Racer X Illustrated

November 2011

The Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch celebrated thirty years as the nation’s premier amateur MX event. In the November 2011 issue of Racer X Illustrated, we cover the 2011 LL experience. We also go in-depth with Ricky Carmichael, check out the new Monstercross, and look at the new additions to the 2011 X Games. These and more are featured in the November issue of RXI, and the digital edition is now available for only $9.98!

  • AMERICAN LIGHTNING
    In August, the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championships at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch celebrated thirty years as the nation’s premier amateur MX event. Here’s a look at the class of 2011. Page 112.
  • THE WHITE ALBUM
    We recruited the Vurb Moto team to set up a photo booth just beyond the Loretta Lynn’s podium. If you’ve ever wanted to know, this is what winning feels like. Page 128.
  • THE BEGINNING OF ALL TIME
    In this in-depth interview, Ricky Carmichael discusses his 1997 AMA 125cc Motocross Championship season—the one that started it all. Page 140.
  • MONSTERCROSS
    On October 15, Feld Motor Sports is bringing a new variation of stadium motocross to Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium—and they’re bringing a million bucks with them! Page 154.
  • THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE ENDUROCROSS
    With the more traditional Super X event off the schedule, the 2011 edition of ESPN’s X Games turned to something more offbeat— and off-road. Page 166.
  • MOTOPALOOZA
    Racer X Managing Editor “Bad” Billy Ursic crossed the Atlantic and ended up in another world: the singular Dutch music-and-moto festival known as the Zwarte Cross. Page 180.