Racer X Illustrated

June 2010

Read the Racer X Illustrated Digital Edition! The weather is heating up and the same can be said for the 2010 AMA Monster Energy Supercross Championship. This season has continued to throw out surprises. And in our June issue of Racer X Illustrated, you'll find riders like Ryan Dungey, Trey Canard and Ryan Villopoto that have stepped up to fill the podium, while Christophe Pourcel has never ceased to amaze. The first turn has proven to be one of the most difficult on a supercross track for many riders—find out what they have to say about that in our June issue. These and more are featured in the June issue of RXI and the digital edition is now available for only $4.98! That is just 42 cents per issue, and it still features the same great columns by your favorite writers and riders. Click here to go to Racer X Digital and read the new issue right away for only $4.98.

  • Welcome to the 2012 AMA Supercross
    We expected Ryan Dungey, Ryan Villopoto, and Trey Canard to fill in the top spots of Monster Energy AMA Supercross—we just didn’t think it would happen so soon! Page 122.
  • The French Reconnection
    His talent, skill, and heritage call to mind a young Jean-Michel Bayle. With his transition to the premier class approaching, we get to know Christophe Pourcel. Page 134.
  • Anatomy of a First-Turn Crash
    How did three-quarters of the pack at the Dallas Supercross get caught up in a turn-one pileup? The riders themselves break it all down for us. Page 150.
  • Amateur Daytona
    Our managing editor saddles up for the inaugural Ricky Carmichael Daytona Amateur Supercross Championship. Page 162.
  • 21
    Twenty-one may be lucky in blackjack, but in supercross, it means you’re a spectator when the main event comes around. Here’s what it feels like. Page 178.
  • Safety Inc. Part 2: Insurance
    When all else fails—your talent, your equipment, your protective gear—the cost of an injury can be immense. That makes insurance as vital to a motocross racer as a helmet. Page 188.