features in racer x, August 2016
MOTOCROSS STARTS HERE: We’re celebrating fifty years of American motocross, and it all kicked off at the GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic outside Sacramento. Page 90.
MR. MOTO-CROSS: In 1966, Swedish World Champion Torsten Hallman crossed the Atlantic to introduce motocross to America. He’s kind of a big deal. Page 106.
MIDLIFE CRISIS: Champs Hi Flyers motocross trading cards were introduced in 1991—the midway point in America’s motocross history. We checked up on every racer who had a card that year. Page 120.
LOST TRACKS: A look at some of the legendary motocross tracks that are no longer with us—and just how much of them might still remain. Page 134.
RETURN TO SENDER: Fifty years after Swedish motocross landed in America, our publisher returned to his homeland for a reunion with Torsten Hallman, the man who changed everything back in ’66. Page 146.
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