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Motocross season to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Jan. 12, 2021 6:49 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. (AP) — The 2021 motocross season will kick off on Memorial Day weekend. The schedule announced by AMA Motocross on Tuesday will begin May 29 at Fox Raceway National in Pala, California, and will zigzag across the country before returning to the West Coast. The Hangtown National, typically...

Supercross season to feature 4 tripleheaders

Dec. 15, 2020 7:12 PM EST

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — Supercross will have another unique pandemic-driven format for the 2021 season. AMA Supercross announced Tuesday the 17-race season will include four tripleheaders in one city and two doubleheaders to promote safety among riders and teams. The series will kick off with three straight...

FILE - In this May 27, 2005, file photo Janine Bivens, front, mounts her sport motorcycle for a ride with her friends in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The beach town in South Carolina is in the second week of a federal trial over whether it discriminates against thousands of Black tourists who visit every May to celebrate motorcycle culture. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow, File)

Jury: Black bikers' race was a factor, but city won't pay

Dec. 11, 2020 10:58 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was motivated by race when it created a traffic plan designed to “suck the fun” out of Black Bike Week, a federal jury has found. But the same jury sided against the bikers, saying the city probably would have imposed the plan...