Racer X Illustrated Motocross Magazine

The September 2017 Issue

Pick up your copy now and read about who will fill the void atop the 450 class ranks, Italy's Tony Cairoli trying to stay on track to become one of Europe's all-time greats, and the tragic loss of American MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden. Also read about our very own Jason Thomas traveling to Japan to test out the brand-new 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450, and how two-stroke racing is finally picking up momentum in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

WIDE-OPEN MARKET
With Ryan Dungey retired and Ken Roczen on the sidelines, there’s suddenly room at the top of the 450 Class. Who’s first in line for those top-shelf rides?
ANTONIO THE GREAT
Italy’s Tony Cairoli began his Grand Prix career as a flashy, fast prospect. Today, he’s on the trail of Stefan Everts to become one of Europe’s all-time greats.
THE KENTUCKY KID
On May 22, the world lost American MotoGP Champion and all-around motorcycling icon Nicky Hayden. The motocross community remembers him.
SUSHI & SUZUKIS
Jason Thomas traveled to Japan to take in the sights—and to put the brand-new 2018 Suzuki RM-Z450 through its paces.
PREMIX COCKTAIL HOUR
That sound! That smell! How two-stroke racing is picking up momentum—finally—in Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.