glen Helen and Hangtown Nationals in memory of some special people in his life. Page 132
Moto X Freestyle was once the highlight of ESPN’s X Games, but weather problems shut it out of Austin this year. Is freestyle still relevant? Page 142